1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Retail and Consumer AdvisoryDuring our 75-year history, we have worked with 30 of the world’s top 50—and all of the top five—retailers. Latest Insights The 10 New KPIs for Retail 1:1 Retailing Personalising the customer...
  5. TeamHelen Mountney Helen Mountney 238 Managing Partner, United Kingdom Siobhan Gehin 225 Partner London Dan Murphy 276 Partner London Sarah Davis 275 Associate Partner Digital London Sue Butler 228...
  6. Maximising Promotional EffectivenessIf executed effectively, promotions can have clear financial benefits, not least through driving customer engagement and loyalty by heightening the perception of value. Since the economic downturn...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...