• Private Equity: Value Creation in Africa

    January 18, 2017 | Bain Brief

    As private equity matures in Africa, a greater focus on alpha is required to deliver attractive returns.

  • What's Keeping Big Insurers From Growing?

    December 30, 2016 |

    To successfully deliver a lower-cost, higher-growth model, global insurers must address their complexity.

  • Go Bigger and Bolder with Cost Transformation

    December 29, 2016 |

    Four practical guidelines can help banks balance the short- and long-term concerns in order to achieve a successful transformation.

  • Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study, Fall-Winter 2016

    December 28, 2016 | Bain report

    The 15th edition of the Bain Luxury Study, published by Bain & Company for Fondazione Altagamma, the trade association of Italian luxury goods manufacturers, analyzed recent developments in the global luxury goods industry.

  • Retail Banks' Salvation Lies in Mobile Adoption by Consumers

    December 28, 2016 |

    By accelerating the migration of customers from high-cost branches and contact centers to self-service mobile and online, banks stand to reap a significant payoff.

  • Big, Bold Bank Cost Transformation

    December 20, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Senior teams can achieve major cost reform by demonstrating to everyone in the organization why it's beneficial to embrace simplicity and keep bad costs from creeping back.

  • The Power of Omnichannel Stores

    December 19, 2016 | Bain Brief

    We examine the latest sales results and the important role of stores in an omnichannel strategy.

  • What Great Looks Like in Banking Sales Practices

    December 19, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Banks need a new approach—one that focuses less on pushing products and more on attracting and retaining customers.

  • The Coming Boom in 'Regtech'

    December 16, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Regtechs can provide brains, guts and backbone to improve governance, risk and compliance (GRC) processes in a number of ways.

  • Perception Beats Reality in Pricing

    December 15, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Price wars have broken out in consumer industries around the world. It’s no secret that retailers such as ALDI, Amazon and Walmart have used price to position themselves against traditional competitors in their markets, pinching margins all around.