1. Solving Out of Stocks for Goods Kurt Salmon consumer research shows that 50% to 60% of out-of-stocks result in lost sales—consumers either skip the purchase or buy from a competitor. That adds up to a revenue hit of 3% to...
  2. Bringing Store Performance into FocusNew KPIs add perspective on consumer behavior Think back to an old analog TV. It may be hard to remember, and that’s of course because today’s digital HD, Internet-enabled, slim TVs...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. The Long, Hard Road to an Omnichannel-Enabled Supply Chain The road to becoming truly omnichannel is long and hard. And retailers who have rounded the bend of their first tactical milestones are looking up only to see a massive strategic challenge looming...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...