Publications

  • Private Equity-Backed Richelieu Foods Explores a Sale

    August 30, 2017 | Retail | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    Bain & Company found in a recent survey that about 85% of shoppers are open to purchasing private-label items and over half say store brands have as good or better quality than national brands.

  • How To Ace Digital Transformation Through IT Design

    August 28, 2017 | Forbes.com

    By following six core rules of IT design, CIOs will have tools that can help them realize the full potential of a digital transformation.

  • Should You Consider Divesting?

    August 26, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    When strategically selected to clean up a company's portfolio and designed to command an optimal price, divestitures can generate significant shareholder value and create a catalysing event for improving the remaining business.

  • Athleisure stays ahead of the retail pack

    August 24, 2017 | Retail | San Francisco Chronicle | Media mention

    Aaron Cheris, a partner with Bain & Company, believes that athleisure is here to stay but will likely taper down to half its current growth rate to match the apparel industry’s steady average of 3 percent growth.

  • Amazon's Whole Foods deal will make Alexa a lot smarter

    August 24, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Amazon already has access to troves of consumer data. People can buy everything from books to furniture on its website. However, Amazon had one blind spot: grocery, said Mikey Vu, a partner with Bain & Company.

  • Three trends could trip up oil and gas pipeline companies. Here's how to trade them

    August 23, 2017 | Oil & Gas | CNBC | Media mention

    Pipeline and energy infrastructure companies face operational challenges in the coming years even as U.S. crude oil drilling recovers and a natural gas export boom gets underway, says Bain & Company in a new report.

  • Reviving Midwest Express: $100 million and a good cookie recipe

    August 19, 2017 | Airlines & Transportation | USA Today | Media mention

    Bringing back Midwest Express, the beloved local airline, as two Wisconsin businessmen are proposing, will be extremely difficult. “Nothing is impossible, but it would certainly be an uphill climb," said Dave Emerson, a partner with Bain & Company and leader of the firm's global airline practice.

  • Bain & Company continues to expand its digital advisory services to help companies accelerate transformations, deliver results

    August 16, 2017 | Digital | Press release

    New ADAPT offering combines the firm’s strategic expertise with its digital capabilities to provide an integrated offering for clients

  • C-suite pay raises target transformational healthcare leaders

    August 14, 2017 | Healthcare | The Edge | Media mention

    "It's a conundrum health systems face now that they own outpatient clinics, ambulatory surgery centers or doctors' groups," said Julie Coffman, a partner with Bain & Company. "If you still have hospital leadership packages solely based on profit and loss, that is completely at odds with value-based

  • Webinar: Managing People as Carefully as Money

    August 10, 2017 | Harvard Business Review

    In this Harvard Business Review webinar, Eric Garton, coauthor of Time, Talent, Energy shares four steps for managing human capital.