1. Oversight Can Be an Engine, Not an Anchor Financial firms have made significant investments to meet today’s heightened regulatory demands, focusing heavily on hiring oversight staff. But effective oversight of compliance,...
  2. How Big Data Will Underpin Retail Data will enable retailers to dynamically price their products and offer promotions in real time. To demonstrate how, Kurt Salmon's Al Sambar and Isaac Krakovsky take CNBC on a tour of the 1:1...
  3. The Future of Shopping Has Already ArrivedKurt Salmon Shares 1:1 Retailing with CNBC Technology is now enabling the personalized experience of online shopping to be replicated in the physical store, as Kurt Salmon's Isaac Krakovsky and...
  4. Made in the USA?Key niche categories will breathe new life into American apparel manufacturing. American apparel manufacturing writ large may be a thing of the past, but brands and investors should take notice of...
  5. Beyond ChinaFor Western brands looking to expand into Asia, venturing beyond China can pay off big. Asia expansion shouldn’t end with China. Maybe it shouldn’t start there either. International...
  6. Can Traditional Grocery Get It Right?The latest battle in the struggle to differentiate: omnichannel. Plus a look at promising grocery concepts for investment consideration. The industry's latest challenge: deciding if and how to...
  7. Omnichannel at a CostShip-from-store might save sales—but it has its tradeoffs. The Price of Saving a Sale with Ship-from-Store The ability to ship product from a store to a customer in order to fulfill an online...
  8. Learning from the GreeksGreek yogurt has reshaped the category and changed consumers’ palates, creating new opportunities for investors. How Greek yogurt triggered the rebirth of a category—and the new...
  9. Finding Diamonds in the RoughHow to spot the best and brightest brands in the glimmering luxury jewelry category. Winning in the Luxury Jewelry Category Since the end of the Great Recession in 2009, the luxury jewelry market...
  10. One Size Doesn’t Fit AllThe importance of factoring in regional differences in brand equity during the due diligence process. The role of regionality in due diligence From cowboys to cheese-heads to lobster-lovers, each...