Publications

  • Bain & Company recognized for its advancement of women, named to Working Mother's list of 100 Best Companies for the 10th year in a row

    September 26, 2017 | Firm Strategy | Press release

    For the tenth consecutive year, Bain & Company has earned a place on Working Mother's “Working Mother 100 Best Companies” list.

  • How to stay ahead of the IoT curve

    September 26, 2017 | Technology | CGMA Magazine | Media mention

    According to a study by Bain & Company, 27% of European executives said they are implementing or have already implemented IoT and analytics use cases, compared with 18% of US executives. Ann Bosche, a partner with Bain, said that IoT presents a blind spot to most companies, whether they’re

  • Don't Forget to Prune Your Portfolio

    September 25, 2017 | Business Times

    When done well, divestitures reduce complexity and provide fuel for the company to pump back into its core.

  • Mattress Startup Saatva Weighs a Capital Raise

    September 25, 2017 | Retail | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    An increased emphasis on shopping convenience has paved the road for an acceleration of the online mattress segment and its direct-to-consumer model. “There’s been a big change in the mattress industry in the last two years,” said Mike Stewart, a partner with Bain & Company. “Everyone is taking

  • Supercharging Zero-Based Redesign

    September 14, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Automation and decision-making technologies are evolving rapidly, expanding the potential of a clean-slate approach to cost reduction.

  • Amazon's Whole Foods Price Cuts Brought 25% Jump in Shoppers

    September 11, 2017 | Retail | Bloomberg | Media mention

    If Amazon was willing to break even at Whole Foods, it could reduce prices across the board by as much as 15 percent, according to an estimate by Mikey Vu, a partner and grocery expert with Bain & Company.

  • Will your next new co-worker be a robot? Automation is hitting office jobs in Chicago

    September 09, 2017 | Advanced Analytics | Chicago Tribune | Media mention

    When it comes to automating white-collar jobs versus blue-collar, "technology is colorblind," said Chris Brahm, a partner with Bain. "If it's something that's relatively routine it gets automated."

  • What Separates Marketing Leaders

    September 08, 2017 | Bain infographic

    With consumers increasingly using smartphones to make buying decisions, companies have an opportunity to capture the "magic" of the medium.

  • Front Line of US Healthcare 2017: The State of Medtech

    September 07, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Buying medical equipment has become more collaborative between surgeons and procurement.

  • Bundling equipment purchases saves providers money and improves care

    September 07, 2017 | Healthcare | Modern Healthcare | Media mention

    Providers that are rapidly growing their footprint have an opportunity to expand their vendor relationships and streamline their capital acquisition process, said Julie Coffman, a partner with Bain & Company. That can facilitate better usage patterns, reducing training requirements, taking less