1. Saks Cuts Outlook in Wake of Sandy Women’s Wear Daily 13 November 2012 Saks joined a growing list of retailers in lowering its fourth-quarter sales forecast, citing disruption from Hurricane Sandy, according to Women’s Wear...
  2. The Factory Fire: Global Commerce, Local Tragedy Associated Press 01 December 2012 A fire in a Bangladesh clothing factory that killed 112 workers also revealed an increasingly complex supply chain to an ordinarily unaware American public,...
  3. Madison Riley Named to Association of Management Consulting Firms Board Madison Riley, managing partner of Kurt Salmon’s North American Retail and Consumer Products Group, has been named to the 2013 board of directors of the Association of Management Consulting...
  4. The New Logistics of Christmas The Wall Street Journal 13 December 2012 Retailers are actively gunning toward enabling full omnichannel distribution—truly delivering products whenever and however the customer wants,...
  5. Torn between Loyalty and a Bargain Financial Times 11 December 2012 Many retailers are exploring new ways to use analytics and big data to boost customer loyalty—without coming off as creepy. In a Financial Times article,...
  6. Kurt Salmon Awarded Top Vendor Selection Honor Third Year Running Kurt Salmon was named the top health care IT vendor selection firm in KLAS Enterprises’ 2012 Best in KLAS Awards. KLAS, an independent research agency, also identified Kurt Salmon as the...
  7. Dark Art of Store Emails The Wall Street Journal 18 December 2012 Retailers have to work increasingly hard to get their emails to stand out, especially during the holiday season. In a Wall Street Journal article, Kurt...
  8. Holiday’s Aftermath: Squeeze on Profits Women’s Wear Daily 03 January 2013 In an effort to make up for lackluster holiday sales, retailers promoted heavily in December, which may have hurt their profit margins, according to an article...
  9. A Postholiday Letdown for Retailers The Wall Street Journal 03 January 2013 Some retailers turned in disappointing sales in December during what is supposed to be one of their busiest months. The Wall Street Journal reported that...
  10. Handbags Back in the Spotlight Women’s Wear Daily 17 December 2012 Handbag sales are gaining speed heading into 2013, according to a Women’s Wear Daily article. In the article, Kurt Salmon retail strategist Nancy Liu...