1. Private Equity Readies Portfolios for Margin Squeeze Portfolio company managers face a new threat to performance: supply chain inflation. Kurt Salmon estimates that...
  2. Luxury Sales Expected to Remain Strong Luxury sales are expected to continue to increase into spring, according to Kurt Salmon’s Luxury Spending...
  3. Restaurant Spending Dips Consumer intent to spend, which suggests softness in the months ahead, is proving again to be a good indicator...
  4. Three Principles Shaping Retail Dealmaking Featured on TheDeal.com. You don’t need a crystal ball to predict that 2011 dealflow in the retail and...
  5. Restaurant Sales Expected to Continue to Rise With consumer intentions to spend on the rise, restaurant sales should continue their seven-month climb through...
  6. New Year Brings Continued Restaurant Sales Growth Building on modest year-end growth, restaurant sales should continue to rise through February, according to Kurt...
  7. Enhancing Internal and External Decisions with Social Media How can a retailer strategically leverage social media intelligence into internal decision-making? ...