June retail sales: Strong growth ahead of the back-to-school season

20 Jul 2018

By: Doug Hermanson

Retail sales growth maintained a strong pace in June. Find out in this article what contributed to the growth and if similar trends are expected for the upcoming back-to-school season.

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Lowe’s overhauled leadership team signals focus on finding long-term growth

17 Jul 2018

By: Hannah Hayes

One week after taking over as Lowe’s CEO, Marvin Ellison sent a shockwave through the retailer’s executive leadership team. While these changes pave the way for Ellison to implement new ideas, they also signal clear goals for Lowe’s future strategic initiatives.

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Shopper: Exploring club shoppers’ routines: How is trip frequency changing?

17 Jul 2018

By: Timothy Campbell, Rachel McGuire

In addition to attracting new shoppers, successful retailers are also capable of driving meaningful loyalty with their existing shoppers by both expanding the basket and increasing trip frequency.

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Albertsons executive summary

16 Jul 2018

By: Elley Symmes

Our executive summary of Albertsons includes a look at the retailer's strategic positioning and an overview of its merchandising, marketing, and operations.

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Kantar 2018 PoweRanking study

16 Jul 2018

By: Dan Raynak

Participate in the 2018 Kantar PoweRanking® study, and receive a free copy of the report!

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Dollar General: The five slides you need

16 Jul 2018

By: Catherine Lang

Check out Kantar Consulting’s overview of Dollar General for a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial review, summary of key initiatives and implications.

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Walking the Big Box: Apparel strategies at mass retailers

13 Jul 2018

By: Tiffany Hogan

Mass retailers are getting more competitive in the apparel space with new brands and merchandising approaches.

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Ramadan and Eid 2018: Global retail initiatives

In recognition of Muslims' growing penetration and spending power, more retailers and brands elevated Ramadan and Eid merchandising and promotions this year. Here's an overview of Ramadan retail activity around the world.

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Lowe's executive summary

12 Jul 2018

By: Hannah Hayes

Our executive summary of Lowe's includes a look at the retailer's strategic positioning and an overview of its merchandising, marketing, and operations.

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Followers: 49

Prime Day 2018: What to expect during Amazon’s members-only sales event

10 Jul 2018

By: Meaghan Werle

Prime Day is now a 36-hour event. Consistent with previous Prime Days, Amazon will generate anticipation with media and countdown deals, while using the occasion itself to encourage trial and adoption of its latest initiatives.

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Followers: 123

PillPack acquisition shows Amazon’s continued strategic investments toward better U.S. outcomes

We unpack how acquiring PillPack is expected to benefit Amazon as it moves to break into and disrupt the $3.5 trillion healthcare sector.