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At Amati and Associates, we believe that the best brands are built on purpose.
We transform brands by delivering a roadmap to more robust, relevant, and salient brands. We advise clients in building authentic, purposeful brands.
With the emergence of #theBlur, and brands moving beyond the traditional boundaries of their categories and sectors, we build more robust and lean brand architectures.
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We believe that innovation is key to success.
That's why we work with our clients to fill their innovation pipeline, execute innovation projects, and keep both top and bottom lines in mind. We can also lay the groundwork of innovation, facilitating creativity, conducting primary and secondary research, building business plans.
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In the VUCA reality, our clients seek our help in building future scenarios, scanning weak signals, and monitoring long-term trends.
All of the above activities create a backdrop for meaningful strategic development.
We act as a bridge between your company and the outside world. We are able to provide you with a bird's eye view of tomorrow's challenges, opportunities and threats.
Our methodology is based on a sound theoretical framework, but also on practical experience and best practices from many years of working with companies from various industries and sectors.
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We help companies develop effective internationalization plans beyond the "moving boxes phase."
Our tiering approach helps companies prioritize investments, focusing resources where they matter.
We believe that it's not enough to just move your company's stuff to a new country—you have to understand how to make your product local and relevant, even if you're operating globally. That's what we do, every day: we help companies develop effective internationalization plans beyond the "moving boxes."
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We have helped companies in their due diligence process by assessing their targets' required marketing and trade investments, spotting fuzzy deals, and identifying quick wins for growth. We often work alongside the legal teams to assess the commercial impact of existing trade agreements. Industry Experience: Consumer Goods, Food & Beverages.
We assist companies and M&A boutiques in scouting for brands and commercial operations that would fit their portfolio and international growth objectives. While we do not look at financials and valuations, we bring insights from a brand, commercial, and distribution point of view. Industry Experience: Consumer Goods, Food & Beverages, Personal Care, and Cosmetics.
Every negotiation has its constraints and developments, and they do not always end up where expected. Managing a retail or distributor portfolio requires taking a step back to gain a helicopter view. We help companies assess their distributors, channels, and accounts to find opportunities to shuffle investments in trade allowances in the clients with the most promising growth. Industry Experience: Fashion, Healthcare, Retail, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverages, Consumer Electronics, Lighting.
For several B2B2C players, we have developed and implemented MVPs for their Direct-to-Consumers approach. Based on building a community first instead of focusing on the transactional & commercial part. This work also includes looking into subscriptions or products-as-a-service business models. Industry Experience: Fashion, Healthcare, Retail, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverages.
Building salient brands requires time and consistent efforts. A catalyst for saliency is a well thought and relevant positioning. We help companies position and re-position their brands in a relevant, purposeful, and actionable way. Industry Experience: Fashion, Healthcare, Retail, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverages, Consumer Electronics, Lighting.
The blurrification of category boundaries and the emergence of metaverse are forcing firms to rethink their brand architectures to ensure they can tap into multiple categories and deal with their digital footprint. We help companies audit, analyze and design brand architectures. Industry Experience: Fashion, Fragrances and Cosmetics, Healthcare, Retail, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverages, Consumer Electronics, Lighting.
Co-creation is a design-thinking process in which the managers involve consumers, customers, and external experts. Co-creation is a form of collaborative innovation in which people - both internal and external to the company - work together to find solutions to a defined-problem Ideation is the creative process in which people internal to the company develop solutions to existing problems or concepts to tap into emerging opportunities. We help companies design, execute and summarize the outcome of both ideation and co-creation efforts. Industry Experience: Fashion, Healthcare, Retail, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverages, Consumer Electronics, Lighting.
To stay ahead of the curve, you need to understand systems and complexity and creative and collaborative thinking and actions. Strategic foresight is a latent and ancient human ability. Scenario planning helps you plan for the future. It facilitates future-oriented awareness that works by overcoming existing biases, simplifying complexity, and reducing uncertainty to foster faster and more efficient decisions. It has been used for more than 30 years in corporate decision-making processes and helps overcome uncertainty, improve cognitive ability, and enhance mental agility. We help companies build and analyze the impact of future scenarios and develop an actionable plan forward. Industry Experience: Insurance, Healthcare, Retail, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverages, Consumer Electronics.
Change is the only constant in our world. The pace of change is increasing rapidly in many areas, such as digitization. Whenever a change occurs, there are always risks involved and opportunities available If the market changes and there no longer exists a need for a product. It could be a risk for a company. The change also brings many opportunities and possibilities for innovations. We help companies identify long-term (5-10 years) trends in their industries with the potential of changing the sector landscape. Industry Experience: Insurance, Healthcare, Retail, Pharmaceutical, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Consumer Goods, Wines and Spirits, Food and Beverages