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June Report on Shopper Behavior

23 Jun 2017

By: Kantar Retail Shopper Team

Key trends emerging from Kantar Retail’s May ShopperScape® survey include: although April was a mediocre month for shoppers at retail, May was certainly bustling. Spending intentions remain steady in May. In health and beauty care, Walmart continues to reign.

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Ahold Delhaize USA Q1: Turning the Ship

22 Jun 2017

By: Elley Symmes

Ahold Delhaize USA announced its Q1 2017 results. The retailer had a challenging quarter due to continued price deflation and lackluster comparable store sales.

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Vive La Costco France: Live Highlights from Opening Day

Years in the making, Costco opened its first warehouse in France today, and we are live on the ground to capture this event for you.

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Shopper Dynamics of Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods

Amazon shoppers are demanding grocery shoppers. Relative to all shoppers, they are more likely to prioritize fresh foods, a reliable in-stock position, convenient locations, a pleasant shopping experience, and a wide variety of organic/natural products available.

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Spring 2017 Apparel Retailer Store Visits

22 Jun 2017

By: Tiffany Hogan

Retailers look to create deeper shopper connections in stores with a growing assortment of niche products and new categories to provide for more shopper solutions.

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Prime Wardrobe: Unboxing More of Amazon’s Apparel Assortment

21 Jun 2017

By: Tiffany Hogan

Amazon's launch of Prime Wardrobe may be a small tremor compared to last week's Whole Foods earthquake, but could mean a seismic shift for Amazon's top apparel competitors.

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Amazon/Whole Foods - A "Top 10 List" Of Implications

19 Jun 2017

By: Bryan Gildenberg

"As of today Amazon's market capitalization has gone up by more than the Whole Foods acquisition cost - from a shareholder value perspective Amazon bought Whole Foods for free"

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U.S. eCommerce Outlook: Category Group Forecasts

19 Jun 2017

By: Doug Hermanson, Robin Sherk

This slide deck summarizes Kantar Retail’s U.S. online channel forecast and in-store versus online category spending forecasts to 2022.

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Amazon International: The Five Slides You Need

19 Jun 2017

By: Alvaro Morilla

Our Kantar Retail experts’ Point of View on Amazon International, SWOT Analysis, Key Initiatives, Key Financials, Growth Forecasts, and Supplier Implications.

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Amazon Gets Fresh in Healthier Position With Whole Foods Acquisition

16 Jun 2017

By: Malcolm Pinkerton

It seems that a day does not go by without the eCommerce behemoth Amazon disrupting the world of retailing. In a deal worth almost USD14 billion (GBP10.7bn, EUR12.5bn) the Internet giant has acquired premium supermarket Whole Foods.

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Walmart Buys Bonobos—How Do All of Its Acquisitions Add Up?

16 Jun 2017

By: Laura Kennedy, Tiffany Hogan

Today Walmart announced its acquisition of the men’s clothing retailer Bonobos. It's the latest in a series of acquisitions Walmart has made this year to revamp its eCommerce business. But suppliers should keep all of Walmart’s eCommerce acquisitions in perspective.

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Did Amazon Just Win the Grocery Games?

In what appears to be a completely unexpected turn of events, Amazon and Whole Foods just announced what may be the acquisition of the year, at least in the grocery industry.