Renova Toilet Paper: Escaping the Commoditization Trap - Abridged
Renova, a Portuguese toilet paper manufacturer, is battling to survive in a stagnant, commoditised market dominated by international giants and private labels. To grow and remain independent, CEO Paulo Pereira da Silva is considering three options: 1) price competition, 2) private label manufacturing, or 3) new functional innovations. There may be another way, but that is far from clear. What should he do? And how should the chosen strategy be implemented?