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Sep 25, 2019, 00:01 ET Dealmakers Should Take Heart--Downturns Are a Better Time for M&A, BCG Study Finds

As concerns about the onset of a global recession increase, M&A dealmakers should take heart: a recent study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in...


Sep 24, 2019, 10:14 ET Humanitarian Investing to Provide Impact Financing to Address Crises

In collaboration with the World Economic Forum and in partnership with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the World Bank Group,...


Sep 23, 2019, 00:01 ET For Payments Players, a Tumultuous Landscape Brings New, Tougher Challenges

As attackers continue to erode the edges of incumbent profit strongholds, established payments players must become ultra-focused to expand their...


Sep 18, 2019, 00:01 ET The Death and Life of Management

Managers are feeling more overworked, more stressed, and less supported than they did just a few years ago, with 81% of Western managers—85% in...


Sep 12, 2019, 00:01 ET Study Uses Big Data to Quantify Shifting Demand for Jobs and Skills

Technology is driving major shifts in the job market, and that will require corporations, governments, and individuals to embrace new strategies,...


Aug 20, 2019, 00:01 ET Quality 4.0 Creates Substantial Value for Manufacturers, but They Must Overcome a Diverse Set of Challenges

Nearly two-thirds of manufacturers believe that Quality 4.0—the application of Industry 4.0's advanced digital technologies to enhance quality...


Jul 31, 2019, 00:01 ET For Asset Managers, Can a Half-Full Glass Lead to Roaring 2020s?

Following the first significant year-on-year decline in assets under management (AuM) since the 2008 financial crisis, asset managers have their work ...


Jul 25, 2019, 00:01 ET As Digital Powerhouses Hover, Banks Must Take the Offensive

Although banking has seen a recovery since the 2008 financial crisis, the industry has entered an era of unprecedented change that will test banks'...


Jul 10, 2019, 00:01 ET Social Inequality Has an Even Larger Impact on Well-Being Than Income Inequality

High levels of social inequality—as reflected in differences in access to high-quality health care and education, for example—are a greater drag on a ...


Jun 27, 2019, 00:01 ET Investment Priorities Set Digital Champions Apart

Companies focusing on upskilling their workforces and spending more on technology/IT are typically more digitally mature than companies spending less ...


Jun 20, 2019, 00:01 ET For Wealth Managers, Off Year Sparks Opportunity to Reignite Growth

With the steady rise in global personal financial wealth having come to a sharp halt in 2018, wealth managers must reinvent their business models to...


Jun 19, 2019, 00:01 ET US Companies Lead in Value Creation, but Asian Companies Are Catching Up

US companies continue to lead the way among the world's large-cap value creators, taking 7 of the top 10 spots and 11 of the top 20 for global...


May 15, 2019, 00:01 ET Two-Thirds of Digital Experts Would Move Abroad for Work, a Global Study Reveals

Digital experts are not only among the most in-demand talent in the world, they are some of the most willing to relocate, with two-thirds open to...


May 07, 2019, 00:01 ET Sustainability Progress in the Fashion Industry Has Slowed By a Third in the Past Year, New Data Reveals

Today, Global Fashion Agenda (GFA), Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) released the 2019 update of Pulse of the...


May 06, 2019, 00:01 ET An Off Year Puts Asset Managers Under Renewed Stress

Asset managers must blaze new strategic trails to put their growth trends on a more consistent track following a difficult year—especially in an...


Mar 28, 2019, 00:01 ET Boston Consulting Group Revenues Reach $7.5 Billion

Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world's leading management consulting firms, announced today global sales of $7.5 billion for 2018, with...


Mar 28, 2019, 00:01 ET Artificial Intelligence Will Trigger Major Shifts in Value Pools Across the Health Care Industry

Companies in the four traditional sectors of health care risk ceding much of the value created by AI tools to technology players and consumers,...


Mar 26, 2019, 04:01 ET Online Marketplaces Could Create 3 Million Jobs in Africa by 2025

Online marketplaces such as Jumia, Souq, Uber, and Travelstart could create around 3 million new jobs by 2025 across Africa. These digital platforms, ...


Mar 26, 2019, 00:01 ET Digitization Emerging as the Key to Survival in Banking

With the momentum that has lifted the banking sector's performance over the first half of the decade slowing in all major markets, banks must...


Mar 21, 2019, 00:01 ET Google Tops BCG's List of 50 Most Innovative Companies for First Time

For the first time, there's a shakeup at the top of BCG's annual list of the most innovative companies. In this year's global survey of more than...


Mar 18, 2019, 00:01 ET Reinventing Life Insurance Agency Distribution Globally

Life insurers globally face multiple challenges and among the most critical is the sustainability of their agency distribution models. After decades...


Jan 29, 2019, 00:01 ET Transportation and Logistics Companies Must Intensify Collaboration to Reap the Benefits of Blockchain

Blockchain adoption by the transportation and logistics (T&L) industry has been slower than one might expect given the magnitude of the potential...


Jan 23, 2019, 03:00 ET Reskilling Revolution - Positive Business Case for Companies and Government

The big-data approach to the cost-benefit analysis of reskilling determined that benefits outweigh costs for 25% of disrupted workers, even when all...


Jan 22, 2019, 00:01 ET Professional Investors Believe Recession Is Near-and Want Companies to Take Steps to Prepare to Create Value in the Aftermath, BCG Survey Says

Nearly three-quarters (73%) of professional investors said that they expect a recession within the next 24 months, according to "Investors Brace for...


Jan 14, 2019, 17:21 ET An Innovative Approach to Pricing Drugs Can Accelerate the Eradication of Diseases

Achieving the full societal benefits of curing chronic or life-threatening diseases will remain an elusive goal unless the pharmaceutical industry...