1. Transforming Vendor Relationships Into Partnerships Overview As retailers look to drive margin growth by increasing visibility, speed and efficiency across the supply chain, the cultivation of strong, strategic partnerships with key vendors is...
  2. The Coming Revolution in Retail, Courtesy of 3D Technology When a North American hard goods retailer was designing its latest line of private-label tools, not a single prototype was shipped between its design team and its manufacturing partners overseas....
  3. 2014 Peak-Season Shipping: A Kurt Salmon Special ReportOmnichannel as Both Challenge and Solution Spring is upon us, but the holidays are still fresh in the minds of retailers as they look for ways to improve their customer service and order...
  4. Next-Generation Revenue Cycle— Is Now the Time? Revenue cycle solutions are the next big thing in health care. With the fundamental changes occurring in health care delivery and payment, it is critical to understand the state of the market,...
  5. Oversight Can Be an Engine, Not an Anchor Financial firms have made significant investments to meet today’s heightened regulatory demands, focusing heavily on hiring oversight staff. But effective oversight of compliance,...
  6. The Kurt Salmon ReviewRetail. Consumer Products. Private Equity. Strategy. Issue 03 Connectedness is the most powerful force shaping our world generally—and the retail and consumer products space specifically. IN...
  7. Why the Apple Pay Launch Means Mobile Payments Have (Finally) Arrived Whether or not Apple Pay becomes yet another home run for the Cupertino-based behemoth will become clear in the coming months and years. In the meantime, however, one thing is certain: With its...
  8. Omnichannel = EngagementKurt Salmon\'s presentation at Texas A&M\'s 2014 Retailing Summit To make an omnichannel strategy successful and effective, every customer engagement must be perceived as meaningful. But in order...
  9. Operationalizing Better Assortment Practices Written by  Kurt Kendall,  Steven Pinder and Tom White for Chain Store Age Retailers are being squeezed by growing consumer individualism, globalization and evolving preferences. These...
  10. Eight Reasons Hospital Partnerships FailHere are mistakes to avoid when hospitals partner or affiliate with other organizations. Written by Jeff Hoffman, senior partner, for H&HN Daily Whereas yesterday’s health care...