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#TargetRunDay Signals Target’s Blast to Its “Pay Less” Past

26 Aug 2016

By: Amy Koo

Target’s #TargetRunDay promotion this Sunday, August 28th will offer a whopping 10% off nearly everything both in store and online. When times get tough, Target’s go-to-solution is a reversion to price first messaging.

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Amazon Q2 2016 Results & Analysis

26 Aug 2016

By: Meaghan Werle

Amazon reported its second quarter earnings for the period ending June 30, 2016. In addition to examining Amazon’s latest financial results, this slide summary report highlights the retailer’s key developments in Q2 and important themes moving forward in 2016.

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Canadian Grocery and Drug Channel Snapshot

This slide summary provides financial performance highlights for Loblaw/Shoppers Drug Mart, Sobeys, Metro, and Jean Coutu’s latest results. It also discusses moves these retailers have made in 2016 to drive their positions and the implications these shifts entail.

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Apparel Retailers to Watch: Q2 2016

26 Aug 2016

By: Tiffany Hogan

Three themes run through the quarter’s key developments: retailers are pinpointing shoppers, emphasizing new categories, and leveraging technology.

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Canadian ShopperSpective Reveals Retailer and Shopper Trends

26 Aug 2016

By: Robin Sherk, Rachel McGuire

To show how CanadianShopperSpective is guiding client decisions, we wanted to share three specific illustrations.

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As Lidl’s Arrival Draws Closer, Store Layouts Come in Focus

26 Aug 2016

By: Mike Paglia, Simon Johnstone

Kantar Retail’s Lidl experts analyze preliminary layouts for the retailer’s first US stores, provide suppliers with an early perspective on what to expect, and discuss the stores’ design illustrate Lidl’s disruptive capabilities.

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Modestly Improved Holiday Growth Expected in 2016

24 Aug 2016

By: Doug Hermanson

Kantar Retail’s fourth quarter holiday forecasts indicates modestly improved growth in 2016.

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Quarterly Home Improvement Review: Second Quarter 2016

24 Aug 2016

By: Nicole Santosuosso

This quarterly report summarizes the highlights from the second quarter of 2016 at Home Depot and Lowe’s. Home Depot outpaced Lowe’s in overall sales and comps growth, posting the highest quarterly sales in the company’s history.

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Kantar Retail's Seasonal Pulse: Back to School 2016

23 Aug 2016

By: Kantar Retail Research Team

Kantar Retail studies the 2016 back-to-school retail landscape and discovers these trends and best-in-class examples across channels and retailers.

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Walking the Box: Hannaford

23 Aug 2016

By: Elley Symmes

Hannaford unveiled a new prototype store in Bedford, NH this June. The new store emphasizes differentiated food services including the first ever Hannaford Kitchen, a commitment to health & wellness, and center-store value using EDLP.