• Enabling trade: From Valuation to Action

    August 26, 2014 | Strategy | Press release

    Reducing even a restricted set of supply chain barriers halfway to global best practice would yield a nearly 5% increase in GDP, or six times the benefit of removing all remaining tariffs, this according to the World Economic Forum's "Enabling Trade" report, produced with the support of the World

  • Sins in the time management cause high costs

    August 13, 2014 | Organization | Press release

    Top executives lose thousands of hours each year responding to email and sitting in unproductive meetings, and the losses snowball through their organizations – simply because companies do not track and monitor employee time as tightly as any other resource, such as capital.

  • Worldwide luxury goods market manages 4-6 percent revenue growth into 2014

    August 08, 2014 | Retail | Press release

    Worldwide luxury goods market manages 4-6 percent revenue growth into 2014 despite regional worries, lingering weakness; according to Bain & Company's luxury goods worldwide market study, spring 2014 update.

  • Bain study on customer loyalty in B2B markets

    August 05, 2014 | Customer Strategy & Marketing | Press release

    Loyalty positively influences revenue and profitability in corporate business. But earning loyalty in B2B markets poses unique challenges, often involving complicated channel structures, concentrated buyer communities or large accounts with many people influencing the relationship.

  • Bain hosts top recruiting workshop BAINWORKS in Barcelona

    July 25, 2014 | Press release

    The international management consulting firm Bain & Company hosts its third top recruiting workshop BAINWORKS in October in Barcelona. University students from their fourth semester and postgraduate students of all disciplines as well as MBA students can still apply until August 7, 2014.

  • Worldwide Bain study on the future of retail banking: Digitization is a critical success factor for banks

    July 17, 2014 | Banking | Press release

    Retail banking has already become a digital business, spurred by the rapid spread of broadband access and affordable smart mobile devices. Traditional retail banks must move urgently to implement digital services customers want now to fend off disruptive encroachment from nimble, low-cost,

  • Bain & Company strengthens partner group in Germany

    July 15, 2014 | Press release

    Bain & Company strengthens its partner group in Germany with the promotion of three business consultants. The promotions reflect the continued strong growth of the international management consulting firm.

  • Christian Kinder leads Practice Group Insurance at Bain & Company for the German-speaking area

    July 14, 2014 | Insurance | Press release

    Christian Kinder takes over responsibility as Head of the Practice Group Insurance at Bain & Company for the German-speaking area from Henrik Naujoks. Kinder is based in Bain's Munich office.

  • Leading a Digical℠ transformation

    July 10, 2014 | Strategy | Press release

    The digital revolutions we have experienced in the last few decades are nothing short of miraculous. In fact, the changes have been so dramatic that some have predicted the demise of physical commerce entirely. And yet, straight-line extrapolations of digital dominance miss some important insights.

  • Corporate Banking Index of Bain & Company

    July 07, 2014 | Financial Services | Press release

    Profitability of the corporate client business in Germany has fallen 27 per cent in the last two quarters in 2013, this according to the Bain Corporate Banking Index. Decrease in earnings in corporate banking by 4 per cent.