• Lens on the worldwide luxury consumer

    March 26, 2014 | Retail | Press release

    The number of luxury consumers worldwide has more than tripled over the past twenty years, from roughly 90 million consumers in 1995 to 330 million at the end of 2013, this according to a study of 10,000 luxury consumers conducted by Bain & Company.

  • Helping businesses become more energy efficient

    March 07, 2014 | Industrial Goods and Services | Press release

    With so many businesses looking for ways to reduce their energy consumption—because of cost, environmental concerns or the need to comply with regulations— the opportunities to build businesses that deliver on those needs are large and growing.

  • The renaissance in mergers and acquisitions: M&A creates the most value when it’s frequent and material over time

    February 04, 2014 | Press release

    New 11-Year global study of 18,000 deals involving more than 1,600 companies finds that playing big in M&A generates the greatest shareholder returns. M&A creates the most value when it’s frequent and material over time; this according to a new, far-reaching Bain report.

  • Bain & Company continues its growth and strengthens partner group

    January 24, 2014 | Press release

    Bain & Company strengthens its worldwide partner group with the promotion of 32 business consultants. This reflects the continued strong growth of the international management consulting firm.

  • Use of smartphones and tablet PCs explodes

    January 21, 2014 | Media | Press release

    In the course of the growing popularity of smartphones and tablet PCs, digital media consumers worldwide increasingly move from buying to leasing models as well as other forms of use for videos, games, music and literature.

  • Hidden treasure: Why energy efficiency deserves a second look

    January 08, 2014 | Industrial Goods and Services | Press release

    A few years ago, energy efficiency was still considered to be a topic of interest primarily to plant managers and technical staff. It has now become a CEO task.

  • Customer Loyalty in Retail Banking: Global Edition 2013

    January 02, 2014 | Financial Services | Press release

    Weltweit entwickeln sich Online- und zunehmend auch Mobile-Banking neben dem Filialgeschäft zu tragenden Säulen des Privatkundengeschäfts. In Deutschland erledigen bereits 80 Prozent der Kunden Bankgeschäfte im Internet und immer mehr nutzen hierfür mobile Endgeräte.

  • Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study 2013

    December 20, 2013 | Retail | Press release

    Overall worldwide, luxury goods spending will grow by two percent to €217 billion at current exchange rates over 2013. Americas surpasses China as luxury goods growth leader propelled by Chinese tourism and new store openings, finds Bain & Company’s 2013 luxury goods worldwide market study.

  • Bain analysis of the development of car insurance

    December 04, 2013 | Insurance | Press release

    After six years in deficit, car insurance is expected to return to the profit zone again in 2014. However structural factors exposed in an analysis by the international management consulting firm Bain & Company can be expected to keep margins under pressure over the long term.

  • Corporate Banking Index of Bain & Company

    November 25, 2013 | Financial Services | Press release

    Harsh competition, a flagging economy and higher loan loss provisions have put pressure on the earnings and profitabilty of banks in the corporate client business in Germany in the first half of 2013.