1. Restaurant Spending Likely to Level Out in Time for Holidays After slipping all summer, consumer spending at restaurants may flatten in the coming months, as consumer sentiment inched up for the second straight month, according to Kurt Salmon’s...
  2. Uncertainty Expected to Continue to Weigh on Luxury Sales Consumer spending at luxury retailers is expected to flatten heading into October, as high-end consumer confidence slipped for the fourth straight month and intent to spend for three, according to...
  3. Restaurant Sales Slip May Be Nearing End Consumer spending at restaurants may flatten heading into fall, potentially halting the downward slide that began in April, according to Kurt Salmon’s Restaurant Spending Trajectory. After...
  4. Luxury Spending Likely to Moderate into Fall Softening same-store sales growth may be in store for luxury retailers, as confidence among the nation’s top earners slipped for the third straight month after eight months of growth,...
  5. Restaurant Spending Expected to Slip Current consumer sentiment, now in its seventh straight month of decline, suggests restaurant sales will continue to slip as autumn approaches, according to Kurt Salmon’s Restaurant Spending...
  6. Bridging the GapThe Benefits of Collaborative Profitability Management Financial pressure from all angles—increased raw material, labor, transportation and warehousing costs—combined with a reluctant...
  7. Luxury Sales Expected to Flatten Consumer spending at luxury retailers is expected to cool in August, as the confidence of top earners dropped slightly for the second straight month after eight months of growth, according to Kurt...
  8. Luxury Spending Expected to Cool This Summer Luxury sales are projected to decrease in July, according to Kurt Salmon’s Luxury Spending Trajectory. Intent to spend started heating up in January and climbed steadily until now. For the...
  9. Restaurant Spending Expected to Drop in July and August Consumer spending at restaurants is expected to weaken throughout the summer, as consumer confidence and intent to spend continue a five-month decline, according to Kurt Salmon’s Restaurant...
  10. Structuring for SuccessOrganizational Practices of Industry-Leading Retailers Retailers looking to boost performance may benefit from revisiting their buying and planning organization, according to a recent Kurt Salmon...