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Tourism industry in turbulent times

Identifying ways out of the global economic crisis

The economic crisis’ impact on the tourism industry has become apparent with a delay, but is currently putting existing business models under pressure. The set phrase that travel is the last thing consumers compromise on is no longer valid.

HSPA and mobile WiMax for Mobile Broadband Wireless Access

HSPA and mobile WiMax for Mobile Broadband Wireless Access.

The advent of mobile broadband access is accompanied by significant uncertainties over the likely future successes of the new technology choices that are becoming available. In particular, the relative commercial and technical advantages and disadvantages of operating HSPA vs. mobile WiMax...

Profitable Growth through Service

Profitable Growth through Service

Innovative service strategies offer a large potential for increasing growth and profitability in the investment goods industries as in these mature markets competitive pressure is rising continuously and differentiation through physical products becomes more and more difficult.

Industrial goods & services

Commercial Vehicle Trend Study Towards 2015

How Technology Will Change Value Chain Structures

While numerous studies have analysed developments in the passenger car industry, the heavy-duty commercial vehicle industry has largely remained a blind spot. That is why Arthur D. Little decided to conduct a study on the future of trucks.

Automotive Power Electronics 2015

Automotive innovation relies heavily on electronics.

This Arthur D. Little study deals with the future use of power electronics in automotive technology.

How to manage portfolio companies when the economy is down

Strategies to Turn an Economic Slump to Portfolio Companies’ Advantage

Management summary

 

Private equity

The accidental distressed investor

Optimizing investment recovery

Management Summary

 

As the credit and economic crisis deepens, many investors aresuddenly finding themselves in possession of assets or portfolio companies that are closing in on default scenarios.

Private equity

The World is becoming flat...

Overcoming infrastructure issues for mobile operators

Flat-fee offerings are emerging for voice, data and multimedia services in many countries around the world. As flat-fee offers become increasingly aggressive, it can be already observed that they cause severe quality problems for all customers consuming these services.

Challenges & Success Factors for Multinational Automotiv

Challenges and success factors for multinational automotive suppliers in China

China is the most important emerging market for the automotive industry - but also a market where many suppliers currently make no money. This Arthur D. Little study illustrates the current situation of foreign, "multinational", suppliers in the Chinese automotive market.

Global Broadband Report Update 2005 "Growth Fuels Disru

Based on interviews carried out in 22 countries and proprietary research, the Broadband Report offers perspectives on the evolution towards profitable Broadband and potential courses of action for all industry players. In the Arthur D.