• Build a Digital Supply Chain That Is Fit for the Future

    March 13, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Complaints from frustrated customers were mounting at a major US retailer. More than 20% said they could not find the company’s branded products in shops because items were out of stock. The problem was that efforts to improve service disrupted the company’s low-cost distribution model.

  • Working with Suppliers for Sustainable Food Supply Chains

    March 13, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Even companies making steady progress cannot go much further without collaborating across the value chain.

  • The B2C Elements of Value

    March 08, 2018 | Bain infographic

    What do consumers value? Knowing the answer can help companies improve performance—and even unlock new markets.

  • Overcoming the Existential Crisis in Consumer Goods

    March 07, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Leading brands need to fight today’s battles and the even bigger ones hitting them tomorrow.

  • Private equity groups under pressure to take ‘riskier’ bets

    March 04, 2018 | Private Equity | Financial Times | Media mention

    Buyout firms are pursuing large public companies at their fastest pace, with deals totaling $180 billion last year, according to Bain & Company. Graham Elton, a partner with Bain, said the big question troubling the industry is “when does the music stop”?

  • Make Your Drug Launch Truly Take Off

    March 01, 2018 | Bain infographic

    Many drug launches fall short of expectations. Pharma companies with successful launches do three things right.

  • Martin Holzapfel: Strategic Due Diligence

    March 01, 2018 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Martin Holzapfel discusses the systematic approach executives need to take when doing due diligence.

  • Cascading Corporate Change: How to Engage Your Team in Transformation

    February 27, 2018 | Managing Change Blog

    An engaged organization is one of the most important elements of achieving any corporate ambition.

  • Consumer goods: big brands battle with the ‘little guys’

    February 27, 2018 | Consumer Products | Financial Times | Media mention

    According to Bain & Company, despite rising global demand, 34 of the world’s 50 biggest consumer companies are suffering either from slower sales and profits growth, or both. “Companies will need to fundamentally revisit their way of working and transform themselves,” says Matthew Meacham, a

  • Bain & Company's Global Private Equity Report 2018

    February 26, 2018 | Bain report

    In Bain & Company's 2018 Global Private Equity Report, we highlight how the best firms are building capabilities to thrive in this tough new environment.