Publications

  • Bain & Co: Still a way to go for UK retailers to modernize

    December 28, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Anna Thal Larsen, a partner with Bain & Company, looks at how Brexit and Amazon.com has and could impact consumer confidence, when it comes to retail.

  • Black Friday an extreme test of a retailer's digital capabilities: Bain & Company

    November 23, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Anna Thal Larsen, partner at Bain & Company, speaks about retail sector trends as Black Friday looms.

  • Retailers' Challenge: How to Cut Carbon Emissions as E-Commerce Soars

    April 18, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Consumers are thrilled by the speed and flexibility of e-commerce. But the proliferation of new retail channels and choices is changing their purchasing behavior, and overall, that’s taking a negative toll on the environment.

  • Winning the Race for Digital Commerce

    March 09, 2017 | Bain Brief

    With much of the growth now coming from online sales, brands need to follow four basic rules to capture their share.

  • You Cut Your Prices. So Why Didn’t Consumers Notice?

    February 20, 2017 | WSJ.com

    Companies’ actual prices are often at odds with how consumers perceive their prices.

  • What's Next For Europe's Shrinking Grocery Stores

    February 10, 2017 | Forbes.com

    The shrinking store scenario in Europe's grocery sector will take a toll on the unprepared. Fortunately, we’re beginning to see glimmers of the types of moves that will help grocers get ahead of this game.

  • Brexit: Seven Opportunities for Retailers to Benefit

    October 17, 2016 | Retail | RetailWeek | Media mention

    Britain's "Brexit" vote to leave the EU has had many immediate consequences-- including the fall in Sterling. Retailers who buy product in dollars can therefore expect to experience a rise in costs. In order to mitigate this, Bain & Company partner Jonathon Ringer suggests focusing on improving

  • How to Thrive in Europe's Vexing Grocery Business

    June 30, 2016 | Bain Brief

    With hypermarkets losing sales to convenience stores and e-commerce in Western and Southern Europe, and with discounters upending everybody’s prices, grocers need to follow five fundamental rules for success.

  • Three Rules for Building the Modern Retail Organization

    June 17, 2015 | Bain Brief

    As retailers aggressively pursue digital and omnichannel strategies, the winners are star ting to emerge. What separates leaders from laggards? A retailer’s ability to change the way it works and build the capabilities needed to deliver on its strategy.

  • Let my Fritos go

    March 01, 2014 | Retail | The Economist | Media mention

    Nelson Peltz, a founding partner of Trian Fund Management published a paper proposing the break up of Pepsi Co., arguing that American consumption of soda has decreased in the past few years and Pepsi's share of those sales with it.