1. E2E Visibility 2014 1112 VFSP.pdfThe New Era of the Agile Supply Chain In order to move forward, retailers are finding it increasingly necessary to look backward. This paper was co-produced by GT Nexus and Kurt Salmon. GT Nexus...
  2. EPMO 141203 VFSP.pdfThe Next-Generation EPMO Balancing change-the-business and run-the-business imperatives INTRODUCTION Today, most organizations are facing two major challenges: business uncertainty and an...
  3. 2020 Vision 140113VFSP.pdf2020 VISION A LOOK INTO THE FUTURE OF RETAIL Five years ago, who would have thought that online-only retailers such as Bonobos would be opening brick-and-mortar locations and inking deals to sell...
  4. 04KSR Mom-and-Pops Are Cool Again 140113VFSP.pdfMom-and-Pops Are Cool Again Technology and consumer trends are conspiring to give local retailers another chance in the spotlight Just like bell-bottoms and leg warmers, mom-and-pop retailers are...
  5. 04KSR Beyond the Box 140113VFSP.pdfBEYOND THE BOX 20 Yes, retailers need to do a better job of bringing customers to their stores, but they should also bring their stores to their customers These days, many apparel retailers are...
  6. 04KSR The Future of Wearables Is Beautifully Designed 140113VFSP.pdfThe Future of Wearables Is Beautifully Designed When chipmaker Intel and fashion house Opening Ceremony teamed up to create a wearable-technology product, odds were good that the outcome would be...
  7. 04KSR Til Death Do Us Part 140113VFSP.pdf’TIL DEATH DO US PART EXCLUSIVE DEALS HELP RETAILERS AND STRUGGLING BRANDS LIVE HAPPILY EVER AFTER What can be done with a brand way past its prime— one that may have had its moments of glory...
  8. 04KSR Decadent Deals 140113VFSP.pdfDecadent DEALS Consumers are sweet on premium indulgence food brands During the Great Recession, most Americans traded down—swapping specialty stores for their mass and dollar cousins and...
  9. 04KSR Beyond the Numbers 140113VFSP.pdfBeyond the Numbers THE POWER OF QUALITATIVE CONSUMER RESEARCH AS A DILIGENCE TOOL While quantitative and seemingly definitive, the picture of brand health painted by consumer surveys can often be...
  10. 04KSR Solving Out-of-Stocks for Good 140113VFSP.pdfSOLVING OUT-OF-STOCKS FOR GOOD 40 HOW A FEW THOUSAND DOLLARS OF TECHNOLOGY CAN BOOST REVENUE UP TO 10% Kurt Salmon consumer research shows that 50% to 60% of out-of-stocks result in lost...