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  • Rozemeijer, F. (Frank)
  • Wynstra, (Finn)
Tuesday, 30 June 2020
On Valentine’s day, Wednesday, 14 February 2018, KFC UK switched its chicken delivery operations from Bidvest Logistics to the new combination of DHL and QSL. Right from the start, deliveries were either too slow or incomplete, resulting in a major disruption in the chicken supply chain. On Friday…
KFC UK: Don’t Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch cover
  • Rozemeijer, F. (Frank)
  • Wynstra, (Finn)
Tuesday, 30 June 2020
In February 2018, KFC was frontpage news in the UK as the fried chicken chain restaurant that had run out of chicken. With more than 80% of its UK restaurants closed due to the chicken shortage, thousands of KFC customers turned to social media platforms to express their dismay upon finding that KFC…
KFC UK: Don’t Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch (B) cover
  • Arellano Geoffroy, P. (Paula)
  • Yue, T. (Tao)
Monday, 18 May 2020
The case looks at the complex issue of inequality in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and how a wider collaboration between all stakeholders could help build a more equal and inclusive society – a challenge that could be applied to most modern cities in the world. Inequality was closely linked to poverty…
Rotterdam 2020: Bridging the Gap of Inequality cover
  • Schreiner, J. S. (Josef)
  • Kemmeren, M. K. (Martijn)
  • Hulsink, W. (Wim)
Monday, 2 March 2020
Kevin van Wijk had always been a 'sneaker freaker'. As a result of his love and passion for footwear, in 2010 he founded VICO Movement: an independent product-driven footwear brand, valuing European quality, distinctive design, craftsmanship and sustainability. After a promising start in the…
VICO Movement: Changing the Sole of a Footwear Firm cover
  • Siller, R. S. (Rosanna)
  • Keulen, M. K. (Michael)
  • Hulsink, W. (Wim)
Monday, 2 March 2020
The impact asset manager Finance in Motion (FiM) was founded in 2009 by Sylvia Wisniwski in Frankfurt. The company has grown significantly over the years into one of the world's leading impact investment managers. They leverage finance to create a positive change for people and planet. The start-up…
Finance in Motion: Investing in Development cover
  • Oosterwijk, A. O. (Alexander)
  • von Weinrich, P. v. W. (Philipp)
  • Hulsink, W. (Wim)
Monday, 2 March 2020
In October 2017, Boxrs4ALL was founded by Thom Uidriks and Spijk Geene in The Netherlands after winning national and international pitching contests. Boxrs4ALL sells men’s underwear in The Netherlands online and donates a pair of underwear to Tanzanian school children for every pair sold. The…
Some Strings Attached - Managing Trade-offs with Equity-based Compensation at Boxrs4ALL cover
  • Willemstein, T. (Tessel)
  • Gatt, C. (Carla)
  • Chaudhri, V. (Vidhi)
Thursday, 6 February 2020
The principle of building and maintaining a reputation of exclusivity has long been acknowledged as the key to the success of luxury brands. The way these ambitions are realized often remains hidden from the public eye. In June 2018, British luxury brand Burberry faced considerable backlash after…
Balancing Exclusivity and Sustainability in the Luxury Fashion Industry: #Burnberry cover
  • Gatt, C. (Carla)
  • Mom, T.J.M. (Tom)
  • Jansen, J.J.P. (Justin)
Thursday, 6 February 2020
SecureLink was founded in Belgium in 2003. In 2008, the three co-founders acquired ownership and moved the company to Sliedricht, the Netherlands. They realized early on that the industry was based on the mantra ‘Eat or get eaten’ and set out an ambitious plan for growth. In 2014, a new CFO was…
SecureLink: When Growth Happens Faster Than a Wink cover
  • Carney, W. (William)
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
This case explores the situation of M-PESA within the Kenyan mobile money market, illustrating the rapid growth and maturation of mobile money within the domestic market and the impact of rapid international diffusion. M-PESA has enjoyed a decade long period of success within the Kenyan market. It…
M-PESA MATURES: The Price of Success cover
  • Schoenmaker, D. (Dirk)
  • Schramade, W.L.J. (Willem)
  • Nolan, J. (Jacqueline)
Friday, 15 November 2019
Sustainability and money often seem like opposite ends of the pole – sustainability the way to a purer world, money its tainted obstacle. Analysts often struggle to integrate sustainability into investing; but we need money to reach our greener goals. This case provides a tool to integrate…
Shifting from Shareholder to Stakeholder Model: Using Sustainable Investment to Align Profit with Purposefulness cover