What is your competitive advantage?

Your competitive advantage is no longer what it used to be, so much competition and so little loyalty.

Competitive Advantage
Competitive Advantage Retail by Waking Giants

Competitive Advantage.

How will you compete for attention?

For a long time, we were taught that we needed to have a USP (Unique Selling Proposition), but current thought says differently. With the increase in competition and ease to market, ‘being’ unique is not as easy as it seems.

90% of businesses would struggle to define one thing that means you can dominate the mind of the consumer. But what you can do is create a recipe that makes you hard to beat, your secret sauce.

How do you develop your secret sauce?

This is how we find your competitive advantage.

First things first, you don’t need to create bleeding-edge technology. Most innovation comes from takes something that exists and improve it.

Internal Advantages

  • Highly skilled labour.

  • Unique access to resources.

  • Geographic location.

  • Proprietary technology.

  • Production efficacy.

  • Brand equity.

  • Big data.

  • Large customer base.

  • Business model.

  • Pricing.

  • Product/Service Benefits.

External Advantages

  • Change in market demand.

  • Economic factors.

  • Access to resource.

  • Investment.

  • Global activity.

  • Political change.

  • Compliance changes.

Want to understand and exploit your competitive advantage?

Get in touch and start the process of giving your business an edge on your competition.

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Create the right combination too dominate.

When you get the mix right it’s hard for others to follow. We took on the ‘big guns’ when it comes to running retail in New Zealand using a combination of advantages to gain market share and grow by over 1035% in 12 months.

Customers First.

Focus most of our resources on driving a great customer experience.

Drop Ship To Build Stock

Our competitors sit on huge stock, we drop-ship in bulk weekly.

No Retail Outlets To Reduce Costs

Our combination of online and event-based pop up stores reduce capital costs.

3 For 2 Pairs Of Socks Always

Low cost investment to engage with the brand, competitors copy for a week, but never full time.

Insights: Everybody Is On A Journey.

What started as a simple website project several years ago has become an enduring relationship based on collaboration. They had a great brand and great people, but they knew they had more opportunities to improve. Their key win was being enabled to take a more strategic approach and then knowing what to do about it.

Providing a fresh perspective, focus, long-term results and being able to get the best out of the resources they have. Hear from Raymond >

Raymond Laursen

Sales & Innovation Manager, Conroy Australia

Time to take action.

Our approach to strategy focuses on the core needs of the business – understanding the current strengths and weaknesses or looking for future growth opportunities.

Business Coaching

Do you need someone to look for the opportunities you can’t see?

Strategic Planning

Do you need clarity on where your business is and where it is heading?

Find your voice.

People want to hear what you have to say

If you asked us if we coach leaders to use LinkedIn it would be a resounding no. But when we work with leaders that we can see potential in, we identify all of the tools that can get them to their goals.

Over the past 12 months, we have coached two successful business owners that are paving the way for their respective industries on building their brands online.

To say they were nervous at first is an understatement, it took a lot of support and coaching to get them to the start line because they felt they didn’t have anything valuable to share.

But with the right ideas, and structure they were about to embrace a new platform and a new way of telling their story. One generated over 50,000 views of their first post (And continued to do so) and got the attention of globals CEOs interested in working with them. But the real win is the confidence they gained in their ability to lead their industries.

Real-world results followed quickly and it soon became a tool to share their vision and grow their businesses. Focused and consistent application, nothing more.

Don’t get me wrong, we did coach LinkedIn strategy, but more importantly, we shone a light on their potential and got them to the start line.

LinkedIn Coaching

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Do you want a digital marketing strategy that attracts potential customers?

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