How a Turkish farmer grew a 90-year-old abandoned Kraft factory into the world’s largest yogurt plant.
E-commerce startup turned global lifestyle brand refines model to create a culture of honesty
What started as at-home DNA testing has evolved into the next generation of personalized medicine.
Creating optionality and excitement in the sometimes staid exercise space, ClassPass fitness memberships have driven rapid growth and challenged the traditional gym model, yet sustainability questions linger.
Recurring payments on top of crowd-sourced content.
An agricultural business that was highly effective at aligning its operating and business models after repositioning its strategy.
Combatant Gentlemen's vertically integrated supply chain enables them to offer stylish, quality menswear at an affordable price.
In 2012, Fast Company ranked Trader Joes as the 11th most innovative firm in the US. That same year, Trader Joes managed to outperform the rest of the grocery industry with a record revenue per square feet of $2,054 (compared with Whole Foods – $1,257, HEB – $867, Walmart – $607 and Publix – $591). Trader Joes key to its success has been that it has an operational model that enables it to meet its pledge to consumers. This pledge can be described as offering a WOW experience through interesting products, everyday low prices, relatable staff and a unique brand personality.
3G Capital is a clear winner in aligning business model and operating model. Over the past years, 3G Capital has successfully invested in and grown renowned companies, creating value and giving shareholders significant returns on investment.
In an environment where many solar energy companies have failed, SolarCity has effectively implemented a no-fuss approach to facilitate customer adoption and has quickly become the leading player in the market.