1. From Cost Focus to True Value Creation: On the Road to Analytical Sourcing & Supply ChainGlobal Sourcing Reference Report, 13th Edition It is no secret that fashion retailers and brands currently find themselves in a tremendously challenging environment. An abundance of apparel and...
  2. Tackling the delivery challenge One of the biggest challenges for retailers this year will be managing deliveries, particularly at peak selling times such as Christmas and Black Friday. Siobhan Gehin, Managing Director, Kurt...
  3. See Now Buy Now: How ready are you?A Report from Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy Satisfying customers has always been key to retail success, but today – thanks to the Internet, social media and low prices– those...
  4. See now buy now Report_Kurt Salmon part of Accenture Strategy_April 2017.pdfSEE NOW BUY NOW HOW READY ARE YOU? FASHION GETS FASTER Satisfying customers has always been key to retail success, but today – thanks to the Internet, social media and low prices – those...
  5. Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy at World Retail CongressTell us a bit about yourself Dubai 04 April 2017 to 06 April 2017 Today’s consumers want constant “newness”, greater individuality, less mass availability and increasingly demand...
  6. How delivery times are faringSiobhan Gehin, Managing Director Essential Retail 02 February 2017 The challenge of managing deliveries at peak will remain one of the biggest that retailers will face this year as customer...
  7. Start-ups – Disrupt or be disruptedSiobhán Géhin, Managing Director writes Essential Retail 21 March 2017 It’s difficult to find a retail CEO these days who is not concerned about disruptive influences, many of which have...
  8. Why collaboration is key to a successful fashion supply chain just-style 27 April 2017 Siobhán Géhin, Managing Director at Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy explains. Some 10 years ago, a young supply chain expert from Kurt Salmon, part...
  9. How the desire for instant gratification is shaping retail Drapers 05 April 2017 Fashion retailers are under more pressure than ever to improve their operational agility to meet rising demand for “see now, buy now” fast fashion, new research...
  10. Maximising Promotional EffectivenessIf executed effectively, promotions can have clear financial benefits, not least through driving customer engagement and loyalty by heightening the perception of value. Since the economic downturn...