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June 14, 2010
| Performance Improvement | Forbes.com
Companies that successfully create and sustain value year after year are rare. Many try to, but a recent study of 2,000 companies over 10 years by our consulting firm, Bain & Company, found that only one in 10 achieved sustained, profitable growth.
April 25, 2010
| The Chronicle of Philanthropy
| Media mention
According to a recent study from Bain & Company, an international consulting firm, philanthropic contributions from individuals and corporations in India make up only 10 percent of charitable giving, reports The Wall Street Journal.
March 24, 2010
| Media mention
A study performed by consulting firm Bain & Company found that although Indians are getting richer, their charitable donations pale in comparison to those made by professionals in other countries and those made by the government. Indians' charitable donations in 2009 totalled $7.
March 18, 2010
| Private Equity | Private Equity Online
| Media mention
Bain & Company's Asia Pacific Private Equity Market Outlook predicts that Asia could see a return to 2007 investment levels by 2012 following the slowdown resulting from the global financial crisis.
October 07, 2009
| Consumer Products | Bain Brief
Heads didn't turn when Coca-Cola and Pepsi hiked prices on some of their most popular beverages in India in late 2008. Even in the downturn, both companies have enjoyed double-digit volume growth.
June 14, 2009
| Consumer Products | BusinessWeek Online
Heads didn't turn when Coca-Cola (KO) and Pepsi (PEP) hiked prices on some of their most popular beverages in India last fall. Even in the downturn, both companies have enjoyed double-digit volume growth.
May 06, 2009
| Organization | Bain Brief
The best corporate boards challenge and guide companies to achieve higher levels of performance year after year. But they are all too rare. Instead, as the collapse of Enron, WorldCom-and closer to home, Satyam-shows, companies with weak corporate governance hurtle to their demise.
April 01, 2009
| Performance Improvement | Mint
When cost reduction becomes a priority, one of the first places executives look for savings is general and administrative (G&A) expenses-the cost centres that provide front-line support and back-office functions such as finance, information technology and human resources.
January 22, 2009
| Consumer Products | Mint
Asia's fast growing emerging markets such as India and China have been good to multinational consumer goods trailblazers such as Coca-Cola Co. Unilever NV Colgate-Palmolive Co. and PepsiCo Inc. that now earn up to 20% of their total revenues from the region.
December 11, 2008
| Industrial Machinery | The Economic Times
With the latest numbers showing Indian car sales falling close to 7 percent in October, the third drop in four months, auto makers are wondering how to attract new buyers.