Retail Publications

  • 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.

  • Winning the Race for Digital Commerce

    March 09, 2017 | Bain Brief

    With much of the growth now coming from online sales, brands need to follow four basic rules to capture their share.

  • Why Supermarkets Are Pushing the Boundaries on Fresh Food

    February 15, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Earning customer loyalty in grocery requires a differentiated proposition, beyond price—and all signs point to fresh food.

  • The Right Way to Build a Modern Retail Firm

    January 29, 2016 | Retail | The Business Times (Singapore)

    There's a danger in relying on benchmarks. Operating models need to be tied to a retailer's unique strategy.

  • Why the In-Store Workforce is the Retailer's Most Powerful Asset

    December 28, 2015 | Retail | Bangkok Post

    In a retail world focused on omnichannel strategies, product and service innovations, IT investments and technology-enabled stores of the future, winning retailers are taking a new look at their store labour models and budgets.

  • Digital China Boom

    July 08, 2015 | CEO Forum

    As China's e-commerce market evolves, the most successful retailers and brands will be those that invest to engage with customers at all three stages of this journey.

  • What it takes for grocers to grow with emerging Asia

    April 23, 2014 | Retail | Jakarta Post

    These would seem like the best of times for the grocery business in emerging Asia. But if the growth is strong and prospects are bright, why do some companies pull ahead while others follow distantly or fail?

  • How grocers can grow with emerging Asia

    April 02, 2014 | Consumer Products | The Business Times (Singapore)

    THESE would seem like the best of times for the grocery business in emerging Asia. Home to about 44 per cent of the world's population, Asia's emerging markets boast macro trends that would delight any retailer: healthy GDP growth, a rapidly rising middle class and populations that are steadily

  • Indonesia, new frontier for consumer goods companies

    March 24, 2014 | Consumer Products | Jakarta Post

    In the world of consumer products, all eyes are on Indonesia. If the country can manage inflation and political instability, reduce regulatory complexity, increase labor market flexibility and improve infrastructure, it could become the globe’s next big prize. Over the next 15 years, Indonesia will

  • Asian grocery success

    March 18, 2014 | Consumer Products | CEO Forum

    The moves that brought a retail company success in the past—very often in a different region—can’t necessarily be repeated in Asia.