1. Black Friday discountingSiobhan Gehin comments on investor concern Mail On Sunday 28 November 2015 Experts are predicting a slew of profits warnings from retailers in the wake of massive discounting on Black Friday....
  2. Is Black Friday gone for good?Siobhan Gehin comments CNBC.com 25 November 2015 Once the biggest and most famous shopping day of the year, more and more retailers are now extending sale periods and offering bonus deals online....
  3. Kurt Salmon reveals retailers on Santa’s Nice List for delivery of last minute Christmas presents Shoppers are going to have to pay more to guarantee delivery in time for the big day, say the experts. With less than three online shopping days to Christmas, consumers are going to have to pay...
  4. House of Fraser ReviewJudy Blackburn passes her verdict on collecting E-delivery 19 January 2016 As orders placed online up to 12 midnight are available for collection in store for free from 12 noon the following day...
  5. What is the cost of convenience to the grocers?Dan Murphy comments Retail Week 18 January 2016 Convenience has emerged as an important channel for the grocers but how do its economics stack up? Tesco’s Express and Metro formats and the...
  6. Kurt Salmon Announces New Global Leadership Management consulting firm Kurt Salmon is pleased to announce two global leadership changes that will enhance the 80-year-old firm’s growth opportunities, innovation capabilities and client...
  7. Dan Murphy writes on "The rise of the digital talent gap on retail boards" Retail Week 08 March 2016 As technology becomes embedded in every part of the shopping experience, is the knowledge of current retail bosses up to scratch? I recently read Salim Ismail’s...
  8. UK retail bosses slow to capitalise on their stores to improve online performance While stores are starting to play a bigger role in helping retailers meet demands of their customers shopping online, there is still much more they should be doing to build their costliest asset...
  9. Kurt Salmon Digital wins Retail Week Live Tech Sprint with its “Speedly” delivery app The Kurt Salmon Digital team took the top prize in the Retail Week Live Tech Sprint for its home delivery app, named “Speedly”. Designed during the 24 hour hackathon,...
  10. 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...