Publications

  • How to Make Your Drug Launch A Success

    October 23, 2017 | IN VIVO

    The pain is becoming all too common for many pharmaceutical executives. After a decade or more of investment in drug development and clinical trials, a company launches a promising new product only to see sales fall far short of expectations.

  • Embracing the Next Energy Revolution: Electricity Storage

    October 18, 2017 | Bain Brief

    As battery costs decline, utilities and their customers are beginning to deploy large-scale energy storage.

  • Capital Gets a Reset

    October 02, 2017 | CFO.com

    CFOs and CEOs will need to shift their strategies to tap the abundance of available capital.

  • How to Make Your Drug Launch a Success

    September 06, 2017 | Pharmaceuticals | Bain Brief

    Bain research shows successful pharmaceutical companies are overhauling their approach to drug launch—and they do three things right.

  • Is Your Brand Positioned to Win in Digital?

    June 22, 2017 | Bain infographic

    With more shoppers buying on digital channels, fast-moving consumer goods companies need to rethink their e-commerce strategy. Here are four ways brands can get ahead in digital.

  • 3,000 Years of Business History in Two Minutes

    June 22, 2017 | Bain video

    The idea of what a business is has evolved slowly but profoundly through a series of what we can now see as definable eras.

  • Bain & Company achieves net zero carbon emissions for the sixth year in a row - Part of the firm's global commitment to fighting climate change

    June 09, 2017 | Social & Public Sector | Press release

    Bain & Company, the global business consulting firm, announced today its sixth annual certification as a 100 percent CarbonNeutral® company – an achievement few can claim, according to Natural Capital Partners, a world-leading provider of carbon emission reduction and renewable energy solutions.

  • Jim Hackett has an impossible job to remake Ford

    May 24, 2017 | Firm Strategy | The Financial Times | Media mention

    Bain & Company has a model for what it calls the firm of the future — a company, like Ford, facing upheaval. It argues that the leaders like Jim Hackett must keep “engine one”, the traditional core business, operating smoothly. At the same time, they must free capital to invest in “engine two”, the

  • New Bank Strategies Require New Operating Models

    May 15, 2017 | Bain Brief

    It’s high time for banks to shake up creaky structures and ways of working—and time is running short for responding to incursions by nonbank technology firms.

  • How Retailers Can Cut Emissions as E-Commerce Soars

    April 19, 2017 | Bain infographic

    A look at online shopping’s effect on retailers’ carbon footprints, and four ways that omnichannel retailers can reduce emissions.