1. Online Sales Growth Requires Retailers to Hire Additional Employees CNBC 04 September 2015 “It’s really become a major supply chain risk,” Frank Layo, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, shares with CNBC, when reflecting on this year’s labor shortage as...
  2. Retailers Attempt to Sweeten Their Employee Benefits The Wall Street Journal 15 September 2015 “Early warning signs of people not being able to get enough labor are really starting to shine through,” Frank Layo, retail strategist at Kurt...
  3. Kurt Salmon Achieves Kennedy Vanguard Status Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory 30 October 2015 Kurt Salmon has achieved Kennedy Vanguard status for its work with payors and providers related to their alternative health care delivery...
  4. Today’s Market Poses Difficulties and Opportunities for Insurers Healthcare Dive 08 March 2016 Health insurers are experiencing greater difficulty entering the health care market than ever before, explains Ross Armstrong, a health care expert at Kurt Salmon....
  5. Halting Commissions Will Impact the ACA and Health Care Market Healthcare Dive 01 March 2016 Individual ACA health plans have turned out to be costlier than insurers planned for, and several, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield, UnitedHealth, and Anthem,...
  6. Is Concierge Care an Appropriate Fit for Hospitals? Healthcare Dive 29 February 2016 Hospital concierge care is back in the spotlight as the trend toward customer-driven health care continues and influencers like Massachusetts General Hospital...
  7. Amazon Furthers Apparel Ambitions with Daily Interactive Fashion Show MarketWatch 08 March 2016 For the past few years, Amazon has been making a concerted push into higher-end fashion. Now the e-commerce giant will be taking another step into the fashion arena with...
  8. Improved E-Commerce Execution Led to Impressive Holiday Sales eMarketer 01 April 2016 In the 2015 holiday season, U.S. e-commerce sales once again lived up to lofty expectations, growing 13.4%, while retail sales overall fell flat. E-commerce sales were...
  9. Retailers Head to Ohio for Omnichannel Logistics Nightly Business Report 05 April 2016 “For new development fulfillment centers, Ohio is usually at the top of the list for retailers,” Kurt Salmon’s Frank Layo tells Nightly...
  10. Retailers Cutting Costs with Cheaper Fabrics CNBC 11 April 2016 As labor costs rise around the globe, many retailers are relying on cheap, lightweight fabrics to cut costs and protect their margins. “If the consumer isn’t going...