Publicaciones mundiales

  • Improving returns in capital-intensive industries

    October 06, 2015 | Industrial Goods and Services | Bain Brief

    Bain partners and directors François Rousseau and Luca Caruso discuss the four steps to increase return on capital—even in the toughest markets.

  • Georg Jensen bullish over China's luxury retail market

    September 29, 2015 | Retail | Financial Times | Media mention

    Many luxury companies are seeking to cut rather than expand their presence in China due to fears of an economic slowdown. According to Claudia D'Arpizio, a partner in Bain & Company's Milan office, while Chinese consumer confidence has been affected recently, it is still important for brands to

  • Innovation in consumer goods: Heroes to the rescue

    September 09, 2015 | Bain Brief

    Instead of unleashing a flood of new products each year, winning consumer goods companies focus their innovation efforts on their most profitable products—their heroes. They upgrade and update them with different pack sizes or new ingredients, and make changes that serve new needs and occasions.

  • How to outgrow your competitors: Lessons from US brand winners

    September 09, 2015 | Bain Brief

    It's harder than ever to grow a brand, but one in five in the US are gaining share in their categories, according to our study of 550 top brands. These brands outperform their rivals by innovating more effectively to improve penetration, spending more wisely on brand memorability and excelling at

  • The return of corporate strategy in banking

    September 02, 2015 | Bain Brief

    Falling returns and a widening gap between winners and losers demand that banks rethink their strategies. The rise of digital attackers and innovations such as peer-to-peer lending and international payments solutions, are speeding the pace of change. Banks that hesitate to act risk falling behind

  • Five imperatives for navigating turbulence in the payments ecosystem

    September 02, 2015 | Bain Brief

    New technologies and business models are shaking up the payments ecosystem, and payment companies must embrace disruption or suffer the fallout. Merchant acquirers, which enable businesses to accept payments, can turn the upheaval to their advantage if they help merchants sell more, reduce costs

  • You're going to need a better boat: 'Jaws' on branch transformation

    August 13, 2015 | Financial Services | Credit Union Journal | Media mention

    Branch transformation is determining which institutions stay in the financial game as credit union members want their transactions to blend seamlessly whether they're banking in the branch, at home or on the go.

  • A strategy for thriving in uncertainty

    August 12, 2015 | Bain Brief

    At a time when most global markets are characterized by heavy uncertainty, traditional approaches to strategy—analyzing trends, making forecasts and committing to the "best" course of action—are often too rigid. The most effective teams balance commitment with flexibility, by isolating the

  • Generation hashtag is the new face of digital media

    July 27, 2015 | The National

    People are increasingly in favor of content that is customized for mobile devices, such as short videos, non-linear games and new models for streaming music.

  • Five questions to shape a winning 3-D printing strategy

    July 20, 2015 | Bain Brief

    3D printing has demonstrated it can deliver “complexity for free”. That leads to improvements in product functionality and a potential cost advantage in making complex parts. To reap the benefits requires setting a 3D printing strategy that’s right for a company’s individual circumstances, then