Publications

  • Why Does Shampoo Still Command a Stock Market Premium?

    January 03, 2018 | Consumer Products | Dow Jones Newswires | Media mention

    The industry's structural problems are intensifying: Unilever's third-quarter results were notably weak. "There used to be a lot of advantages to being big, but many have unraveled," says Matthew Meacham, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • 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.

  • Bain & Company Report: Rough Diamond Market Faces Bumpy Road

    December 19, 2017 | Mining | WWD | Media mention

    The recent uptick in rough diamond demand signifies a comeback for industry players, but declining consumer interest in diamond jewelry paves a challenging road to recovery. In the seventh annual Global Diamond Report authored by Bain & Company, rough diamond producers are assuming the role of

  • Europe’s innovation comeback: Macron sparks return of ‘Les Pigeons’

    December 13, 2017 | Financial Times | Media mention

    More than one in two US investors plan to recruit new employees in France in the next few years, compared with one in five in 2016, according to a recent report by Bain & Company and the American Chamber of Commerce in France.

  • Banks lag in digital change, other countries may copy EU fintech rules: Bain

    November 24, 2017 | Banking | S&P Global Intelligence | Media mention

    "There is a level of self-inflicted pain that the banks are causing" themselves, said Eduardo Roma, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • 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.

  • "Macron effect" turns U.S. business bullish on France - survey

    November 23, 2017 | Reuters | Media mention

    The survey of 156 top executives of U.S. groups' French divisions by the American Chamber of Commerce and Bain & Company showed 52 percent were now planning to add more staff in France over the next 2-3 years, compared with only 21 percent a year ago.

  • 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.