March 2015

  • 09 Mar 2015

    Harvard Business School Professor Emeritus Walter J. Salmon Dies at 84

    BOSTON—Legendary Harvard Business School (HBS) professor Walter J. Salmon (MBA 1954, DBA 1960), long one of the world’s leading experts on retailing, retail distribution, and marketing, who for more than forty years influenced thousands of students, executives, and other academics through his broad-based research, exceptional teaching, and unsurpassed knowledge of retail stores and consumers’ relationship with them, died yesterday (Sunday, March 8) at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston from complications of a stroke. He was 84 years old. At the time of his death, he was the School’s Stanley Roth, Sr. Professor of Retailing, Emeritus. Read more.