Press and news

  • Take a look back - Bain São Paulo

    August 21, 2016 | Retail | Media mention

    According to Bain & Company, Brazilian companies can suffer less from the crisis by taking lessons from the United States. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Brake on sophistication - Bain São Paulo

    February 22, 2016 | Retail | Folha de S. Paulo | Media mention

    The luxury market is down and part of this decline may be caused by consumers in emerging countries, as brands expected emerging markets to create an army of new consumers and be key business drivers. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Long live the physical storefront - Bain São Paulo

    July 02, 2015 | Digital, Retail | No Varejo | Media mention

    Erika Serow, the leader of Bain & Company's Retail practice for North and South America, explains why physical stores still matter. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • How to maintain your physical store - Bain São Paulo

    June 26, 2015 | Digital, Retail | Forbes Brasil | Media mention

    Maintaining physical retail stores no longer appears to be a good business decision. However, Erika Serow, a partner with Bain's Retail practice, indicates that this is not actually the case. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Better not to show off - Bain São Paulo

    February 12, 2015 | Retail | Exame | Media mention

    In recent years, China has been the largest source of success for the luxury goods industry. With Europe in an endless crisis and the United States in a slow recovery, China seemed to be an oasis of high sales. This was true until last year. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Recommending is more difficult than it looks - Bain São Paulo

    February 10, 2015 | Digital, Retail | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Customized recommendations of products and services to online users are a major focus of digital retailers. However, this still shows few results in Brazil. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Luxury business - Bain São Paulo

    January 07, 2015 | Retail | Folha de S. Paulo | Media mention

    After a 17% drop in 2012, the global sale of rough diamonds grew by 2% in 2013, according to Bain & Company's annual diamond report. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Digital innovations in traditional retail - Bain São Paulo

    November 18, 2014 | Retail | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Digital innovations link the digital world to the physical, redesigning the way people live and the way companies operate. Bain & Company calls this phenomenon a "digital transformation." (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Luxury parameters undergo innovation - Bain São Paulo

    October 29, 2014 | Retail | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    The luxury industry is accustomed to treating the consumer as an apprentice who needed to be educated. It has established the process of turning the new rich into mature buyers, increasing the number of products carrying logos on one hand while using limited runs on the other.

  • Pace of expansion in the sector should fall in 2015 - Bain São Paulo

    July 14, 2014 | Retail | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    From 2010 to now, the online retail in Brazil grew 26% on average per year, but the industry should begin to decelerate gradually from 2015, says Alfredo Pinto, a partner in the retail area of consulting firm Bain & Company.