Change is not enough. You need to transform your business. You need to unlock its potential to drive profitable growth. To get results now, not next year, you need an experienced partner who will challenge your current thinking and bring knowledge and expertise from other sectors as well as your own. A committed partner who specialises in business transformation and who will work closely with your people in a way that suits you.
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Shortly after being ranked as Europe’s most trustworthy company for accounting and governance by Forbes (a worthy accolade), Go-Ahead picked up the biggest prize in UK rail...
In the second of our 4 As series we take a look at Amazon, the next of our four retail winners. Can they continue to grow at the expense of profit? And how should other retailers compete?
Today’s news on the departure of Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke will no doubt prompt much analysis on what went wrong.
Performances at Wimbledon and the FIFA World Cup have shaken the world of sport and those aspiring to be on top of their game. The impact of the changes, and raising of the bar should concern CEOs as much as it does coaches, managers and players.
We partnered with Carphone Warehouse to deliver growth and major organisational transformation. We simplified the business to reduce operating costs by 15%. A new operating model led to a further £30m in savings in the following financial year.
At the MCA Awards ceremony, held at the Park Plaza on 24 April, Boxwood won the prestigious Project of the Year Award for our work with Balfour Beatty. We also won the award for Performance Improvement in the Private Sector with Balfour Beatty, were Highly Commended in Change Management in the Private Sector for Guardian News & Media, and shortlisted in the Strategy category for our work with Travelex.
We helped the Guardian achieve a significant uplift in digital revenue and overall profitability. This was done by creating a new digital-first and globally-focused strategy, then implementing a new operating model to deliver it.
Boxwood designed and led an efficiency programme that delivered 20% cost efficiencies in an existing contract thereby securing a further £1.2 billion eight-year contract.
One month ago Aldi Nord in Germany launched two smartphone models – the difference to the UK launch is that these were branded models rather than own-brand. Our Head of Insights, Paul Martin, spoke to Retail Week about what this means for the discounter.
“This is all about showing strategic intent and the quality of your channel to market”
Paul Martin, managing director at Boxwood Insights, considers strategies for retailer leadership following the death of Karl Albrecht of Aldi and Philip Clarke’s departure from Tesco
“Over the last week, two very significant stories have hit the retail news headlines. The first was the passing of Karl Albrecht who, together with his brother Theo, founded Aldi in Germany over 50 years ago. Read more