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Publix: The five slides you need

21 May 2018

By: Elley Symmes

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

Article

April retail sales: Stronger spending plans upended by weather and store closures

21 May 2018

By: Doug Hermanson

Retail sales growth in April may have disappointed some, but spending plans portend stronger growth in the coming months. This article summarizes retail channel performance in April, and the expected positives and negatives within the retail economy in the short term.

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Ahold Delhaize USA executive summary

21 May 2018

By: Elley Symmes

Our profile of Ahold Delhaize USA looks at the retailer’s strategic positioning, financials, merchandising, marketing, and operations.

Blog Post
Followers: 124

Macy’s the biggest Q1 earnings surprise among early reporting apparel retailers

21 May 2018

By: Tiffany Hogan

These first few results are a bit of a mixed bag, with seasonal shifts and margin performance playing a strong role in the outcome of each. Here are the big beats you need to know:

Summary Slides

Ahold Delhaize USA: The five slides you need

21 May 2018

By: Elley Symmes

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

Summary Slides

Publix executive summary

21 May 2018

By: Elley Symmes

Our profile of Publix looks at the retailer’s strategic positioning, financials, merchandising, marketing, and operations.

Blog Post
Followers: 326

Is the Sky Falling?

21 May 2018

By: Ray Gaul

Newspapers have been obsessed with stories about retail bankruptcies, store closings, and other disasters. Is there reason to feel the sky is falling or is retail healthy after all?

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Sam’s Club: The big beats from Q1 2019

18 May 2018

By: Timothy Campbell

In the midst of clubs closures and strategic reprioritization, Sam’s Club shows promise with limited sales decline, strong comps, and solid eCommerce growth.

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Royal Wedding Fever: A guide to responsive retailing and “momentizing” strategies

18 May 2018

By: Anusha Couttigane, Tiffany Hogan

How to capitalize on cultural events through social influencers and merchandizing to capture the moment.

Blog Post
Followers: 102

Sam’s Club’s Q1 2019: Shrugging off the blues

17 May 2018

By: Timothy Campbell

Sam’s Club kicked off its fiscal year with a strong Q1. Though the company absorbed a negative impact due to club closures, strong comps reveal a strengthening core business.

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Ahold Delhaize USA: The big beats from Q1 2018

17 May 2018

By: Elley Symmes

Ahold Delhaize USA announced its Q1 2018 results. Ahold Delhaize continues to focus on operational excellence through synergies to drive growth for the business.