1. 15 December 2014This Holiday, More Retailers Promising Last-Minute Delivery “Coming out of last year, we estimated that people would be a little more cautious this year, ” says Steve Osburn,...
  2. 14 December 2014More Retailers To Guarantee Last-Minute Delivery This Holiday Season With e-commerce sales projected to rise to $89 billion this year, up 13% from last year, UPS and rival carriers will be tested again...
  3. 11 December 2014Catalogs Still Relevant in Today’s Digital Age Reflecting on why, in the digital age, catalogs are still around, Bruce Cohen, partner leading the Private Equity and Strategy...
  4. 10 December 2014Inherent Tension Lies Between Classic Private Equity Strategy and U.S. Fashion Houses In the United States, private equity investors have often been reluctant to invest in luxury brands, which typically depend on a...
  5. 09 December 2014Breaking down departmental silos to drive value Breaking down silos is easy in theory, yet far more difficult in practice due to the inability of many retail leaders to...
  6. 09 December 2014Regional Leadership Changes to Create Success for What’s Next in 2015 and Beyond Management consulting firm Kurt Salmon is pleased to announce two regional leadership changes that will support greater growth,...
  7. 07 December 2014Financial Institutions Must Take Forward-Looking Approach to Mobile Payments Apple Pay has singlehandedly established that there is consumer demand for mobile payments at the point of sale, yet the divide...
  8. 02 December 2014Retailers Fated to a Little More Pain in Margins This week, retailers “gird” for the proverbial last-minute Christmas rush for gifts later in the month, Arnold Aronson,...
  9. 01 December 2014“A Private Word” with Bruce Cohen Featured in Private Equity Analyst A profile of Bruce Cohen, a partner leading the Private Equity and Strategy Practice at Kurt Salmon, was featured in The Wall Street...
  10. 27 November 2014Free Shipping a Key Strategy for Retailers This Holiday Season Shipping is increasingly being used as a part of retailers’ larger strategy to take back customers lost to online competitors...