Consumer goods companies are being pressured to reduce or eliminate single-use plastics from product packaging. This presents an opportunity and a challenge. One thing seems certain: companies that ignore demands for eco-friendly packaging do so at their peril.
In response to China’s decision to halt plastic scrap imports, some waste management companies in the West are going high tech.
Pharmaceutical companies, pressured by buyers to lower drug prices, find their high profit margins threatened.
Selling software as a service instead of a product has been a boon for enterprise software companies. But will their growth translate to high profits?
Many pharmaceutical companies are shifting away from large acquisitions, instead opting to buy smaller firms with riskier, earlier-stage drug candidates. Others are experimenting with new strategies altogether.
To regain market share lost to nimble competitors, established footwear and apparel brands are taking steps to accelerate design, production, and sales.