Adaptive retail
Expect the unexpected

Transforming to increase profits, engage customers and enhance operations in today’s digital world.


Career opportunities

People make our business inspiring, therefor NCT is constantly searching for professional excellence across our field of expertise. Students, consultants and experienced professionals can connect with us via our career page.

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Our Business functions

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Insights: NCT’s Business Functions
In these reports we take a much deeper look at challenges and opportunities. What are the leading practices and critical success factors that deliver tangible business results?

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NCT has extensive experience within the Retail Industry. We combine deep analyses and creative approaches to find new solutions for the central questions of the Industry Sector, including investment, growth and market entry strategies, increasing value in target markets and category management.

Rethinking: Innovation in Retail
NCT’s Industry Innovation Survey 2016: Industrial insights on progress and perspectives, executive interviews and much more.

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Holistic approach

NCT does not treat the individual stages of the value chain in isolation.

Our knowledge about structure, requirements and processes in wholesale and retail Industry Sector provides numerous new starting points. NCT makes use of this know how particularly when optimizing business and operation, rebate systems and the brand portfolio of both offline and online retail companies.

Rethinking the Industry Sectors

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Our Industry Sector insights: Learn more about the latest innovations in your industry. Our Industry Sector reports provide sector insights, researches, interviews, insightful management reporting, market practices and much more.

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NCT approach

  • Detecting changes in markets and developing strategic concepts, in order to benefit from changing trends
  • Geographical expansion/internationalization
  • Product range strategies, e.g. the role of own-brands
  • Realignment of the brand portfolio
  • Distribution optimization, e.g. by means of new distribution concepts, reorganization, improved distribution control or a new online strategy
  • Optimizing rebate systems
  • Cost cutting programs
  • Identifying investment priorities
  • Cost cutting programs
  • Post-merger integration

Interim & Crisis Management

NCT’s  Interim and Crisis Management roles support and guide companies through periods of distress or change. Companies that are underperforming, in any situation with challenged divisions may need additional experienced change management support to improve operational or financial performance.

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