1. Sweating SmallBoutique studios are creating big investment opportunities Just like consumers in other consumer sectors, fitness consumers are looking for customization, variety and a unique experience. As a...
  2. Deal IdeasLearn about Kurt Salmon\'s Deal Ideas, including potential opportunities, drivers and rationale. Spa and Wellness Services  Demand for health and spa services is growing due to the increasing...
  3. Global Sourcing Reference Kurt Salmon has launched the 12th edition of the Global Sourcing Reference. Increases of sourcing costs in China and other important sourcing markets, currency fluctuations, political turbulence...
  4. HD Merchandising While technology and innovation flourish on the consumer side of fashion, inside headquarters, not much has changed in years. The way in which merchandising and planning groups work and the...
  5. Profitable delivery in a digital worldReducing the peak delivery gap The UK Kurt Salmon Peak Shipping study of 50+ retailers covers a broad range of categories including traditional big boxes, department stores, fashion and specialty...
  6. Kurt Salmon ReviewRetail. Consumer Products. Private Equity. Strategy. Issue 04 The Kurt Salmon Review considers many of the issues facing retailers in the US but they are just as relevant to the UK. Here is a...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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....
  10. 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...