Bain in the news

  • Investors binge on China’s appetite for healthier snack foods

    November 09, 2017 | Retail | Reuters | Media mention

    A report by Bain & Company released in October said chocolate, chewing gum and candy had all registered double-digit negative volume growth in China in the first half of 2017.

  • Alibaba And Target Luxury Consumers For Singles' Day But Is It Wise For Brands To Join?

    November 09, 2017 | Retail | Bloomberg | Media mention

    “They are trying but they want to try under their own control, with complete control on prices,” said Bruno Lannes, a partner with Bain & company, on Chinese luxury brands entering the e-commerce space. That means luxury brands prefer to build their own online shopping sites, with 19 out of the top

  • Class Of ’17: Meet Bain & Co’s Newest MBA Hires

    November 09, 2017 | Firm Strategy | Poets & Quants | Media mention

    Poets & Quants sat down with Bain's 2017 MBA class and Keith Bevans, a partner and head of consulting recruiting, to discuss what the firm looks for in its "future leaders."

  • Uber's lofty plan: Flying taxis in L.A.

    November 08, 2017 | Airlines & Transportation | Los Angeles Times | Media mention

    Despite the momentum behind Uber's project, Jim Harris, a partner with Bain & Company, who leads the firm's aerospace and defense practice, said the regulatory timeline tends to be longer than companies expect.

  • Blackstone to Sell Stake in Chinese Medical Device Maker

    November 07, 2017 | Private Equity | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    Orthopedic implants are used to replace missing body parts or support damaged bones. Sales of such implants could reach $3.5 billion in China in 2020, up from $1.9 billion in 2015, according to estimates from Bain & Company.

  • Alibaba Prepares as Countdown Begins for 'Singles Day'

    November 06, 2017 | Retail | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Bain & Company partner Jason Ding weighs in on the performance of Alibaba and talks about the importance of "Singles Day."

  • Chinese investment in US crude pipeline could be 'new model' for energy exports

    November 06, 2017 | Industrial Goods & Services | S&P Global | Media mention

    A deal between a foreign oil and gas company and U.S.-based private equity is unusual. Beyond this, according to Whit Keuer, a partner with Bain & Company, the integrated value chain makes the prospective China deal particularly competitive.

  • China’s ecommerce titans prepare for Singles Day battle

    November 06, 2017 | Financial Services | Financial Times | Media mention

    While Alibaba is widely expected to reveal a figure that comfortably surpasses last year’s Singles Day sales figure, “the number itself is not the primary objective”, says Jason Ding, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • How thredUP LUXE and other retailers capitalize on pre-owned luxury

    November 06, 2017 | Retail | Stores | Media mention

    Aaron Cheris, a partner with Bain & Company, notes that more than half of luxury pre-owned sales in the United States are now online rather than in bricks-and-mortar stores.

  • 85 percent of luxury growth this year due to younger generations

    November 03, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Claudia D’Arpizio, a partner with Bain & Company, speaks about how luxury brands have changed the way in which they serve their customers.