1. How to Be One of the World’s Most-Loved Brands Every brand is searching for the secret weapon that provides sustained sales growth. The answer may be millions of them—in the form of a massive, extremely devoted customer base. At its...
  2. BDI Article 170106 VF_MV.PDFHow to Be One of the World’s Most-Loved Brands Every brand is searching for the secret weapon that provides sustained sales growth. The answer may be millions of them—in the form of a...
  3. Surviving the Brave New World of Food RetailingA Roadmap to Relevance for the Future for Food Retailers Relevance or Extinction: Survival of Only the Fittest DISRUPTIVE FORCES ARE FOREVER CHANGING THE WORLD OF RETAIL. Today’s...
  4. Surviving+the+Brave+New+World+of+Food+Retailing+KSA.pdfSurviving the Brave New World of Food Retailing A Roadmap to Relevance for the Future for Food Retailers Foreword Relevance or Extinction: Survival of Only the Fittest DISRUPTIVE FORCES ARE...
  5. Kurt Salmon at RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference 2017Tell us a bit about yourself Orlando 12 February 2017 to 15 February 2017 Kurt Salmon is moderating the following panels at the upcoming RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference. Opening Keynote:...
  6. Restaurant Spending Dip Likely Short-Lived According to Kurt Salmon’s Restaurant Spending Trajectory, consumer sentiment ticked up last month, suggesting restaurant sales could follow suit this fall after declining in May and June....
  7. Department Stores’ New Reality—RFID Ron Johnson’s recent announcement that JC Penney plans to implement radio frequency identification (RFID) in every store is actually one of the least radical changes he’s proposed...
  8. Drop Shipping Done Right: Three Key Priorities for Success Allowing vendors to ship merchandise directly to a retailer’s customer, called drop shipping, can be an attractive option for expanding the selection of merchandise available for purchase on...
  9. Restaurant Spending Slide May Continue through Summer On the heels of a 10-month increase, restaurant spending flattened out in April and dropped in May, and cooling consumer sentiment suggests this trend may carry through the summer, according to...
  10. For Restaurants, Summer Heat May Be Hard to Find Restaurant spending cooled in April, after a 10-month streak, and flat consumer sentiment suggests that trend may continue into the summer, according to Kurt Salmon’s Restaurant Spending...