1. Wake Up Renewed VF.pdf28 WAKE UP RENEWED DON’T SLEEP THROUGH THE NEXT BIG HEALTH AND WELLNESS TREND Health and wellness is perhaps the biggest consumer macrotrend of the past decade, influencing everything from...
  2. CPG Meets VC VF.pdfCPG MEETS VC FACED WITH INTERNAL INNOVATION GAPS AND RISING VALUATIONS, CPG AND VC PARTNER TO FIND THE NEXT BIG NAMES IN FOOD 20 Like cabs, hotels and travel agents, consumer packaged goods (CPG)...
  3. Ca$h Crops VF.pdf36 CA$H CROPS PRODUCE IS RAPIDLY BECOMING THE TOP GROCERY DIFFERENTIATOR, AND LEADING GROCERS AND GROWERS ARE HARVESTING THE REWARDS Traditional grocers are facing a massive problem: how...
  4. Categories on the Cusp of Greatness.pdfCATEGORIES ON THE CUSP OF GREATNESS 44 WHAT BODY SPRAY AND TRENDY JUICES TELL US ABOUT DETERMINING A CATEGORY’S GROWTH POTENTIAL Brands and investors looking for the next major new opportunity...
  5. Beauty is More Than Skin Deep.pdf54 ATTRACTIVE INVESTMENTS IN THE BEAUTY SALON SPACE Just as traditional gyms have lost ground to studios specializing in yoga, spinning or CrossFit, and general bakeries have given way to...
  6. Go With Your Gut.pdf62 GO WITH YOUR GUT THE GROWING GUT-HEALTHY FOOD SECTOR SHOULD HAVE CPG PLAYERS AND PE INVESTORS RUMBLING Everyone has been unlucky enough to experience a misbehaving stomach—but in many cases...
  7. The Path to the Store of the Future We all know the retail industry is evolving—quickly. No one will argue with the fact that consumers have unprecedented choice, access and information and, as a result, are growing to expect...
  8. Mobile Payments 2.0: What’s Next? As consumers increasingly look to manage all aspects of their life with their mobile devices, mobile payments have grown at a staggering rate. A Kurt Salmon and Prosper Corp. survey of 8,000...
  9. Deckers on PLM Benefits Kurt Salmon helped one client cut through the complexities of modern product development, prepare for intense growth and focus on creating great products. 8 January 2013
  10. Transforming the world’s leading retail and consumer products companies Brooks Kitchel, head of Kurt Salmon’s global Retail and Consumer Products Group, explains our work focused on improving the performance of top retail and consumer products companies and how...