1. West Coast Port Congestion Continues to Plague Retailers NPR Los Angeles 07 May 2015 “A lot of our retail clients are transitioning to either the East Coast or elsewhere on the West Coast to minimize the risk to their freight,” Frank Layo,...
  2. Whole Foods’ New Stores Will Provide Intimate, Curated Grocery Experience The Wall Street Journal 07 May 2015 “Consumers are looking for something more intimate and curated where they can shop quickly but that still has the right assortment of products,”...
  3. Paul Schottmiller Joins Kurt Salmon as a Partner in the Retail and Consumer GroupEnhancing the Firm’s Digital and Analytics Capabilities Global management consulting firm Kurt Salmon is pleased to welcome Paul Schottmiller as a partner in its North America Retail and Consumer...
  4. For Retailers, Developing In-Store Fulfillment Capabilities Is Crucial Supply Chain Digest 06 May 2015 Nothing’s more important to retailers now than developing in-store fulfillment capabilities, Holden Bale, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, explained at the...
  5. Retailers Must Speed Up the Returns Process Sourcing Journal 05 May 2015 “One thing brick-and-mortar locations have over pure play platforms is immediate credit for returns,” Steve Osburn, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon,...
  6. The Next Frontier In Shopping Is Using Personalized Information Footwear News 11 May 2015 “Inventory is a foundational part of omnichannel. The ones that solve the inventory challenges first and get their house in order will be the ones to excel,”...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...