1. Deal IdeasLearn about Kurt Salmon\'s Deal Ideas, including potential opportunities, drivers and rationale. Spa and Wellness Services  Demand for health and spa services is growing due to the increasing...
  2. Close EncountersMoving full- and off-price stores closer together creates sales opportunities for both Conventional wisdom says that a brand’s off-price, or outlet, stores cannibalize its full-price...
  3. Green FieldPicking the best-of-the-bunch organic brands The organic market is one of the most fertile in today’s food industry. In fact, sales of organic products are expected to grow 14% annually from...
  4. Sweating SmallBoutique studios are creating big investment opportunities Just like consumers in other consumer sectors, fitness consumers are looking for customization, variety and a unique experience. As a...
  5. UnchainedBig retailers need to think small Local, independent, mom-and-pops—whatever you call them— these retailers are back in style , while you don’t have to look hard to find an example...
  6. Apparel’s 9th Annual Sourcing SummitResearch Fast Facts from the 9th Annual Apparel and Kurt Salmon Sourcing Survey During the MAGIC Marketing Week show in Las Vegas this month, Kurt Salmon manager Jordan Pious introduced the results...
  7. Making Consumers Feel Good, One Way or Another Inside three hot emerging CPG categories: probiotics, cold-brew coffee and cannabis Innovation is the lifeblood of CPG, but large CPG companies rarely create entirely new product categories from...
  8. Bringing Store Performance into FocusNew KPIs add perspective on consumer behavior Think back to an old analog TV. It may be hard to remember, and that’s of course because today’s digital HD, Internet-enabled, slim TVs...
  9. 35th Annual National Symposium for Healthcare Executives At the 35th Annual National Symposium for Healthcare Executives in Destin, Florida, Ross Armstrong, a health care expert at Kurt Salmon, led a discussion entitled “Primary Care Strategy in a...
  10. Why Your Hospital Should Join an ACO Written by Ross Armstrong for HFMA Becoming an accountable care organization (ACO) offers a hospital or health system a number of advantages. Saving money in the short term is obviously one...