Publications

  • Bain & Company names Erika Serow Retail Practice head for North America

    November 25, 2013 | Retail | Press release

    Bain & Company, the global business and management consultancy, has named Erika Serow as its new Retail Practice head for the Americas region, effective January 1, 2014.

  • Seizing the onshore opportunity in Brazil

    September 15, 2013 | Organizational Design & Operating Model, Oil & Gas | Oilfield Technology

    Huge opportunities will likely open up in Brazil for companies that can bring to life the full potential of onshore gas reserves, conventional and unconventional. Those who focus on overcoming the challenges faced by operators and their supply chains will have a better chance of winning in this new

  • For simpler management - Bain São Paulo

    August 21, 2013 | Performance Improvement | Exame - Nacional - NA | Media mention

    Finally, after the euphoria, Brazil has come to terms with reality – and now it’s time for companies to do the same. “In the good years, the conditions were quite favorable, and companies tried to capture as many opportunities as possible.

  • Brazil tries to fill the potholes in its path to growth

    August 19, 2013 | Financial Times | Media mention

    Poor road conditions in Brazil have made food delivery a dangerous business. Even the privately run roads are plagued with dangerous potholes and obstructions.

  • Companies must not become accustomed to average performance, affirms Allen - Bain São Paulo

    July 31, 2013 | Strategy | Valor Econômico - Nacional | Media mention

    Partners at Bain & Company have found that success leads business leaders to abandon their obsession for quality. Sustainable and profitable growth makes it more challenging each year to achieve in the corporate world, be it by small and medium companies, or by major multinationals.

  • Women occupy 14% of executive positions, study shows - Bain São Paulo

    July 26, 2013 | Exame - Nacional - NA | Media mention

    Women occupy approximately half of the positions in the job market, but inequality persists salaries and leadership positions. A study in May by IBGP of the six major metropolitan regions of the country showed that 10.5 million women and 12.5 million men worked.

  • Supercharged P&C

    April 05, 2013 | Insurance | Latam Insurance Review

    High-performing property and casualty insurers are using advanced analytics to improve decisions in five areas.

  • Brazil acts fast to clear up oil spills

    December 05, 2011 | Financial Times | Media mention

    Pedro Cordeiro, partner at Bain & Company's Sao Paulo office, is quoted in a Financial Times article on the recent oil spill in Brazil's Campos Basin. Cordeiro states, "pre-salt is particularly difficult to drill...When [state-run oil company] Petrobras made the first wells they were very expensive

  • Eurozone crises helps Brazil attract brands - Bain São Paulo

    November 10, 2011 | Valor Econômico-Nacional | Media mention

    It is specifically within the accessories sector that luxury sales are strengthening, with a focus in emerging markets, according to a study by the consulting firm Bain & Company in partnership with Fondazione Altagamma.

  • Brazil has a lot to teach to the global luxury market - Bain São Paulo

    November 09, 2011 | Época Negócios Online | Media mention

    The report shows that Brazilians spent R$15.7 billion on luxury products last year. This year, even with the deepening financial crises in Europe, the report “Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study,” from Bain & Company, projects 20% growth in Brazilian luxury spend.