1. Costco to Expand Their European Network The Seattle Times 08 August 2015 “The time is right for Costco,” said Yves Marin, retail expert from Kurt Salmon in Paris, speaking with The Seattle Times about the possibility of...
  2. With Pending IPO, Planet Fitness Is Breaking Down Fitness Barriers Investor’s Business Daily 04 August 2015 "Planet Fitness is tapping into a rising tide of interest in small facility fitness centers," Bruce Cohen, retail and private equity strategist...
  3. Providers & REITs: Next-Generation M&A Activity Modern Healthcare 30 July 2015 With the announcement of the Capella sale, hospitals across the country are asking themselves, “How much do [we] have to own, compared to lease?” notes...
  4. Why Your Hospital Should Join an ACO Strategic Financial Planning e-Newsletter Becoming an accountable care organization (ACO) offers a hospital or health system a number of advantages. Saving money in the short term is obviously one...
  5. SoulCycle’s Pending IPO Illustrates Growth of Small-Box Fitness Studios Forbes 31 July 2015 “There’s a buzz coming from the coasts to key cities and suburbs. And why wouldn’t this be great in every college town, where people are highly educated,...
  6. Wearables Could Help Retailers Understand Consumers Financial Times 26 July 2015 “Retailers could understand consumers’ reactions and excitement from what they were showing them in-store,” Dan Goldman, retail and private equity...
  7. Social Commerce Could Pose New Challenges for Traditional Retailers Financial Times 26 July 2015 “If social commerce really took off, and retailers failed to respond, it could be a threat in terms of sales, profit and the customer relationship,” Dan...
  8. Benjamin Zheng Joins as Managing Partner in Asia Pacific Retail and Consumer Group Global management consulting firm Kurt Salmon is pleased to welcome Benjamin Zheng as a managing partner in its Asia Pacific Retail and Consumer Group. Mr. Zheng brings over 20 years of supply...
  9. Program Optimization Could Improve EHR Satisfaction Healthcare Dive 20 August 2015 “I think in many of these organizations there needs to be a concerted optimization program,” Robin Settle, health care expert at Kurt Salmon, shares with...
  10. New Acquisitions Represent Pivot in Strategy for Retail/Consumer M&A Mergermarket 24 July 2015 With a number of large consumer companies, such as Hormel Foods and Mondelez International, making acquisitions outside their traditional realm, these acquisitions...