1. Why the Apple Pay Launch Means Mobile Payments Have (Finally) Arrived Whether or not Apple Pay becomes yet another home run for the Cupertino-based behemoth will become clear in the coming months and years. In the meantime, however, one thing is certain: With its...
  2. Omnichannel = EngagementKurt Salmon\'s presentation at Texas A&M\'s 2014 Retailing Summit To make an omnichannel strategy successful and effective, every customer engagement must be perceived as meaningful. But in order...
  3. Operationalizing Better Assortment Practices Written by  Kurt Kendall,  Steven Pinder and Tom White for Chain Store Age Retailers are being squeezed by growing consumer individualism, globalization and evolving preferences. These...
  4. Eight Reasons Hospital Partnerships FailHere are mistakes to avoid when hospitals partner or affiliate with other organizations. Written by Jeff Hoffman, senior partner, for H&HN Daily Whereas yesterday’s health care...
  5. Kurt Salmon PowerDay 2014 Our 2014 edition of PowerDay, our annual day of service, was our most successful yet, with some 600 Kurt Salmon volunteers across 16 offices and four continents. We supported 78 different...
  6. Mini-Roundtable: Creating Opportunities Using Big Data and Analytics Kurt Salmon’s CIO Advisory team discusses the intersection of big data, risk and regulation while taking a closer look at how businesses can transform big data into “big...
  7. How are West Coast port congestion issues impacting the retail industry? Why are we talking about ports? Imported goods and materials are getting delayed in West Coast ports because they can’t be unloaded and repackaged for overland shipping fast enough to keep...
  8. West Coast Ports: Retail’s $7 Billion ProblemKurt Salmon Discusses West Coast Ports Congestion with CNBC Kurt Salmon retail and supply chain expert, Frank Layo, discusses west coast ports congestion with CNBC. To mitigate the impact of the...
  9. Can Retailers Survive the West Coast Port Mess? First the bad news: The chronic congestion tying the West Coast ports in knots is on track to cost U.S. retailers some $7 billion this year, and losses could total nearly $37 billion by the end of...
  10. Why Operationalizing Omnichannel Requires a Seat at the C-Suite Table Years ago, when consumers first started buying online, retailers had to make a hard choice: build a separate e-commerce group to get to market quickly or try to integrate an e-commerce business...