1. Holiday Window Displays Draw Consumers Away from Online Shopping and Into Stores The Boston Globe 25 November 2014 Reflecting on the festive window displays at Macy’s this holiday season, Madison Riley, managing partner of Kurt Salmon’s North America Retail and...
  2. Free Shipping a Key Strategy for Retailers This Holiday Season Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 27 November 2014 Shipping is increasingly being used as a part of retailers’ larger strategy to take back customers lost to online competitors and win customer...
  3. Inventory Replenishment a Challenge for Retailers This Holiday Season Sourcing Journal 24 November 2014 Amid significant West Coast port delays, many retailers saved their holiday seasons by sending goods to the East Coast or to Portland, and some shipped product...
  4. Retailers Fated to a Little More Pain in Margins Women’s Wear Daily 02 December 2014 This week, retailers “gird” for the proverbial last-minute Christmas rush for gifts later in the month, Arnold Aronson, Kurt Salmon retail...
  5. Regional Leadership Changes to Create Success for What’s Next in 2015 and Beyond Management consulting firm Kurt Salmon is pleased to announce two regional leadership changes that will support greater growth, enhance global reach and continue to build on Kurt Salmon’s...
  6. “A Private Word” with Bruce Cohen Featured in Private Equity Analyst Private Equity Analyst 01 December 2014 A profile of Bruce Cohen, a partner leading the Private Equity and Strategy Practice at Kurt Salmon, was featured in The Wall Street Journal’s Private...
  7. Inherent Tension Lies Between Classic Private Equity Strategy and U.S. Fashion Houses The Wall Street Journal 10 December 2014 In the United States, private equity investors have often been reluctant to invest in luxury brands, which typically depend on a designer’s taste and...
  8. Catalogs Still Relevant in Today’s Digital Age National Public Radio 11 December 2014 Reflecting on why, in the digital age, catalogs are still around, Bruce Cohen, partner leading the Private Equity and Strategy Practice at Kurt Salmon,...
  9. Financial Institutions Must Take Forward-Looking Approach to Mobile Payments Credit Union Times 07 December 2014 Apple Pay has singlehandedly established that there is consumer demand for mobile payments at the point of sale, yet the divide between retailers and financial...
  10. More Retailers To Guarantee Last-Minute Delivery This Holiday Season USA Today 14 December 2014 With e-commerce sales projected to rise to $89 billion this year, up 13% from last year, UPS and rival carriers will be tested again this holiday season. Reflecting on...