Expand eCommerce opportunities by developing successful multichannel digital retail strategies aligned to shoppers' changing paths to purchase.
  • Amazon North America Q1 2020 results
    This slide summary report evaluates the Q1 2020 financial results, highlights key North America initiatives, and discusses implications for suppliers.
  • Ecommerce and new commerce: What they mean to your business
    Explore key ecommerce trends and growth areas across the marketplace. Apply best-in-class ecommerce practices to your business at Walmart.
  • Keeping pace with online grocery
    Assess Walmart’s online competitive positioning and the current and future threats it is facing.
  • Amazon Annual Shopper Review
    Our annual Amazon shopper review provides insights into Amazon shoppers’ shopping routines, priorities, and economic outlook, plus their evaluation ...
  • Amazon: The five slides you need
    Check out Kantar’s overview of Amazon for a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial review, summary of key initiatives, and implications.
  • US eCommerce outlook: Category group forecasts
    See Kantar’s U.S. online and in-store category spending forecasts to 2024. In addition, gain access to all data and charts for 15 online categories.
    

Identify and leverage emerging trends in digital retail, technology, supply chain, and marketing to grow eCommerce and better target shoppers across multiple channels.

Interactive Chart: Amazon and Prime Penetration

Amazon's rise as a retail force has been swift and steady. To better understand the growing reach of Amazon among shoppers, use this interactive graphic to see the multi-year trend in shopping Amazon.com and Prime membership.
Line: Percent of U.S. Households Shopped Amazon.com during Past Four Weeks
Bars: Percent of U.S. Households with Amazon Prime Membership*

Understanding Pure Play Retailers

 
Followers: 76

The big picture from Alibaba’s full-year 2019 results is not around earnings per share (EPS) or revenue or even declining profits, but a clear indication that China’s ecommerce giant sees its future very much as an international operator. While it remains focused on cementing leadership ...

 
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Sustainable fashion in the spotlight: 2020 edition

19 May 2020

By: Anusha Couttigane, Kelly Petropoulou, Tiffany Hogan.  62 Slides

How are the world’s leading retailers and brands delivering on their sustainability initiatives? This detailed report assesses all the major apparel players across a wide range of sectors, identifying new trends and focus areas for 2020 and beyond.

 
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Amazon North America Q1 2020 results

14 May 2020

By: Rachel Dalton.  13 Slides

This slide summary report evaluates the Q1 2020 financial results, highlights key North America initiatives, and discusses implications for suppliers.

 
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The expansion of Amazon grocery and what it means for Kroger

28 Apr 2020

By: Rachel Dalton.  39 Slides

Evaluate the Amazon grocery offer and key strategies the retailer will employ to fast-track its US grocery position. Discover how shoppers think about Amazon in the grocery space and how they use the services. Get insights and implications for the future of omnichannel grocery planning.

 
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US consumables omnichannel review: Spring 2020 update

7 Apr 2020

By: Kantar Research Team.  76 Slides

This report is an update to our omnichannel consumables report published in December. It provides overall perspective, strategic positioning, SWOTs, and digital and fulfillment capabilities to national retailers. It also features retailer profiles and fast facts for regional and nongrocery players.

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The Shoppers' Evolving Path to Purchase

 
Followers: 11

Restrictions on movement across the nation have meant significant lifestyle changes, with many consumers juggling work, socialising and schooling from the confines of their house. In the past month we saw significant shifts in purchasing habits, not only in grocery, but also across non-food ...

 
Followers: 486
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Turning the economy from off to on

6 Apr 2020  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 15 The ‘R’ word – Recession – is being used less frequently in the business press these days. It has been replaced with a new expression: the “S” word – ‘Shock’. Many business columns have switched from ...

 
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Clothing vs. COVID-19: The fashion industry response

3 Apr 2020

By: Anusha Couttigane, Tiffany Hogan.  40 Slides

Few sectors have been impacted as severely by the coronavirus as fashion. This report details the strategies adopted by fashion brands, from high street retailers to luxury labels, and analyses which will emerge in best shape from the current crisis.

 
Followers: 39

Metro closed its first quarter of 2020 on December 21, 2019 with 1.3% sales growth versus Q1 2019, amounting to CAD4.0 billion. These sales incorporate same-store food sales of 1.4% and food basket inflation of 2.0%. Accounting for the shift in Christmas sales, same store food sales would have ...

 
Followers: 420

Kantar, in collaboration with MediaCom China, has published the whitepaper Decoding Desire in the China Luxury Social Ecosystem. A large-scale research project was undertaken to unlock the formula luxury brands need to activate their social media effectively from an audience-first approach. ...

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Developing Multichannel Strategies

 
Followers: 240

Sam’s Club’s Q1 FY2021 marked Kathryn McLay’s first full quarter as CEO, and she has deftly handled the challenges posed by COVID-19. Sales and comps (with fuel) rose 9.6% and 8.5% respectively, but Sam’s Club’s performance is even more impressive than it first ...

 
Followers: 114

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has spotlighted the need for better omnichannel logistics. Not that retail execs would have denied that before COVID-19, but a hotter fire has now been lit. While not necessarily specifically related to COVID-19, one of the first major efforts we are seeing ...

 
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Ecommerce and new commerce: What they mean to your business

13 May 2020

By: Reid Greenberg.  37 Slides

Explore key ecommerce trends and growth areas across the marketplace. Apply best-in-class ecommerce practices to your business at Walmart.

 
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Keeping pace with online grocery

13 May 2020

By: Lei Duran.  46 Slides

Assess Walmart’s online competitive positioning and the current and future threats it is facing.

 
Followers: 39

Ahold Delhaize USA finished the first quarter of its fiscal 2020 with very strong growth, fueled by sales from COVID-19 panic and stock-up shopping. Q1 2020 net sales increased 13.7% to USD12.5 billion versus USD11.0 billion during the same period 2019. Same-store sales excluding gas increased ...

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Staying Ahead of Emerging Trends

 
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Walmart’s approach to growth in a time of change

29 May 2020

By: Taylor Galland.  47 Slides

Understand Walmart’s approach to innovation and strategic adjustments in response to COVID-19 and evolving shopper needs.

 
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Unpacking Facebook’s retail strategy

21 May 2020

  By: Howard Lake

The launch of Shops marks an aggressive attempt by Facebook to harness the power of its global social networks to serve retail. We examine the strategy and consider how brands might approach this new selling space.

 
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Hidden gems of the grocery channel: COVID-19 edition

24 Apr 2020

By: Pam Goodfellow.  23 Slides

The Hidden Gems series highlights ideas and themes from smaller retailers that Kantar does not regularly track. Read about this quarter’s COVID-19 related innovation and developments in store formats, digital/technology, and outside the box thinking.

 
Followers: 486

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 17 Market researchers, in my entirely biased opinion, have done an amazing job of providing data and insight during the global pandemic. We have launched new surveys, asked new types of questions, attempted to accelerate experimental ways of gathering information ...

 
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Now trending in fashion and beauty: Q1 2020

13 Apr 2020

By: Anusha Couttigane, Tiffany Hogan.  18 Slides

Though discretionary categories are taking a hit during the health crisis, take a look at how fashion and beauty brands are investing in initiatives that will help drive business both during and beyond the current situation.

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