economic recovery

Giving customers a treat

An article in the Financial Times “Customers more cautious and choosy” [1] provides some interesting pointers for businesses in the developed world facing the prospect of either a painfully slow economic recovery or the dreaded “W” double dip.  The lessons, which come specifically from consumer markets are: (1) In times […]

Davos 2009, Recession and Business Strategy: Quo Vadis? 1

Davos: Are the muddied waters clearer? [Updated 25 February 2009] I thought that I would save my next blog entry on the strategy implications of economic recession until the conclusions of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos emerged. I wanted to use the output from Davos to review my […]