1. Cheaper Gasoline Makes Christmas Merrier for U.S. Retailers Bloomberg 26 December 2014 Carriers were not responsible for missed orders this holiday season, said Steve Osburn, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, in a conversation with Bloomberg. Despite...
  2. Free Shipping the New Norm, Yet Retailers Struggle to Make a Profit Online Business Insider 02 January 2015 For top U.S. retailers, free delivery is now the norm. Yet as more U.S. shoppers view free shipping as their right, retailers struggle to make a profit online....
  3. The Key Ingredient to Successful Hospital-Physician Alignment: Cultural Alignment HFM Blog 08 January 2015 While hospital executives have long focused on engaging independent and nonaffiliated physicians, many are overlooking the larger “cultural alignment” issue,...
  4. Omnichannel Leaders Talk Strategy and 2015 Goals at Kurt Salmon’s NRF Panel Retail TouchPoints 15 January 2015 During Kurt Salmon’s 2015 NRF Big Show panel, Tom Cole, partner at Kurt Salmon, Diane Ellis, president and CEO of The Limited, R. B. Harrison, chief...
  5. Guiding 31% of Online Purchases, the Catalog Is Making a Comeback The Wall Street Journal 19 January 2015 Kurt Salmon provides context to The Wall Street Journal on why, a half decade after killing off its hefty catalog to focus on the Web, J.C. Penney is...
  6. Kurt Salmon Discusses What’s Next for Retailers at NRF Women’s Wear Daily 14 January 2015 Reflecting on what’s ahead for retailers in 2015, Tom Cole, a partner in Kurt Salmon’s Retail and Consumer Practice, believes retailers will begin...
  7. RFID Tagging Can Increase Sales by 3% to 10% Apparel 21 January 2015 With retailers who have implemented RFID tagging seeing sales increases of 3% to 10%, according to Kurt Salmon, it’s no surprise that successful RFID cases continue...
  8. Driving Online Sales, the Catalog Makes a Comeback TIME 20 January 2015 Thanks to smartphones and screens available at every turn, it’s easier than ever for shoppers to browse in one place and buy in another. But Kurt Salmon data shows that...
  9. J.C. Penney Makes Big Statement by Bringing Back Its Catalog The New York Times 25 January 2015 “J.C. Penney is making a big statement,” said Bruce Cohen, partner leading the Retail Private Equity and Strategy Practice at Kurt Salmon, speaking...
  10. Financial Firms Working with External IT Providers Should Brace for Range of Glitches FinOps Report 22 January 2015 “Operational, reputational and financial risk are just a few of the risks involved,” explains Shahryar Shaghaghi, partner in the CIO Advisory Practice at...