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Home Improvement Q3 2016 Results and Implications

2 Dec 2016

By: Nicole Santosuosso

This quarterly report summarizes the highlights from the third quarter of 2016 at Home Depot and Lowe’s. Home Depot outpaced Lowe’s in overall sales and comps growth. Home Depot contributed its strong quarter to favorable weather and an extended outdoor project selling season.

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Followers: 991

November's Insights - My Perspective

1 Dec 2016

By: Bryan Gildenberg

Welcome to a summary of what was obviously an eventful month in both the macro and retail landscapes! Events are this month’s themes, and no summary of November 2016 would be complete without a point of view on the event of the US Presidential election.

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Shopper: November 2016 Monthly ShopperScape® SnapShot

30 Nov 2016

By: Kantar Retail Shopper Team

This quick overview of what's trending in ShopperScape® shows which retailers are up and which are down in terms of the size of their overall shopper bases, which shoppers are the most upbeat in their near-term spending plans, and much, much more.

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Followers: 67

Cyber Monday 2016: Less About Deals, More About Connecting With Shoppers

30 Nov 2016

By: Kantar Retail Research Team

Our Cyber Monday observations from the past three years still ring true: Cyber Monday continues to evolve into “Cyber Everyday” with retailers extending month long Black Friday promotions to online.

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Quarterly Earnings Summary: A Guide to Key Apparel Retailer Earnings for Q3 2016

29 Nov 2016

By: Tiffany Hogan

Kantar Retail has aggregated the data and dialogue reported by key apparel retailers in Q3 2016 to create a portable guide to better answer the question: what really happened in Q3?

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Sam’s Club Q3 2017 Results: Keeping Pace

28 Nov 2016

By: Timothy Campbell

Through continued investments in price programs and club improvements, Sam’s Club is driving comps growth through higher ticket baskets and slower traffic loss.

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Followers: 67

Black Friday 2016: A Holiday Shopping Star Is Losing Its Luster

28 Nov 2016

By: Kantar Retail Research Team

Black Friday, once the most manic shopping day of the year and the beginning of the holiday shopping season, is losing its luster.

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Followers: 287

The Importance of a Good Forecast

28 Nov 2016

By: Ray Gaul

Two Questions: “How will we use the forecast?” "What is our biggest fear if the forecast is wrong?”

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Followers: 232

Is Lidl’s Biggest Strength Marketing?

23 Nov 2016

By: Simon Johnstone

If you include its exit from Norway, there are at least 28 lessons you can learn about Lidl.

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October Retail Sales: Improved Growth Ahead of the Peak Holiday Season

22 Nov 2016

By: Doug Hermanson

According to government-reported sales results, growth improved in October after slumping in the previous three months. October spending plans improved despite heightened concerns about the election. However, there are other effects from the election which are already evident in mid-November.