1. U.S. Retailers Have a Largely Gloomy June The Wall Street Journal 05 July 2012 Same-store sales increased in June, but not as much as earlier this year, threatening to put a damper on earlier momentum, according to a Wall Street Journal...
  2. Growth in Retail Sales Slows from Last Year’s Numbers The New York Times 05 July 2012 Although retailers turned in positive comps in June, the results were disappointingly below those from a year ago, according to a New York Times article. In the...
  3. Luring Online Shoppers Offline The New York Times 05 July 2012 Retailers are increasingly trying to lure their online customers into their brick-and-mortar stores to pick up, return or get service on their products, according...
  4. After Weak June, Retailers to Sweat Out Summer Associated Press 05 July 2012 Retailers posted disappointing same-store sales growth figures in June, according to an Associated Press article. Warmer weather early this year impacted demand, and...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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....
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...