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Demystifying Department Store Rationalisation

In a context where large format supermarkets are leasing out space to third party brands, the USP of being a department store – the convenience and excitement of accessing lots of brands in one place – is no longer a distinguishing feature of department stores.

Blog Post
Followers: 81

Supreme Court tax ruling: What does it mean for online retail?

The United States Supreme Court’s recent ruling on state taxes may open the door for more states to tax online purchases. Kantar Consulting explores how the court decision impacts four groups: shoppers, large retailers, small/midsized retailers, and marketplaces.

Blog Post
Followers: 59

Kroger’s Restock strategy leading to real results

22 Jun 2018

By: Diana Sheehan

Kroger impressed the industry with its Q1 2018 results. With sales metrics up across the spectrum, increasing investment in its employees and local communities, and two highly strategic moves, Kroger is making steady progress in setting itself up for future success.

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Ulta executive summary

22 Jun 2018

By: Tiffany Hogan

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

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Sephora executive summary

22 Jun 2018

By: Tiffany Hogan

Our profile of Sephora US looks at the retailer’s strategic positioning, financial highlights, merchandising, marketing, and operations.

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Ulta: The five slides you need

22 Jun 2018

By: Tiffany Hogan

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

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Sephora: The five slides you need

22 Jun 2018

By: Tiffany Hogan

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

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The future of beauty retail: Beauty shopping in 2025

21 Jun 2018

By: Hanna Ryngmark, Tiffany Hogan

The Beauty Store of the Future will be more than a place to buy. It’ll be a seamless, and value added experience.

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Category forecasts to 2023: Evolving strategies for capturing share of wallet

21 Jun 2018

By: Doug Hermanson

Kantar Consulting’s recently released category forecasts indicate a change in strategy is needed for many suppliers to capture share of total spending. This article discusses the macro assumptions, forecast results, and strategic implications that are dialing up this loud call for action.

Blog Post
Followers: 341

Retailer pricing: The future of EDLP vs. hi-lo

18 Jun 2018

By: Ray Gaul

Traditional pricing is being eroded by new models of price communication. We think these trends will continue to reduce the power of EDLP and hi-lo models and may force more retailers to learn new ways to do pricing using new technologies and more agile order-and-supply cycles.

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Costco: The big beats from Q3 2018

13 Jun 2018

By: Timothy Campbell

Costco continues to expand its brick & mortar footprint and online platforms amid strong sales and comps growth in Q3.