Publications

  • The Future of Car Sales is Omnichannel

    October 30, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Car-buying behavior is changing, and almost 50% of buyers begin online. This infographic looks at how dealers and automakers can create a better sales experience.

  • Brands not finding online loyalty in China

    October 24, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Bruno Lannes, a partner with Bain & Company, says brands are not getting the type of online loyalty expected as the consumer goods market gets disrupted in China.

  • Capital Gets a Reset

    October 02, 2017 | CFO.com

    CFOs and CEOs will need to shift their strategies to tap the abundance of available capital.

  • 3,000 Years of Business History in Two Minutes

    June 22, 2017 | Bain video

    The idea of what a business is has evolved slowly but profoundly through a series of what we can now see as definable eras.

  • Jim Hackett has an impossible job to remake Ford

    May 24, 2017 | Firm Strategy | The Financial Times | Media mention

    Bain & Company has a model for what it calls the firm of the future — a company, like Ford, facing upheaval. It argues that the leaders like Jim Hackett must keep “engine one”, the traditional core business, operating smoothly. At the same time, they must free capital to invest in “engine two”, the

  • What the New Silk Road Needs Is a Digital Revolution

    April 17, 2017 | Forbes.com

    The path to an efficient and cost-effective New Silk Road begins by systematically addressing the four pain points of the digital supply chain.

  • Davos 2017: Bain at the World Economic Forum

    January 26, 2017 | Bain video

    Bain partners share their experiences and perspectives from the 2017 World Economic Forum at Davos.

  • Procurement Savings That Stick

    December 19, 2016 | Bain infographic

    External purchasing is the largest single expense at most companies. Businesses that think differently about procurement can reap big rewards.

  • A Digital Prescription for the Pharma Industry

    June 09, 2016 | Pharma Executive

    The profound shift to electronic medical records and treatment protocols has pharmaceutical companies pouring money into digital tools and initiatives to keep up. But a significant portion of these investments are wasted.

  • Taking the Pulse of M&A in Healthcare

    May 31, 2016 | Bain infographic

    A look at the major trends in healthcare deals during the past year and how investors can sustain returns in an uncertain market.