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Arkwright is a management consulting firm offering strategy and advisory services to private corporations, investors, NGOs and startup companies. We believe in pragmatism and meticulousness and in deep knowledge of the industries in which we operate.
At the heart of our mission is the creation and implementation of enduring performance improvements and growth strategies, in partnership with our clients.
We help business leaders develop and implement strategies for lasting value creation.
Our clients come to us when stakes are high and they need support to understand their context, map their opportunities and create an actionable plan for the future.
Over the course of our history, we have worked with a wide range of private corporations - both smaller, entrepreneurial companies as well as blue-chip organisations, all of which share the objective of improving their businesses and increasing profitability.
We are always looking for top talent to strengthen our team and keep delivering top quality work to our clients.
At Arkwright, you have the opportunity to work on meaningful projects, as part of small teams, and with a large degree of autonomy and early-on responsibility from the kick-off.
A career at Arkwright will give you a unique opportunity to learn what drives growth and profitability, and a solid understanding of the unique success drivers of top-performing companies.
The merchant acquiring industry is subject to significant and ongoing evolution and, due to various factors, is facing a comprehensive reconfiguration. The emergence of online channels, new business models, such as marketplaces, and the overall ongoing shifts in the acquiring value chain have led to the development of a variety of business models focusing on defined sections of the acquiring transaction lifecycle.
Beyond Super-Apps: An analysis of business-to-business (B2B) cases. Following the first Arkwright’s “From Platforms to Ecosystems” report, this latest further analyzes the building blocks and the evolution of a platform-based ecosystem (PBE) business model. This second report expands on the frameworks that can be used to map and design an ecosystem value proposition, rather than analyzing the applicability and value of these models, which was covered in the first report.
Buy now pay later (BNPL) has become an important part of consumers' purchase decisions and payment behaviour, and the industry has reached a critical stage of development. As it appears to be approaching maturity, a careful analysis of the industry reveals both opportunities and risks. Furthermore, competition will increase with the direct entrance of big techs such as Apple and Block.
The use of Electronic Identification (eID) varies across Europe. This paper explains the reasons for the different usage behavior of eIDs in Europe and develops future scenarios against the background of current market and regulatory developments.
BNPL is a global phenomenon of growing relevance within the consumer credit industry. While the product features of the underlying financing solutions are identical compared to incumbents’ offerings, the integration at the POS, the short-term nature of the product and the merchant subsidization are making it appealing to consumers to pay for impulse purchases.
Following up on Arkwright’s report “Open Banking Industry Dynamics – A European Perspective” from March 2020, this report further examines the evolution of the European Banking industry from a supply perspective.
The European mobile payment landscape has been evolving over the last fifteen years and mobile payments now prevail in Northern European countries, while the crowded market moves towards consolidation.