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C-Stores Increasingly Seen as Meal Destinations
According to an AlixPartners survey, 13% of the time, consumers now prefer getting their out-of-the-home breakfasts at convenience stores and grocery stores, their lunches there 6% of the time, their dinners 4% of the time, their late-night food 24% of the time and their snacks 49% of the time.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
'Look before You Leap' into Today's Reshoring/Nearshoring Craze, Says AlixPartners Study
Even though China's costs have risen and the U.S. has now surpassed Mexico as the preferred locale for relocating offshored manufacturing, advantages can be fleeting and the challenges great NEW YORK, March 7, 2014 -- Amid all the fanfare of today's "American-manufacturing-is-back" enthusiasm, it pays for companies to separate the hype from the ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Consumers Tightening Budgets for Dining Out
The Long-Range Consumer Sentiment Outlook report from consulting firm AlixPartners finds diners are aiming to spend 9.1% less each time they eat out this year.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Korean Companies Remain Stagnant; 'Preemptive and Holistic' Approach Needed, Says AlixPartners
It shows that 17% of listed companies in Korea are "on alert" for distress and 9% are at "high risk," a total of 26% of 1,606 listed Korean companies are "at risk" of distress, meaning that they have a high probability of distress within three quarters.
HealthAlliance funds going toward debt, finding partner
State Department of Health documents shine a light into HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley's long-term plan to remain in Kingston after receiving a $6.5 million state grant last year.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Car sharing means fewer car sales, according to study
A new study says car sharing has already cost U.S. auto dealers a lot of car sales over the past few years -and the trend will accelerate in the future.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Elephant Talk Completes Rollout of SDN Architecturea 2.0, the First ...
The platform is currently managing millions of mobile retail customers and the solution is the first comprehensive, hosted SDN solution, which includes core network functions that are dedicated to the unique needs of mobile operators who are faced with expensive and complex network infrastructure challenges.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Telecom Operators in Europe have to Drastically Change their...
NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 -- Although significant progress has been made by telecommunications companies in Europe in rationalizing their operational models, transformative cost reduction programs, of up to 100 billion euros in total, are required if industry players, including their international parent companies, are to survive and return to a ... (more)
Tue Feb 18, 2014
30% of companies ceased doing business with a partner due to possible bribery.
In spite of efforts by many companies around the world to adopt compliance measures aimed at preventing corrupt activities, bribery and corruption risk remain widespread, posing both competitive and regulatory threats to businesses.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
South China Morning Post
SEC policy expected to encourage whistle-blowers in Asia
The SEC plans to file a court brief in support of a Taiwanese whistle-blower who was fired after he accused Siemens of being involved in kickbacks to hospital officials in China.
Leveraging Data and Analytics to Circumvent Legacy Systems Challenges
With new data and analytics solutions banks may be able to improve their product development and speed-to-market, and put off the question of a core replacement indefinitely.
Euro Telcos Must Cut to Survive - Report
Although significant progress has been made by European telecommunications companies in rationalising their operational models, transformative cost reduction programmes, of up to 100 billion in total, are required if industry players are to survive and return to a sustainable growth trajectory.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
UPDATE 2-Whole Foods says competition cooling sales, shares tumble
Competition is cooling Whole Foods Market Inc's red-hot run, and the largest U.S. organic and natural food retailer stunned investors on Wednesday by cutting its 2014 sales forecast for the second time in three months.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
AlixPartners Adds Luigi "Lou" Peluso as a Managing Director
AlixPartners, the global business advisory firm, today announced that Luigi A. "Lou" Peluso has joined the firm's Enterprise Improvement group as a managing director.
AlixPartners Adds Luigi 'Lou' Peluso as a Managing Director
He also has experience in industry and as an entrepreneur in the fields of private equity, investment banking and consulting.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Report: Every shared car means 32 lost sales
Each vehicle in the Zipcar Inc. or car2go car-sharing fleet means 32 lost vehicle sales, according to a report from consulting firm AlixPartners L.L.P. The report, based on a survey of 2,000 adult car-sharing customers, also said Americans would have bought 500,000 new or used vehicles since 2006 if not for access to car-sharing services, a total ... (more)