Summary Slides

Sam’s Club: The big beats from Q1 2019

18 May 2018

By: Timothy Campbell

In the midst of clubs closures and strategic reprioritization, Sam’s Club shows promise with limited sales decline, strong comps, and solid eCommerce growth.

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Royal Wedding Fever: A guide to responsive retailing and “momentizing” strategies

18 May 2018

By: Anusha Couttigane, Tiffany Hogan

How to capitalize on cultural events through social influencers and merchandizing to capture the moment.

Blog Post
Followers: 101

Sam’s Club’s Q1 2019: Shrugging off the blues

17 May 2018

By: Timothy Campbell

Sam’s Club kicked off its fiscal year with a strong Q1. Though the company absorbed a negative impact due to club closures, strong comps reveal a strengthening core business.

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Ahold Delhaize USA: The big beats from Q1 2018

17 May 2018

By: Elley Symmes

Ahold Delhaize USA announced its Q1 2018 results. Ahold Delhaize continues to focus on operational excellence through synergies to drive growth for the business.

Blog Post
Followers: 383

Walmart US Q1 2018: Online drives strong growth

17 May 2018

By: Laura Kennedy

Walmart reported solid U.S. results for Q1 2018, posting comps of 2.1%. eCommerce was a significant driver of growth, as was ticket.

Blog Post
Followers: 46

In it to win it: Has Kroger found a path to online grocery profitability?

17 May 2018

By: Diana Sheehan

Many of us in the U.S. woke up to the news of an Ocado-Kroger partnership. The critical question on the minds of those of us in the U.S. is what this partnership actually means for these two players specifically and online grocery in the U.S. in general.

Blog Post
Followers: 500

Our latest U.S. retail forecasts: Get the details behind our updated data

16 May 2018

By: Sara Al-Tukhaim

If your role demands attention to where the retail industry or specific formats and retailers are heading, this is the read for you.

Article

U.S. retail forecasts: Detailing the assumptions driving our spring 2018 update

Ahead of debuting our latest U.S. retail forecasts at our upcoming Planning Conference, we release — for the first time — the high-level assumptions driving the forecasts.

Shopper Article

Shopper: Apparel Retailer Scorecard 2018: Slow store traffic drives lower monthly shopping

15 May 2018

By: Tiffany Hogan

While traditional retailers have struggled to maintain footfall, Amazon has seen consistent growth in monthly apparel shopping incidence.

Blog Post
Followers: 18

Home Depot’s Q1 2018: Long winter dampens seasonal sales momentum while core business remains strong

15 May 2018

By: Hannah Hayes

Following a record sales year in 2017, Home Depot started 2018 with a (relative) sales miss in Q1. The retailer posted sales of USD24.9 billion, up 4.4% from 2017 and comps of 4.2%. While its Q1 results were weaker than we’ve come to expect from Home Depot, its underlying business remains strong.

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PetSmart: The five slides you need

15 May 2018

By: Timothy Campbell

Get a up to speed on PetSmart with our SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial overview, summary of key initiatives, and supplier implications.