Publicaciones mundiales

  • Luxury Market Stagnates as Wealthy Chinese Shoppers Stay at Home

    October 20, 2016 | Retail | Bloomberg Markets | Media mention

    The world’s luxury-goods market stopped growing this year, according to a forecast from researcher Bain & Co., as the industry struggles to emerge from one of its weakest periods since the global recession. The luxury market is entering a slower “new normal”, said Claudia D’Arpizio, head of Bain &

  • Luxury goods market hampered by terror threats, US election

    October 20, 2016 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Spending on luxury apparel, accessories and other personal items is expected to hold steady at 249 billion euros ($273 million) this year, a study by Bain Consultancy for the Altagamma association of Italian high-end luxury producers. Add in spending on luxury cars, yachts, jets, cruises, hotels,

  • Luxury sales flat in 2016 as consumers shun traditional products

    October 20, 2016 | Retail | Reuters | Media mention

    The personal luxury goods market won't grow this year because tourist spending is slowing down and wealthy consumers prefer to spend on design, travel and gourmet food rather than clothes and accessories, Bain & Company said on Thursday. "There is a progressive shift from physical products to

  • Bling's Understated Comeback

    October 20, 2016 | Retail | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Amid global turbulence in the luxury market, Brexit Britain continues to stand out, with its Swiss watch imports rising 32 percent in September, as foreign shoppers seize on the weak pound and flock to London. According to a report from consultants at Bain and the Italian luxury association

  • Luxury isn't having a very good year

    October 20, 2016 | Retail | The New York Times | Media mention

    Thanks to a potent cocktail of turbulent currency exchange rates, political volatility in Britain and the United States, and fears about terrorism in Europe, the world’s wealthiest shoppers are keeping their wallets shut, according to a study published Thursday by the Italian luxury goods

  • Wealthy shoppers are spending more on almost everything ... except this

    October 19, 2016 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    As wealthy shoppers shell out more of their money on fancy cars and travel, luxury handbags and other personal high-end goods are being left behind. According to a new report by Bain and Altagamma, the global luxury goods market is rising 4 percent this year, to 1.08 billion euros. Yet personal

  • Bayer’s Euphoria Around New Cancer Medicine Meets Skepticism

    October 18, 2016 | Healthcare | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Large pharmaceutical companies are feeling the pressure from competition with newer pharma companies, particularly in the experimental drug pipelines. These newcomers are gaining footholds in these verticals by building market share in one or two types of tumors or focusing on a technology that can

  • 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

  • Unearthing the Hidden Treasure of Procurement

    October 12, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Companies that think differently about procurement strike a rich vein of savings.

  • Leading a 360-Degree Digital Transition

    October 10, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Embracing the digital revolution is about bold management, not just technology.