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Continuing trends first seen in Q1 and Q2, Q3 was another positive quarter for Rite Aid. The retailer posted $6.12 billion in revenue, growing 12% from $5.46 billion in the same quarter last year. Net losses from continuing operations continue to narrow, falling to $81.2 million with a 35% decline ...

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Continuing trends first seen in Q1 and Q2, Q3 was another positive quarter for Rite Aid. The retailer posted $6.12 billion in revenue, growing 12% from $5.46 billion in the same quarter last year. Net losses from continuing operations continue to narrow, falling to $81.2 million with a 35% decline ...

 
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Take a peek into the effect COVID-19 has had on housing trends and how grocers and suppliers can benefit. Download here.

 
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We’ve identified six themes to help guide your 2021 planning and key conversations with business partners. Watch Commerce Now: 2021 Retail Outlook to dive-deeper into the following themes with our retail and shopper experts. Watch Commerce Now: 2021 Retail Outlook and read Dave Marcotte’s ...

 
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These quick stats show the size of the at-home food opportunity and how helping shoppers overcome mealtime fatigue can create growth. Download here.

 
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Key takeaways: Despite some moderation in December, the holiday fourth quarter turned in record growth. Adjusting to staying home likely drove more growth than traditional gift shopping. Early holiday promotions in October and a deteriorating job market in December dented everything from ...

 
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Kantar augments our monthly ShopperScape® tracking study with thematic Deep Dive studies. In the most recent ShopperScape® Deep Dive on Alcohol-based beverages, we uncovered how shoppers shop for alcohol, their category preferences, the retailers they shopped, the importance of the ...

 
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Free and flexible returns are one way that retailers have competed against one another to make shopping convenient. However, processing these returns comes with a cost. With more postholiday returns expected, retailers are reconsidering the inevitable tradeoffs that come with balancing cost, ...

 
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Despite ongoing challenges sustained by COVID-19, Walgreens Boots Alliance started 2021 on a good note, logging a positive first-quarter. Total WBA sales grew by 5.7% versus a year ago to $36.3 billion for the quarter. Total pharmacy sales in the Retail Pharmacy USA segment increased 5.9%, driven ...

 
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Key takeaways: November top-line sales declined relative to October, but year-to-year growth held close to a record pace. Both trends indicate adjusting to staying home during the holiday had a bigger influence on retail spending and channel choice than traditional gift buying. Growth in ...

 
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Costco continues to deliver strong double-digit growth, especially for ecommerce. Even without club pickup, Costco’s maintains an ability to excel both in-club and online. Although the retailer has a smaller assortment online than many other retailers, Costco is satisfying its members’ ...

 
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As we approach the end of 2020, Kantar's Shopper and Category teams request your feedback on topics of interest for 2021. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey to help us tailor our content to meet your most pressing needs.   Survey: ...

 
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Department stores have been pretty candid about the low expectations they have for 2020. With feeble demand and a surge in virus cases across the country, its somewhat surprising to see that many of these retailers exceeded their own expectations for the quarter. Macy’s sales dipped by ...

 
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Ulta Beauty exceeded even their own expectations in Q3, with sales dropping just 7.8% compared to last year as shoppers geared up early for the holiday season. Many of the same trends seen throughout 2020 continued to drive Ulta Beauty’s performance: digital sales, skin and self-care, ...

 
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Overview Kroger announced its Q3 2020 earnings, reporting USD26,860 million in identical (ID) sales excluding fuel, or 10.9% ID growth compared to Q3 2019. Operating profit for the quarter totaled USD792 million, up 211.8% from the USD254 million reported prior year. CFO Gary Millerchip stated ...

 
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Kantar’s team of analysts cast a keen eye on retailer and shopper behavior on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, noting four key themes this year along with our take on how to interpret the role of these events within the context of the overall 2020 holiday season. 1. Early Kick-Off Events With ...

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