1. What Opening Physical Stores Will Allow Amazon to DoHere’s what that could reveal about the future of retail. Washington Post 10 October 2014 Amazon.com is reportedly planning to open its first physical store, a move that would directly target...
  2. Why Macy's 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day Opening Is Unlikely to Spark Outrage USA Today 14 October 2014 Don't expect the same level of outrage around retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day as in recent years, Steve Osburn, a director in Kurt Salmon's...
  3. Mobile Payments Have Finally Arrived. So What’s Next? PaymentsSource 16 October 2014 Mobile payments have firmly arrived as the leading edge of consumer payments. But future success isn’t as clear as it may appear at first glance, as Kurt...
  4. Apple Pay's Network May Give It the Upper Hand Inc. 17 October 2014 Apple Pay may have the upper hand against other mobile wallet options from the likes of Google and PayPal, which have struggled to dominate this market, Kurt Salmon tells Inc....
  5. Investors See Amazon As a Work in Progress Forbes 23 October 2014 Amazon may have missed its quarterly earnings forecasts, but according to Bruce Cohen, leader of the Private Equity and Strategy practice at Kurt Salmon, “You have to...
  6. Why Retailers' Lean Inventory Approach Could Hurt Them Over the Holidays Bloomberg 27 October 2014 Retailers that have been keeping inventories lean so as to avoid being stuck with unsold goods have at the same time squeezed out any buffer time to react to supply chain...
  7. Delays Are Now Critical As Holiday Rush at Ports Piles Up Cargo Marketplace 28 October 2014 If retailers are planning on having their stores stocked for the Christmas holiday, their goods need to be in the Los Angeles port--which handles 40% of U.S....
  8. Health Care Consulting Services Available to Amerinet Members through New Agreement with Kurt Salmon Amerinet Inc., a leading national health care solutions organization, announces a new agreement for health care advisory and consulting services from Kurt Salmon, a 75-year-old global management...
  9. Innovation Expert Brian Ehrig Joins Kurt Salmon Management consulting firm Kurt Salmon is pleased to welcome Brian Ehrig as a partner in its Retail and Consumer Products Group. Mr. Ehrig has spent the last 16 years creating new operational...
  10. Smaller Importers Are Vulnerable Due to Labor Strife at Ports Associated Press 07 November 2014 While the largest stores already have their cargo or, anticipating problems like those now materializing, routed goods to ports on the East Coast, smaller...