Austria | Die Presse | 31 July 2009

"Opinion - showcase of the nation" - guest commentary by Stefan Höffinger

Austria's most important daily newspaper "Die Presse" cited Stefan Höffinger in connection with the latest discussion about the new Airport Terminal "Skylink". "Airports are the marketplaces and traffic junctions of the 21st century" ... "Airports as realisation of ambitions and architectural landmarks ... Swiss, Bavaria and Chinese can be proud of their large airports."

Austria | Trend | 28 July 2009

The fixed network is dead - long lives the fixed network

In the Austrian monthly magazine "trend" takes up a presentation on the topic "fixed network" and cited Karim Taga as the only consultant in great detail. "Millions of people have downloaded the latest news at the same time from the internet because  they often don't keep a TV in the office", analyzed Mr. Karim Taga, Managing Director of Arthur D. Little, "and Web TV requires incredible amounts of data ..."

UK | The Guardian | 28 July 2009

Oil industry facing black future

Believing that China and India’s industrialization would lead to increased oil demand and price, oil companies are investing billions of pounds to extract oil from tar sands. A report by Greenpeace claims that there will actually be a long-term decline in oil demand. Peter Hughes, Arthur D. Little’s directory for global energy, supports Greenpeace’s view and is quoted as saying "It is widely accepted that demand in OECD countries has plateaued and is going into decline but it has also been thought that would be massively outweighed by growth in China."

UK | The Independent | 24 July 2009

Businesses that survive will emerge from the recession in better shape

The article argues that companies who take advantage of the recession in order to change their structure will end up much stronger if they survive the recession. It discusses Arthur D. Little's three sets of action for companies: 'hygiene', 'fitness', and 'muscle-building' and how they will help increase a company’s chances for survival and success.

| Kauppalehti | 21 July 2009

Biofuels a threat to thousands of jobs

This is article is from one of Finland’s leading business newspapers and is on how biofuel is currently threatening hundreds of jobs

Germany | Wirtschaftswoche | 20 July 2009

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 energy efficient and they source out catering and other services. But they do spend more money on marketing than their competitors.

France | Le Courrier de la Monétique | 08 July 2009

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. (...)

Germany | Euro am Sonntag | 04 July 2009

Electroshocks for the Auto industry

Reasonably priced electro cars for everyday use won't be available tomorrow, says Stefan Lippautz from Arthur D. Little. Currently consumers are willing to pay an extra of around 3,000 Euro for such a car which is why Lippautz sees the biggest chances for these cars in conurbations.

| Tidningen Vårdfacket | 02 July 2009

500 employees will be given notice at Malmö University Hospital?

Malmö University Hospital has financial problems, the total deficit for 2009 and 2010 amount to SEK 300 million. An analysis from management consultancy Arthur D. Little shows that this corresponds to 670 full-time employees. However with other cost-cuttings added, the Hospital Director believes that 500 employees will be given notice. Besides the financial situation of the hospital, Arthur D. Little’s report also covers assignment, production, staffing, leadership, quality and R&D.

France | Réussir en Essonne | 01 July 2009

GENOPOLE Evry : le virage stratégique se confirme

Over the last 5 years, the world biopharmaceutical market has reached an 18 % growth rate. In 2011, it could rise up to USD 114 billion according to a 2005 study conducted by Arthur D Little.

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