Articles

  • Millennials: Like, then buy - Bain Warsaw

    August 10, 2016 | Financial Services | Rzeczpospolita Daily

    Money is not the most important factor for millennials, who are one-third of all bank customers.

  • Measuring a Company's Digital Competence

    August 09, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Sector-specific scorecards give private equity firms a critical edge in digital due diligence and value creation.

  • Private Equity Funds Will Need the Reflexes They Have Honed

    August 01, 2016 | Business Day

    As the pace of exits slows in the coming years, private equity firms can look back on the lessons learnt in 2015 and utilize the strategies that will serve them well in any exit environment.

  • Reducing the Risk of Noncompliance in Healthcare

    July 27, 2016 | Bain Brief

    What’s changed? Compliance requirements around the world have multiplied since 2000. At the same time, pharma and medtech product portfolios and organizations have grown rapidly and become more complex. That combination has created a perfect storm in compliance for many leadership teams.

  • How Firms Can Avoid a Kodak Moment

    July 27, 2016 | Business Day

    Few companies are completely blind to future uncertainty in global markets, but many still struggle to adapt their strategies effectively.

  • Winning with India's Shoppers

    July 21, 2016 | Bain Brief

    What will it take to win in India’s consumer goods market? As consumer goods spending in India increases, it will be more important than ever to understand shopper behavior and boost household penetration across all categories.

  • Dealing with Two-Speed China

    July 20, 2016 | Bain report

    How China’s fast-moving consumer goods market is effectively operating on two speeds across multiple dimensions.

  • Retail Banks: Manage for Glory or Cash?

    July 14, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Many retail banks have traditionally kept their options open with an "all of the above" approach to preparing for the future. But it's time to make tough strategic choices about how to meet the challenge of insurgent competitors and capture new profit pools.

  • Distributed Ledgers in Payments: Beyond the Bitcoin Hype

    July 13, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Distributed ledgers present banking executives with intriguing opportunities. Forward-thinking institutions are starting to move beyond experimentation to realize the potential for faster, more efficient payments.

  • Overcoming the storm: Lessons from the American crisis for Brazilian retailers - Bain São Paulo

    July 08, 2016 | Retail | Bain Brief

    The deterioration of a series of economic indicators puts a lot of pressure on the retail industry in Brazil, which has had its worst downturn in 15 years. The American financial crisis between 2007 and 2009 shows that crises do not affect all companies in the same way.