Bain in the news

  • Two-speed growth in China

    January 26, 2018 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Chinese consumers are spending more in the health and wealth sectors, but the fast-moving consumer goods space is likely to see slower growth, says Weiwen Han, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • Why Does Shampoo Still Command a Stock Market Premium?

    January 03, 2018 | Consumer Products | Dow Jones Newswires | Media mention

    The industry's structural problems are intensifying: Unilever's third-quarter results were notably weak. "There used to be a lot of advantages to being big, but many have unraveled," says Matthew Meacham, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • What Does Bain & Company Want From Its MBA Hires In 2018?

    January 02, 2018 | Firm Strategy | Business Because | Media mention

    Keith Bevans, Bain & Company’s global head of consulting recruitment, explains what MBA students can do to stand out.

  • China-Knowledge Is Key For Companies Like Bain, L’Oréal & Grant Thornton

    January 02, 2018 | Firm Strategy | Business Because | Media mention

    “China is no longer about being a low-cost manufacturing hub—it’s no longer just imitating business models around the world. It’s become a source of innovation in terms of new tech, new business models, and entrepreneurial energy," said Stephen Shih, a partner with Bain & Company. “That’s why

  • Trump trains crosshairs on favorite target, again – Amazon

    December 29, 2017 | Retail | AP | Media mention

    Research from Bain & Company predicts that Amazon will capture 50 percent of all online shopping growth during the holiday shopping season.

  • A Year To Remember For US Drug Launches

    December 29, 2017 | Pharmaceuticals | Scrip | Media mention

    "It's almost like there has been a slow retooling of the entire pharma sector and we are starting to see the results of that happening now," said Michael Retterath, a partner with Bain & Company. "What we saw is pharma retooling and moving into new technologies like gene therapy and CAR-Ts."

  • Bain & Co: Still a way to go for UK retailers to modernize

    December 28, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Anna Thal Larsen, a partner with Bain & Company, looks at how Brexit and Amazon.com has and could impact consumer confidence, when it comes to retail.

  • Kang’s Take: Will PE Feast on Fading Euphoria With Fast-Casual Dining?

    December 27, 2017 | Private Equity | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    “We’re going through a period of unprecedentedly rapid change to restaurants,” said Chris Bierly, a partner with Bain & Company, in reference to the shift away from fast-casual concepts.

  • Shoppers spending more may make a merry season for retailers

    December 24, 2017 | Retail | AP | Media mention

    Amazon had said that Cyber Monday was the biggest shopping day in its history, but didn’t provide figures. Estimates suggest the online behemoth accounted for more than 60 percent of all U.S. online sales that day, compared to just under 40 percent on average for the year to date, according to

  • How retailers are using 'bots' to win over your wallet: Bain & Co. retail consultant

    December 22, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Monisha De La Rocha, a partner with Bain & Company, explains how retailers are using artificial intelligence to track spending habits and interact with consumers.