Publications

  • Bain names Maceda global head

    November 20, 2017 | Firm Strategy | Financial Times | Media mention

    Manny Maceda, a partner with Bain & Company's San Francisco office, will take over for Bob Bechek as the firm's worldwide managing director, effetcive March 1, 2018.

  • Banks Beware: Most Customers Suspect Tech Can Do Your Job Better

    November 20, 2017 | Banking | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Nearly 60 percent of U.S. bank customers are willing to try a financial product from tech firms they already use, according to a survey conducted by Bain & Company. “They’re saying if you come up with an experience as simple and easy as my shopping experience is with Amazon, I’m ready to do that

  • Class Of ’17: Meet Bain & Co’s Newest MBA Hires

    November 09, 2017 | Firm Strategy | Poets & Quants | Media mention

    Poets & Quants sat down with Bain's 2017 MBA class and Keith Bevans, a partner and head of consulting recruiting, to discuss what the firm looks for in its "future leaders."

  • How thredUP LUXE and other retailers capitalize on pre-owned luxury

    November 06, 2017 | Retail | Stores | Media mention

    Aaron Cheris, a partner with Bain & Company, notes that more than half of luxury pre-owned sales in the United States are now online rather than in bricks-and-mortar stores.

  • Chinese investment in US crude pipeline could be 'new model' for energy exports

    November 06, 2017 | Industrial Goods & Services | S&P Global | Media mention

    A deal between a foreign oil and gas company and U.S.-based private equity is unusual. Beyond this, according to Whit Keuer, a partner with Bain & Company, the integrated value chain makes the prospective China deal particularly competitive.

  • Audax-Backed Wheel Pros Explores a Sale

    November 03, 2017 | Automotive | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    Compared with the original-equipment segment, the aftermarket category is less volatile and expanding at a steadier pace, said Sandeep Heda, a partner with Bain & Company who focuses on the auto sector.

  • Promo Market to Target: Retail

    October 26, 2017 | Retail | Advertising Specialty Institute | Media mention

    The digital shift has already irrevocably changed some parts of retail, with more to follow. “Electronics and bookstores have seen a demise,” says Steve Caine, a partner with Bain & Company. “Structural changes are also coming to the grocery industry, because they don’t want to be next,” he added.

  • Kang’s Take: Dreaming of a White Christmas in the Retail Sector

    October 24, 2017 | Retail | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    U.S. retail sales are expected to grow by about 3.5% to 3.9% during the upcoming holiday season, according to a recent report by Bain & Company.

  • 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.

  • Kang’s Take: Awaiting the Next Crop of Denim Investments

    October 20, 2017 | Retail | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    Recent deals illustrate private equity's steady appetite for jeans. “Over the last year, there’s been some stabilization in denim as a category,” said Monisha De La Rocha, a partner with Bain & Company.