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Our client is a drug store chain, similar to CVS.

They have been losing profits over the last few years and have hired you to create a strategy to solve the problem.

How would you structure your approach?

Overview: Oliver Wyman Case Study Interview

The client is a drug store chain that has been seeing profitability declining in recent years. In this Oliver Wyman case study interview, you have been hired to help determine the cause of the decline, and recommend a strategy to solve the issue.

While you can use the Profitability Framework to solve the case, we advise you to use your creativity, knowledge of the basic frameworks, and business intuition to build a custom framework tailored to the specific business situation in the case.

The case has 1 diagram for you to interpret. The qualitative difficulty is 2 out of 4 – the equivalent of a mid-level interview (not basic, but not quite advanced either) you could expect to see in both a first or second round Oliver Wyman interview.

Oliver Wyman Interview Tips

What does Oliver Wyman look for in its case interview candidates? A rational problem-solving process and math proficiency.

If you are struggling with the math, our math drills will be a useful resource for refining your quant skills.

During this Oliver Wyman case study interview, time yourself: 2 min to build a structure, 2 min to present it, 5min for math, 2min for brainstorming, and 2min for a conclusion.

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