Bain in the news

  • Banks lag in digital change, other countries may copy EU fintech rules: Bain

    November 24, 2017 | Banking | S&P Global Intelligence | Media mention

    "There is a level of self-inflicted pain that the banks are causing" themselves, said Eduardo Roma, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • Amazon expected to gobble up 50% of growth in retail sales

    November 24, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Monisha De La Rocha, a partner with Bain & Company, weighs in on how retailers can compete with e-commerce giant, Amazon.

  • "Macron effect" turns U.S. business bullish on France - survey

    November 23, 2017 | Reuters | Media mention

    The survey of 156 top executives of U.S. groups' French divisions by the American Chamber of Commerce and Bain & Company showed 52 percent were now planning to add more staff in France over the next 2-3 years, compared with only 21 percent a year ago.

  • Black Friday an extreme test of a retailer's digital capabilities: Bain & Company

    November 23, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Anna Thal Larsen, partner at Bain & Company, speaks about retail sector trends as Black Friday looms.

  • Amazon Wants You to Buy an Echo With That Whole Foods Turkey

    November 21, 2017 | Retail | Bloomberg Technology | Media mention

    Google and Apple are giving chase with competing AI-enhanced digital assistants, but Amazon remains ahead, controlling 70 percent of the $4 billion smart speaker market, according to Bain &Company. "They are making a huge investment to push all of their Echo devices and the Alexa platform in

  • Why is Alibaba moving into the offline retail space?

    November 20, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Alibaba's move into offline retail boosts the firm's revenue and ability to get more data on customer demand, says Jason Ding, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • Banks Beware: Most Customers Suspect Tech Can Do Your Job Better

    November 20, 2017 | Banking | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Nearly 60 percent of U.S. bank customers are willing to try a financial product from tech firms they already use, according to a survey conducted by Bain & Company. “They’re saying if you come up with an experience as simple and easy as my shopping experience is with Amazon, I’m ready to do that

  • Alibaba goes offline with $2.9 billion stake in China's top grocer

    November 20, 2017 | Retail | Reuters | Media mention

    “They’re getting into a territory that’s not their core strength ... for example securing a property, the licenses to sell certain products, paying tax, more labor and so on,” said Weiwen Han, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • Bain names Maceda global head

    November 20, 2017 | Firm Strategy | Financial Times | Media mention

    Manny Maceda, a partner with Bain & Company's San Francisco office, will take over for Bob Bechek as the firm's worldwide managing director, effetcive March 1, 2018.

  • Kreutzer’s Take: Private Equity Decouples in China

    November 17, 2017 | Private Equity | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    The year is on track to generate a record number of $1 billion-plus-size deals, according to Vinit Bhatia, a partner with Bain & Company.