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01Apr '13

The Glory of Growing: How Innovation Spurs Sustained Profits

Bernat, C.
SGIA,United States

Chris Berna, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer at Vapor Apparel, argues for a systematic approach to adapt to a changing environment. He agrees with blue ocean strategy that tomorrow’s leading companies will succeed not by competing, but by creating uncontested market space and recommends that companies find their own blue oceans.

The Glory of Growing: How Innovation Spurs Sustained Profits

Bernat, C.
SignIndustry,United States

Chris Berna, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer at Vapor Apparel, argues for a systematic approach to adapt to a changing environment. He agrees with blue ocean strategy that tomorrow’s leading companies will succeed not by competing, but by creating uncontested market space and recommends for companies to find their own blue oceans.
01Apr '13

Do You Have a ‘Blue Ocean Strategy’?

Soll, J.
Oral Health Journal,Canada

Dental practices have long competed head on to try and gain a competitive advantage. The author stresses that in order to survive in this environment, one must be innovative in their approach and reach beyond conventional wisdom to create a blue ocean in which their competition rapidly becomes irrelevant.
03Apr '13

Chronology of Najib’s achievements in four-year administration

Fz.com,Malaysia

The article lists major reforms and initiatives launched during the Prime Minister's first four-year administration. A number of the initiatives were launched under National Blue Ocean Strategy, including Rural and Urban Transformation Centres, 1Malaysia for Youth (1M4U), and 1Malaysia One Call Centre (1MOCC).
03Apr '13

Armed Forces to host army community volunteer day

New Straits Times,Malaysia

The Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) hosted an Army Community Volunteering Day on April 6 and 7, to promote and strengthen the spirit of volunteerism in the community. The event is one of the initiatives under National Blue Ocean Strategy.
04Apr '13

Het succes van Almere: de blauwe oceaan! (The Success of Almere: the Blue Ocean!)

Dichtbij,Netherlands

Almere, a thriving city near Amsterdam, is an example of blue ocean strategy in action.
05Apr '13

Blue Ocean Strategy in the Networked Society – European Operator

Dob, S.
Ericsson The Networked Society Blog,Sweden

Price wars, an increasingly demanding customer base, and similar offering levels characterize the fierce competitive landscape in the European mobile operator industry. This article charts a strategy canvas for the industry.
05Apr '13

NBOS: Integrated Merchants for Discount Cards

Squad Pengguna,Malaysia

Discount cards are introduced under the National Blue Ocean Strategy to provide a range of products and services at discounted rates.
06Apr '13

Four siblings go into organic food business way before it was the in-thing

The Star,Malaysia

Three siblings decided to embark on a blue ocean journey and start an organic food business. Learn about how they found uncontested market space in the retail food industry in Malaysia.
07Apr '13

PM Najib launches Military Community Volunteering Day at 32 camps nationwide

The Star,Malaysia

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, launched Military Community Volunteering Days to foster closer rapport between the security forces and the people. A total of 32 military camps opened their doors for public viewing for the first time as part of National Blue Ocean Strategy.
08Apr '13

1Malaysia Privilege Card Extended To Govt Retirees

Bernama,Malaysia

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, announced that the '1Malaysia Privilege Card' that is available to police and military personnel has been extended to the 700,000 government retirees in the country in appreciation of their contributions. The initiative launched under National Blue Ocean Strategy enables holders of the card to enjoy discounts on goods and services offered by participating companies.
08Apr '13

La Estrategia del Océano Azul (Blue Ocean Strategy)

Soy Periodista,Colombia

Cirque du Soleil has created a blue ocean for itself by reconstructing market boundaries, differentiation, and reducing costs by eliminating traditional factors present in the circus industry while adding innovative features that attracted new customers. Read on to learn how the same methodology can be applied to political culture in Colombia.
08Apr '13

Blue Ocean Strategy: Long-term Solutions for Business Trends

Wijesiri, L.
Daily Mirror,Sri Lanka

In this instalment of a series of blog posts, author discusses how to reconstruct market boundaries using 6 Paths Framework and how to focus people on the big picture using Strategy Canvas. Practical application of the concepts is shown through Nintendo Wii.
08Apr '13

Galaxy Note II Và Chiến Lược ‘Đại Dương Xanh’ (Galaxy Note II and Blue Ocean…

DoanhNhan Saigon Online,Vietnam

Are you interested in knowing how Samsung Galaxy has created a blue ocean for itself? Read on to learn how Samsung solves two distinct customer demands simultaneously with a smartphone suitable for productivity as well as high-quality entertainment.
09Apr '13

PPPs Will Be Expanded To Sabah – Ahmad Zahid

Bernama,Malaysia

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, announced that the '1Malaysia Privilege Card' that is available to police and military personnel has been extended to the 700,000 government retirees in the country in appreciation of their contributions. The initiative launched under National Blue Ocean Strategy enables holders of the card to enjoy discounts on goods and services offered by participating companies.
09Apr '13

15 More Must-Read Business Books That Could Change Your Life

Houston Chronicle,United States

The Houston Chronicle selects Blue Ocean Strategy as one of the 15 business books that have helped change readers' lives: "Have you ever heard the business advice, 'squash your competition?' ... If you own a business, this book may provide a refreshing model for building a company that truly does stand out from the crowd." 
10Apr '13

Blue Ocean – That’s Me. Red Ocean – That’s Them

Women Are Game Changers,United States

An inspiring story of a woman who decided to swim out of a red ocean of competition in the world of networking and create a distinctive venture that helps women entrepreneurs connect with each other in meaningful and effective ways.
12Apr '13

First Designer Innerwear Brand for Men – Zoiro Launched in City

MENSXP,India

Zoiro, a designer innerwear brand for men, is following blue ocean strategy to revolutionize the innerwear market in India. To break away from the competition, the brand decided to innovate and introduced a team of Italian designers to produce new cuts that are comfortable and stylish.
12Apr '13

Do You Have a Job … or a Business?

LifeHealthPRO,United States

President of W.A. Smith Financial Group in Ohio, William A. Smith, talks about importance of creating a successful business model. He decided to use blue ocean strategy at his financial advisory company. “Rather than trying to sell prospects a product or investment, I decided it was time that I sell them a solution.” Once he focused on this approach, people’s attitude towards him, as an advisor, changed and business thrived ever since.
13Apr '13

Government Allocates RM2.25 Million To Beautify Sabah’s First Housing Settlement

Bernama,Malaysia

Recently the federal government in Malaysia has embarked on a new initiative called “My Beautiful Neighborhood” to give a face lift to certain flats and buildings to improve the image of the city and its surrounding areas. My Beautiful Neighbourhood program comes under the National Blue Ocean Strategy and was officially launched in July 2012 to cover 21 areas nationwide that have been identified as needing assistance. The program targets housing projects that are old and dilapidated.
15Apr '13

6 Paths for Leading Your Education Business to Blue Ocean, Part III

Cobb, J.
Tagoras,United States

Part III of a series of blog posts on blue ocean strategy introduces the 6 Paths Framework and applies it in the context of publishing industry. Path 3 – Looking Across the Chain of Buyers is discussed in depth.
16Apr '13

La Estratega del Océano Azul, en el País (The Blue Ocean Strategist in the Country)

Bohorquez, E.
El Espectador,Colombia

Economic crisis has hit the strongest economies on the planet and in many countries small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have been hit the hardest. Colombia is one such example, where a large part of the economy is generated by SMEs and companies find it extremely challenging to remain profitable. Only a change in strategy can save companies from falling, yet challenging times have depleted already scarce resources required for transformation. Blue ocean strategy offers tools that can help reduce costs and differentiate companies in the eyes of customers, and promote sustainable growth.
17Apr '13

Gramble World Launches Mobile Social Game Network for Good

Takahashi, D.
VentureBeat,United States

Inspired by Blue Ocean Strategy, Adam Palmer decided to found Gramble World, a mobile social gaming company for the socially conscious mobile gamer. Gramble integrates charitable donations directly into competitive mobile games. As players purchase various in-game items, a percentage of the proceeds goes to the charities of the players' choice. 
17Apr '13

The Juice-Bar Brawl

Gordinier, J.
The New York Times,United States

With the emergence of health conscious customers, cold pressed juices have become an industry in and of itself. Naturally, the competition has followed, which has crowded the marketplace and resulted in nothing short of juice wars. Danny Meyer, acclaimed New York City Restaurateur, whose credits include New York institutions from the Michelin-starred Eleven Madison to the staggeringly popular Shake Shack, is also founder of Creative Juice, flavorful juices that are not only healthy but also tasty. Meyer attributes some of his success to blue ocean strategic thinking. He explains, "Blue ocean thinking says, 'I don't have to be part of that scrum.' I can swim in fresh water." 
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