Client results

  • Sparkling results from glass company's new strategy

    | Client success story

    Bain & Company helped a company in decline by focusing on customer-led growth-- the client increased sales to their more profitable customers on their most profitable products and reduced their cost base.

  • A corporate staff slims down for faster, better decisions

    | Client success story

    Bain & Company helped a building-supply manufacturer fuel product innovation by designing a new corporate structure based around decisions.

  • How to sell more dog food

    | Client success story

    Bain helped a leader in the nutritional pet food market to design and implement sales improvements and a new growth plan. The efforts doubled the company's revenue and profit growth.

  • A sweet new branding strategy

    | Consumer Products | Client success story

    Bain recommended this frozen treat company reposition to produce high-end, higher-margin ice cream products. The new strategy resulted in our client reversing their market share decline and gaining significant net present value.

  • Cutting sales costs without sacrificing service

    | Client success story

    A Latin American personal care company was targeting an ambitious 20% reduction in sales operating expenses. Bain & Company helped our client create a plan to redeploy the field salesforce and capture savings.

  • Patience proves a virtue when divesting poor performer

    | Client success story

    Bain recommended this parent company wait to divest it failing subsidiary and focus on restructuring and reducing its costs. The turnaround generated an $85M profit improvement and the subsidiary sold for 20X P/E.

  • Food processor trims supplier relationships

    | Client success story

    A large food processing company suffered from an inefficient supply chain and high-cost packaging materials. Bain recommended reducing the number of suppliers, which resulted in a 19 percent reduction in costs.

  • Revamped supply chain doubles consumer product profitability

    | Client success story

    One of our consumer products clients asked us to help to restore profitability to a failing product line. Bain conducted a hunt for profitability, analyzing the competition, value chain and manufacturing process.

  • Organizational transformation creates a clear vision

    | Client success story

    The organizational structure and lack of vision hindered performance for one of our global consumer products clients. Bain helped align the organization to a new vision through focus on leadership, decision making and measures and incentives.

  • Lean Six Sigma improves plant performance and cuts costs

    | Client success story

    Bain & Company helped a food company boost growth and increase market share by incorporating Lean Six Sigma principles to improve plant performance, which yielded 15 percent cost savings and increased flexibility.