1. U.S. Retailers Rethink Stores to Lure Customers Reuters 21 May 2012 Retailers are shrinking the size of their stores and adding new technologies and services to help lure customers and keep up with online competitors, according to a Reuters...
  2. Cone Denim’s Old Factory Is Back in Fashion Bloomberg Businessweek 17 May 2012 The story of one small denim factory in North Carolina illustrates a larger trend—an increased demand for high-end jeans made on some classic American...
  3. New Albany Healthcare Consultants Joins Kurt Salmon’s Health Care Group Management consulting firm Kurt Salmon is proud to announce that New Albany Healthcare Consultants is now part of Kurt Salmon’s Health Care Group. New Albany will bring significant...
  4. The New Rules of Department Store Reinvention Chain Store Age 07 May 2012 Although some department store retailers are struggling today, reinvention—and renewed success— are not out of reach. In an article in Chain Store Age ,...
  5. Retail 2012 Outlook and Teen Apparel The Deal 04 May 2012 Some of the hottest deals of 2012 may be found in the teen sector, according to an article in The Deal , written by Kurt Salmon retail strategists Michael Dart and Jay...
  6. April Retail Sales Worst Since 2009 Associated Press 03 May 2012 After two months of growth, same-store sales underwhelmed in April, hitting their lowest level since 2009, according to the Associated Press. These disappointing...
  7. U.S. Retail Sales Slow Unexpectedly The New York Times 03 May 2012 Sales growth slowed for retailers in April, who reported lower-than-expected same-store sales growth, according to a New York Times article. But not all is lost,...
  8. Kurt Salmon’s Elaine Remmlinger Named One of 2012’s Top 25 Consultants Consulting magazine named Elaine Remmlinger, a senior partner at management consulting firm Kurt Salmon, one of its Top 25 Consultants of 2012. With more than 30 years of experience advising the...
  9. A New Market for Exotics Women\'s Wear Daily 30 April 2012 Many designers are going to market this fall with lower-priced exotic handbags and shoes, according to a Women’s Wear Daily article. In the article, Kurt...
  10. Prom Spending Rises to Average $1,078 This Year, Survey Says USA Today 13 April 2012 Prom spending is up over $200 from last year, according to a USA Today article. In the article, Kurt Salmon retail strategist Alison Jatlow Levy said teens are spending...