Octopus intelligence
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Business details

Business type
UK business registered in Companies House
Number of employees
11-50 employees
Core industry
Business and consumer services

Octopus intelligence

UK registered company – number 06988602

Registered office address:

1 Cottage Terrace Cottage Terrace, The Ropewalk, Nottingham, NG1 5DX

Octopus intelligence

Company description

We are Octopus, the global Competitive Intelligence Agency.

We Create Certainty & Competitive Advantage So You Can Dominate Markets & Beat Your Competitors.

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Products and services

Mergers and acquisitions
Management consulting
Commercial and pricing strategy, Strategy and long-term planning, Risk consultation


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North East, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West, Scotland, Wales
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Octopus intelligence case studies

Competitor Analysis Case Study Shows How we Increased

We hope that is Competitor Analysis case study shows that our client acknowledged that they were uncertain about their competitor. But respected them enough to change that.

How a Fintech Reduced Customer Churn Using Competitive Intel

You know how you are building a great SaaS platform. Investors are banging on your door to give you money for your development. Sign-ups are increasing daily. Then it stopped

How Competitive Intelligence Helped Transform a British Icon

You know how some industry sectors have household name brands? And seem to have changed very little over a hundred years?

How Competitive Intelligence and Corporate Investigations Pr

Our investigations showed how an investment opportunity wasn’t what it seemed. This case study shows how our services provided our client peace of mind. And stopped a substantial loss of funds.

Logistics Competitor Research Case Study

You know how you supply materials across the UK to a network of distribution centres? And you are getting very good at it. You start picking up other organisations stock.

How Competitive Intelligence Isolated Opportunities and Inte

You know how you want to expand from an already booming market place? And you see many new markets getting an inferior product offering? And you know customers would love what you do?

How Competitive Intelligence Helped a Software Provider

You when you have a pretty big competitor. And it’s taking market share from you. And you know your product is so much better. Your UX is cutting edge while theirs is ten years old and dated.

CCTV Technology Market Analysis Case Study

A well-known security company was keen to gain a better understanding of its market. We were asked to research and conduct an in-depth analysis of the best names in the world.

SaaS Company Competitor Analysis Case Study

A newly funded Silicon Valley SaaS company wanted to take the world by storm. But the trouble was they had a number competitors who had achieved significant investment.

Military Technology Company Competitor Analysis Case Study

How we helped an electronics company under threat from their competitor.

Textile reshoring Market Analysis Case Study

A group of investors asked Octopus to produce an overview of the UK textile industry. So, we were told to cut through the politics and associated noise to examine the size, state, as well as viability

How Competitive Intelligence Revealed a New Market For an Oi

You know how you are a successful Oil & Gas specialist equipment provider with offices in Aberdeen, Dallas and Jakarta. And you work in a very niche market associated with the drilling.

Social Media Competitor Analysis and Win-Loss Analysis

A well-known media platform with a traditionally high user growth monthly subscriber rate of around 35% suddenly witnessed its growth rate drop off a cliff overnight.

Consumer Electronics Competitor Analysis Case Study

Working to a very tight deadline, they wanted an understanding of the key competitor’s organisational structure and culture. Also, gain an understanding of their sales strategy and sales teams

Aircraft manufacturer Market Analysis case study

This PLC helicopter equipment manufacturer asked us to take a look at its sector. It was not confident of its full potential and was unsure if it wanted to put more cash into a specific area.

Investor Market Analysis Case Study

Read how we helped investors by arming them with unique information. We worked with a group of investors taking a look at a new market.

Automotive Manufacturer Market Intelligence Case Study

An ambitious Birmingham-based car parts manufacturer wanted to enter new markets. They were losing market share to rivals from the Far East, namely, China, Vietnam, and the United States.

Global Law Firm Market Analysis Case Study

A traditionally highly successful global legal firm was haemorrhaging business within a critical finance sector. Mergers were going on all around them, and its marketing team needed to find out why.

Military Communication Competitor Research Case Study

A leading UK military communications PLC wanted to know its competitors better. It was losing business to new market entrants,

Security Product Competitor Analysis Case Study

Best in class product struggling to gain market share. An antivirus protection software company that created best in class threat detection software.

How Competitive Intelligence Increased Revenues by £5m

how Competitive Intelligence increased revenues by £5 million a year. It’s a Competitive Intelligence and Corporate investigations case study.

How Competitive Intelligence Increased Revenues by £5m

how Competitive Intelligence increased revenues by £5 million a year. It’s a Competitive Intelligence and Corporate investigations case study.

Competitive Intelligence Reveals How a Competitor Was Taking

Competitive Intelligence Reveals How a Competitor Was Taking Market Share. With this case study, we show how our services provided our client with greater certainty.

How Competitive Intelligence Increased the Understanding

How Competitive Intelligence Increased the Understanding of Competitor Production Levels. How our offering provided our client with greater certainty and stopped them from increasing their production

Market revealed to be too small to be profitable

We revealed a bigger market and showed a competitor was not all it was cracked up to be.

How Competitor Intelligence Increased Sales For a FM company

his case study is called How Competitor Intelligence increased sales for a Facilities Management company. And it explains how easy it is to take your clients for granted.