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May 08, 2019, 10:00 ET Huge Percentage of Brand Owners Will Spend More on Packaging, Finds New Study

Many brands are planning to spend significantly more on packaging in coming months, according to a new L.E.K. Consulting study. In a survey of 250...


May 06, 2019, 10:00 ET Oil and Gas Operators Optimistic About Rest of 2019, Finds New L.E.K. Study

Despite uncertainty at the start of 2019, oil and gas operators are now optimistic about commodity prices, capital investment and the level...


Apr 24, 2019, 10:00 ET Many Retailers Not Getting the Most Out of Their Data, Says New L.E.K. Report

Digital technologies and social media have produced a flood of information about consumers. But vast amounts of data aren't useful if retailers don't ...


Apr 15, 2019, 10:00 ET Businesses Serving Farms All Ears as U.S. Farming Trends Shift

A recent survey of 300 U.S. farmers by L.E.K. Consulting highlights the implications of trends that are changing the competitive dynamics for...


Feb 19, 2019, 10:00 ET Millennials Will Drive Long-Term Residential New Construction, Easing Downturn Fears

According to "Navigating Volatility in the U.S. Residential New Construction Sector," a recent collaboration by Wells Fargo Securities' Building...


Jan 03, 2019, 11:53 ET L.E.K. Consulting Announces 14 Global Partner Promotions

L.E.K. Consulting, a global management consulting firm, has appointed 15 new partners that include 14 promotions and one new hire. The new partners...


Oct 08, 2018, 10:00 ET What's on the Top Shelf Tomorrow? Upcoming Trends in the Spirits Industry

As the spirits industry booms – with U.S. consumers drinking almost $44 billion worth of product in 2017 – strategy consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting ...


Sep 12, 2018, 10:00 ET Hospitals Taking on More Accountability and Expanding into Non-Acute Care Settings While Looking for Suppliers with Broader Solutions, Says Annual Study by L.E.K. Consulting

The Department of Health and Human Services under the Trump Administration may have slowed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS)...


Aug 01, 2018, 10:00 ET Manufacturers Are Concerned Skilled Labor Shortage Could Stymie Innovation, Finds L.E.K. Consulting Survey

Most U.S. manufacturers agree that increased growth and investment opportunities are on the horizon, despite some of the uncertainties related to...


Jul 31, 2018, 10:00 ET Heard Through the Grapevine: What's in Store for the Wine Industry

As the wine industry has been experiencing its fair share of twists and turns in recent years, L.E.K. Consulting has released a list of the 10...


Jun 06, 2018, 10:00 ET Even as Number of Cord Cutters Grows, A Shakeout Among Streaming Video Providers Is on Horizon, Finds Study from L.E.K. Consulting

Pay TV customers continue to abandon their cable boxes for over-the-top (OTT) streaming video content providers, such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon...


May 14, 2018, 10:00 ET Packaging Trends Offer Window into Future of Consumer Goods: Anticipate More Sustainability, Creative Sub-brands, Novel Sizes and Configurations

Packaging speaks volumes, and then some, about product positioning, marketing, the economy, taste trends, business and consumer spending, and the...


Mar 26, 2018, 10:00 ET Amazon Is Likely to Succeed at Healthcare and Have Lasting, Disruptive Impact: Five Scenarios Show How it Will Enter and Prevail

Amazon is getting into healthcare — and healthcare may never be the same. The internet giant has the right skills and capabilities to follow through...


Feb 13, 2018, 10:00 ET L.E.K. Consulting To Conduct Life Science Cares Strategic Planning Work As Pro Bono Partner

Life Science Cares (LSC) will benefit from the deep strategy experience of L.E.K. Consulting as the organization grows its work, having been chosen...


Jan 03, 2018, 10:00 ET L.E.K. Consulting Expands Oil & Gas Practice, Opens Houston Office

L.E.K. Consulting, a global management consulting firm, is expanding its work in the oil & gas sector with the opening of an office in Houston that...


Oct 17, 2017, 10:00 ET More People Than Ever Seek -- and Spend More on -- Luxury Travel, and They're Changing What "Luxury" Means

More people than ever are seeking – and spending more on – luxury travel. And they're changing what the term "luxury" means – they're likely to look...


Aug 15, 2017, 10:00 ET Retailers Need to Update Their Approach to Millennials, New Research Shows

Retailers who've successfully adapted to new generations of consumers now need to adapt again. A newly published consumer survey by global management ...


Aug 02, 2017, 10:04 ET New Data Shows What Consumers Want From Virtual Reality Shopping

Virtual reality shopping is on the way — and now new data shows how consumers want to use it. Seventy to eighty percent of early tech adopter...


May 17, 2017, 10:00 ET Restaurant Industry and Other Foodservice Operators Express Fear That Rising Food and Labor Costs Will Dampen Growth Trajectory, L.E.K. Consulting Study Finds

The restaurant industry and other foodservice operators are on a tear, with sales growth outpacing retail for a decade, and revenues surpassing...


Mar 15, 2017, 10:00 ET Millennials Abandon Sports On TV, Posing Threat To Teams, Leagues, Broadcast Partners, Finds Study From L.E.K. Consulting

Millennial sports fans are bypassing cable television and abandoning traditional sports for online video game tournaments and other "eSports." Both...


Feb 12, 2010, 08:00 ET L.E.K. Consulting Expands Senior Leadership Team

- International Strategy Consultancy Makes Commitment to Growth, Appointing 13 New Partners L.E.K. Consulting, an international strategy consultancy, ...


Feb 12, 2010, 02:00 ET L.E.K. Consulting amplía su equipo de alta dirección

- International Strategy Consultancy se compromete con el crecimiento, nombrando a 13 nuevos socios L.E.K. Consulting, una consultoría en estrategia...


Jan 20, 2010, 09:00 ET L.E.K. Consulting's Media Survey Shows 'E-reader Republic' Comprises Hungriest Consumers of New Media

Results from L.E.K. Consulting's second annual "Hidden Opportunities in New Media Survey" of more than 2,000 households showed an explosion of...