Publications

  • Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study, Fall-Winter 2016

    December 28, 2016 | Bain report

    The 15th edition of the Bain Luxury Study, published by Bain & Company for Fondazione Altagamma, the trade association of Italian luxury goods manufacturers, analyzed recent developments in the global luxury goods industry.

  • Big, Bold Bank Cost Transformation

    December 20, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Senior teams can achieve major cost reform by demonstrating to everyone in the organization why it's beneficial to embrace simplicity and keep bad costs from creeping back.

  • The Company Founder's Special Sauce

    December 18, 2016 | WSJ.com

    "The Founder," a new film starring Michael Keaton, tells the story of McDonald’s Corporation founder Ray Kroc as he turns a few small restaurants into a ubiquitous international chain. It’s a tale of founder-driven corporate growth—something that has become too rare today.

  • The Coming Boom in 'Regtech'

    December 16, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Regtechs can provide brains, guts and backbone to improve governance, risk and compliance (GRC) processes in a number of ways.

  • The amount of data available to retailers is growing rapidly - Bain Moscow

    December 06, 2016 | Digital, Retail | Vedomosti

    The amount of data available to retailers is growing rapidly, as is the number of companies that offer data processing. However, retailers will only benefit if they are able to convert the results of their analysis into concrete action. (Full article only available in Russian)

  • The Global Diamond Industry 2016: The Enduring Allure of Timeless Gems

    December 05, 2016 | Bain report

    A new generation of consumers—the millennials—represents a compelling opportunity for the diamond industry.

  • Should Retailers Develop Online Grocery Stores? - Bain Moscow

    December 02, 2016 | Digital, Retail | Vedomosti

    Many Russian retailers have launched online stores or announced plans to do so in recent years, which compelled us to study the topic more thoroughly. What is the state of online grocery shopping globally? Why do retailers lose money on online grocery stores?

  • The Bank Branch and Call Center Traffic Jam

    November 29, 2016 | Bain report

    From millennials to seniors, bank customers are still on the digital learning curve and need guidance to migrate to mobile.

  • Achieving Breakthrough Results in Sustainability

    November 18, 2016 | Bain Brief

    It’s a frustrating setback—and a common one. Bain research on corporate transformation programs shows only 12% achieve or exceed their aims. For sustainability, that figure is just 2% (see Figure 1). Why? Sustainability transformations add another dimension of challenge.

  • Unearthing the Hidden Treasure of Procurement

    October 12, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Companies that think differently about procurement strike a rich vein of savings.