• 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.

  • Profiting From the Digital Revolution in Insurance

    April 18, 2017 |

    Leading insurers realize that digitalization is a force that is touching and reshaping the very core of their business.

  • How Companies Should Prepare for Brexit

    April 17, 2017 |

    Factoring supply chain considerations around Brexit will require tight prioritization and versatility.

  • China outbound M&A to keep growing: Bain

    April 17, 2017 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity | CNBC | Media mention

    The retraction in Chinese M&A due to capital control is only a short-term phenomenon, according to Weiwen Han, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • Reinventing the Bank Contact Center

    April 13, 2017 |

    As banks close their physical branches, they are transforming their contact centers as multi-channel hubs for customer interactions.

  • The Firm of the Future

    April 12, 2017 | Bain Brief

    We’re beginning to see what the next generation of successful companies will look like.

  • The Firm of the Future - Bain Santiago

    April 12, 2017 | Bain Brief

    In the world of the firm, something is changing. It’s not that your local bookstore went out of business. Or that your taxi driver now rates you on a 5-point scale. Or that anything can now be outsourced, allowing even the smallest firms to rent capabilities on demand.

  • Getting the Most from Distributed Ledgers in Financial Markets

    April 12, 2017 |

    Whether a company prospers or flounders in the DLT-dominated financial markets of the future will depend on strategic decisions it makes today.

  • Finding the "X" Factor in Product Design

    April 12, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Using a technique called design-to-X, companies can identify and prioritize the key elements of product design. Finding the X factor helps companies discover what customers truly value.

  • The Secrets to Successful Joint Ventures

    April 11, 2017 |

    The value of joint ventures grew 20% annually from 1995 to 2015—that’s twice the rate of M&A deals.