Publications

  • A Year To Remember For US Drug Launches

    December 29, 2017 | Pharmaceuticals | Scrip | Media mention

    "It's almost like there has been a slow retooling of the entire pharma sector and we are starting to see the results of that happening now," said Michael Retterath, a partner with Bain & Company. "What we saw is pharma retooling and moving into new technologies like gene therapy and CAR-Ts."

  • Kang’s Take: Will PE Feast on Fading Euphoria With Fast-Casual Dining?

    December 27, 2017 | Private Equity | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    “We’re going through a period of unprecedentedly rapid change to restaurants,” said Chris Bierly, a partner with Bain & Company, in reference to the shift away from fast-casual concepts.

  • How retailers are using 'bots' to win over your wallet: Bain & Co. retail consultant

    December 22, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Monisha De La Rocha, a partner with Bain & Company, explains how retailers are using artificial intelligence to track spending habits and interact with consumers.

  • The Retail Apocalypse Is Fueled by No-Name Clothes

    December 11, 2017 | Retail | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Amazon increased its market share in plus-sized women about 50 percent over the past three years, new research from Bain & Company says. Additionally, across the market plus-size is “radically underserved,” Bain partner Tamar Dor-Ner says.

  • The smart-speaker war is on

    December 06, 2017 | Retail | Axios | Media mention

    According to Suzanne Tager, senior director of Bain & Company's retail and consumer products practices, Alexa-enabled Amazon devices steer customers toward Amazon private-label, in addition to items they have previously bought.

  • Culture Is an Overlooked But Important Part of Dealmaking

    November 30, 2017 | Mergers & Acquisitions | The Deal | Media mention

    Bain & Company partner Allison Snider presented at The Deal Economy Conference in New York City on Thursday, Nov. 30 on the importance of assessing cultural fit in M&A activity.

  • Amazon expected to gobble up 50% of growth in retail sales

    November 24, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Monisha De La Rocha, a partner with Bain & Company, weighs in on how retailers can compete with e-commerce giant, Amazon.

  • Amazon Wants You to Buy an Echo With That Whole Foods Turkey

    November 21, 2017 | Retail | Bloomberg Technology | Media mention

    Google and Apple are giving chase with competing AI-enhanced digital assistants, but Amazon remains ahead, controlling 70 percent of the $4 billion smart speaker market, according to Bain &Company. "They are making a huge investment to push all of their Echo devices and the Alexa platform in

  • Banks Beware: Most Customers Suspect Tech Can Do Your Job Better

    November 20, 2017 | Banking | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Nearly 60 percent of U.S. bank customers are willing to try a financial product from tech firms they already use, according to a survey conducted by Bain & Company. “They’re saying if you come up with an experience as simple and easy as my shopping experience is with Amazon, I’m ready to do that

  • Kang’s Take: Dreaming of a White Christmas in the Retail Sector

    October 24, 2017 | Retail | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    U.S. retail sales are expected to grow by about 3.5% to 3.9% during the upcoming holiday season, according to a recent report by Bain & Company.