1. Restaurant Spending Expected to Slide in 2013 A clouded economic outlook drove consumer confidence down 5% in December and is likely to bring restaurant sales down with it, according to Kurt Salmon’s Restaurant Spending Trajectory....
  2. Ways IT Leaders Can Earn a Place in the Boardroom Daryouche Behboudi , Kurt Salmon's North America CIO Advisory Practice Lead and Carole McCluskey,Coinstar, Inc. CTO discuss ways CIOs can be more effective partners to...
  3. Consumer Confidence May Temper Restaurant Sales Despite a surprising surge in December, restaurant sales growth will likely slow in early 2013, according to Kurt Salmon’s Restaurant Spending Trajectory. “The good news is, restaurant...
  4. 1:1 Retailing—A Look InsideBringing the Personalized Experience to Life In-Store Personalized customer experiences have predominantly existed online, but few physical store experiences provide even the most basic elements of...
  5. Beyond InventoryThe Benefits of RFID for Soft Lines For those soft lines categories where a significant improvement to inventory accuracy can increase revenue or profitability, the benefits of using radio...
  6. Laying the Groundwork for Future GrowthTop Retail IT Trends of 2013 and Beyond 2012 represented a year of significant change for the retail industry. Demands to deliver compelling, personalized, cross-channel experiences to...
  7. After Strong Holiday, Restaurant Sales Moderating After a surprising surge in December, restaurant sales came down a bit in January. And consumer sentiment continues to be flat, suggesting little impetus for sales growth in the short term,...
  8. Alternatives to Employment for Achieving Physician-Hospital Alignment Health care providers are in the midst of a fundamental post-reform transition that requires delivering high-value care to the communities they serve. But this goal is impossible to achieve...
  9. Restaurant Sales Slide Could Continue into Spring Restaurant sales fell for the second straight month in February, after six months of steady growth. And with consumer sentiment remaining stubbornly flat, that trend is unlikely to reverse in the...
  10. Seven Facets of Modern Category Management Traditional category management is an old concept in a brave new world. Retailers need a new solution as they enable the level of differentiation necessary to attract consumers with an...