• The Ultimate Juggling Act: Making Decisions During Change

    April 12, 2016 |

    During a change effort, decision making can feel like juggling chainsaws—while blindfolded and balancing on a large ball.

  • How Top Private Equity Firms Learn to Uncover New Opportunities

    April 05, 2016 |

    Every private equity firm will need to fine-tune its radar for divining where markets are heading and zero in on the disruptions and discontinuities that will spell future investment success or failure.

  • How Brands Can Prepare for European Retailing's Tectonic Shifts

    March 16, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Europe’s grocers are grappling with the weakening performance of big-box stores, the rise of everyday value concepts and the acceleration of e-commerce. Here's how consumer goods companies can control their own destinies and protect margins in this changing retail landscape.

  • Four Ways to Avoid Initiative Overload

    March 14, 2016 | Financial Services |

    Initiative overload isn't fatal if you learn how to manage it and several tactics can help companies avert overload when possible, or to mitigate its effects when it’s not.

  • Third banking revolution - Bain Moscow

    February 29, 2016 | Digital, Financial Services | Vedomosti

    The increased global demand for smartphones has dramatically changed the financial services market.

  • Heroes Can Save Consumer Products Innovation

    February 29, 2016 | Consumer Products | Bangkok Post

    Consumer goods companies need an innovation in innovation. The largest companies invest an average of US$1.4 billion in research and development, typically 2% to 5% of their net sales, each year to bring new products to market.

  • Making "Heroes" Core of Innovation Push

    February 13, 2016 | Consumer Products | The Business Times (Singapore)

    Leading consumer products companies focus on their "hero" products, which usually contribute the bulk of sales and profits.

  • How Banks Can Win the New Regulatory Endgame

    January 20, 2016 | Strategy, Financial Services |

    The financial industry almost pushed the global economy off a cliff in 2008, and taxpayers had to bail out multiple banks.

  • Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study Fall-Winter 2015: A Time to Act—How Luxury Brands Can Rebuild to Win

    December 21, 2015 | Bain report

    Global currency fluctuations and continued purchases by “borderless consumers” boosted the luxury goods market in 2015, but real growth has slowed, confirming a shift to a “new normal” of lower sales growth in the personal luxury goods market.

  • China’s E-Commerce: The New Branding Game

    December 15, 2015 | Bain report

    In growing numbers, Chinese shoppers migrate their online purchases from cheap, generic goods to brands. This is redefining the whole e-commerce landscape.