1. Retailers Look to Test Demand for Same-Day Delivery Services Financial Times 08 January 2013 As the retail industry experiments with same-day delivery, the approach may not make financial sense for all retailers. “It’s ultimately a pretty costly...
  2. A Generation Gap? Not on This Web Site The New York Times 13 January 2013 A recent New York Times profile of Halsbrook.com, an e-commerce site for 40-something women who want to look chic, not stodgy, reveals the cutthroat world of...
  3. U.S. Retailers Post 5.8% January Same-Store Sales Growth; 3.5% Was Expected The Wall Street Journal 07 February 2013 U.S. retailers turned in better-than-expected sales in January, according to the Wall Street Journal . But Kurt Salmon retail strategist Nancy Liu said...
  4. Payroll Tax Whacks Spending The Wall Street Journal 21 February 2013 Many retailers, restaurants and consumer products companies are lowering forecasts and adjusting marketing strategies out of fear that restoring the...
  5. Assembly-Line Pizza Draws Hungry Fast-Casual Investors Bloomberg 27 February 2013 Investors are lining up to get a slice of the fast-casual restaurant segment action, according to a Bloomberg article. And for good reason, says Kurt Salmon restaurant...
  6. U.S. Retailers See Tepid Growth The Wall Street Journal 07 March 2013 Many U.S. retailers posted moderate same-store sales in February, as positive and negative economic indicators resulted in a wash-out, according to the Wall...
  7. Fashion Investors Eyeing Bigger Deals Women’s Wear Daily 12 March 2013 The stars may be aligning for bigger fashion and apparel deals in 2013, according to a Women's Wear Daily article. In the article, Kurt Salmon retail...
  8. Andy Bachrodt Promoted to Senior Partner in Kurt Salmon’s Health Care Group Management consulting firm Kurt Salmon has named Andy Bachrodt as a senior partner in the firm’s Health Care Group. Mr. Bachrodt, who also leads the group, has more than 25 years of...
  9. Craig Acosta Named Senior Partner in Kurt Salmon’s Health Care Group Management consulting firm Kurt Salmon is pleased to announce that Craig Acosta has been promoted to a senior partner in the firm’s Health Care Group. Mr. Acosta has nearly 25 years of...
  10. Belk: The Master Plan Women’s Wear Daily 23 March 2013 A Women’s Wear Daily profile of Belk chairman and CEO Tim Belk highlighted the innovative approach of the regional department store leader over the past...