Publications

  • For many small colleges, it's a challenge just to stay open

    February 24, 2017 | Higher Education | USA Today College | Media mention

    “You now have an even more perfect storm of growing costs, shrinking revenue, and for a very small institution where they are more tuition-dependent than the bigger institutions … it becomes a lot harder to make the economics work,” said Jeff Denneen, a partner with Bain & Company and the founder

  • How Grocers Can Improve Shoppers' Price Perception

    February 15, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Successfully managing prices can improve consumers' perception of a product, earn their loyalty and grow revenue.

  • The Changing Rules for Digital M&A

    February 10, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Companies are turning to M&A to get ahead of digital disruption in their industries. Winners know they need to alter their approach.

  • Holiday Recap and 10 Trends to Embrace in 2017

    January 19, 2017 | Bain Brief

    We review sales results from the holiday season and share the most important trends for retailers to act on in 2017.

  • The Power of Omnichannel Stores

    December 19, 2016 | Bain Brief

    We examine the latest sales results and the important role of stores in an omnichannel strategy.

  • Perception Beats Reality in Pricing

    December 15, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Price wars have broken out in consumer industries around the world. It’s no secret that retailers such as ALDI, Amazon and Walmart have used price to position themselves against traditional competitors in their markets, pinching margins all around.

  • For Traditional Enterprises, the Path to Digital and the Role of Containers

    December 02, 2016 | Bain report

    Companies that invest in their digital maturity are able to differentiate and drive business outcomes.

  • Holiday Halftime and the Digital Innovation Show

    December 01, 2016 | Bain Brief

    We break down the sales results and take a closer look at the digital innovations that are exciting shoppers this season.

  • Focus Matters: How Biopharma Can Reward Shareholders

    November 30, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Why do the largest companies struggle to deliver above-average shareholder returns? And more important, what can they do to lift a stubbornly low TSR? The short answer: Avoid complex, wide-ranging portfolios that undermine focus.

  • The Bank Branch and Call Center Traffic Jam

    November 29, 2016 | Bain report

    From millennials to seniors, bank customers are still on the digital learning curve and need guidance to migrate to mobile.