1. 29 December 2014Fashion Fails to Fuel Excitement this Holiday Season Kurt Salmon’s Arnold Aronson tells Women’s Wear Daily that most apparel retailers have little to celebrate this...
  2. 28 December 2014Retailers Who Invested in Omnichannel Will Find Greater Net Profit Success Retailers pulled off a pretty good holiday season, despite an erratic eight weeks, markdown mania and margin uncertainty. Arnold...
  3. 27 December 2014Retailer-Carrier Communication the Primary Factor in Ensuring On-Time Holiday Deliveries Thirteen percent of holiday shipping deliveries missed the mark, compared with 15% last year, Kurt Salmon retail strategist Steve...
  4. 26 December 2014Cheaper Gasoline Makes Christmas Merrier for U.S. Retailers Carriers were not responsible for missed orders this holiday season, said Steve Osburn, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, in a...
  5. 26 December 2014Who Spoiled Christmas? Fewer Packages Arrive Late “Those retailers that were on their game did extremely well,” said Steve Osburn, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, when...
  6. 26 December 2014Who Won the Holiday Shipping War This Year? This holiday season, 13% of last-minute holiday orders did not arrive on time, a slight improvement over last year, according to...
  7. 26 December 2014U.S. Retailers Miss Fewer Christmas Deadlines: Early Surveys “We saw a lot less of the 11th-hour promotions,” Steve Osburn, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, told Reuters about this...
  8. 26 December 2014Seventy Percent of Returned Holiday Merchandise Suitable for Resale Last January, many retailers were surprised by the high number of holiday gift returns. As the holiday season comes to a close and...
  9. 26 December 2014Retailers to Blame for This Year’s Holiday Shipping Delays Retailers were to blame for all this year’s delays, with reasons including inventory issues and a failure of retailers to...
  10. 26 December 2014Retailers, Carriers Improve Holiday Shipping Performance Bad weather this year helped slick Santa's sleigh, but "the big difference this year was the amount of communication,"...