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Shopper: Minimal Changes in Trip Missions

22 Sep 2016

By: Ali Chapman

In Q3 2016, the trip drivers for shoppers’ most recent purchase of food/household essentials/HBC are comparable to the same quarter last year. A third of all trips were driven by a stock-up mission, and 27% of all trips were driven by a fill-in trip.

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Followers: 125

September Report on Shopper Behavior: Shopping Incidence Falls Across Channels

22 Sep 2016

By: Kantar Retail Shopper Team

Shopping incidence across channels fell in August. Optimistic spending intentions remain through August. Walmart and Kroger continue to be the overall preferred retailers for food and groceries spending.

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Followers: 76

The Verdict Is Out: How Have Members Responded to Costco’s Credit Card Crisis?

20 Sep 2016

By: Timothy Campbell

As the initial firestorm over Costco’s credit card woes and its aftershocks subside, it’s time to take stock of Costco members’ long-term intentions regarding the shift.

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Shopper: Costco Members’ Response to the Anywhere Visa Transition

20 Sep 2016

By: Timothy Campbell

As the initial firestorm over Costco’s credit card woes and its aftershocks subside, it’s time to take stock of Costco members’ long-term intentions regarding the shift.

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Apparel Store Visits: Back to School, Back to New

20 Sep 2016

By: Tiffany Hogan

Retailers are mixing old strategies with new to drive sales and connect with shoppers as they transition into fall.

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August Retail Sales: Growth Slumps During Back-to-School Sales Period

19 Sep 2016

By: Doug Hermanson

According to government-reported sales results, growth slowed in August for the second-straight month. Modest growth during the two-month sales period suggests a disappointing back-to-school season for most retailers, but falling food prices and weather also played a role in the growth slump.

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ShopperScape® Snapshot - Plenti Turns One

19 Sep 2016

By: Kate Senzamici

The Plenti program has completed a circle around the sun, and shopper engagement has evolved since its inception.

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Followers: 2

Is Jessica Alba's Honest Company Unilever's Latest Big eCommerce Play?

16 Sep 2016

By: Reid Greenberg

CPG conglomerate Unilever is reportedly negotiating to acquire The Honest Company.

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Loblaw: The Five Slides You Need

15 Sep 2016

By: Robin Sherk

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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Target Q2 2016: Rebalancing Expectations

13 Sep 2016

By: Amy Koo

Target closed a challenging second quarter with a 1.1% decline in comparable store sales and a negative transaction rate. Expecting a more competitive holiday season, Target will “rebalance” its messaging by expanding beyond its Signature emphasis to greater highlight traffic-driving products.