Publications

  • Dreaming of an Amazon Christmas?

    November 09, 2017 | Bain Brief

    We take a close look at Amazon’s holiday strategy and examine how retailers can capture more than their fair share of growth.

  • Class Of ’17: Meet Bain & Co’s Newest MBA Hires

    November 09, 2017 | Firm Strategy | Poets & Quants | Media mention

    Poets & Quants sat down with Bain's 2017 MBA class and Keith Bevans, a partner and head of consulting recruiting, to discuss what the firm looks for in its "future leaders."

  • Predator or Prey: Disruption in the Era of Advanced Analytics

    November 08, 2017 | Bain Brief

    The signs that an industry is ripe for advanced analytics disruption are becoming clearer. So are the patterns that commonly follow.

  • The Inner Game: Why Culture Trumps Code in Digital Innovation

    November 08, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Truly disruptive digital change takes more than data and coding—it requires winning at the "inner game."

  • A Path to Faster Growth for Healthcare Companies: Eliminate Complexity

    November 08, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Healthcare manufacturers have long believed that all revenue growth is good. But to increase the top line, many launched new products without addressing legacy versions, entered new categories without a path to leadership and expanded to all corners of the world without sufficient local scale.

  • Uber's lofty plan: Flying taxis in L.A.

    November 08, 2017 | Airlines & Transportation | Los Angeles Times | Media mention

    Despite the momentum behind Uber's project, Jim Harris, a partner with Bain & Company, who leads the firm's aerospace and defense practice, said the regulatory timeline tends to be longer than companies expect.

  • How to Respond to Disruption in the Era of Advanced Analytics

    November 07, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Disrupters in advanced analytics use cost, customer experience or entirely new business models to upend ill-prepared companies or industries. Here's how to spot the warning signs.

  • Chinese investment in US crude pipeline could be 'new model' for energy exports

    November 06, 2017 | Industrial Goods & Services | S&P Global | Media mention

    A deal between a foreign oil and gas company and U.S.-based private equity is unusual. Beyond this, according to Whit Keuer, a partner with Bain & Company, the integrated value chain makes the prospective China deal particularly competitive.

  • How thredUP LUXE and other retailers capitalize on pre-owned luxury

    November 06, 2017 | Retail | Stores | Media mention

    Aaron Cheris, a partner with Bain & Company, notes that more than half of luxury pre-owned sales in the United States are now online rather than in bricks-and-mortar stores.

  • Audax-Backed Wheel Pros Explores a Sale

    November 03, 2017 | Automotive | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    Compared with the original-equipment segment, the aftermarket category is less volatile and expanding at a steadier pace, said Sandeep Heda, a partner with Bain & Company who focuses on the auto sector.