market sizing Case Interview Questions & Answers

Biogen to Develop Vaccine for Staph Infections

Case Type: new product, new technology; market sizing.
Consulting Firm: Health Advances first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: healthcare: pharmaceutical, biotech, life sciences.

Case Interview Question #01368: Our client Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) is an American multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, specializing in the discovery, development, and delivery of therapies for the treatment of a number of… Read the rest

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What is the Market Size for Used Shoes in the U.S.

Case Type: market sizing.
Consulting Firm: Samsung Global Strategy Group (GSG) first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: apparel, clothing, textiles.

Case Interview Question #01355: How big in dollars is the market for used shoes in the United States?

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Note: This is a fairly straightforward market-sizing case question, which would be appropriate for either undergraduates, MBAs, or other advanced-degree… Read the rest

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How Many New Golf Balls Are Used in the U.S. in a Year?

Case Type: market sizing; estimate or guesstimate.
Consulting Firm: Charles River Associates (CRA) first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: Sports, Leisure & Recreation.

Case Interview Question #01346: How many new golf balls would be used in the United States in a given year?

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This is a typical population-based market sizing case. A strong candidate might start… Read the rest

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Cerberus Considers Buying Specialty Kitchenware Brand

Case Type: Private Equity & Investment; market sizing.
Consulting Firm: Mars & Co first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: household goods, consumer products; manufacturing.

Case Interview Question #01343: Our client Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. is one of the largest private equity investment firms in the United States. The firm is based in New York City and has more than USD… Read the rest

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