1. How can retailers boost productivity in light of the living wage? Retail Week 30 March 2016 Cutting store staff – the instinctive response from many retailers when looking to reduce costs – is both negative and counterproductive. This is especially...
  2. European lessons on the living wageDan Murphy comments The Grocer 05 May 2016 On the national living wage the government has shown, once again, a naïve lack of real-world understanding about how policies actually translate into...
  3. Are UK retailers fully prepared for new rules on data breaches?Dan Murphy writes Retail Week 06 May 2016 Retailers need to brush up on fresh legislation over customer data protection as new rules over breaches prepare to swing into action. As if retailers...
  4. The living wage has put retailers’ backs against the wall Drapers 27 April 2016 Once again, with the living wage, the government has shown a naïve lack of real-world understanding about how policies actually translate into practice, writes Dan...
  5. The EU: Should we stay or should we go? Drapers 12 May 2016 As the European Union referendum on June 23 approaches, Drapers takes the temperature of the fashion industry over this historic vote. There are only six weeks to go until the...
  6. The NBA - transforming a flagship sports store with technology Essential Retail 12 May 2016 When the National Basketball Association (NBA) opened its 18,000 sq ft store in New York in 1998, it was the first major sports league to have a retail outlet. The...
  7. Brexit: comment and opinion from the retail fulfilment sectorSiobhan Gehin writes E-delivery 01 July 2016 Siobhan Gehin, partner at management consultants, Kurt Salmon, sees currency exchange rates as the biggest short term headache, with longer term worries...
  8. Kurt Salmon performs successful commercial due diligence for Cairngorm Capital Kurt Salmon recently performed a successful commercial due diligence for Cairngorm Capital, a specialist private investment firm providing equity capital and management expertise to leading UK...
  9. How should you tackle the living wage conundrum?Kurt Salmon partner, Dan Murphy comments Retail W 21 September 2016 The introduction of the national living wage has sent shockwaves through retail that will reverberate for many years to come....
  10. 10 KPIs for the new retailing worldKurt Salmon team, Dan Murphy and James Taylor, write Retail Week 17 August 2016 Retailers increasingly realise that they need to respond to new dynamics such as a shift from transactions to...