Blog Post
Followers: 737

August retail sales avoid slump after higher unemployment expires

18 Sep 2020

By: Doug Hermanson

Retail sales growth in August continued its strong pace despite lower unemployment benefits. There may have been some channels that were hurt by this policy change. Find out more in this blog.

Summary Slides

Best Buy Q2 2020 online sales pulls the company to positives

18 Sep 2020

By: David Marcotte

Q2 2020 was a great quarter for Best Buy even with stores closed for six weeks. But in-bound orders are hurting inventory as seen in this recent store walk.

Summary Slides

Walmart US executive summary

18 Sep 2020

By: Lei Duran, Taylor Galland

Our profile of Walmart looks at the retailer's strategic positioning, financial highlights, merchandising, marketing, and operations.

Summary Slides

Walmart US: The five slides you need

18 Sep 2020

By: Lei Duran, Taylor Galland

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

Shopper Summary Slides

Shoppers signal that holiday gift spending might be ho-hum

16 Sep 2020

By: Mary Brett Whitfield

With more shoppers indicating plans to spend less on gifts, retailers may find it hard to find that ‘ho ho ho’ holiday feeling.

Summary Slides

Trip and category behavior in online grocery

16 Sep 2020

By: Tory Gundelach, Pam Goodfellow

The eighth module in our Online Grocery series looks at how retailers can encourage more trips and stickier shopping behavior.

Blog Post
Followers: 93

Monitoring Canadian Retail Disruptions and New Norms

16 Sep 2020

By: Amar Singh

Canadian shopper insights to help you navigate the post-COVID landscape.

Summary Slides

Kroger Q2 2020 results: Taking momentum into the future

15 Sep 2020

By: Tory Gundelach

The eat-at-home trend fueled double-digit growth and strong digital sales in Q2 at Kroger, which raised 2020 guidance on most metrics.

Blog Post
Followers: 228

Headwinds and headlines: Department store Q2 results and more

14 Sep 2020

By: Tiffany Hogan

A recent rash of news to accompany sluggish Q2 results indicates that more change is afoot in the department store landscape.

Blog Post
Followers: 137

Kroger posts double-digit growth in Q2, shares full 2020 guidance

11 Sep 2020

By: Tory Gundelach

Kroger posted sales growth of nearly 15% in its second quarter and shared full-year guidance after pulling it earlier in the year.

Summary Slides

Walmart global FY 2021 Q2 results and analysis

11 Sep 2020

By: Kantar Research Team

Walmart Global's Q2 saw diverse effects from COVID-19 as the company forged ahead with merchandise shifts and ecommerce growth.