Bain in the news

  • Junk food and booze could follow tobacco in plain packaging push

    January 23, 2015 | Bloomberg | Media mention

    The UK’s plan to force tobacco companies to use standardized packaging has revived concern that other goods deemed unhealthy by health campaigners could face similar legislation.

  • Badly located renewable power plants cost Europe $100 bln - Davos report

    January 21, 2015 | Reuters | Media mention

    Europe could have saved itself $100 billion by installing solar power panels in sunnier countries and wind turbines in windier places, the World Economic Forum's "Future of Electricity" platform said in a report written with Bain & Company.

  • Real-life stores regain cool as web lacks hands-on deals

    January 20, 2015 | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Under-investing in physical stores can lead to a sales drop that can’t be made up for by growth online, according to a Bain & Company report. Retailers must blend digital and physical-store experiences in a so-called “digical” strategy, the report said.

  • Only mobile banks will survive - Bain Warsaw

    January 20, 2015 | BANK | Media mention

    According to a Bain & Company study, customer retention and the ability to compete with new players in the market depend on how quickly and efficiently banks develop mobile services. For 60% of the banks, however, it will be a long-term process requiring a lot of patience from the client.

  • Healthcare sector needs $3 trillion in 10 years: Report

    January 20, 2015 | The Economic Times | Media mention

    A report by Bain & Company in collaboration with NATHEALTH notes that heightened investment in India's healthcare is needed to sustain the country's economic growth. According to Karan Singh, the leader of Bain's healthcare practice in Asia-Pacific, "Healthcare spending in India needs to go to 6

  • Out at Work: The top 50 list of LGBT executives

    January 16, 2015 | The Telegraph | Media mention

    was recognized for his active role in making a difference for LGBT people in business. Soares is the leader of Bain’s EMEA LGBT employee network, BGlad support group, and an adviser to prospective and current LGBT employees.

  • Mobile banking lures customers - Bain Warsaw

    January 16, 2015 | eGospodarka | Media mention

    With the growing popularity of mobile devices, mobile banking is also getting more and more common. However, most retail banks still cannot use the full potential of this channel. How much can they lose?

  • Develop skills in classes, clubs for an MBA internship

    January 12, 2015 | US News | Media mention

    “Student groups can help MBA candidates learn how to work in a team,” says Bain & Company partner Keith Bevans. According to US News, these business clubs can connect students with professionals who can develop skills.

  • E-smart banks: What will the bank of the future be like? - Bain Warsaw

    January 09, 2015 | | Media mention

    Huge touch screens on the walls, no sections for customers and employees, video conferences with advisers in private rooms, intelligent ATMs recognizing customers by their fingerprints—is this how banks of the new generation will look? Is a retail bank of future an e-smart bank?

  • Retail’s revolution

    January 01, 2015 | Consulting Magazine | Media mention

    Bain & Company Partner Elizabeth Spaulding discusses how recent technological strides pose “the most powerful disruption to the retail industry in the past 50 years.” According to Bain Partner Darrell Rigby, retailers need to go “digi-cal” by fusing their e-commerce and brick-and-mortar operations.