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Target moves toward full digital integration by offering same-day delivery on Target.com

13 Jun 2019

By: Tory Gundelach

Target announced this week that same-day delivery is now available via Target.com. In doing so, Target brings Shipt’s capabilities directly to the Target web platform. From a user experience perspective, this integration makes total sense.

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Consumables Omnichannel Review

This report assesses the omnichannel positioning of top consumables retailers in the US. It provides overall perspective, strategic positioning, a SWOT, and fulfillment and digital communication for national retailers – while providing retailer profiles for regional/non-grocery players.

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Shopper: Annual Shopper Review: An In-Depth Look at the Kroger Shopper

12 Jun 2019

By: Caroline Dumas

Price-focused factors continue to top Kroger shoppers’ priority list when shopping and consumables-focused retailers lose Kroger cross-shoppers. Check out this annual review to answer key questions about Kroger shoppers.

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At Investor Day, CVS lays out path to becoming a healthcare company

11 Jun 2019

By: Ben Antenore

As expected, CVS Investor Day delivered on its promise to inform and excite the investor community.

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Ulta: The big beats from Q1 2019

11 Jun 2019

By: Tiffany Hogan

Ulta’s continued strong performance was driven by strength in mass cosmetics and exclusive partnerships with direct-to-consumer brands.

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Mastering eCommerce Fundamentals: Elevating enhanced content

11 Jun 2019

By: Kevin McCoy

Mastering eCommerce Fundamentals is a monthly series that provides tactics that can immediately and positively impact your eCommerce execution. This month will focus on how to create enhanced content that elevates both your products and your brand.

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Costco: The big beats from Q3 2019

11 Jun 2019

By: Simon Johnstone

Costco’s Q3 results highlights its commitment to building out its omnichannel propositions and how it is and will deal with further tariffs.

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Apparel and department stores Q1 2019 results

7 Jun 2019

By: Tiffany Hogan

Top apparel players saw a mixed bag of results as tariffs loom large in the future.

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Dollar Tree: The big beats from Q1 2019

7 Jun 2019

By: Catherine Lang

Dollar Tree’s two new formats boosted sales to close the quarter. The retailer announced continued rollouts of its Dollar Tree Plus and Family Dollar H2 formats with the goal of increasing traffic and basket size. Take a look at Dollar Tree’s first quarter performance as you plan for growth in 2019.

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Dollar General: The big beats from Q1 2019

5 Jun 2019

By: Catherine Lang

Dollar General had a strong start to the fiscal year led by two key initiatives . The retailer’s DG Fresh and Fast Track initiatives look to drive traffic, boost baskets, streamline operational and employee efficiencies to improve profitability.

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Drug spotlight: A look inside Walgreens’ test store #1

4 Jun 2019

By: Ben Antenore

Walgreens’ Deerfield location, known as “store #1,” is a testing site for the retailer's key strategic initiatives. We paid a visit.