Tag "competitive advantage"
Strategy beyond scale in commoditized industries
We believe smaller players can be competitive, profitable, and create value in commoditized and competitive markets—the crux is having an effective strategy.
Decentralized structures: a competitive advantage | EP31
Equity analyst John Wilson discusses how decentralized organizations can maintain agility and operational excellence as a defense to the negative aspects of change.
The competitive advantages of decentralized structures
How can a business continue to grow while still retaining the internal characteristics that helped contribute to its past success?
Playing the plan: Mawer's equity philosophy in action | Christian Deckart | EP07
Christian Deckart, Deputy CIO and co-manager of global small cap and global equity strategies, takes us on a journey through the Mawer investment philosophy by walking us through the investment thesis of four of the global small cap strategy’s top...
Southern exposure in the North: When Canadian small-caps expand into the U.S.
It is possible for smaller companies to punch above their weight in a foreign market. In our Canadian small cap portfolio, there have been many wealth-creating companies that were able to successfully expand and compete in the United States.
Beyond barriers to entry: The advantage of barriers to capacity expansion
There is arguably another, more robust means of competitive advantage: that of barriers to capacity expansion. And this factors into one of the two main reasons behind limiting our exposure to the utility space.
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