Publications

  • Grocery Retailing, Reimagined

    February 14, 2018 | Bain Brief

    As grocers face into the future they should not lose sight of what customers love about them today.

  • Post-Holiday Recap and Resolutions for 2018

    January 18, 2018 | Bain Brief

    Retail sales this holiday season rose an impressive 5.6%, far above most predictions. Here are six resolutions for how retailers can invest to carry their momentum into 2018 and beyond.

  • How retailers are using 'bots' to win over your wallet: Bain & Co. retail consultant

    December 22, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Monisha De La Rocha, a partner with Bain & Company, explains how retailers are using artificial intelligence to track spending habits and interact with consumers.

  • Holiday Shopping Behavior Quiz

    December 21, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Do your special holiday offers capitalize on the science and psychology behind consumer behaviors? Take the quiz to find out.

  • The Strategy, Science and Psychology of Holiday Promotions

    December 21, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Holiday sales are exceeding expectations. But how much are promotions helping retailers achieve this high growth?

  • Darrell Rigby: Omnichannel Retail

    December 15, 2017 | Bain video

    Successful omnichannel retailers merge the best of the digital and physical worlds.

  • The Retail Apocalypse Is Fueled by No-Name Clothes

    December 11, 2017 | Retail | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Amazon increased its market share in plus-sized women about 50 percent over the past three years, new research from Bain & Company says. Additionally, across the market plus-size is “radically underserved,” Bain partner Tamar Dor-Ner says.

  • The smart-speaker war is on

    December 06, 2017 | Retail | Axios | Media mention

    According to Suzanne Tager, senior director of Bain & Company's retail and consumer products practices, Alexa-enabled Amazon devices steer customers toward Amazon private-label, in addition to items they have previously bought.

  • Kurt Grichel: Cost Efficiency in Retail

    December 01, 2017 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Kurt Grichel shares how retailers can use zero-based budgeting and zero-based redesign to transform their cost structures.

  • Casey Taylor: Building Efficient and Sustainable Retail Supply Chains

    December 01, 2017 | Bain video

    Bain Partner Casey Taylor shares four ways retailers can adjust their supply chain to limit the costs to the bottom line and the environment while also keeping their customers satisfied.