Publications

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Crazy Idea or Game-changing Breakthrough? Put It to the Test

    November 01, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Companies with a nimble test-and-learn culture will seize new opportunities quickly.

  • The Future of Car Sales is Omnichannel

    October 30, 2017 | Bain infographic

    Car-buying behavior is changing, and almost 50% of buyers begin online. This infographic looks at how dealers and automakers can create a better sales experience.

  • Promo Market to Target: Retail

    October 26, 2017 | Retail | Advertising Specialty Institute | Media mention

    The digital shift has already irrevocably changed some parts of retail, with more to follow. “Electronics and bookstores have seen a demise,” says Steve Caine, a partner with Bain & Company. “Structural changes are also coming to the grocery industry, because they don’t want to be next,” he added.

  • Kang’s Take: Dreaming of a White Christmas in the Retail Sector

    October 24, 2017 | Retail | WSJ Pro | Media mention

    U.S. retail sales are expected to grow by about 3.5% to 3.9% during the upcoming holiday season, according to a recent report by Bain & Company.

  • Brands not finding online loyalty in China

    October 24, 2017 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Bruno Lannes, a partner with Bain & Company, says brands are not getting the type of online loyalty expected as the consumer goods market gets disrupted in China.

  • 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.

  • Bain & Company's Jennifer Hayes named to Consulting Magazine's 2017 'Women Leaders in Consulting' List

    October 23, 2017 | Firm Strategy | Bain press release | Press release

    Jennifer Hayes, an Atlanta-based partner with Bain & Company’s Retail and Strategy Practices and chair of Bain’s Global Women’s Leadership Council (GWLC), has been recognized by Consulting magazine as one of its 2017 Women Leaders in Consulting in the category of Client Service