1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. PLM Optimization OVERVIEW Whether you’ve implemented a product lifecycle management system for your fashion or specialty brand company or not, its benefits will go unrealized unless it is aligned with your...
  5. Retailers Attempt to Sweeten Their Employee Benefits The Wall Street Journal 15 September 2015 “Early warning signs of people not being able to get enough labor are really starting to shine through,” Frank Layo, retail strategist at Kurt...
  6. Retail and Consumer ProductsWe have worked with 30 of the world’s top 50—and all of the top five—retailers. If you are a retailer or maker of consumer goods, Kurt Salmon can help turn your operations into a competitive...
  7. TeamAl Sambar Al Sambar 88 Managing Partner, Retail and Consumer Goods Randy Unger 265 Managing Partner, Retail and Consumer Group Operations
  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...