Retail Publications

  • Embracing China's New Retail

    March 13, 2018 | Bain report

    As online, offline and logistics merge, some brands are pulling ahead by redefining consumers, merchandise and stores.

  • Monisha De La Rocha: How Retailers Can Respond to Amazon's Banking Incursion

    March 05, 2018 | Bain video

    Retailers need to think about partnering with banks and technology firms to continue to innovate and thrive.

  • "Alexa, Move My Bank Account to Amazon"

    March 05, 2018 | Bain infographic

    Amazon is looking to partner with a bank to offer a mobile-friendly account targeted to young adults in the US. How can traditional banks respond?

  • Banking's Amazon Moment

    March 05, 2018 | Bain Brief

    The e-commerce juggernaut may be taking the plunge into banking, but it is not invulnerable. Banks that focus on customers over products, on fast test-and-learn over business cases, can thrive.

  • 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.

  • Future of Consumption in Fast-Growth Consumer Markets: China

    January 26, 2018 | World Economic Forum

    By moving beyond challenges in a collaborative way, China can build a consumption landscape that serves as a model for other fast-growth consumer markets.

  • 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.

  • Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study, Fall–Winter 2017

    December 22, 2017 | Bain report

    The 16th edition of the Bain Luxury Study, published by Bain & Company for Fondazione Altagamma, the trade association of Italian luxury goods manufacturers, analyzed recent developments in the global luxury goods industry.

  • 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?