1. Why the Luxury Retail Market May Be Losing Its Shine USA Today 18 July 2016 It wasn’t long ago that the global luxury retail market was flying high as the world’s wealthy thrived. Now, however, luxury retail may be losing some of its...
  2. The Upside of the New Health Care Spending Numbers Managed Healthcare Executive 18 July 2016 The fact that new data indicates that the growth rate of health care spending will remain under 6% through 2025 is impressive, according to Jeff Hoffman,...
  3. Can Advance Directives Curb Spending? Healthcare Dive 20 July 2016 Forty percent of patients today do not have an advance directive, explains Scott Siemer, health care strategist at Kurt Salmon. Why? Despite Congress passing the...
  4. Ron Wilson Joins Kurt Salmon as a Partner in Its Retail and Consumer Goods Group Global management consultancy Kurt Salmon is pleased to announce that Ron Wilson has joined the firm as a partner in its Retail and Consumer Goods Group and as a leader in its data analytics...
  5. Change Your Sourcing Strategy or Risk Being Left Behind Sourcing Journal 19 August 2016 At the Sourcing at Magic event held in Las Vegas, Kurt Salmon and Apparel magazine presented findings from their recent study identifying what companies can to do...
  6. Made-to-Measure Menswear Increases in Popularity and Profitability Chicago Tribune 19 August 2016 When men choose clothing brands, fit is often a deciding factor, but women are more likely to prioritize style and tailor, said Al Sambar, retail strategist at Kurt...
  7. Retailers Are Taking Advantage of Pokémon GO’s Success Associated Press 26 August 2016 Pokémon GO, the smartphone gaming app that utilizes augmented reality, has gained widespread popularity—and not just amongst gamers. Retailers and...
  8. Global Sourcing Excellence: Key Factors to Success Apparel magazine 02 August 2016 For the tenth year in a row, Apparel magazine and Kurt Salmon have worked together to forecast the factors associated with achieving global sourcing excellence....
  9. 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....
  10. 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...