Publications

  • Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study, Fall–Winter 2017

    December 22, 2017 | Bain report

    The 16th 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.

  • Grégoire Baudry: Better Procurement in Retail Through Fact-Based Negotiations

    December 07, 2017 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Grégoire Baudry describes how retailers can improve their bottom line by taking a three-step approach to engaging with consumer goods companies.

  • Black Friday an extreme test of a retailer's digital capabilities: Bain & Company

    November 23, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Anna Thal Larsen, partner at Bain & Company, speaks about retail sector trends as Black Friday looms.

  • 85 percent of luxury growth this year due to younger generations

    November 03, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Claudia D’Arpizio, a partner with Bain & Company, speaks about how luxury brands have changed the way in which they serve their customers.

  • IKEA: unpacking strategy

    November 02, 2017 | Retail | Financial Times | Media mention

    According to Bain & Company, shoppers are looking to spend less time in cars travelling to shops.

  • IKEA undertakes some home improvements

    November 02, 2017 | Retail | The Economist | Media mention

    Marc-Andre Kamel, head of Bain & Company's EMEA Retail practice, spoke to The Economist about IKEA's changing strategy and the importance of omnichannel in retail.

  • The Future of Car Sales is Omnichannel

    October 30, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Car-buying behavior is changing, and almost 50% of buyers begin online. This infographic looks at how dealers and automakers can create a better sales experience.

  • Millennials have fallen in love with Gucci, for now

    October 29, 2017 | Retail | Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    Millennials and their successors in so-called Generation Z will account for roughly 32 percent of total luxury consumer spending this year, according to a new report by Bain & Company.

  • Generations Y and Z drive growth in luxury market

    October 25, 2017 | Retail | The Economist | Media mention

    Only a select group of luxury goods companies are succeeding in luring coveted millennial customers and increasing their profits, according to a report by Bain & Company. “The millennial state of mind has changed the way purchases are made across generations and has pushed luxury brands to redefine

  • Gens Y and Z are Buying Lots of Luxury Stuff after All

    October 25, 2017 | Retail | New York Times | Media mention

    Generation Y provided 30 percent of all spending and, together with Generation Z, generated 85 percent of the luxury growth in the last 12 months, said Claudia D’Arpizio, a partner with Bain & Company.