Publications

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Audax-Backed Wheel Pros Explores a Sale

    November 03, 2017 | Automotive | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    Compared with the original-equipment segment, the aftermarket category is less volatile and expanding at a steadier pace, said Sandeep Heda, a partner with Bain & Company who focuses on the auto sector.

  • Promo Market to Target: Retail

    October 26, 2017 | Retail | Advertising Specialty Institute | Media mention

    The digital shift has already irrevocably changed some parts of retail, with more to follow. “Electronics and bookstores have seen a demise,” says Steve Caine, a partner with Bain & Company. “Structural changes are also coming to the grocery industry, because they don’t want to be next,” he added.

  • Kang’s Take: Dreaming of a White Christmas in the Retail Sector

    October 24, 2017 | Retail | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    U.S. retail sales are expected to grow by about 3.5% to 3.9% during the upcoming holiday season, according to a recent report by Bain & Company.

  • Brands not finding online loyalty in China

    October 24, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Bruno Lannes, a partner with Bain & Company, says brands are not getting the type of online loyalty expected as the consumer goods market gets disrupted in China.

  • Kang’s Take: Awaiting the Next Crop of Denim Investments

    October 20, 2017 | Retail | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    Recent deals illustrate private equity's steady appetite for jeans. “Over the last year, there’s been some stabilization in denim as a category,” said Monisha De La Rocha, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • Why Bain & Company Continues to Be the Best Employer

    October 17, 2017 | Firm Strategy | Inc. | Media mention

    Bain & Company sure knows how to treat employees right: they have been ranked as the number one place to work in the United States in 2017, 2014, and 2012. Inc. sits down with Keith Bevans, a partner and Global Head of Consultant Recruiting for Bain, about how the company does it.

  • Conagra is revamping the Slim Jim brand: Think office, not gas station

    October 13, 2017 | Consumer Products | CNBC | Media mention

    "What you do see is the overall quality bar has ramped up," said Brian McRoskey, a partner with Bain & Company. "If you don't satisfy (customers') needs, they will move somewhere else."