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  • Big Data will revolutionize the automotive industry

    October 07, 2014 | Automotive

    In a few years’ time, connected cars that are able to send, receive and process data will be the rule and no longer the exception. In its new study the international management consulting firm Bain & Company unveils the first steps towards the digital car world.

  • Bain & Company strengthens TMT practice

    September 18, 2014

    The international management consulting firm Bain & Company strengthens its Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT) practice. The new partner Christopher Schorling will be based in Frankfurt and has substantial experience in strategy development, transformations, product development and

  • Insurance report 2014: Competent and regular interaction proves to be a key factor in customer loyalty

    September 16, 2014 | Insurance

    Regular and efficient contacts promote customer loyalty more effectively than anything else. A Survey among 10,000 Germans reveals deficits among many insurance companies: In Germany satisfied and unsatisfied customers just about hold the balance in non-life insurance while the number of critics is

  • Insurance report 2014: The future belongs to the hybrid customers

    September 09, 2014 | Insurance

    Regular and efficient contacts promote customer loyalty more effectively than anything else. A Survey among 10,000 Germans reveals deficits among many insurance companies: In Germany satisfied and unsatisfied customers just about hold the balance in non-life insurance while the number of critics is

  • Enabling trade: From Valuation to Action

    August 26, 2014 | Strategy

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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,