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  • Holiday Halftime and the Digital Innovation Show

    December 01, 2016 | Bain Brief

    We break down the sales results and take a closer look at the digital innovations that are exciting shoppers this season.

  • P2B Lending - Bain Seoul

    November 30, 2016 | Financial Services | Maekyung Economy

    Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is the practice of lending money to individuals or businesses through online services that match lenders directly with borrowers. The theory is that since P2P lending companies operate entirely online, they can run with lower overhead and provide the service at a lower

  • Are Global Insurers Too Big to Succeed?

    November 30, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Large insurers are able to reduce costs and accelerate growth if they address the heart of the problem: their complexity.

  • The Bank Branch and Call Center Traffic Jam

    November 29, 2016 | Bain report

    From millennials to seniors, bank customers are still on the digital learning curve and need guidance to migrate to mobile.

  • Customer Loyalty in Retail Banking: Global Edition 2016

    November 29, 2016 | Bain report

    Banks can reap a significant payoff by accelerating the migration of customers from high-cost branches and contact centers to self-service mobile and online.

  • China Retail's Two-Speed Channel Challenge

    November 23, 2016 | Bain report

    Physical and digital retailers will continue to seek successful online-to-offline strategies.

  • Will Amazon Steal Christmas?

    November 17, 2016 | Bain Brief

    We examine where and how the online juggernaut is investing this season, and what that means for the rest of the retail landscape.

  • Trouble in Store

    November 17, 2016 | Bain Brief

    A receding tide exposes the problems in China’s retail distribution system.

  • Online or Traditional Advertising, What's Better for Brands?

    November 16, 2016 | Bain Brief

    The booming interest in digital advertising may not be enough to get consumers to purchase your brand.

  • The Hottest Brand in China Is Australia

    November 15, 2016 | Bain Brief

    How can Australian consumer goods companies profit from China’s hunger for natural, safe and healthy products?