1. You Need Partners HealthLeader\'s Jeff Hoffman, a partner and consultant with Kurt Salmon in San Francisco, says mergers made up the lion's share of his practice over the past 21 years in health care...
  2. Braving the Currency Storm: What U.S. Brands Can Do Chain Store Age 18 May 2015 The strong U.S. dollar is weighing heavily on today's global brands. While raising prices overseas is an easy lever to pull, it's not the most effective one. In...
  3. Amid Fierce Competition, Whole Foods Should Lower Prices, Create Intimate Store Experience KCBS Radio 15 May 2015 “The younger generation is looking for a more intimate, more curated selection,” Bruce Cohen, retail and private equity strategist at Kurt Salmon, explains on...
  4. What Tenet’s Exit from GA and NC Says About For-Profits in Non-Expansion States Healthcare Dive 22 May 2015 Despite some for-profit systems pulling out of non-expansion states, “The current trend of hospital closures has less to do with Medicaid expansion and more to do...
  5. Digital Retail Strategies Are Crucial to Reeling in Millennial Buyers Investor’s Business Daily 22 May 2015 “[Millennials] love to shop on digital channels (especially mobile) and are growing to be the dominant spend across all retail,” Al Sambar,...
  6. Beauty Retailers Finding Ways to Grow Outside of Typical Channels Women’s Wear Daily 22 May 2015 “At a macro level, everybody is finding that traditional ways of growing are quite difficult in terms of going through typical retail channels,”...
  7. Kurt Salmon’s Robin Settle Selected as 2015 Guest Fellow by the Estes Park Institute Settle to focus on advancing the health IT boardroom agenda and navigating the health care IT vendor landscape Robin Settle, a health care IT strategist with global management consultancy Kurt...
  8. Brick-and-Mortar Is Here to Stay, But Will Continue to Evolve Women’s Wear Daily 27 May 2015 “We believe that great physical retailing should continue to exist into the future. The point of our 1:1 Retailing Lab is to educate and brainstorm on...
  9. Alibaba’s Failed E-Commerce Venture Illustrates Challenge of Breaking into U.S. Market Women’s Wear Daily 22 June 2015 “Whether it’s eBay or Amazon or a department store, [these more established competitors have] been after this consumer for a decade now, and...
  10. Making the Right Population Health Technology Decisions HFMA 26 June 2015 Population health remains an ongoing concern and source of confusion for hospital and health system executives. Part of the confusion stems from a lack of guidance, and with so...