• Enabling Trade Report: Reduction of trade barriers showing first results

    March 13, 2015 | Strategy | Press release

    The stakes for improving trade among countries is enormous, which is driving increased implementation of trade reforms outlined in the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) developed in Bali in 2013. Efforts of TFA implementation are high in least developed and developing countries, reaching 26

  • Customer Loyalty in Retail Banking 2014: Omnichannel is the success model of the future

    March 09, 2015 | Banking | Press release

    Germany's banks are recovering from the crisis of confidence in the years following the global financial crisis. Measurable loyalty improved in 2014 by six percentage points to plus ten percent.

  • Global Diamond Report: Solid outlook for diamond demand

    March 05, 2015 | Industrial Goods and Services | Press release

    The rollercoaster trajectory of the diamond market in recent years showed signs of moderating in 2013 with 2-4 percent growth at every point along the value chain. In its fourth annual report on the global diamond industry, Bain & Company forecasts a solid outlook for diamond demand, but cautions

  • New partner strengthens TMT practice

    February 16, 2015 | Press release

    Bain & Company expands its TMT practice group. The new partner Daniel Milleg will be based in Munich and has substantial experience in digitalization, technology and telecommunication projects.

  • Operational Performance Improvement in Industrial Companies

    February 11, 2015 | Performance Improvement | Press release

    Virtually every company is familiar with the tasks of improving work efficiency and cost positions in order to boost profitability. Bain & Company has developed a state-of-the-art programme for operational performance improvement. It helps industrial companies to prioritize and optimize the main

  • Bain Digital Media Report: New content models are in demand across all age groups

    February 05, 2015 | Media | Press release

    Bain's digital media survey "Generation #hashtag: A new wave of content for the age of Digital Natives" reveals new content models are in demand across all age groups. 70 percent of respondents in Germany said they own a smartphone. Among those 15-25 years old, 91 percent watch videos on their

  • Bain & Company strengthens its partner group in Germany

    January 30, 2015 | Press release

    Bain & Company expands its partner group in Germany with the promotion of two business consultants. Dr. Florian Mueller and Dr. Melanie Bockemühl strengthen the financial services and technology, media and telecommunications practices.

  • Michael Kunst leads Healthcare practice group in EMEA

    January 20, 2015 | Healthcare | Press release

    Bain & Company named Munich based partner Michael Kunst to serve as the firm’s Healthcare practice leader in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective January 1, 2015. Kunst is also responsible for the Healthcare practice group in the German-speaking area.

  • Everyday moments of truth: Frontline managers are key to women's career aspirations

    January 08, 2015 | Strategy | Press release

    Women embark on careers with high expectations and aspirations for advancement, but this confidence evaporates as they enter mid-career. A new Bain & Company study found that nearly half of all new women employees aspire to top management but, within five years, only 16 percent still hold that

  • Global luxury market 2014: Lower, but more sustainable long-term growth

    December 12, 2014 | Retail | Press release

    Slower, but steady: that is the "new normal" for the global luxury market in 2014 – and potentially beyond, which is acclimating to lower, but more sustainable long-term growth. The global luxury market is on target to reach 223 billion € in 2014.