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Albertsons Companies shows ray of light in Q2

17 Oct 2019

By: Tory Gundelach

Albertsons Companies Inc. showed signs of positive momentum with its Q2 results, posting ID sales growth of 2.4%, equating seven quarters of positive ID sales. Perhaps there is hope for the big grocers after all.

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Halloween: The Shopper POV

17 Oct 2019

By: Caroline Dumas

Haunted houses and pumpkin patches: Where shoppers are focusing their energy this Halloween season, and what it could imply for the rest of the season.

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Selling alcohol online

17 Oct 2019

By: Kate McGee

We look at the challenges and opportunities retailers and suppliers face in this fast-growing, but highly regulated and complex category.

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Sobeys: The five slides you need

17 Oct 2019

By: Ellie Pinto

Learn about the latest strategies and developments at Sobeys with a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, key initiatives, growth forecasts, and supplier implications.

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eBay: The five slides you need

16 Oct 2019

By: Kate McGee

Get up to speed on this pure-play retailer with our SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial overview, a look at major strategic initiatives, and implications for suppliers.

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Whole Foods Market: The five slides you need

15 Oct 2019

By: Tory Gundelach

Check out Kantar overview of Whole Foods Market for a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial review, summary of key initiatives, and supplier implications.

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Seasonal retail pulse: Summer in Canada 2019

14 Oct 2019

By: Amar Singh

Apart from delivering strong value, retailers enriched the summer shopping experience by providing local and unique flavours while strengthening connections via digital platforms.

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Verishop: A new way for Millennials to shop

14 Oct 2019

By: Kate McGee

Combining best-in-class fulfillment and customer service with a trusted and curated home, beauty, and fashion assortment, Verishop differentiates itself as an eCommerce platform for suppliers to reach discerning Millennial shoppers seeking an exploratory, influencer-based shopping experience.

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Passing the baton: John Furner to step up as Walmart U.S. CEO

11 Oct 2019

By: Timothy Campbell

Walmart is undergoing a time of transition as John Furner will replace Greg Foran as the head of the company’s U.S. division. Furner will be positioned to maintain and build upon the strong business that Foran has built.

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Boo! The holidays are here and toy is in season

10 Oct 2019

By: Sara Al-Tukhaim

Halloween may be upon us, but all the ghosts and goblins are no match for a more fundamental seasonal shift at play.

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The rise of celebrity beauty brands

10 Oct 2019

By: Tiffany Hogan, Caroline Dumas

Celebrity beauty brands are on the rise. See what their success means for the category and what traditional brands can learn from their success.