Publications

  • 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.

  • Crazy Idea or Game-changing Breakthrough? Put It to the Test

    November 01, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Companies with a nimble test-and-learn culture will seize new opportunities quickly.

  • 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.

  • How to Make Your Drug Launch A Success

    October 23, 2017 | IN VIVO

    The pain is becoming all too common for many pharmaceutical executives. After a decade or more of investment in drug development and clinical trials, a company launches a promising new product only to see sales fall far short of expectations.

  • Bain & Company's Jennifer Hayes named to Consulting Magazine's 2017 'Women Leaders in Consulting' List

    October 23, 2017 | Firm Strategy | Bain press release | Press release

    Jennifer Hayes, an Atlanta-based partner with Bain & Company’s Retail and Strategy Practices and chair of Bain’s Global Women’s Leadership Council (GWLC), has been recognized by Consulting magazine as one of its 2017 Women Leaders in Consulting in the category of Client Service

  • Fighting the Battle for Energy: How to Reenergize Your Transformation for Its Second Half

    October 20, 2017 | Managing Change Blog

    Every leadership team has its own dynamic, just as every CEO leads in his or her own way.

  • How to Digitalize Your Supply Chain in Five Steps

    October 20, 2017 | IndustryWeek

    As the leadership team at a consumer products company debated its digital strategy, two opposing views emerged. To stay competitive, some argued, the company needed to invest several hundred million dollars to automate its existing network of large regional plants.

  • 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.