1. Driving a Coherent Pricing StrategyA Kurt Salmon survey found that between 2010 and 2011 price increased by 5 points to 21% amongst all reasons for choosing to shop with a particular retailer Pricing is a key element for surviving...
  2. Maximising Inventory EfficiencyIn retail, where inventory typically accounts for 10 percent of sales, optimising working capital is an important component of performance improvement Retail operational excellence is the...
  3. Transforming the world’s leading retail and consumer products companies Brooks Kitchel, head of Kurt Salmon’s global Retail and Consumer Products Group, explains our work focused on improving the performance of top retail and consumer products companies and how...
  4. Driving operational improvements and business growth Helen Mountney, Managing Director, Kurt Salmon United Kingdom, discusses the services Kurt Salmon's UK offices provide to retailers to help them improve performance and navigate a complex...
  5. Developing Leaner Supply Chain Operations Now, more than ever, supply chains need to be both responsive and efficient. Retail companies must satisfy ever-growing customer expectations in increasingly competitive markets while working in...
  6. Infinite Touchpoints, One OrganisationMoving toward an Omnichannel Merchandising and Planning Organisation Although most retailers are in the midst of one or many initiatives to improve their omnichannel customer experience, many have...
  7. Achieving Strategic Benefits with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Retailers and wholesalers seeking a competitive advantage in today’s ever-changing, increasingly fickle consumer environment are spending millions of dollars over several years to adopt and...
  8. Going DirectJourney from Wholesale Brand to Direct-to-Consumer Retailer Lured by the promise of bigger sales, better access to consumers and even their ultimate survival, wholesale brands are increasingly...
  9. Why Retailers Need to Change the Way They Manage Change Few industries undergo as much change, and at such a rapid pace, as retail. But retailers may not be giving change the senior-level sponsorship or the thorough and consistent stewardship that it...
  10. Operationalising Omnichannel Omnichannel, for consumers, means a seamless experience with a retailer, one that offers the same product selection, purchase and fulfillment options, and level of service regardless of how,...