1. Swedish Retailer Aims to Wow U.S. Consumers with Americana Style The Wall Street Journal 07 November 2012 Although it’s based in Sweden, The Lexington Company is trying to make a name for itself selling luxury, Americana-themed products, according to the...
  2. How Much Is Big Retailer Watching You? Associated Press 25 November 2012 Retailers are increasingly using customer data to create compelling experiences and suggest purchases, according to an Associated Press article. But retailers are...
  3. Why Do Stores Open Early after the Holiday, Anyway? NPR Marketplace 22 November 2012 Opening on Black Friday—or even Thursday—is becoming a retail arms race, as competitors open earlier and earlier, according to an NPR Marketplace...
  4. Will Retailers’ Black Friday Strategies Work? The Wall Street Journal 20 November 2012 Retailers have struggled with how much to promote—or not to promote—during the holiday season, according to a Wall Street Journal article....
  5. Saks Cuts Outlook in Wake of Sandy Women’s Wear Daily 13 November 2012 Saks joined a growing list of retailers in lowering its fourth-quarter sales forecast, citing disruption from Hurricane Sandy, according to Women’s Wear...
  6. The Factory Fire: Global Commerce, Local Tragedy Associated Press 01 December 2012 A fire in a Bangladesh clothing factory that killed 112 workers also revealed an increasingly complex supply chain to an ordinarily unaware American public,...
  7. Madison Riley Named to Association of Management Consulting Firms Board Madison Riley, managing partner of Kurt Salmon’s North American Retail and Consumer Products Group, has been named to the 2013 board of directors of the Association of Management Consulting...
  8. The New Logistics of Christmas The Wall Street Journal 13 December 2012 Retailers are actively gunning toward enabling full omnichannel distribution—truly delivering products whenever and however the customer wants,...
  9. Torn between Loyalty and a Bargain Financial Times 11 December 2012 Many retailers are exploring new ways to use analytics and big data to boost customer loyalty—without coming off as creepy. In a Financial Times article,...
  10. Kurt Salmon Awarded Top Vendor Selection Honor Third Year Running Kurt Salmon was named the top health care IT vendor selection firm in KLAS Enterprises’ 2012 Best in KLAS Awards. KLAS, an independent research agency, also identified Kurt Salmon as the...