Bain in the news

  • Interview: James Allen of Bain & Company on the trends in economic growth and what that means for Tiffany's

    October 14, 2011 | The Next Woman | Media mention

    James Allen, expert strategist of Bain & Company's London office, provides CEO's with insights into global economic growth trends and in a 2011 article for The Next Women described the growing gap between the wealthy and working classes as, "Tiffany’s outgrew Wal-Mart, which basically means: jobs

  • The simple (but not easy) task of focusing

    February 15, 2010 | Financial Times | Media mention

    Our work focuses on helping companies deliver results. Visit our publications section, Bain Insights, for the best research and ideas from Bain's experts.

  • Focus on your core: it's the mantra at the heart of every big business success story

    February 08, 2010 | The Times | Media mention

    The idea that businesses should focus on their core is so well entrenched in corporate culture that it seems surprising that it can be traced back to a book published less than ten years ago.

  • Dairy's future is exports

    January 24, 2010 | Agweek | Media mention

    U.S. consultancy Bain & Company found in a recent study that the U.S. dairy industry should continue to become more export-oriented though a dramatic decline in foreign sales in 2009 led to overcapacity and federal bailouts of dairy farmers.

  • Less than the sum of its parts? Decline sets in at the conglomerate

    February 04, 2007 | Private Equity | Financial Times | Media mention

    "The conglomerates are dead," says Chris Zook, head of the global strategy practice at Bain & Company. "With some rare exceptions, the conglomerates' business model belongs to the past and is unlikely to reappear.

  • Decline sets in at the conglomerate

    February 03, 2007 | Private Equity | FT.com | Media mention

    "The conglomerates are dead," says Chris Zook, head of the global strategy practice at Bain & Company. "With some rare exceptions, the conglomerates' business model belongs to the past and is unlikely to reappear.

  • Size matters in Asia's private equity industry

    December 12, 2004 | Reuters News | Media mention

    In Asia's booming private equity industry, bigger is better. Small local upstarts have mushroomed as money pours into funds that buy troubled companies, turn them around and sell them at a profit.