Bain in the news

  • Why SAIC and other government services firms are setting up remote IT shops

    May 24, 2017 | Industrial Goods & Services | Washington Business Journal | Media mention

    In a fiercely competitive government IT services market, companies are looking for ways to keep down overhead and offer lower rates when bidding for contracts. These facilities allow companies to share infrastructure, basic support and allow them to spread costs across multiple customers, said Dan

  • Dealmaker Q&A: Jim Wininger, partner, Bain & Company

    May 24, 2017 | Mergers & Acquisitions | MergerMarket Group | Media mention

    Jim Wininger, a partner with Bain & Company, participated in a Q&A on sell-side M&A targeting.

  • Jim Hackett has an impossible job to remake Ford

    May 24, 2017 | Firm Strategy | The Financial Times | Media mention

    Bain & Company has a model for what it calls the firm of the future — a company, like Ford, facing upheaval. It argues that the leaders like Jim Hackett must keep “engine one”, the traditional core business, operating smoothly. At the same time, they must free capital to invest in “engine two”, the

  • Coach Thinks Outside the Bag

    May 24, 2017 | Retail | Fortune | Media mention

    Aaron Cheris, a partner with Bain & Company, notes that when it's time for a turnaround at a luxury retail company, decisive action is key.“You really want people in a brand to have their hair on fire if they need a turnaround,” says Cheris.

  • Bain, LinkedIn Partner to Help Get More Women to the Top in Business

    May 23, 2017 | ClearAdmit | Media mention

    A new report from Bain & Company revealed that though men and women have similar aspirations when they graduate from college, women’s aspirations and confidence dropped significantly a few years into their careers. “What struck us most was the sense that the terrain is different for women versus

  • Diamond mining industry tries to woo millennials

    May 19, 2017 | Mining | The Financial Times | Media mention

    Olya Linde, a partner with Bain & Company, says the diamond industry has to do a lot more marketing because advertising by retailers specializing in diamond jewelry is not enough. “Diamond jewelry is a type of purchase rather than a particular brand,” she adds.

  • Robots learn the risk business

    May 17, 2017 | Insurance | The Financial Times | Media mention

    Artificial intelligence could revolutionize the insurance industry, giving companies low-cost tools to analyse data. "The start-ups are showing what is possible and what can be done," says Henrik Naujoks, a partner with Bain & Company. "A lot of incumbent executives are looking at it - they don't

  • Buoyant growth returns across the world, lifting luxury industry

    May 15, 2017 | Retail | The Financial Times | Media mention

    According to estimates from Bain & Company, residents of high-income economies accounted for just over half of the global market for luxury in 2016: 23 percent were Americans, 19 percent Europeans and 11 percent Japanese.

  • Chinese bloggers bridge the gap between brands and buyers

    May 15, 2017 | Retail | The Financial Times | Media mention

    According to Bain & Company, in 2016 Chinese shoppers were responsible for 30 per cent of luxury purchases, more than any other nationality.

  • Luxury brands look for new models in a radical era

    May 15, 2017 | Retail | The Financial Times | Media mention

    Chinese consumption had been fueling double-digit growth in luxury since 2010, but now the industry must innovate, say a report from Bain & Company, as consumers’ desires and habits evolve.