1. You Need Partners Jeff Hoffman, a partner and consultant with Kurt Salmon in San Francisco, says mergers made up the lion's share of his practice...
  2. 18 May 2015Braving the Currency Storm: What U.S. Brands Can Do The strong U.S. dollar is weighing heavily on today's global brands. While raising prices overseas is an easy lever to pull,...
  3. 15 May 2015Amid Fierce Competition, Whole Foods Should Lower Prices, Create Intimate Store Experience “The younger generation is looking for a more intimate, more curated selection,” Bruce Cohen, retail and private equity...
  4. 11 May 2015The Next Frontier In Shopping Is Using Personalized Information “Inventory is a foundational part of omnichannel. The ones that solve the inventory challenges first and get their house in...
  5. 11 May 2015Paul Schottmiller Joins Kurt Salmon as a Partner in the Retail and Consumer GroupEnhancing the Firm’s Digital and Analytics Capabilities Global management consulting firm Kurt Salmon is pleased to welcome Paul...
  6. 07 May 2015Whole Foods’ New Stores Will Provide Intimate, Curated Grocery Experience “Consumers are looking for something more intimate and curated where they can shop quickly but that still has the right...
  7. 07 May 2015West Coast Port Congestion Continues to Plague Retailers “A lot of our retail clients are transitioning to either the East Coast or elsewhere on the West Coast to minimize the risk to...
  8. 06 May 2015For Retailers, Developing In-Store Fulfillment Capabilities Is Crucial Nothing’s more important to retailers now than developing in-store fulfillment capabilities, Holden Bale, retail strategist at...
  9. 05 May 2015Retailers Must Speed Up the Returns Process “One thing brick-and-mortar locations have over pure play platforms is immediate credit for returns,” Steve Osburn,...
  10. 29 April 2015U.S. Shipping Delay Costs Could Reach $7 Billion This Year, $37 Billion in 2016 Frank Layo, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, explains to The Wall Street Journal how costs are still climbing as a result of...