1. The Compelling, though Sometimes Elusive, Benefits of Markdown Optimization Since 2001, scores of apparel retailers have invested in mark­down optimization (MDO) solutions. They have been lured by the combination of a simple premise and an ROI promise that made the...
  2. Get Plugged In: Defining Your Connectivity Strategy In a presentation at CHIME College Live, Kurt Salmon health care IT experts Elaine Remmlinger and Gerard Nussbaum discussed  why connectivity is increasingly important, strategies for...
  3. Ship-from-Store: If You Haven’t Started Yet, You’re Dangerously Behind Retailers who have yet to implement a ship-from-store program typically ask questions like, “Why should we implement ship-from-store?” and “What benefits have other retailers...
  4. Winning the Ship-from-Store Battle: Strategies and Tactics Many retailers are hurrying to implement ship-from-store programs, and for good reason. They can deliver significant revenue growth, margin increases and service improvements while helping to...
  5. Stores BetaWhy Stores Should Behave More like Online Retailers For more than a decade, conventional wisdom had it that online retailing would be the demise of the brick-and-mortar store. However, to borrow an...
  6. The New Supply ChainDriving Top-Line Growth through Speed, Scope and Specialization Over the past few decades, the role of the supply chain has been evolving from cost center to competitive advantage. Nowadays,...
  7. The Compelling Case for RFIDThe whole really is greater than the sum of its parts RFID is quickly becoming one of the retail industry’s hottest buzzwords, driven by several key applications: improving inventory accuracy...
  8. Special Report: Clinical IntegrationKurt Salmon and Community Hospital 100 Clinical Integration Survey Results and Takeaways Clinical integration is becoming pervasive, Kurt Salmon learned through a survey of more than 100...
  9. Why Security Should Be at the Top of Your Priority List An interview with Kurt Salmon Partner Brian Lin Thanks to two big regulatory changes—Meaningful Use and the HIPAA Omnibus Rule—security issues should now occupy a top spot on any senior...
  10. The Kurt Salmon ReviewRetail. Consumer Products. Private Equity. Strategy. Issue 02 The retail industry is undergoing an unprecedented period of change. New, rapidly deployed technologies combined with underlying shifts...