Retailers like Aldi and Amazon are now challenging traditional CPG companies like Kellogg and Campbell Soup to transform the way they think about and approach both strategic acquisitions and their online offerings. It’s a new kind of competition that goes beyond your typical food fight.Read More
Philly fans may not have made a universally popular name for themselves, but their approach to purposeful identity is something to consider.Read More
Bob Kaplan is one of our original Senior Advisors. He works in the fields of strategy, organizational structure and processes, and IT. He acts as a counselor and sounding board for CEOs and other senior level executives. We recently sat down with him to learn more.Read More
A a recent Deloitte survey indicates that Americans plan to spend a majority of their holiday shopping budget online. Meanwhile, in a major Pitney Bowes study of retailers and consumers from around the world, almost half of respondents reported issues, frustrations and an overall experience that did not meet their expectations. So everyone is doing it while almost half of us seem to hate it. What gives?Read More
Comprised of former leaders from the world’s top consulting firms, our Senior Advisors are valuable resources for clients, providing thoughtful collaboration and partnership on projects at all stages.
Anna Minto is one of our newest Senior Advisors and the author of “Define Your Brand”, our most recent InSights article.Read More
Fantasy football’s runaway popularity – and the massive gambling activity it attracts – are borne from the endless combinations and possibilities it offers. After all, there is no such thing as fantasy boxing or tennis. Two competitors meet, one is victorious and the result hinges on individual performance. A football team, on the other hand, is an interconnected web of capabilities, flaws and potential. It’s a puzzle. At Highpoint, we think about that puzzle in the corporate context all the time and seek inspiration wherever we can find it.Read More
We often forget what large swaths of New York used to be like. This was made clear to me recently during a fascinating session with Douglas Blonsky, President of the Central Park Conservancy and perhaps the single biggest reason the park appears the way it does today.Read More
Earlier this month, I spent some time hiking in the Canadian Rockies with my wife, and reflected on my last eight years at HPA and how much the business has changed over that time.
When I started at HPA in early 2009, we were in the throes of a major market correction and business slowdown that many had not experienced in our lifetimes. Today the concerns we most often hear from clients are how to best position themselves in a rapidly changing world.Read More