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Center for Customer Insight

August 2016
Most customer-insight functions report too low in the hierarchy and have too many constraints. The effort to transform CI must begin at the top.
August 2016
By 2020, 50% of new internet users in India will come from rural communities, and people in rural areas will account for about half the subcontinent’s total population of internet users.
April 2016
Business executives may say that customers are a priority, but many companies—especially large, established ones—miss the crucial signals that customers provide.

Focus on Africa

September 2016
Africa remains a great growth opportunity for private equity funds that can adapt to the continent’s evolving needs and consider new types of targets.
June 2016
BCG polled 11,127 consumers across 11 African countries to discover their attitudes, budgeting and spending behaviors, and the effect of different income levels on what they buy.
May 2016
Consumer optimism in South Africa is holding up well considering the country's economic crisis. But that’s likely to change. Companies should act now to weather the downturn.
November 2015
A battle for leadership has erupted as local companies and multinationals vie for market share. In their daily skirmishes, both sides are learning.

Sustainable Development

August 2016
These two very different countries are at very different stages of economic and political development, but they have similar growth trajectories.
Health Care in Emerging Markets
August 2016
Southeast Asia will generate $40 billion in pharmaceutical sales in 2020. MNCs need targeted strategies to create value in the region’s diverse emerging markets.
August 2016
Dissatisfaction with the public health care system is prompting many Chinese to consider alternatives. One answer is reimbursement insurance, likely to be a $60 billion market by 2020.
Future of Globalization
July 2016
The division between the winners and the losers in global integration and technological progress is polarizing societies and threatening to derail growth. Business leaders need to act.
July 2016
Digitization and decentralization have changed everything. The market and the opportunities are still global, but the challenges are local—and more complex than ever.

Global Hotspots

June 2016
Despite economic volatility, consumers’ spending patterns in China are holding up: good news for companies that understand the shifts underway.

Insurance & Financial Services

May 2016
In light of the power shift away from insurers in China, BCG asked 3,200 consumers what is essential in a life insurance or an auto insurance provider. Trust and simplicity top the list.
December 2015
The coming decade represents a major opportunity for financial services companies, as Indonesia’s growing economy and the rising incomes of its citizens produce a new generation of savers and investors.
July 2015
A rebalancing of the global asset-management industry toward Asia-Pacific is overdue. Senior industry executives assess the challenges and opportunities asset managers face in expanding access there.