Retail Publications

  • Winning the Race for Digital Commerce

    March 09, 2017 | Bain Brief

    With much of the growth now coming from online sales, brands need to follow four basic rules to capture their share.

  • How Big Brands Can Prepare for US Grocery's Tectonic Shifts

    March 08, 2017 | Bain Brief

    As US consumer trends shift and grocers react, consumer goods companies face massive risks to their growth and profit formulas.

  • How Grocers Can Improve Shoppers' Price Perception

    February 15, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Successfully managing prices can improve consumers' perception of a product, earn their loyalty and grow revenue.

  • Holiday Recap and 10 Trends to Embrace in 2017

    January 19, 2017 | Bain Brief

    We review sales results from the holiday season and share the most important trends for retailers to act on in 2017.

  • Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study, Fall-Winter 2016

    December 28, 2016 | Bain report

    The 15th 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.

  • The Power of Omnichannel Stores

    December 19, 2016 | Bain Brief

    We examine the latest sales results and the important role of stores in an omnichannel strategy.

  • Melanie Sanders: The Grocery Battle over Fresh Food

    December 15, 2016 | Bain video

    More than 80% of Australian consumers cross-shop, making it critical for grocers to differentiate their offerings, beyond price. Bain research shows that high-quality fresh food is as important as price for today's shoppers.

  • Perception Beats Reality in Pricing

    December 15, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Price wars have broken out in consumer industries around the world. It’s no secret that retailers such as ALDI, Amazon and Walmart have used price to position themselves against traditional competitors in their markets, pinching margins all around.

  • Bruno Lannes: Two-Speed China in Consumer Goods

    December 15, 2016 | Bain video

    A look at three trends within China's new "two-speed" scenario and how brands can win in this environment.

  • The amount of data available to retailers is growing rapidly - Bain Moscow

    December 06, 2016 | Digital, Retail | Vedomosti

    The amount of data available to retailers is growing rapidly, as is the number of companies that offer data processing. However, retailers will only benefit if they are able to convert the results of their analysis into concrete action. (Full article only available in Russian)