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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. Now, Target shoppers do not need to leave ...

 
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As expected, CVS Investor Day delivered on its promise to inform and excite the investor community. CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo started the day by introducing a new set of strategic priorities and announcing the expansion of the retailer’s new HealthHUB format to 1,500 stores. CVS’s ...

 
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Online sales of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) grew by 20.3% globally in 2018 and now represent 5.1% of grocery sales worldwide, according to new Kantar data. Growth was spurred by the US and China Mainland, which together represent 84% of the growth in global eCommerce thanks to the success ...

 
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Online wholesale retailer Boxed.com will begin licensing its in-house services to the German grocery chain Lidl in the U.S. starting in June. Lidl will get access to Boxed’s end-to-end technology that tracks purchases, provides warehouse management, and handles transportation logistics. ...

 
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Walmart U.S. reported strong quarterly results to kick off its new fiscal year: Comps increased 3.4% for the highest Q1 comp in nine years. Grocery was particularly strong, posting a mid-single-digit positive comp as Online Grocery was a “meaningful” contributor to eCommerce growth, ...

 
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With about a month to go before Kantar’s annual Home Improvement Workshop, our team has been busy dissecting the channel landscape and creating content to help clients better align with retailer trends. In a year of notable changes related to the economy, retailer strategies, and shopper ...

 
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Walmart announced today that it will introduce its free NextDay Shipping service, starting in Phoenix and Las Vegas and expanding to reach 75% of the country by the end of 2019. One-day shipping will be available on baskets of $35 or more, and the retailer will use its existing fulfillment centers ...

 
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Small Stores and Wide Assortments

7 May 2019  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 19, 2019 Small grocery stores have been enjoying plenty of encouragement in recent years. In countries that have imposed tighter Sunday trading bans, like Poland and Hungary, small stores have benefited from exemptions. In most other countries, small grocery ...

 
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Sainsbury’s has unveiled its digital transformation roadmap as it looks to accelerate growth and future proof its business. Success will require serving customers seamlessly online and/or offline through an agile and fully-connected retail ecosystem. Here, we take an initial look at how ...

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