Publications

  • Dow Chemical expects to keep fast growth in nation

    January 20, 2017 | Private Equity | China Daily | Media mention

    US companies recognize the importance of bilateral relationships with China and its importance as a key market, said Michael Thorneman, a partner with Bain & Company. However, unclear regulations and uncertainty about bilateral relations exacerbated the concerns about the Chinese investment

  • China Business Climate Survey Report 2017

    January 18, 2017 | AmCham Review

    An overview of the performance of AmCham China member companies in 2016, their assessment of the new normal and their plans to maintain profitability in the next year.

  • Making New Silk Road Smart Can Boost Region's GDP By 4-7%

    January 17, 2017 | IT Full Potential, Technology | NDTV Profit | Media mention

    Through one of the biggest infrastructure projects of the 21st century, China and partnering countries aim to transform and develop a region that holds 70 percent of the global population and 55 percent of the global GDP through improved trade and technology. "Having the right technology in place

  • MNCs need sharper edge in China talent wars

    January 17, 2017 | Organization | Reuters | Media mention

    More than 40 percent of Chinese business leaders have changed jobs in the past five years, with half also changing industries, a report by Bain & Company found. The report, done in conjunction with LinkedIn China, questioned 25,000 executives at 220 companies in China.

  • Foreign firms face "long march" into China's private fund market

    January 16, 2017 | Financial Services | Financial Times | Media mention

    China’s wealth market is becoming increasingly concentrated. A recent report from Bain & Company estimates there are about 10 million high-net-worth investors (HNWIs) and upper mass affluent individuals, or 1% of the population, who account for half of all of China’s wealth. Alfred Shang, a partner

  • MNCs struggling to retain talent in China: Bain

    January 13, 2017 | Organization | CNBC | Media mention

    Stephen Shih, a partner with Bain & Company, talks about how Chinese firms are catching up to MNCs in the hunt for talent.

  • China Leadership Report: Insights for Talent Seekers

    January 12, 2017 | Bain report

    The new era of the Chinese economy presents different challenges in hiring and retaining top talent.

  • China Leadership Report: Insights for Talent Seekers - Bain Seoul

    January 12, 2017 | Bain report

    Two storylines have dominated the Chinese business scene for the past two decades: the astonishing growth of the economy and the fierce battle for talent.

  • Chinese People No Longer Aspire to Work Only at Famous Multinationals

    January 12, 2017 | Organization | Fortune | Media mention

    A report co-produced by Bain & Company and LinkedIn China predicts that Chinese nationals will soon take on most leadership and management roles that used to be held by foreigners, presenting a major challenge for multinational firms in the world’s second-largest economy. James Root, a partner with

  • Is Amazon’s new credit card for Prime members worth it? There’s yet another way to buy things from the online retail giant

    January 12, 2017 | Organization | MarketWatch | Media mention

    There are advantages for Amazon releasing a branded card. Creating a branded credit card — as many airlines, hotel chains and department stores have done — can boost a shopper’s loyalty to that brand. When consumers physically see a retailer’s name in their wallet on a regular basis, they may be