1. 2014-12-29Apparel Fights to Salvage Margins Technology is today’s fashion, Kurt Salmon’s Arnold Aronson tells Women’s Wear Daily . To counter this increased...
  2. 2014-12-29Fashion Fails to Fuel Excitement this Holiday Season Kurt Salmon’s Arnold Aronson tells Women’s Wear Daily that most apparel retailers have little to celebrate this...
  3. 2014-12-28Retailers Who Invested in Omnichannel Will Find Greater Net Profit Success Retailers pulled off a pretty good holiday season, despite an erratic eight weeks, markdown mania and margin uncertainty. Arnold...
  4. 2014-12-27Retailer-Carrier Communication the Primary Factor in Ensuring On-Time Holiday Deliveries Thirteen percent of holiday shipping deliveries missed the mark, compared with 15% last year, Kurt Salmon retail strategist Steve...
  5. 2014-12-26Cheaper Gasoline Makes Christmas Merrier for U.S. Retailers Carriers were not responsible for missed orders this holiday season, said Steve Osburn, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, in a...
  6. 2014-12-26Who Spoiled Christmas? Fewer Packages Arrive Late “Those retailers that were on their game did extremely well,” said Steve Osburn, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, when...
  7. 2014-12-26Who Won the Holiday Shipping War This Year? This holiday season, 13% of last-minute holiday orders did not arrive on time, a slight improvement over last year, according to...
  8. 2014-12-26U.S. Retailers Miss Fewer Christmas Deadlines: Early Surveys “We saw a lot less of the 11th-hour promotions,” Steve Osburn, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, told Reuters about this...
  9. 2014-12-26Seventy Percent of Returned Holiday Merchandise Suitable for Resale Last January, many retailers were surprised by the high number of holiday gift returns. As the holiday season comes to a close and...
  10. 2014-12-26Retailers to Blame for This Year’s Holiday Shipping Delays Retailers were to blame for all this year’s delays, with reasons including inventory issues and a failure of retailers to...