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  • Cost-efficiency: What's that? - Bain São Paulo

    June 29, 2015 | Performance Improvement | Supermercado Moderno | Media mention

    According to Alfredo Pinto, a partner with Bain & Company, efficiency can only be achieved once one defines which costs should be cut base on the competition and the different parts of the organization. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • For simpler management - Bain São Paulo

    August 21, 2013 | Performance Improvement | Exame - Nacional - NA | Media mention

    Finally, after the euphoria, Brazil has come to terms with reality – and now it’s time for companies to do the same. “In the good years, the conditions were quite favorable, and companies tried to capture as many opportunities as possible.

  • The year of the scissors - Bain São Paulo

    September 05, 2012 | Performance Improvement | Exame | Media mention

    Facing falling revenues, Brazilian companies create programs to reduce costs, but a survey reveals that rushed cost cuts generally have a short lifespan. (full article only available in Portuguese)

  • The Empire Strikes Back in Latin America

    June 29, 2000 | Performance Improvement | Latin American Finance & Capital Markets

    Latin American Internet start-ups have received considerable attention. In the last eighteen months they have captured over $1.84 billion dollars of private funding. However, many of these "flash-in-the-pan" companies are struggling and will soon fail.