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John Kay

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780198292227

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198292228.001.0001

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Firms and Industries

Firms and Industries

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(p.193) 20 Firms and Industries
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The Business of Economics
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John Kay (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198292228.003.0020

This final chapter begins with surveys of two industries – once hugely successful, recently in serious decline – the Lloyd's insurance market and the British horse racing industry. It continues with a discussion of the decline of Saatchi and an examination of the retail financial services industry. It concludes by exploring two generic issues for all firms and all industries; namely what the core businesses are and when there is a need for consolidation.

Keywords:   competitive advantage, competitive strategy, consolidation, core business, corporate strategy, financial services, insurance, Lloyd's, racing, Saatchi

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