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Don’t Miss Bryan Gildenberg on Worldwide Business

25 May 2017

By: Bryan Gildenberg

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of appearing on Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® to discuss the future of retail and how Kantar Retail can help clients adapt to it.

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6.6 Channels for Growth

22 May 2017

By: Ray Gaul

That time of year has arrived again. Annual planning.

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In 2017 Holiday Planning Mode? Here’s Your Prep Kit

19 May 2017

By: Sara Al-Tukhaim

The 2016 holiday season witnessed a complete paradigm shift in the role of online. This means that moving forward the industry is facing a whole new ballgame.

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Sam’s Club Q1 2018 Results: Maintaining Momentum

19 May 2017

By: Timothy Campbell

Sam’s Club has been able to maintain much of last year’s momentum by focusing on key shopper segments and by revamping the club experience.

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Shoppers Drug Mart: The Five Slides You Need

19 May 2017

By: Rohini Birla

Get an overview of Shoppers Drug Mart’s market positioning with this deck that features a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, sales forecast, and an analysis of major strategic initiatives and their implications for suppliers.

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Loblaw: The Five Slides You Need

19 May 2017

By: Rohini Birla

Get an overview of Loblaw's market positioning with this deck that includes a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, sales forecast, and an analysis of major strategic initiatives.

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Lidl Countdown: The Clock Is Ticking to June 15 Launch

18 May 2017

By: Mike Paglia

Lidl has finally set the date for its U.S. launch and revealed details about its pricing, assortment, stores, and store locations. One thing’s for sure: Lidl won’t be another Aldi or dollar store.

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April Retail Sales: Top-Line Growth Holds Firm Despite Weaker Consumables Channels

17 May 2017

By: Doug Hermanson

According to government-reported sales results, topline growth stayed firm in April, but consumables channels lagged. This article presents the results and discusses what macro and competitive factors may have caused channel trends to diverge.

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Shopper: Using Naturals to Enable Shopper Self-Care

17 May 2017

By: Kate Senzamici

Now more than ever, shoppers are taking control of their personal health and wellness and are increasingly drawn to naturals across categories.

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Understanding the Trajectory of Lidl’s Store of the Future

16 May 2017

By: Simon Johnstone

Lidl’s Store of the Future is a process of “supermarktization". However, the project has added too much complexity, too much cost, too quickly, and without enough return to justify it

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Lidl’s U.S. Landing: Five Principles That Will Define the Retailer’s Assortment Strategy

12 May 2017

By: Mike Paglia

As part of its ongoing coverage of Lidl’s arrival in the U.S., Kantar Retail lays out five key principles that will shape what items and categories Lidl will sell in its stores. Additionally, we provide not only recommendations for selling to Lidl but also guidance for suppliers’ existing customers.

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Does Macron’s Victory Mean Business as Usual for French Retail?

9 May 2017

By: Tudor Popa

Politics and retail will continue to cross paths around common concerns such as consumer confidence, inflation, and employment. Success, like in all countries, is connected, therefore, by each one’s contribution to improving the well-being and livelihood standards of the people they serve.