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Consumer Demand for Personalisation and Tech Advances Drives Innovation in Entertainment and Media Industry

Consumer Demand for Personalisation and Tech Advances Drives Innovation in Entertainment and Media Industry

LONDON, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Now it’s getting personal. According to PwC’s Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2019–2023, consumers are embracing the expanding opportunities to enjoy media experiences tailored to their needs, and companies are designing offerings and business models to revolve around those personal preferences. In a fundamental shift, they’re leveraging data and [...]

World’s Top Miners Keep Performing but Investors Unimpressed

World’s Top Miners Keep Performing but Investors Unimpressed

LONDON, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The world’s 40 largest mining companies continued to consolidate their stellar performance of the past several years by delivering steady growth in 2018, according to PwC’s Mine 2019 report released today. As a group, the Top 40 increased revenue by 8%, buoyed by higher commodity price rises, and lifted [...]

Governance Reform Could See African Economies Benefit to Tune of £23bn – PwC Global Economy Watch

Governance Reform Could See African Economies Benefit to Tune of £23bn – PwC Global Economy Watch

LONDON, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) —  The latest edition of PwC’s bimonthly Global Economy Watch has found that African economies could receive a windfall of £23bn if each economy applied similar governance reforms equivalent to those made by Cote d’Ivoire since 2013. The continent-wide economic analysis modelled the performance of each country across six of [...]

CEO Turnover at Record High; Successors Following Long Serving CEOs Struggling, According to PwC’s Strategy& Global Study

CEO Turnover at Record High; Successors Following Long Serving CEOs Struggling, According to PwC’s Strategy& Global Study

NEW YORK, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — CEO turnover hit a record high of 17 percent in turbulent 2018 but there is a group of executives holding steady according to the 2018 CEO Success study released today by Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business. The study, which analysed CEO successions at the world’s largest 2,500 public [...]

Organisations Should Prioritise Risk Function’s Digital Fitness to Make Smarter Decisions

Organisations Should Prioritise Risk Function’s Digital Fitness to Make Smarter Decisions

LONDON, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Organisations should focus on developing stronger digital skills and capacity in their risk function in order to make more informed decisions about risk in a technology-driven world, according to the eighth edition of PwC’s Risk In Review study. The 2019 study has found that while many organisations have already [...]

Traditional Cost-cutting Measures Aren’t Enough to Solve Current Profitability Crisis in Financial Services Industry

Traditional Cost-cutting Measures Aren’t Enough to Solve Current Profitability Crisis in Financial Services Industry

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — In a new report titled: The productivity agenda – moving beyond cost reduction in financial services, PwC sets out the important challenges and opportunities facing the financial services industry and the ways in which senior executives should respond if they wish to move beyond simple cost cutting and [...]

Governments Should Do More to Unlock the Potential of Technology to Facilitate Tax Compliance, Says PwC and World Bank Report

Governments Should Do More to Unlock the Potential of Technology to Facilitate Tax Compliance, Says PwC and World Bank Report

BEIJING, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Tax authorities could do more to realise the full potential of new technology to reduce the tax compliance burdens on taxpayers, according to the 2019 edition of the annual Paying Taxes report, produced by PwC and The World Bank Group. The report, released today in Beijing, has found that [...]

Despite Increasing Trade Tensions Business Confidence in Asia Pacific Remains High

Despite Increasing Trade Tensions Business Confidence in Asia Pacific Remains High

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) —  Business leaders across Asia Pacific remain confident that their companies revenues will grow over the next 12 months despite increasing trade frictions. In its latest survey of 1189 business leaders across the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies, PwC found that 35% were very confident [...]

Organisations Are Not Doing Enough to Prepare for the Future of Work, Finds PwC Report

Organisations Are Not Doing Enough to Prepare for the Future of Work, Finds PwC Report

LONDON, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — While the majority of businesses recognise which capabilities are important for their future success, many are failing to take the actions needed today to build or even introduce them into their organisations. These actions include using data analytics to make workforce decisions and creating a compelling work experience for [...]