1. After San Diego Port Strike, Retailers Scramble to Restock Ahead of Holiday Season Fast Company 18 December 2014 The labor strike at San Diego's port caused retailers to scramble to restock ahead of the holiday season, in turn, putting new pressure on domestic shippers....
  2. Kurt Salmon Outlines Three Questions That Lay The Foundation for Retailers' Global Expansion Apparel magazine 22 December 2014 Courtnay Thomas, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, discusses with Apparel magazine the three questions that will lay the foundation for retailers' global...
  3. Retailers More Aggressive This Year Due To Extra Shipping Day in Christmas Week Minneapolis Star Tribune 18 December 2014 “Overall, we’re seeing retailers be a little more aggressive this year,” Steve Osburn, a partner in Kurt Salmon’s Retail and...
  4. Retailers Enhance Shipping Abilities to Avoid Holiday Delays The Boston Globe 18 December 2014 Shipping companies and major retailers have taken a number of steps to avoid a repeat of the debacle that struck the holiday shopping season last year, when more...
  5. 3 Steps to Take Before Embarking on End-to-End Supply Chain Transformation Sourcing Journal 17 December 2014 In today’s fast-moving world of end-to-end supply chain transformation, connectivity and collaboration are essential to any operational initiative. But...
  6. Survey: Healthcare Executives Are Vastly Underestimating Changes in Utilization HFM Blog 17 December 2014 Discrepancies between the utilization shifts hospital executives expect, and those mathematically predicted, indicate a multi-layered challenge for providers, writes Jeff...
  7. Retailers Need to Improve Supply Chain Logistics This Holiday Sourcing Journal 19 December 2014 The need for super speedy shipping is being driven both by stores like Amazon and by key demographics like affluent Millennials, Steve Osburn, retail strategist...
  8. Fashion Fails to Fuel Excitement this Holiday Season WWD 29 December 2014 Kurt Salmon’s Arnold Aronson tells Women’s Wear Daily that most apparel retailers have little to celebrate this holiday season. “There has been a universal...
  9. Apparel Fights to Salvage Margins WWD 29 December 2014 Technology is today’s fashion, Kurt Salmon’s Arnold Aronson tells Women’s Wear Daily . To counter this increased competition for share of consumers’...
  10. With Christmas Over, Millions of Gift Returns Begin Wall Street Journal 26 December 2014 Steve Osburn, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, discusses with The Wall Street Journal how as high as 70 percent of returned holiday merchandise might be...