Knowledge Center

Welcome to the L.E.K. Knowledge Center. Here you will find our latest thought leadership series, Executive Insights, which shares our leaders’ deep expertise and capabilities across a range of industries. The Knowledge Center also offers compelling case studies that demonstrate how L.E.K. helps to achieve exceptional business results for our clients; valuable recruiting videos where you can glean insights about life at L.E.K., learn questions that our team asks during the interview process, practice case interview questions and much more; and original articles published in top business publications covering a broad spectrum of topics of interest to executives. 

Executive Insights

Volume XIX, Issue 53 By: Harsha Madannavar, Todd Clark, Joseph Johnson

Most data-driven healthcare IT (HCIT) providers aren’t going to survive. Their business models are at serious risk of failure in the next three to five years. To beat those odds, they need to evolve dramatically, and fast, to a point where they are not selling data at all. This Executive Insights examines ways that data providers are making the move from data provider to data analytics services.

Volume XIX, Issue 52 By: Chris Randall, Jon Weber

It’s no secret that traditional brands and retailers are under siege. Consumer behavior is changing rapidly. Low- and off-price players are moving in. Labor costs are on the rise, while consumers are moving their spend online — and away from tangible goods. This Executive Insights is about how brands and retailers can operate in the kind of environment we have today.

Analysis 2 By: Rob Wilson, Jon Weber, Dan McKone

This Executive Insights profiles the high-growth category of fresh prepared foods and why retailers and suppliers alike can expect to find significant opportunities in this market for years to come.

Published Articles

How Consumer Brands Can Connect with Customers in a Changing Retail Landscape

When news broke earlier this year about Amazon’s courtship of some of the world’s biggest consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands, it touched off a wave of speculation. Was the e-commerce giant engaged in a long game to alter the relationships between consumer goods makers and their brick-and-mortar retail partners?

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Breaking into the ‘Energy Internet’ Era in China

 The integration of energy and information was first introduced as a concept nearly 10 years ago and since then it has become desired for its cleaner and more efficient use of energy. Recent developments in China on smart grid development just might make this a reality. L.E.K. Consulting Ltd., sheds light on recent energy internet advancements and its potential for growth in China’s energy industry. 

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Red lines and red rags: why UK-based international financial services firms are planning for the worst, but still hoping for the best

Brexit has wounded the City of London, giving businesses no choice but to move some operations to a new EU base. But negotiations have a long way to run and the UK remains a large market with unrivalled expertise and respect as a financial centre, a fact that will not be lost on other EU members. The smart money will plan for the worst, but keep its options as open as possible. 

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