Publications

  • The Zero-Based Cost Revolution in Retail

    June 21, 2018 | Bain Brief

    These are particularly tricky times for traditional retailers. Web, mobile and even voice shopping options have upended the rules of engagement, intensified competition and boosted customer expectations. Customers now expect to move seamlessly between digital and physical channels.

  • Are Investors Mispricing US Bank Risks?

    March 21, 2018 | Bain Brief

    The equity market is not making much distinction between weaker and healthier banks.

  • Banking's Amazon Moment

    March 05, 2018 | Bain Brief

    The e-commerce juggernaut may be taking the plunge into banking, but it is not invulnerable. Banks that focus on customers over products, on fast test-and-learn over business cases, can thrive.

  • In Chemicals, Great Strategy Beats Great Markets

    November 29, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Investing to outperform in core markets proves more rewarding than chasing after exciting new ones.

  • Orchestrating a Successful Digital Transformation

    November 22, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Few companies succeed in transforming themselves for the digital age. Here’s how the leaders beat the odds.

  • Bain & Company elects Manny Maceda as Worldwide Managing Director

    November 20, 2017 | Firm Strategy | Press release

    Bain & Company, the global business consulting firm, has elected Manny Maceda to serve as the firm’s new worldwide managing director effective March 1, 2018.

  • Predator or Prey: Disruption in the Era of Advanced Analytics

    November 08, 2017 | Bain Brief

    The signs that an industry is ripe for advanced analytics disruption are becoming clearer. So are the patterns that commonly follow.

  • A Path to Faster Growth for Healthcare Companies: Eliminate Complexity

    November 08, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Healthcare manufacturers have long believed that all revenue growth is good. But to increase the top line, many launched new products without addressing legacy versions, entered new categories without a path to leadership and expanded to all corners of the world without sufficient local scale.

  • Summary of Time, Talent, Energy

    September 28, 2017 | EBSCO Business Book Summaries

    Leaders can enhance their organizations’ productive power and overcome the drag that reduces efficiency by maximizing three essential resources.

  • Include Me In: How to Get All the Players on Your Team Truly Working Together

    September 18, 2017 | Managing Change Blog

    Inclusion is about building an environment of trust and mutual respect, where colleagues talk honestly and jump in with both feet when they can make a contribution.