Bain in the news

  • Tesla co-founder: Elon Musk's vision for mass electric-car adoption 'not possible'

    January 27, 2015 | GreenTechMedia | Media mention

    Europe could have saved itself $100 billion by installing solar power panels in sunnier countries and wind turbines in windier places, the World Economic Forum's "Future of Electricity" platform said in a report written with Bain & Company, adding that another $40 billion could have been saved by

  • The dark underbelly of the Davos 'well-being' agenda

    January 26, 2015 | The Washington Post | Media mention

    A report by Bain & Company examining the positive financial benefits of investing in well-being focused on how healthy populations and economic prosperity can lead to new business and investment opportunities.

  • Europe burns $140 billion on a big green mistake

    January 23, 2015 | Investor's Business Daily | Media mention

    The World Economic Forum's "Future of Electricity" platform revealed a Bain & Company report stating that Europe wasted $140 billion on mismanaged, but trendy, green energy projects this year.

  • Junk food and booze could follow tobacco in plain packaging push

    January 23, 2015 | Bloomberg | Media mention

    The UK’s plan to force tobacco companies to use standardized packaging has revived concern that other goods deemed unhealthy by health campaigners could face similar legislation.

  • Bain & Company chairman says Korean companies have no future if status quo continues - Bain Seoul

    January 22, 2015 | Maeil Business Newspaper | Media mention

    "The ways of the past do not work anymore. Companies need to globalize all areas of their business activities," said Bain & Company Chairman Orit Gadiesh at the World Economic Forum 2015 in Davos. "I said the same thing 15 years ago, but few Korean companies have changed since then."

  • Electricity sector in OECD markets needs $7.6 trillion in investments by 2040: report

    January 21, 2015 | Energy Business Review | Media mention

    "The electricity sector is at a crossroads. We are entering a period of unprecedented investment to meet our energy policy goals, but decreasing returns and increasing risk are raising questions over future investment," said Julian Critchlow, a partner at Bain & Company, which collaborated with the

  • Badly located renewable power plants cost Europe $100 bln - Davos report

    January 21, 2015 | Reuters | Media mention

    Europe could have saved itself $100 billion by installing solar power panels in sunnier countries and wind turbines in windier places, the World Economic Forum's "Future of Electricity" platform said in a report written with Bain & Company.

  • Real-life stores regain cool as web lacks hands-on deals

    January 20, 2015 | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Under-investing in physical stores can lead to a sales drop that can’t be made up for by growth online, according to a Bain & Company report. Retailers must blend digital and physical-store experiences in a so-called “digical” strategy, the report said.

  • Only mobile banks will survive - Bain Warsaw

    January 20, 2015 | BANK | Media mention

    According to a Bain & Company study, customer retention and the ability to compete with new players in the market depend on how quickly and efficiently banks develop mobile services. For 60% of the banks, however, it will be a long-term process requiring a lot of patience from the client.

  • Healthcare sector needs $3 trillion in 10 years: Report

    January 20, 2015 | The Economic Times | Media mention

    A report by Bain & Company in collaboration with NATHEALTH notes that heightened investment in India's healthcare is needed to sustain the country's economic growth. According to Karan Singh, the leader of Bain's healthcare practice in Asia-Pacific, "Healthcare spending in India needs to go to 6