In a study published in June 2008, Arthur D. Little developed 2 scenarios based on employment figures in the pharmaceutical industry. Each scenario leads to extremely different conclusions and reveals conflicting stakes.
The change of business model in the pharmaceutical industry results in unemployment has serious consequences on jobs. On top of internal reorganisation and restructuring, new positions appear together with new profiles.
All good things come to an end with airport passenger growth being no exception! After years of robust expansion 2009 looks dismal: Some airports like Vienna and Brussels will have to live with double-digit plunges. There are noteworthy differences among the regions though. While the performance of US-airports declined by 2.7% the Middle East airports managed to achieve an aggregated growth of 14,3% in 2008. The „World Airport Report“ performed by Arthur D. Little highlights the global market in detail.
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. Therefore only those players will be successful in the future who are capable of creating consistent and individual service offers and who cooperate with the respective relevant partners of the market.
The market share of Chinese telecom suppliers like ZTE and Huawei is constantly growing. Their success is not only due to their reasonable prices, but also to their power to innovate. An Arthur D. Little assessment considers Huawei along with the Swedish Ericsson in the group of the most progressive corporations. Huawei was recently able to gain numerous renowned firms as new customers.
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 ‘mobile internet‘ gains more attention likewise. „Manufacturers are turning into the direction of Apple and iPhone and are becoming operators of platforms for mobile applications“, the Arthur D. Little consultant reckons.
Article on the acquisition of Henogen by Novasep, where the Due Dilligence work of Arthur D. Little is mentioned and Mr. Polastro is quoted.
The future of one of the world's biggest oil auctions is in jeopardy as Venezuela's socialist government and oil companies remain at loggerheads over terms to develop a key oil field. Repeated delays in the bidding for rights to exploit the Orinoco Belt reflect investor concerns about political risk, onerous financing costs and the profitability of the projects. Rodolfo Guzman from our Americas Energy Practice shares his perspectives about the Orinoco Belt and what it means for oil companies.
The numerous candidates for the market of online gaming quarrel over a 2 billion euro bonanza. Arthur D. Little is talking of € 3.4 billion in 2015.
Novacep, laboratory based in Lorraine (East of France) has just bought out Belgian Henogen, bio molecule manufacturer. This acquisition has helped them widen their range of services. According to Arthur D. Little, the biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing market is estimated to be worth € 1.3 billion.