Learn about Kurt Salmon's Deal Ideas, including potential opportunities, drivers and rationale.
  • Action Sports Action sports retailers and brands are well positioned to continue to outperform the broader teen retail industry
  • Outdoor Apparel Secular consumer trends in healthy living, fitness and casualization, along with channel proliferation, are driving strong overall sector growth
  • Regional/Emerging Food Brands Regional and emerging speciality foods brands with a strong market position have the opportunity to expand nationally by capitalizing on consumer demand for authentic, artisanal and local products
  • Apparel Accessories The global apparel accessories market has exhibited steady growth
  • Fast-Casual Restaurants Consumer demand for high-quality healthy and natural ingredients in their food has driven growth of the fast-casual restaurant sector
  • High-Low Grocery Stores firmly positioned within the premium and discount consumer segments experiencing outsized growth
  • Plus-Size Apparel The plus-size segment, which represents a major percentage of the apparel market and continues to grow, is substantially underserved
  • Private Label in Personal Care With private label continuing to gain acceptance at retail, personal care is likely to have the most growth
  • "Beyond the Suburbs" Retail Serving exurban and rural markets
  • Tribes of One Capitalizing on customized products and services
  • Influencer Channel Brands Specialized venues as channels of distribution for premium consumer products
  • Regional Retail Strong established brands that have an opportunity to expand nationally

13 January 2015