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German Lufthansa vice president Christoph Franz intends to cut spending budgets by 2011: about one billion Euro are to be saved by optimizing structures, projects, products and processes. In doing so, he wants to skip any advice from external experts, with one exception: Arthur D. Little is...

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The End of Oil

Price fluctuations, supply uncertainty and climate change are three substantial reasons why oil can no longer play its current dominant role in the energy mix of the future. This is the conclusion reached by Peter Hughes, Director of Arthur D. Little.

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Zurück in die Realität

Not only do flat sell well because they are fancy, but also because they offer some new functions like displaying photos and movies from the internet. TV therefore increasingly develops into a multimedia happening, says Ansgar Schlautmann, on the occasion of the forthcoming IFA. The topic ‘...

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Benchmarking eco-friendly performance

Chris Smith, a principal at Arthur D. Little’s Sustainability and Risk practice in the UK is quoted in the article ‘Benchmarking eco-friendly performance’ from The Times newspaper’s Sustainable Investments supplement. The article looks at the financial trade-off of investment in sustainable...

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Crazy - but with a method

The recession doesn't stop the gulf airlines from their expansion plans. A new study by Arthur D. Little identified that one reason is that their operating costs are 30 percent lower than the European market leaders'. There are multiple causes for this: wages are lower, fleets are newer and more...

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Efforts increase to improve sustainability

Davide Vassallo,  is quoted in the leading article of the Financial Times’ Energy Efficient Buildings supplement. The article looks at how ‘big name’ buildings, such as the Empire State Building in New York, are being overhauled to reduce their environmental impact. Davide is quoted as saying...

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Strukturwandel im Flottenservice

Until recently the service market for fleet customers had been neglected. This is the result of a current study performed by Arthur D. Little. Today the importance of requirements of business customers is ever increasing.

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Le m-paiement atteindrait 250 milliards de dollars d'...

According to Arthur D. Little study, "total m-payment transaction volume will reach almost  SD 250 billion in 2012 growing at 68% each year.”

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Paiement mobile

According to an Arthur D. Little study, "total m-payment transaction volume will reach almost USD 250 billion by 2012 growing at 68% per year. (...) Developed countries will eventually generate 35% of mobile transactions versus 65% for emerging countries.
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New players are ready to attack

New Asian car manufacturers and component suppliers are eager to enter the triad markets, threatening traditional players in these markets. As already seen in steel- and IT-industries, there are dislocations of the centers of gravitation within the automotive-sector, says a recent Arthur D....

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