13 hrs ago
Skyword names former iProspect exec as president
Skyword, a Boston marketing firm that creates content for the Web and aims to eventually go public, has created the position of president and named a former global president of iProspect to fill it.
18 hrs ago
Insight: Luxury brands position for U.S. boom
Most men might balk at spending $600 on a pair of Dior sneakers but for U.S. shoppers like Ephraim, an upbeat 30-year-old, such indulgences are becoming increasingly commonplace.
More on Monaco
One hundred and fifty years ago, the tiny principality of Monaco invented Monte Carlo by building a grand, palatial casino and founding the tourism entity Societe des Bains de Mer , which quickly built the equally palatial Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo in Place du Casino Square.
Thu May 23, 2013
FDA panel says Merck's insomnia drug safe in lower doses
A Food and Drug Administration panel says Merck & Co.'s experimental insomnia drug is effective and safe at lower doses, moving the drug company a step closer to gaining approval for the U.S. sale of the sleeping pill.
Banker & Tradesman
Bain Capital Founder Sells Ritz Pad For $5.2M
The founder of Boston-based private-equity firm Bain Capital has sold an apartment at the Ritz-Carlton Residences for $5.2 million.
Sat May 18, 2013
Jewellery expected to help Richemont to outshine peers
Luxury goods group Richemont's strong position in the jewellery market and its plans to develop this business further will help it to outperform rivals in coming months, analysts said.
Fri May 17, 2013
Brian Atwood engages fans via month-long Instagram campaign - Luxury Daily
Luxury goods revenues to grow 50pc faster than global GDP: Bain Fueled by current consumption habits and key global markets, luxury goods revenues could grow as much as 50 percent faster than the global gross domestic product, according to a new report from Bain & Co.
Thu May 16, 2013
Global luxury goods market to cool in 2013 - Bain
Growth in sales of luxury goods is expected to ease slightly this year, hit by subdued spending in Europe and slower growth in China, consultancy Bain & Co said in a study on Thursday.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Motley Fool
Airlines to Fliers: "We're Really Listening!"
Believe it or not, when you get an email from an airline asking you to "rate your experience from your recent flight." the airline is watching closely.
Thu May 09, 2013
Management consulting: To the brainy, the spoils
ELITE management consultancies shun the spotlight. They hardly advertise: everyone who might hire them already knows their names.
Rich Chinese look abroad to secure wealth
China's wealthiest citizens are looking to secure their riches and improve the quality of their lives.
Wed May 08, 2013
Bain & Co.'s chairwoman drives corporate culture message to Dallas
Her address to about 150 Dallas business leaders and guests at today's World Affairs Council luncheon was simple: A company can only endure if its people all believe in the same core values.
Merck and Celebrity Chef Art Smith 'Cook Up a Recipe' for Better Type 2 Diabetes Management
Merck , known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced its partnership with celebrity chef Art Smith onTaking Diabetes to Heart, an educational program to help people living with type 2 diabetes better manage the disease.
Mergers and acquisitions "mountain climbers" poised to outpace deal-making competition in 2013
While Bain found that the average total shareholder return was 4.5 per cent for all companies in the 1,600 -plus company sample, "Mountain Climbers 'defined as companies that made more than one deal per year over the 11-year study period and that made acquisitions with a cumulative relative deal size as a percentage of market capitalization of ... (more)
Tue May 07, 2013
International Business Times
Chinese Real Estate's New Frontier Is US
A slab is lifted onto steel pillars at a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province April 24, 2012.
Mon May 06, 2013
Report: Chinese look abroad to preserve wealth
A new report says China's richest people are investing more abroad as they try to preserve their fortunes in a fast-changing economy and 10 percent expect their children to emigrate.
Innovation Through Acquisition: How eBay Stays Big, But Also Nimble
John Donahoe is a student of the game: Before becoming CEO at eBay, he spent over 20 years at mega-consultancy Bain & Company, where he wrote about corporate venturing.
Bain & Co. to open permanent office in Washington
Boston-based management consulting firm Bain & Co. is making a permanent move to Washington less than a year after setting up a temporary office in the city, The Washington Post reported.
Sat May 04, 2013
Design, fashion and architecture converge
Bathrooms that beg indulgence. Tiles that reduce pollution. Lighting that mimics a rainbow Extravagance, social consciousness and innovation are strange, but alluring, bedfellows at the Milan Furniture Show and the myriad side events dedicated to design that wrap up on April 14, ending a weeklong celebration of domestic bliss in its many forms.
Wed May 01, 2013
Article: Global Luxury Goods Ecommerce Market Soars
Concerns about the state of the global economy don't seem to be slowing the worldwide appetite for luxury goods, according to research released by business consulting firm Bain & Company in October 2012.