November, 2015

The Great Fragmentation

Posted on:
Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
Author:
Julian Mellentin

There are companies where the directors and shareholders still believe that their business teams must look for new “high volume opportunities”. Out of touch with the reality of a changed market-place, they do not understand – and cannot believe – that high volume opportunities are scarce and becoming scarcer. In some markets they may already […]

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The future has bubbles

Posted on:
Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
Author:
Julian Mellentin

How do you spot when a cool and cutting edge idea is showing signs of turning into an enduring trend? One way is to wait and see if any food or beverage executives dismiss the idea and say it’s just a fad that won’t endure. That’s often the point at which you can be sure […]

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