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  • Six competitive advantages that mothers have at work - Bain São Paulo

    May 09, 2015 | Exame | Media mention

    In a world that is still poorly adapted to the entry of women into the workforce, the old debate over how to balance motherhood and a career remains relevant. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • CIOs aim to migrate 50% of their companies' workload to the cloud, says Bain & Company - Bain São Paulo

    May 07, 2015 | Technology | Computerworld | Media mention

    A recent study of more than 400 companies by Bain & Company revealed that companies truly seeking to reduce costs aim to move 50% of their workload to the cloud. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Crisis hits harder in Rio - Bain São Paulo

    April 19, 2015 | Oil and Gas | O Globo | Media mention

    Layoffs affect not only the extractive industries, but also petroleum services businesses. José de Sá, a partner with Bain & Company, explains that the impact on those businesses is even greater than on the extractive industry itself, since smaller companies tend to have less room to maneuver.

  • Suppliers should expand the surge of mergers in the sector - Bain São Paulo

    April 17, 2015 | Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil and Gas | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Mergers and acquisitions between oil companies, such as the $70 billion purchase of the British BG by the British-Dutch Shell, are effects of the current crisis surrounding international oil prices, according to Bain & Company. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • Diversification is the path towards improving competitiveness - Bain São Paulo

    April 08, 2015 | Chemicals | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Bain & Company compiled the results of an extensive survey of the chemical industry that, beyond providing an analysis about business networks, identifies paths toward diversifying national production.

  • Brazil attracts interest abroad, says consulting firm - Bain São Paulo

    March 26, 2015 | Private Equity | Valor Econômico | Media mention

    Karen Harris, the director of Bain & Company's Macro Trends Group, says that she is surprised with the level of pessimism surrounding Brazil's economy, which she finds exaggerated and out of line with the view of foreign investors. (Full article only available in Portuguese)

  • More than one trillion dollars to be invested - Bain São Paulo

    March 26, 2015 | Private Equity | Exame | Media mention

    A survey by Bain & Company indicates that investment funds worldwide began the year with $1.2 trillion, consisting of fundraising, leftover money from previous funds and equity sales. (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)

  • Fight for attention - Bain São Paulo

    February 12, 2015 | Telecommunications | Folha de S. Paulo | Media mention

    The presence of smartphones in the BRIC countries reached 44% of the population in 2014, seven percentage points higher than the previous year, according to a study by Bain & Company. (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)