1. The Kurt Salmon ReviewRetail. Consumer Products. Private Equity. Strategy. Issue 05 We all know that the retail and consumer products industry has changed significantly —and that the pace of change will only...
  2. Glass Half Full Two years of deep same-store sales declines can easily feel like a death sentence for most retailers. However, the data suggests it is indeed far from that. We analysed a group of specialty...
  3. The 10 New KPIs for Retail Most of today’s retail CEOs learned about retail in the 1980s, when performance was measured purely in terms of physical transactions: costs, like-for-like sales, margins and stock turns....
  4. Private Equity ideas and insights Try out fashion for size The UK fashion industry was valued at £50bn in 2015 and is forecast to grow steadily at c.4% p.a. over the next three years. The market, dominated by womenswear...
  5. Detoxing your cost structureA zero-based budgeting approach If the human body is exposed to a highly calorific diet and limited exercise, it will accumulate substantial pockets of fat over time. This excess weight will in...
  6. Goods Not For ResaleUnlock hidden value in your P&L Retail P&Ls are under pressure as never before. The increasing costs of servicing customer needs in store and online, the advent of the Living Wage and...
  7. 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...
  8. Cairngorm Capital investment to accelerate growth for Polyframe0707.pdfCairngorm Capital investment to accelerate growth for Polyframe London, 7 July 2016: Cairngorm Capital is pleased to announce that it has made a significant majority investment in Polyframe Group...
  9. 10 KPIs for New Retailing World.pdfThe 10 New Retail KPIs Most of today’s retail CEOs learned about retail in the 1980s, when performance was measured purely in terms of physical transactions: costs, like-for-like sales, margins...
  10. Zero Based Budgeting.pdfDetoxing your cost structure – a zero-based budgeting approach With wafer thin margins in food and consumer goods, ZBB provides a holistic view of what drives end-to-end business value and...