Strategies For Retail And Consumer Goods

The Big Pivot: Product and Service Innovation for an Unpredictable, Expensive and Connected World

Based on his new book, The Big Pivot, Andrew Winston, a globally recognized speaker and business strategy expert, lays out a new vision for business in a fundamentally changed world.  Some critical mega-trends are changing “business as usual”: deep demographic shifts, resource constraints (that raise prices for nearly every input into the economy), and, most importantly, radical transparency driven by big data and new technologies that connect us all – consumers and retailers can now ask and answer a range of questions about every product, where it came from, who made it, and how big an impact it has on the world.

But these challenges also offer unprecedented opportunities: multi-trillion-dollar markets are in play and the winners of this new game will profit mightily.

In a unique and entertaining way, Winston’s talk…

  • Shows how the world’s biggest and most innovative retails and consumer products companies are cutting costs, enhancing resilience, reducing risk, driving standards up their supply chains, and innovating to help their customers improve their businesses and lives;
  • Provides crucial tactics and strategies for executives and managers to profit from this new, volatile reality;
  • Describes the simple but profound mindset shift – the Big Pivot – that customer-facing companies must make to go beyond merely coping and actually navigate and solve the world’s toughest challenges;
  • Offers many “a-ha” and “wow” moments backed by surprising data about the world around us.

With concrete advice and tactics, and stories from companies like Apple, Coca-Cola, CVS, Diageo, Ford, Nike, Unilever, and Walmart, The Big Pivot provides a blueprint for creating more resilient, flexible businesses that profit from building a healthier, more sustainable, more prosperous world.

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