Publications

  • "Alexa, Move My Bank Account to Amazon"

    March 05, 2018 | Bain infographic

    Amazon is looking to partner with a bank to offer a mobile-friendly account targeted to young adults in the US. How can traditional banks respond?

  • How retailers are using 'bots' to win over your wallet: Bain & Co. retail consultant

    December 22, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Monisha De La Rocha, a partner with Bain & Company, explains how retailers are using artificial intelligence to track spending habits and interact with consumers.

  • Holiday Shopping Behavior Quiz

    December 21, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Do your special holiday offers capitalize on the science and psychology behind consumer behaviors? Take the quiz to find out.

  • Darrell Rigby: Omnichannel Retail

    December 15, 2017 | Bain video

    Successful omnichannel retailers merge the best of the digital and physical worlds.

  • The Retail Apocalypse Is Fueled by No-Name Clothes

    December 11, 2017 | Retail | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Amazon increased its market share in plus-sized women about 50 percent over the past three years, new research from Bain & Company says. Additionally, across the market plus-size is “radically underserved,” Bain partner Tamar Dor-Ner says.

  • The smart-speaker war is on

    December 06, 2017 | Retail | Axios | Media mention

    According to Suzanne Tager, senior director of Bain & Company's retail and consumer products practices, Alexa-enabled Amazon devices steer customers toward Amazon private-label, in addition to items they have previously bought.

  • Kurt Grichel: Cost Efficiency in Retail

    December 01, 2017 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Kurt Grichel shares how retailers can use zero-based budgeting and zero-based redesign to transform their cost structures.

  • Casey Taylor: Building Efficient and Sustainable Retail Supply Chains

    December 01, 2017 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Casey Taylor shares four ways retailers can adjust their supply chain to limit the costs to the bottom line and the environment while also keeping their customers satisfied.

  • Amazon expected to gobble up 50% of growth in retail sales

    November 24, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Monisha De La Rocha, a partner with Bain & Company, weighs in on how retailers can compete with e-commerce giant, Amazon.

  • Amazon Wants You to Buy an Echo With That Whole Foods Turkey

    November 21, 2017 | Retail | Bloomberg Technology | Media mention

    Google and Apple are giving chase with competing AI-enhanced digital assistants, but Amazon remains ahead, controlling 70 percent of the $4 billion smart speaker market, according to Bain &Company. "They are making a huge investment to push all of their Echo devices and the Alexa platform in