TFTF | Sep 30, 2020


The fortnight thus far

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


Issue #40


Sep 30, 2020

1

Digital Consumer Survey 2020

Consumer in 2020 have purchases 31% of products on their phones. In terms of delivery features, 70% of consumers desire free delivery and over 30% wants their product on the same day or the next day. 55% consumers prefer their data not being sold to third party. Know more.

[ Euromonitor > Full report here:

https://go.euromonitor.com/white-paper-consumers-2020-digital-consumer-survey-key-insights.html ]

2

E-commerce in a New Tech Driven India

Consumers in India find convenience in technology, 51% of consumers feel the trend of BOPIS (Buy Online Pick-up In Store) is a safer option and 37% say that it is faster than shopping in store. Also 44% say that they are likely to use digital services for groceries. Find out more.

[ Deloitte > Full report here:

https://www2.deloitte.com/in/en/pages/tax/articles/e-commerce-in-new-tech-driven-india.html ]

3

How Companies can Transform Information into Insights

While companies are capturing valuable information, it is important for data to be insightful more than knowing what’s happening. Prioritising analytics that fuel strategy and building tools to that support that ecosystem are two of the six key elements to transform data. Know more.

[ PwC > Full report here :

https://www.strategy-business.com/article/How-companies-can-transform-information-into-insight?gko=d634b ]

4

The Great Acceleration

The gap in economic profit due to fault lines between industries and business models between top and the bottom quintile companies already existed, and COVID 19 has accelerated this gap significantly. In the last 18 months, top companies have gained $335 bn and bottom have lost $303 bn. How can the middle and the bottom companies strategise to close the gap?

[ McKinsey & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/the-great-acceleration ]

5

Who is the Emerging-Market Consumer in Post pandemic Era?

Consumers concerns since April have declined even as the pandemic worsens in the region. Automobile, home construction and health care witnessed an uptick in the pandemic. Coming to India, 36% increase in purchase of ‘Made in India” products and witnessed 37% increase in new users on e-learning platforms. Know more.

[ BCG > Full report here:

https://www.bcg.com/en-in/publications/2020/covid-19-impact-emerging-market-consumers-third-edition ]

6

In Today’s Frenetic World, How does Private Equity set the Pace?

In August 2020, except for PIPE investment that recorded 5.4x year-on-year increase, all other deal types have declined. Financial services has emerged as the top sector recording $1.1 bn investment across 17 deals, accounting to 55% of total investments. Know more about PE investment in August.

[ E&Y > Full report here:

https://www.ey.com/en_in/private-equity/in-todays-frenetic-world-how-does-private-equity-set-the-pace ]

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.