1. Kurt Salmon Grows Retail and Consumer Products Group with New Partner Hires Kurt Salmon welcomes new partners Cort Jacoby and Kurt Kendall to its Retail and Consumer Products Group, further fortifying the firm’s ability to help retailers respond to a new consumer...
  2. Walmart Needs to Create a Deeper Customer Connection Just five years ago Walmart was unequivocally the biggest and most powerful retailer in the world. While it’s still the biggest, the balance of power may be shifting away from the big-box...
  3. Clothing Retailers Enjoy Being Able to Charge More The Wall Street Journal 08 June 2012 Some apparel retailers are beginning to charge higher prices and consumers are buying instead of balking, according to a Wall Street Journal article....
  4. McDonald’s Gets Ready to Hand Over the Spatula USA Today 06 June 2012 As McDonald’s CEO Jim Skinner prepares to step down and Don Thompson takes his place, Thompson’s greatest challenge may be following in the shoes of his...
  5. Women’s Fashion Sales Face Challenges Women\'s Wear Daily 04 June 2012 Women’s apparel sales have been lagging since before the recession, and while sales of accessories like shoes and handbags have charged back, apparel sales...
  6. Bargains Bolster U.S. Same-Store Sales in May Reuters 31 May 2012 Retailers posted better-than-expected sales in May, according to a Reuters article. But despite the positive news, Kurt Salmon retail strategist Nancy Liu said retailers may...
  7. Mixed Performance for May Comps Women\'s Wear Daily 31 May 2012 Retailers turned in strong same-store sales in May, as reported in a Women’s Wear Daily article, and the positive performance was even more encouraging given...
  8. Robin Settle Joins Kurt Salmon’s Health Care Information Technology Practice Kurt Salmon is pleased to welcome Robin Settle to the firm’s Health Care Information Technology Practice. Settle has more than 25 years of experience in health care and joins Kurt Salmon...
  9. U.S. Retailers Rethink Stores to Lure Customers Reuters 21 May 2012 Retailers are shrinking the size of their stores and adding new technologies and services to help lure customers and keep up with online competitors, according to a Reuters...
  10. Cone Denim’s Old Factory Is Back in Fashion Bloomberg Businessweek 17 May 2012 The story of one small denim factory in North Carolina illustrates a larger trend—an increased demand for high-end jeans made on some classic American...