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  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • Brazil Energy Frontiers 2015 Conference

    June 18, 2015 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Instituto Acende Brasil | Media mention

    Julian Critchlow, the leader of Bain & Company's Global Utilities & Alternative Energy practice, was a keynote speaker at the Brazil Energy Frontiers 2015 Conference. In this video, Critchlow discusses findings from The Future of Electricity, a report by Bain and the World Economic Forum, and

  • Five priorities for 2015 - Bain São Paulo

    June 02, 2015 | Utilities and Alternative Energy | Brasil Energia

    A series of planning criteria to help energy sector executives set priorities. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Why financial institutions need a new model for using technology - Bain São Paulo

    May 26, 2015 | Digital, Financial Services | Executivos Financeiros | Media mention

    People are expecting more from their banks, asset managers and insurance companies. In 2013, more than half of customers' interactions with banks occurred online or using mobile devices, according to a global study by Bain & Company. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Reinventing IT - Bain São Paulo

    May 21, 2015 | IT | DCI | Media mention

    It is time to rethink how companies adopt and use technology. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • How Brazil Could Unlock Billions in Trade Growth

    May 12, 2015 | World Economic Forum

    Getting Brazil's economy back on the right track may not be easy, but one major solution is to eliminate the key obstacles that limit exports in the industries with the greatest potential for improvement.

  • With minor reforms, Brazil could earn more than $84 billion per year - Bain São Paulo

    May 11, 2015 | Industrial Goods and Services | Veja

    Brazilian commerce abroad expanded more than 10% per year over the last two decades. In 2014, however, such commerce decreased by 7%. The Brazilian economy also came to a halt: in 2014, GDP rose just 0.1%, and putting the economy back on track will not be easy.

  • The power of the small amendment - Bain São Paulo

    May 11, 2015 | Industrial Goods and Services | Veja | Media mention

    A new World Economic Forum study describes the path for Brazil to earn $84 billion on foreign trade—and in the short term. (Full article only available in Portuguese)