Case studies

Every business has its challenges

However, to each of these Octopus can bring the solution. So, here is just a selection of case studies of the challenges we solved. See how we’ve helped others. And think about how we can help you. By answering the questions you need to ask, we can help deliver the outcome you’re looking for, such as, an informed strategy for increased sales and greater customer loyalty.  Also, most importantly, improved profitability.

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Home manufactured electronics company was under threat

For more than two decades, the target company has used ground-breaking technological expertise in “military communications” disciplines. And to develop innovative system solutions to counter the latest. As well as, the ever-increasing security threats.

Parking ticket strategy needed for Midlands council case study

A major city council came to us as they wanted to make sure they had the right car park charges in place. And, they also wanted to know how other Local Authorities and private companies ran their car parking sites. Also, the city had a reputation for significant congestion.

The world had changed for law firms

A normally highly successful global legal firm was losing business in a very important finance sector. Mergers were going on all around them and its marketing team needed to find out why, and do something about it.

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Superb marketing. But, not so good end product

A newly funded Silicon Valley SaaS company wanted to take the world by storm. But the trouble was it had a few competitors who had also had a cash injection. So it wanted to get under the skin of its top five competitors. One of them was the darling of tech with the right backers and fantastic marketing.

Investing armed with unique information

A group of investors was looking at a new market and brought Octopus in to check it was not looking through rose-tinted glasses. Who was selling what and to who? Was the company looking for funding actually telling the truth? Should they invest?

Manufacturer was looking for a new market

This ambitious Birmingham-based car parts manufacturer wanted to look at entering new markets. They were loosing market share to rivals from the Far East, namely, China and Vietnam and the United States.

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Reshoring within the UK textile industry case study

A group of investors and a Local Enterprise Partnership asked Octopus to produce an overview of the UK textile industry. So, we were told to cut through the politics and associated noise to examine the size, state, as well as viability of the industry in the UK. Also, look how re-shoring could increase within the UK.

CCTV company needed to know where it was, so they asked us to take a look

A well-known security company was keen to gain a better understanding of its market. We were asked to research and conduct in-depth analysis of the best names in the world and then look at the competition at a more local level.

Competitor was producing poor equipment

A leading UK military communications PLC wanted to know its competitors better. It was losing business to new market entrants, who the company believed were working on too many products.

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This is a icon representing a TV manufacturer case study by Octopus Competitive Intelligence, Due Diligence, Competitor Analysis, Market Analysis, Competitor Research and Strategic Business Development to beat your competitors, increase sales and reduce risk Top 5 Consumer electronics company
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Market revealed to be too small to be profitable

This PLC helicopter equipment manufacturer asked us to take a look at its sector. It was not certain of its full potential and was unsure if it wanted to put more cash into a specific area. It had its eyes on the main competitor too.

Top 5 Consumer electronics company

They were once the market leader but were losing their UK market share to their traditional competitors and other’s who used trial in their wake. They had no idea why.

Best in class product struggling to gain market share

An antivirus protection software company who created best in class threat detection software. Businesses and consumers used the client’s software products in over 200 countries and territories.