Publications

  • Is Your Supply Chain Ready for Brexit?

    February 06, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Companies can limit the negative consequences of a hard or soft Brexit by adopting a different approach to strategy—one that anticipates a number of future scenarios.

  • How Utilities Can Make the Most of Distributed Energy Resources

    February 01, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Integrated planning allows utilities to manage the influx of electricity from rooftop solar panels and other new generation sources.

  • Bank Contact Centers: Dial 'T' for Transformation

    January 18, 2017 | Bain Brief

    These phone-centric operations, reimagined and reenergized, can hold the key to retail banking’s digital future.

  • To Lead a Digital Transformation, CEOs Must Prioritize

    January 02, 2017 | HBR.org

    Given the pace at which digital innovation is disrupting industries globally, it’s not surprising that most CEOs feel pressure to find and deploy the right technology as fast as their budgets will allow.

  • 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.