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Spring Fling: A Look Ahead at Spring Merchandising

Early spring brings a wave of excitement for warmer weather (sometimes), baseball season, approaching summer vacations, and plenty of activities to look forward to. With winter (almost) behind us, retailers want shoppers to prepare for the things that excite them.

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Canadian Tire Executive Summary

29 Mar 2017

By: Rohini Birla

Our Kantar Retail experts’ Executive summary of Canadian Tire, including strategic positioning and overview of merchandising, marketing, and operations focus areas.

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The State of Restaurant and Food Service Operators: Kantar Retail’s 2017 Report

29 Mar 2017

By: Timothy Campbell

In our inaugural report of our survey of restaurant and food service operators, Kantar Retail reveals the top needs, behaviors, and actionable items for these shoppers. Findings reveal that growth opportunities exist for suppliers to provide a high quality and consistent assortment.

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The State of Club Business Shoppers: Kantar Retail’s 2017 Report

29 Mar 2017

By: Timothy Campbell

In the third report of our annual survey of club business shoppers, Kantar Retail reveals the dominant behaviors, preferences, and concerns of these shoppers at Costco, Sam’s Club, and BJ’s Wholesale.

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Lidl’s U.S. Landing: Quantifying the Retailer’s Disruptive Pricing Strategy

29 Mar 2017

By: Mike Paglia

Kantar Retail analyzes Lidl’s disruptive approach to pricing in the UK in order to determine how the retailer will implement its pricing strategy in the US and what suppliers need to do to manage the impact.

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Big-Box Omnichannel Review

This report assesses the omni-channel positioning of large-box chain stores in the US. It provides overall perspective, strategic positioning, a SWOT, and fulfillment and digital communication for Walmart, Target, Sam’s Club, Costco, The Home Depot, Lowes, Best Buy, Macy’s, Kohl’s, and Nordstrom.

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ShopperScape® Snapshot: The 2017 Apparel Shopper

28 Mar 2017

By: Tiffany Hogan

Apparel shoppers will continue to gravitate towards disruptive retailers in 2017 as they seek value and convenience in new ways.

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March Report on Shopper Behavior

28 Mar 2017

By: Kantar Retail Shopper Team

With a few exceptions, shoppers’ momentum in January did not carry over to February. Spending intentions weaken slightly in February. Walmart wins HBC and groceries, although HBC becomes increasingly competitive.

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A Look at Golub’s New Format: Market 32

27 Mar 2017

By: John Rand

Golub has been expanding its new Market 32 format that has puts food at the center of its shopper message by having dedicated focus areas, increasing food services, and executing superior end-caps.

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Is Grocery Delivery via Third Parties the Path to the Future?

27 Mar 2017

By: Elley Symmes

March has been a big month for third party delivery players, Shipt and Uber. In a span of three weeks, three major retailers, Kroger, Costco, and Meijer, announced new and expanded partnerships with them, accelerating the third party game for grocery delivery.