Publications

  • Bain names Maceda global head

    November 20, 2017 | Firm Strategy | Financial Times | Media mention

    Manny Maceda, a partner with Bain & Company's San Francisco office, will take over for Bob Bechek as the firm's worldwide managing director, effetcive March 1, 2018.

  • How thredUP LUXE and other retailers capitalize on pre-owned luxury

    November 06, 2017 | Retail | Stores | Media mention

    Aaron Cheris, a partner with Bain & Company, notes that more than half of luxury pre-owned sales in the United States are now online rather than in bricks-and-mortar stores.

  • 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.

  • Short Takes: The Art of the Possible

    October 01, 2017 | Digital | Consulting Magazine | Media mention

    Elizabeth Spaulding, a partner with Bain & Company, interviews with Consulting Magazine on ADAPT, Bain’s new digital advisory offering.

  • How to stay ahead of the IoT curve

    September 26, 2017 | Technology | CGMA Magazine | Media mention

    According to a study by Bain & Company, 27% of European executives said they are implementing or have already implemented IoT and analytics use cases, compared with 18% of US executives. Ann Bosche, a partner with Bain, said that IoT presents a blind spot to most companies, whether they’re

  • Will your next new co-worker be a robot? Automation is hitting office jobs in Chicago

    September 09, 2017 | Advanced Analytics | Chicago Tribune | Media mention

    When it comes to automating white-collar jobs versus blue-collar, "technology is colorblind," said Chris Brahm, a partner with Bain. "If it's something that's relatively routine it gets automated."

  • Athleisure stays ahead of the retail pack

    August 24, 2017 | Retail | San Francisco Chronicle | Media mention

    Aaron Cheris, a partner with Bain & Company, believes that athleisure is here to stay but will likely taper down to half its current growth rate to match the apparel industry’s steady average of 3 percent growth.

  • Amazon's Echo and other smart speakers do much more than you realize

    July 10, 2017 | Digital | Yahoo! Tech | Media mention

    According to a survey by Bain & Company, more than 40% of consumers expected themselves to use their smart speakers and assistants to schedule calendar events and make online purchases. But in reality less than 15% were using them for such activities. “We are visual thinkers in many ways,” said

  • Leaders Can Boost Performance By Slashing Meetings And Focusing Talent On Critical Areas

    July 04, 2017 | Organization | Forbes | Media mention

    Michael Mankins and Eric Garton, partners at Bain & Company, have published a new book, Time Talent Energy, in which they hammer home the link between making better use of the hours at work and the "Holy Grail of productivity."

  • Why scientists want AI regulated now before it's too late

    July 04, 2017 | Advanced Analytics, Technology | YahooTech | Media mention

    Chris Brahm, a partner with Bain & Company, believes AI should be regulated not just when it serves the mass market, but also when it’s tasked with performing the same jobs we regulate humans — jobs like banking.