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  • 2018 Amazon Prime Shopper Update
    As Amazon invests in the value, convenience, and experience that Prime membership provides, the program’s reach continues to grow, with significant ...
  • Amazon North America: The big beats from Q2 2018
    In addition to examining Amazon’s latest financial results, this slide summary report highlights key North America initiatives in Q2 and important ...
  • The phone is your ‘phriend’
    Most smartphone users rely on their devices to make in-store shopping more efficient and less stressful. Here’s how brands and retailers can use ...
  • Prime Day 2018
    After much anticipation, Prime Day is here. Kantar Consulting experts will bring you highlights and implications from online and in store (we’re ...
  • Amazon: The five slides you need
    Check out Kantar Consulting’s overview of Amazon for a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial review, summary of key initiatives, and implications.
  • Now available: Global eCommerce data and insights with Digital CommerceScope
    Announcing Kantar Consulting’s new global eCommerce data and insights resource, Digital CommerceScope. ...
    

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

 
Summary Slides

Amazon North America: The big beats from Q2 2018

29 Aug 2018

By: Meaghan Werle.  11 Slides

In addition to examining Amazon’s latest financial results, this slide summary report highlights key North America initiatives in Q2 and important themes moving forward in 2018.

 
Followers: 60

Nine days after its best-ever Prime Day sales event, Amazon released another strong round of quarterly results, with second quarter sales up 39% to USD52.9 billion. While Amazon missed on sales projections, the retailer delivered impressive profit in Q2, recording USD2.5 billion in net income. ...

 
Webinar

Digital Retailing Webinar: Defining your Prime position: How to capitalize on Amazon’s key audience

25 Jul 2018, 11:00 AM EDT

With Prime now reaching nearly half of U.S. households, Amazon’s membership program is moving mainstream. To resonate with this massive audience, brands must align with Amazon’s efforts and develop a Prime strategy. Join Kantar Consulting to learn more about Prime’s evolution and best practices for partnering with Amazon. As part of the discussion, we will: Assess Prime member shopping behavior and engagement across the ecosystem Consider Amazon’s recent initiatives ...

 
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Global: Amazon Prime Day 2018 recap

24 Jul 2018

By: Kantar Consulting Research Team.  33 Slides

This visual summary examines the key themes and presentation during Amazon’s 2018 Prime Day internationally.

 
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North America: Amazon Prime Day 2018 recap

24 Jul 2018

By: Kantar Consulting Research Team.  53 Slides

This visual summary examines the key themes and presentation during Amazon’s 2018 Prime Day in North America.

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The Shoppers' Evolving Path to Purchase

 
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Ingenious Innovations and Initiatives – July 2018

13 Aug 2018

By: Kantar Consulting Research Team.  12 Slides

Reports of the death of the high street are greatly exaggerated, it’s undergoing a period of transformation and we look back at some of the best new stores from around the world.

 
Followers: 136

With digital increasingly enabling and influencing retail, retailers and suppliers need a truly holistic view of individual shoppers. Shopper insights are just the start, though. To truly empower decision-making, we need to turn data into tangible actions. That is where our new Digital CommerceScope ...

 
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Ingenious innovations and initiatives - May 2018

24 May 2018

By: Kantar Consulting Research Team.  11 Slides

Augmented Reality, once merely a marketing gimmick, is fast becoming a valuable strategic tool in the retail world. Here we explore the latest and greatest AR innovations, why they are important, what you can learn from them.

 
Followers: 60

Social commerce is on the rise. As shoppers dedicate more time to mobile devices, social platforms are looking to better monetize their interactions with actively engaged (and massive) global user bases. In turn, social media is moving further down the purchase funnel, from brand-building and ...

 
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Voice Amps Up: Okay Google, Hey Alexa

23 Feb 2018

By: Rachel McGuire, Robin Sherk.  12 Slides

The 2017 holiday season boosted voice-controlled smart home device penetration to nearly one in five U.S. households. As internet connectivity moves beyond screens and becomes more embedded in the fabric of home life, voice shopping will be an important new venue for commerce.

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Developing Multichannel Strategies

 
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BLOG POST

Home Delivery

17 Sep 2018  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 35 In week 34, we talked about how Europe is advanced in four areas of retailing – Order & Collect, Proximity Grocery, Home Delivery, and Self-Checkout. Today, let’s talk about Home Delivery and what the European model can teach the rest of ...

 
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The state of the pro contractor shopper

14 Sep 2018

By: Hannah Hayes.  13 Slides

For the fourth year, Kantar Consulting conducted a survey of pro contractors to parse the preferences and habits of this significant customer group. In this survey, we were interested in learning more about how pros are using Amazon and trends shaping their shopping expectations and preferences.

 
ARTICLE

Tech giants are shaking up China’s primary healthcare market

13 Sep 2018

  By: Malcolm Pinkerton

Alibaba has launched an online healthcare and over-the-counter medicine service in China, capitalising on a healthcare sector forecasted to reach US$1.1 trillion by 2020.

 
Five Slides

Carrefour Group - The five slides you need

10 Sep 2018

By: Tudor Popa.  8 Slides

Check out Kantar Consulting’s overview of Carrefour Group for a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial review, summary of key initiatives, and supplier implications.

 
Walking the Box

Home Depot: Walking the box

5 Sep 2018

By: Hannah Hayes.  14 Slides

Home Depot’s curated assortment in stores builds its brand as a home expert, while its emphasis on in-house services, the pro shopper, and interconnected operations is prominent as the retailer continues its three-year, strategic investment plan.

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Staying Ahead of Emerging Trends

 
Webinar

Digital Retailing Webinar: Online grocery moves to mainstream - How to further elevate the offer

20 Sep 2018, 11:00 AM EDT

Online grocery in the U.S. has arrived. No longer a fringe capability, retailers like Walmart, Kroger, and Amazon are investing heavily in their online grocery proposition. With key services and infrastructure established, the focus is now on how to differentiate key platforms and capture new trip types. Join Kantar Consulting to prepare for the next wave of online grocery innovation. As part of this webinar, we will: Understand recent fulfillment shifts and emerging players across ...

 
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How artificial intelligence is bridging the gap between retailers, brands and shoppers

23 Aug 2018

By: Kantar Consulting Research Team, Tudor Popa.  17 Slides

Understanding AI, how it works and how it impacts businesses, consumers and technology is becoming increasingly critical to future-proofing your business.

 
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The phone is your ‘phriend’

13 Aug 2018

By: Abigail Benkert.  31 Slides

Most smartphone users rely on their devices to make in-store shopping more efficient and less stressful. Here’s how brands and retailers can use mobile as an active resource in store to support two specific trip types.

 
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The future of beauty retail: Beauty shopping in 2025

21 Jun 2018

By: Hanna Ryngmark, Tiffany Hogan.  16 Slides

The Beauty Store of the Future will be more than a place to buy. It’ll be a seamless, and value added experience.

 
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Retailers to Watch: Key innovations in apparel and beauty retailing in Q1 2018

12 Jun 2018

By: Tiffany Hogan.  15 Slides

Innovation this quarter focused on creating new technologies, new platforms, and engaging experiences.

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