• Insight
     -  Dimitrios Matsoulis
    March 27, 2016

    The break-even point is that magic sold product volume where the contributions (revenue minus variable costs) of sold products cover initial investment and fixed costs. The contribution of every …

  • External Analysis
     -  Richard F.
    March 27, 2016

    The best way to retain customers is through ongoing engagement and superior service. We all believe this, but how effective are we at making these terms a reality? Tom French, a director in McKinsey& …

  • Insight
     -  Ramu I.
    October 25, 2014

    For businesses in some industries, occupancy rate is a key metric that drives their level of success. Occupancy rate measures the number of units that are occupied in establishments such as …

  • Insight
     -  Ramu I.
    March 20, 2015

    The freemium pricing strategy, where a basic product or service is available free of charge but a premium is charged for the use of addtional functions and features, is used primarily in the digital …

  • Insight
     -  Dimitrios Matsoulis
    December 12, 2015

    We want our manufacturing plants to run as close to capacity as possible. Temporary operation inefficiencies aside, the idea of keeping all of our production assets busy is the end goal of every …

  • External Analysis
     -  Richard F.
    February 15, 2015

    Determining the optimal price to set for any given product is a difficult task, and can result in significant missed profits if the best price point isn't identified. I agree with Walter Baker and …

  • Insight
     -  Susmita B.
    September 01, 2014

    Every successful product will go through various stages in its lifetime; Introduction, Growth, Maturity and Decline. When the majority of products in a product line reach the late ‘maturity& …