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  2. Better Care, Greater ValueNew Partnership Opportunities for Health Systems, Insurers and Physician Practices Over the past 24 to 36 months, hospital and health system CEOs have become increasingly focused on closing...
  3. Mobile Payments 2.0: What’s Next? As consumers increasingly look to manage all aspects of their life with their mobile devices, mobile payments have grown at a staggering rate. A Kurt Salmon and Prosper Corp. survey of 8,000...
  4. Q&A with Scott Moore, VP of Marketing, Best Buy’s Connectivity Business Group Scott Moore, Vice President of Marketing of Best Buy’s Connectivity Business Group, discussed the fundamentals of a successful marketing strategy, why focusing on the customer is so...
  5. Retail Dealmaking: Surviving and Thriving in the Middle What happened to the middle? Conventional wisdom says that many of the U.S.’s extremely successful retailers cater to either value-focused or luxury consumers. Recent winners include...
  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. Beyond Discounts and Deals: Achieving Balance in Pricing and Promotion Strategy Most retailers readily admit that the chronic use of excessive and often unplanned promotions can have serious consequences in terms of margin erosion and erratic sales. Still, most willingly...
  8. Looking for Cost Savings in All the Right PlacesSixth Annual Excellence in Global Sourcing Survey—Produced by Kurt Salmon and Apparel Apparel companies have spent the past few years searching every corner of the supply chain to identify any...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...