Publications

  • Spanish luxury brands buoyed by high-end tourists

    April 15, 2018 | Retail | Financial Times | Media mention

    A report released by Bain & Company and Spanish luxury industry group Circulo Fortuny last week showed the Spanish luxury market was worth €9.2bn last year, three times smaller than France or Italy, but growing a twice the global average rate.

  • Overcoming the Existential Crisis in Consumer Goods

    March 07, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Leading brands need to fight today’s battles and the even bigger ones hitting them tomorrow.

  • Richemont, the world’s second-biggest luxury firm, bets on digital

    January 25, 2018 | Retail | The Economist | Media mention

    Online sales of personal luxury goods have continued to rise: they now account for 9% of total sales. Bain & Company predicts that they will reach 25% by 2025. Claudia D’Arpizio, a partner with Bain, suggests that Amazon could eventually disrupt the luxury market, too.

  • 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.

  • Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study, Fall–Winter 2017

    December 22, 2017 | Bain report

    The 16th 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.

  • 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.

  • 85 percent of luxury growth this year due to younger generations

    November 03, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Claudia D’Arpizio, a partner with Bain & Company, speaks about how luxury brands have changed the way in which they serve their customers.

  • IKEA: unpacking strategy

    November 02, 2017 | Retail | Financial Times | Media mention

    According to Bain & Company, shoppers are looking to spend less time in cars travelling to shops.

  • IKEA undertakes some home improvements

    November 02, 2017 | Retail | The Economist | Media mention

    Marc-Andre Kamel, head of Bain & Company's EMEA Retail practice, spoke to The Economist about IKEA's changing strategy and the importance of omnichannel in retail.

  • Millennials have fallen in love with Gucci, for now

    October 29, 2017 | Retail | Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    Millennials and their successors in so-called Generation Z will account for roughly 32 percent of total luxury consumer spending this year, according to a new report by Bain & Company.