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Bain case: Asian lubricants producer

    Market Growth

    Bain case: Asian lubricants producer
    Most recent answer on Jan 26, 2021
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    Clara
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    Hello! It´s very common that data is not displayed from the beggining. However, it´s available when you ask for it -and asking for the right pieces of information is part of the challenge-. Hope it helps! Cheers, ... (read entire answer)
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    A different way of doing market size

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    The approach seems logical, but has two flaws: The assumption "Turkey is significantly bigger than Germany" only helps you estimate the market size, because the Lube Consumption per Population (the product of densit ... (read entire answer)
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    What is the reasoning behind Germany's car density number?

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    Most recent answer on Aug 24, 2020
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    Hi there, This is European vs. American way of indicating magnitudes :) Decimnal mark in Europe, comma in the US. It's not 500 cars per inhabitant, but rather 500 cars per one thousand inhabitants (1.000 in Europe, ... (read entire answer)
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    Comparison matrix

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    Most recent answer on Aug 21, 2020
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    Hi there, We don't know and it doesn't matter. Consulting, frameworks, the 80/20 rule, etc. are all foundationally based on the need to solve problems with limited information. If we have a set of possible markets ... (read entire answer)
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    Table 1 -- Market Overview

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    Most recent answer on Aug 15, 2020
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    Hi Andre, Forget about helpful! Think about two things: 1) Is that information relevant and 2) If it is, ask for it! If it doesn't actually change your calculations, you shouldn't worry about it (rather, focus on th ... (read entire answer)
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    Could there be potential priority ties in market growth and market profitability

    Bain case: Asian lubricants producer
    Most recent answer on Aug 07, 2020
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    Great question! Luckily the answer has been provided to you in the case :) A BCG matrix is a great way to "break ties". You need to determine the two main criteria that matter, and then put them on a box like below. T ... (read entire answer)
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    Question about calculating the growth element of the matrix

    Bain case: Asian lubricants producer
    Most recent answer on Aug 04, 2020
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    Hi Kevin, Good question and a great example of having to use limited information to come up with hypotheses. Car usage is a direct proxy for economic growth (and, by definition, vice-versa). In fact, when analysts w ... (read entire answer)
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    Confused about Turkish Market Entry Strategy - Distribution bucket: OEM

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    Most recent answer on Jul 27, 2020
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    Hi Andrew, I can understand your confusion, but I recommend you take a step back and re-read this case! OEM is only ever mentioned in this case under Brand and Channels of distribution. Remember, what's important ... (read entire answer)
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    About joint venture

    Bain case: Asian lubricants producer
    Most recent answer on Jul 23, 2020
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    gave the best answer on Jul 21, 2020
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    Hi there, It's a fair question! Fundamentally, any given case can go in many directions. However, you are bound to 1) The information provided and 2) The clues given. Clue #1 "According to preliminary examinatio ... (read entire answer)
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    Where is the population data for each country coming from?

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    Most recent answer on Jul 08, 2020
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    Hi Angad, It is not given in the case, thus should be based on personal knowledge. In general, it is a good idea to know the population of the main countries in the world and in your geographic area for market sizin ... (read entire answer)
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    How were the three countries chosen?

    Bain case: Asian lubricants producer
    Most recent answer on May 18, 2020
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    Clara
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    gave the best answer on May 18, 2020
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    Hello! This discussion can lead to a number of PdH thesis debating wether they should ot not be considered: European Asian Both european and asian However, this is totally irrelevant for the case. Knowing ... (read entire answer)
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    Why 2 stages

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    Most recent answer on Jan 10, 2020
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    Hello, It's really common to have the "marke entry" case divided into 2 stages. The first part is usually guided by the interviewer: you could be asked to analyse a particular market or to compare some different marke ... (read entire answer)
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    Where do the answers for the second main conclusion come from?

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    Most recent answer on Dec 18, 2019
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    You are right, guys. It's like an exhibit is missing, I will report this. Anyway I expect that a top performer would think about the chance to have a partnership (even if he has not been told about AsiaAutoCo). Best, ... (read entire answer)
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    Table 1 Missing Information

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    Most recent answer on Dec 07, 2019
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    Hello there, Looking at the case, it does seems that the car density data for Germany is intentionally left out as it is designed to test market sizing capability of the prospective candidate. This is a very common p ... (read entire answer)
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    Question about the "Comments" section

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    Most recent answer on Jul 24, 2019
    The best answer (on Jul 23, 2019) is from:
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    Alexander gave the best answer on Jul 23, 2019
    No, the "Comments" are there to help the interviewer understand how the case is structured. Of course, it is possible that the interviewee asks questions that can be answered using the information listed in "Comments", ... (read entire answer)
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