Bain in the news

  • The smart-speaker war is on

    December 06, 2017 | Retail | Axios | Media mention

    According to Suzanne Tager, senior director of Bain & Company's retail and consumer products practices, Alexa-enabled Amazon devices steer customers toward Amazon private-label, in addition to items they have previously bought.

  • Investors urged to work directly with governments on ag policy

    December 05, 2017 | Agribusiness | Agri Investor | Media mention

    In a report, Bain & Company recently said that investors would only benefit from the adoption of new agricultural technologies once they have ensured developing countries have reaped the benefits of the previous wave of innovation. Once this is done though, there is immense wealth trapped inside

  • Christmas Presence

    December 05, 2017 | ABC News Australia | Media mention

    Bain & Company partner Melanie Sanders helps break down the day's business and finance news, with the latest trends on international share and currency market, pointing to what Australians can expect in the day ahead.

  • Bank war teams set for royal commission

    December 05, 2017 | Banking | Financial Review | Media mention

    Bain & Company's David Zehner said the banks' leaders should use the commission as a trigger or catalyst to "accelerate" their efforts to reorient the banks to their customers' needs and expectations.

  • Culture Is an Overlooked But Important Part of Dealmaking

    November 30, 2017 | Mergers & Acquisitions | The Deal | Media mention

    Bain & Company partner Allison Snider presented at The Deal Economy Conference in New York City on Thursday, Nov. 30 on the importance of assessing cultural fit in M&A activity.

  • 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