TFTF | Aug 16, 2021


The fortnight thus far

Reports & resources we loved in the last 15 days, once every 15 days.


Issue #61


Aug 16, 2021

1

Achieving Supply Chain Resilience in a Volatile World

Total global trade dropped by 8% in 2020 but will grow steadily at ~2.7% CAGR through 2030. To prepare for future disruptions, 90% of companies plan to invest in supply chain resilience in the next 2 years. What is the impact that the developments in global trade & supply chains have on businesses?

[ BCG > Full report here:

Executive Perspectives on the Latest Global Topics | BCG ]

2

Future of Payments

Payments generate roughly 90% of banks’ useful customer data, thus creating new revenue streams for payments businesses to monetise. The use of digital wallet–based transactions grew globally by 7% in 2020. Here are 6 macro trends that will determine the future of payments.

[ PwC > Full report here:

Payments 2025 & beyond : PwC ]

3

Pedalling India’s Growth

With 140 Mn bicycles produced every year, the global bicycle market is pegged at $58 Bn in FY2020. With India being the 2nd largest producer in the world, there’s potential as the market size is set to increase 3x in the next 10 years. Uncover the socio-economic benefits and the segmental trends.

[ KPMG > Full report here :

Pedaling India’s Growth – Cycling into the future - KPMG India (home.kpmg) ]

4

Unlocking Value Through Divestitures: Can Indian Firms Seize the Moment?

71% of companies divesting in slowdown years generated above-market TRS 2 years after the deal, compared with 53% in the case of non-slowdown years. Divestitures in India have risen by 2-3 pp of total M&A deals in slowdown years. What are the key elements of a successful divestiture?

[ McKinsey & Co. > Full report here:

Unlocking value through divestitures: Can Indian firms seize the moment? | McKinsey ]

5

Great Unmet Expectations: Tech Buyers Deserve Better from Sales and Marketing

94% of tech buyers are all fully informed before talking with a vendor. Clear pricing, personalised information and expert analyst rating are the top 3 factors for purchase decisions. How can sales & marketing teams equip themselves to improve conversions?

[ Bain & Co. > Full report here:

Great Unmet Expectations: Tech Buyers Deserve Better from Sales and Marketing | Bain & Company ]

6

Office Space Witnessing Growth in India

India is significantly driven by tech firms which account for about ~20-25% of the total demand for leased office space over the next 5 years. The supply of office spaces in major Indian cities increased 75% YoY. Is India therefore a breeding ground for investment opportunities in office spaces?

[ IBEF > Full report here:

Office Space Witnessing Growth In India | IBEF ]

Every article here has had 100s of hours of effort that have gone into making this relevant, insightful and concise. Due credit and thanks to all these professionals and organizations who toiled to put together these insights, of such high quality, for the use of businesses across the world.