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Omnichannel’s Runway in Home Improvement: My Take on Home Depot’s Digital Strategy

12 Feb 2016

By: Nicole Santosuosso

As the leading retailer in a channel where online research and education has become a crucial part of the shopping experience, Home Depot has unique opportunities in digital beyond even working to connect its physical and digital assets.

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Store of the Week - Boots (UK)

12 Feb 2016

By: Himanshu Pal

This week's Store of the Week comes from Boots Pharmacy in Central London. Boots UK is a part of Walgreen Boots Alliance's Retail Pharmacy International division.

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Kantar Retail’s Seasonal Pulse: Valentine’s Day & Super Bowl

11 Feb 2016

By: Kantar Retail Research Team

Following the crucial winter holiday season, retailers once again drove traffic and share of wallet with two major February events: Valentine’s Day and the Super Bowl. In this slide deck, Kantar Retail examines Valentine’s Day and Super Bowl merchandising across channels.

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National Retail Federation’s Big Show 2016 Review

11 Feb 2016

By: David Marcotte

We take a look at some of the more innovative and interesting retail technologies that caught our eye at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show this year.

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The Tricky Business of Sam’s Club and Walmart Supercenter Shoppers

9 Feb 2016

By: Timothy Campbell

In our latest club shopper article, we get at the root of the similarities and differences between Walmart Supercenter and Sam’s Club shoppers. Our guidelines help drive strategic planning and alignment with these retailers.

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Amazon Q4 & FY 2015 Results: Solid Growth

9 Feb 2016

By: Robin Sherk

In addition to examining Amazon’s latest financial results, this slide summary report highlights the retailer’s key developments in Q4 and discusses the retailer’s direction entering into 2016.

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Shopper: Robbing Peter to Pay Paul? Cross-Shopping at Sam’s Club and Walmart Supercenter

Successfully selling to both Walmart Supercenter and Sam’s Club can be a tricky task. Supplier strategy at one account needs to be sufficiently differentiated and coordinated with the other to minimize conflicts of interests.

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Followers: 331

A Note on Our Updated Forecasts for Walmart U.S.

4 Feb 2016

By: Laura Kennedy

Today, the Kantar Retail Walmart team’s new Walmart U.S. forecasts, updated for last month’s store closures, went live. For purposes of your strategic thinking about Walmart, it's important to emphasize a couple points.

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Lowe’s to Acquire Canadian Retailer RONA: This Is One to Watch, Eh?

3 Feb 2016

By: Laura Kennedy

Lowe's acquisition of RONA dramatically expands the retailer’s footprint in Canada and emphasizes Lowe’s attention to format diversification. Investing more deeply in the Canadian economy has short-term risks, but long-term opportunity.

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Walking the Box: Sam’s Club

2 Feb 2016

By: Timothy Campbell

Sam’s Club’s latest initiatives reinvent relevance and convenience through new and exciting merchandising.

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