TFTF | May 31, 2020

Updated: Jun 16


The fortnight thus far

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


Issue #32


May 31, 2020

1

Covid-19 Unexpected Impact in Banking

While the entire banking system witnessed a 25% decline in new-account openings during the pandemic, One superregional bank’s new account openings soared by a whopping 45% in the same period. More on how they managed to do it.

[ Bain & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.bain.com/insights/covids-unexpected-impact-in-banking/ ]

2

Nine Areas of Focus to Reframe your Future

Navigating through uncertainty and complexity is critical not only to assist the business continuity but to reframe the organization’s future. While addressing people-related issues is a top priority, what are the other key areas of focus?

[ EY > Full report here:

https://www.ey.com/en_gl/covid-19/enterprise-resiliency-nine-areas-of-focus-for-covid-19-crisis-management ]

3

Restarting Work Safely and Under Control

For most companies, returning to yesterday’s version of work is not a recipe for success, and restarting the business may not happen all at once. The approach has to be tailored to return to its specific culture and context. More on how to restart effectively and an eye towards transformation.

[ BCG > Full report here :

https://www.bcg.com/publications/2020/restarting-work-safely-successfully-post-covid.aspx ]

4

Returning to Work in the Future of Work

COVID-19 has challenged business leaders to do three things at once; stage a comeback, leverage the advancement enacted during locked down, and chart a new path forward. Focusing on returning to work alone is not viable. More on how to plan the future of work.

[ Deloitte > Full report here:

https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/focus/human-capital-trends/2020/covid-19-and-the-future-of-work.html ]

5

The SG&A Imperative in Times of Crisis

To support businesses in the short term and enable recovery in the long term, greater operational and financial flexibility is needed. This will mean looking for opportunities both to preserve cash now and to be ready to reinvest nimbly for the future. More on how CFOs should rethink on managing SG&A.

[ McKinsey & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/operations/our-insights/the-sg-and-a-imperative-in-times-of-crisis ]

6

Top 100 Retailers in Asia 2020

With Amazon ranking 6th, Walmart ranking 8th and Indian Reliance group ranking 55th in the leaderboard. Who is leading the APAC market? How are they performing across key retailing categories?

[ Euromonitor > Full report here:

https://go.euromonitor.com/white-paper-retailing-2019-top_100_retailers_in_asia.html ]

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.