Our client is a manufacturer of specialty labels. They have been losing money for the last three years.
There are two questions for you: (1) how to quickly improve profitability; (2) should the company stay in this industry?
This PwC case interview involves a company that manufacturers specialty labels. The company has been losing money consistently, and has brought you in to diagnose the issue and develop a strategy to get back to profitability.
You can use the Profitability Framework to help build out your structure for the case, but never try to force-fit a business problem into a framework. Rather, build a custom structure that will allow you to best solve the problem in the case.
The PwC case interview is a beginner level case study that you would most likely be given in a first round at PwC. There are no math diagrams inside the PwC case interview.
PwC Case Interview Tips
PwC is looking for candidates with the ability to prioritize what is most important inside the case.
As you practice this case, be sure to strengthen your ability to identify key drivers that will help you solve your client’s problem.
After you run through the case (out-loud, preferably), do a quick diagnosis of your performance in the case. Take stock of your strengths and weaknesses, then identify 1 key weakness that you can address in your case practice going forward.
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