1. Stores BetaWhy Stores Should Behave More like Online Retailers For more than a decade, conventional wisdom had it that online retailing would be the demise of the brick-and-mortar store. However, to borrow an...
  2. The New Supply ChainDriving Top-Line Growth through Speed, Scope and Specialization Over the past few decades, the role of the supply chain has been evolving from cost center to competitive advantage. Nowadays,...
  3. Infinite Touchpoints, One OrganizationMoving toward an Omnichannel Merchandising and Planning Organization Although most retailers are in the midst of one or many initiatives to improve their omnichannel customer experience, many have...
  4. The Compelling Case for RFIDThe whole really is greater than the sum of its parts RFID is quickly becoming one of the retail industry’s hottest buzzwords, driven by several key applications: improving inventory accuracy...
  5. The Kurt Salmon ReviewRetail. Consumer Products. Private Equity. Strategy. Issue 02 The retail industry is undergoing an unprecedented period of change. New, rapidly deployed technologies combined with underlying shifts...
  6. How Category Killers Can Still Win at Their Own Game As online retailing continues its explosive growth, many have sounded the death knell for category killers. They believe that such companies, which transformed retailing by delivering a compelling...
  7. 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...
  8. Marketing Executives Are Catalysts for Driving Value Through Omnichannel Strategy At the Argyle Executive Forum 2014 CMO/Customer Experience Think Tank: Omnichannel Engagement, Madison Riley, head of Kurt Salmon’s North American Retail and Consumer Products Group,...
  9. The New Era of the Agile Supply ChainIn order to move forward, retailers are finding it increasingly necessary to look backward. Having strategic vision in retail typically involves looking ahead and beyond the current state, but when...
  10. Why Operationalizing Omnichannel Requires a Seat at the C-Suite Table Years ago, when consumers first started buying online, retailers had to make a hard choice: build a separate e-commerce group to get to market quickly or try to integrate an e-commerce business...