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After the twists and turns of 2020, many shoppers have changed routines for how they ...

After an unprecedented year of change, uncertainty, and instability, shoppers adjusted shopping routines to align with an evolving “new ...

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22 Apr 2021, 01:00 PM EDT

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19 Aug 2021, 01:00 PM EDT

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16 Sep 2021, 01:00 PM EDT

Strategic Retailer Review Webinar: Amazon

30 Sep 2021, 01:00 PM EDT

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4 Nov 2021, 01:00 PM EDT

Recorded Subscription Webinars


Strategic retailer reviews Webinar: Albertson Safeway and Ahold Delhaize

12 Nov 2020, 01:00 PM EST

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the way consumers shop for groceries, breathing new life in an industry characterized by stagnation. This has presented opportunities – and challenges – for traditional grocery retailers, including two of the industry’s biggest players, Ahold Delhaize and Albertsons Companies. In this webinar, you’ll learn about: How the pandemic has affected financial performance at Ahold Delhaize and Albertsons, including updated forecasts Strategic ...


Hot and Timely Topics Webinar: 2020 Election – how future policy will effect retail

10 Nov 2020, 01:00 PM EST

Tune into this webinar for a post-election summary of the winning candidates’ potential policies and their implications for retail. This webinar compliments a pre-election webinar already available to clients. Expect to learn: How ...


Shopper/consumer growth drivers Webinar: Self Care: food, health, & wellness

22 Oct 2020, 01:00 PM EDT

As shopper attitude continue to shift from sick care (seeking remedies for illness) to self-care (taking measures to prevent illness) to well care (investing in themselves for the greater good). That change will manifest itself in a new set of purchasing behaviors online/offline. This webinar will examine the accelerating of consumer trends impacting health & wellness online/offline retail experiences. Key takeaways How food, OTC health and personal care brands will be impacted ...


Hot and Timely Topics Webinar: The sustainability impact on categories Post COVID - A retail road map for brands

22 Sep 2020, 01:00 PM EST

Clean, sustainable, and fresh, local, organic, natural and health (FLONH) products will become new necessities in a Post COVID world. Shopper attitudes will continue to shift from sick care (seeking remedies for illness) to self-care (taking measures to prevent illness) to well care (investing in themselves for the greater good). This webinar will examine the following: How “sustainability” is reshaping shoppers’ expectations How brands are expanding sustainability ...


Hot and Timely Topics Webinar: Election preview: The potential impact on retail

17 Sep 2020, 01:00 PM EST

The unprecedented scale and breadth of government policies to support the retail economy during the 2020 pandemic will leave their mark for many years to come. These policies cap off a landscape-altering four years for retail, including changes to trade and tax policy. Just what that landscape looks like for 2021 and beyond will hinge partly on the politicians elected in November and the policy direction they plan to take. This webinar will review: Policies implemented since 2016 and ...


Strategic retailer reviews Webinar: How can brands find growth in the new Canadian retail normal impacted by COVID-19?

27 Aug 2020, 01:00 PM EST

The Canadian retail landscape has notably evolved since mid-March. Store design changes, ecommerce acceleration across all channels, and emerging shopping trends in the new normal require brands to adapt and refine both offline and online channel plans.   This webinar will explore the following topics:   How is COVID-19 impacting the leading Canadian retailers? Who are ecommerce shoppers in Canada? what and where are they ...


Strategic retailer reviews Webinar: Target - performance and strategic update

13 Aug 2020, 01:00 PM EST

Like all retailers Target has not been immune to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the recent investments it has made in omnichannel fulfillment are paying dividends. Target has seen success with pickup, drive up, and same-day provider Shipt which it acquired in 2017. During this webinar we will be joined by Kristin Gartner who is the Director of Partner Category Management at Shipt to talk more about how COVID-19 has changed the online environment and how Shipt fits into Target’s ...


Strategic retailer reviews Webinar: Hy-Vee and Meijer - Preparing for the future

30 Jul 2020, 01:00 PM EST

While COVID-19 ignited a sea change in how consumers view and shop for groceries, this was a channel overdue for disruption. Now that the fire has been lit, grocers will be challenged to capitalize on this forward momentum in order to build incrementality and shopper loyalty over the longer term. We’ll examine how two Midwest power players, Hy-Vee and Meijer, are evolving their businesses.In this webinar you’ll learn about:   Who is shopping Hy-Vee and Meijer, including ...


Drug - state of the channel during COVID-19

18 Jun 2020, 01:00 PM EST

The drug channel is in a major state of disruption. COVID-19 has accelerated several trends: Between declining front-store sales, traffic issues, and the rise of ecommerce, drug retailers are being challenged more than ever before. While self-care is a topic as relevant as ever for the channel, both CVS and Walgreens are being forced to adjust their retail playbooks and offer solutions for a population now scarred and transformed by COVID-19. Join Kantar expert Ben Antenore to… Understand ...


Shopper/consumer growth drivers Webinar: Gen Z and the COVID-19 implications

4 Jun 2020, 01:00 PM EST

Gen Z (also known as Centennials)are changing the cultural conversation, on everything from politics to pop music. Despite their young age, Gen Z are fundamentally health-focused and the most health-minded of any generation today. Review the fundamentals about Centennials and how this generation differs from previous generations  ...


Strategic retailer reviews Webinar - Club after Coronavirus: What changes and what stays the same?

28 May 2020, 01:00 PM EST

While much of the club channel has so far benefited from the COVID-19 crisis, these retailers may very well face a different future from the one that has propelled their growth thus far. Club suppliers that wish to grow incrementally in this channel must learn to adapt to changing strategies and different shopper preferences. Join Kantar expert Tim Campbell to learn: The future of clubs’ physical store strategy and performance How club shoppers’ attitudes and behaviours ...


Shopper/consumer growth drivers: COVID-19’s impact on Lifestyle

14 May 2020, 01:00 PM EST

In the midst of adapting to a new reality, shopping routines and approaches have been turned upside down, with intentions to spend less surging following a prolonged period of increased confidence. The shopper playbook is ultimately being re-written as shoppers brace for the impact of a recession and continued uncertainty of day-to-day life. Join Kantar’s shopper insights team in collaboration with MONITOR for a lifestyle webinar to unveil … Which lifestyle changes people ...


Retail Skill Builders Webinar: The impact of COVID-19 on the Ecommerce Channel

30 Apr 2020, 01:00 PM EST

The new retail reality amidst COVID-19 has dramatically shifted a larger portion of retail spending from offline to online. Ecommerce is growing at a much greater rate as compared to the pre-COVID-19 projections, primarily driven by online grocery. As a result, and amid hiring freezes and job losses, omnichannel retailers are looking to bring on new workers to manage the massive growth in online order delivery and pickup. Beyond grocery, there are numerous categories experiencing notable ...


Retail Skill Builders Webinar: Perception of value amid the COVID-19 crisis

16 Apr 2020, 01:00 PM EST

Amid the current period of financial stress, shoppers’ perception of value is an essential consideration for retailers and brands. The perception of value is a multi-dimensional, evolving, and segmented mindset. This means pulling out the playbook from the Great Recession or developing a uniform strategy for all shoppers or retail customers will miss the mark in this current crisis. Tune into this webinar to get a holistic understanding of value and learn applicable strategies for ...


Hot and Timely Topics Webinar: Moving beyond price - The threat and opportunity of private label growth

19 Mar 2020, 01:00 PM EST

Private label continues to expand across categories in North America and now constitutes a quarter of consumables sales in the US. These labels are challenging mainstream brands as they align with shopper demands for value and retailers’ demand for more brand equity and control over their supply chain. Join Kantar private label experts Tim Campbell and Amar Singh to learn… The current state of private label’s performance in North America  ...


Hot and Timely Topics Webinar: Amazon 2020 - The Grocery Edition

5 Mar 2020, 01:00 PM EST

Amazon is pressing forward to determine how to integrate and expand its grocery offer to become a leading “go-to” grocer in the U.S. Its various online services for both fresh and shelf stable grocery, as well as its plans to expand in brick & mortar are key pieces to its grocery strategy in 2020. In this webinar, we will: Evaluate the Amazon grocery offer and key strategies the retailer will employ to strengthen its leadership position Discover how shoppers are thinking ...


Retail Skill Builders Webinar: CBD in athletics - the progression from banned substance to wellness trend to fitness tool

27 Feb 2020, 01:00 PM EST

In recent years, as exercise and athletics have boomed, so has the need for effective recovery and pain management solutions. CBD has leveraged its success in the wellness space and versatility of formats to infiltrate the fitness space. This, combined with its increasing availability and rapidly evolving regulation standards mean CBD is primed to be a mainstay among the fitness and athletic community.


Hot and Timely Topics: Holiday Wrap Up and Shopping in 2020 Webinar

13 Feb 2020, 01:00 PM EST

The start of a new year—and a new decade—serve as a reset button for shoppers’ routines, mindsets, and priorities. Join Kantar’s shopper insights experts to prepare for the 2020s and uncover: Key trends from the 2019 holiday season and implications for shopping in the new year How retailers maintained store relevancy in the holiday season  ...


Emerging Macro Retail Trends Webinar: Segmentation reboot - “New” demographics to focus on in the coming decade

21 Nov 2019, 11:00 AM EST

Demographic trends in the coming years will upend stereotype’s and dramatically shift growth opportunities. Some of these trends have already emerged and yet we’re still relying on our old segmentation strategies. Now, is time to reboot your demographic assumptions for the next decade. Learn in this webinar what demographics we expect to the move the needle for sales in the consumer industry and the strategies needed to attract these shoppers. Expect to learn: Differentiate ...


US Consumables Shopper Insights Webinar: Shopper View on Health & Wellness and Beauty

20 Nov 2019, 01:00 PM EST

Shoppers generally have a positive attitude about the state of their current health, and their expectations for their future self are optimistic. However, a majority of shoppers take a reactive stance to health, rather than adopt a proactive regimen. As retailers continue to build their portfolio as health service providers and aim to alleviate shoppers’ pain points, are they adopting the right strategies to address shoppers’ health and wellness needs? Similarly, as half of all ...


Digital Retailing Webinar: Healthcare in a digital world

14 Nov 2019, 11:00 AM EST

Health & Wellness has been a dominant trend for 20+ years. A myriad of categories and brands have transformed their strategies and products to capitalize on consumers’ desires to live their best lives. Now, retailers are evolving their ecosystems to include health & wellness initiatives as top strategic priorities for investment.   Join Kantar to learn more about: The online opportunity in health & wellness Amazon’s ...


Health & Wellness Webinar: The Rise of Wellness and Naturals Across Retail

13 Nov 2019, 01:00 PM EST

As retailers expand natural product ranges to build bigger baskets with their most loyal and profitable shoppers, suppliers must better understand the new rules to win in the Naturals category at retail. This webinar will help suppliers understand the following: Howshoppers perceptions of health & wellness shopping have evolved How Natural beauty product ranges have expanded and innovated across all retail channels (Mass, Grocery, Dollar, Specialty Beauty, Malls, Convenience, Amazon ...


US Channel Food Webinar: The next evolution of omnichannel grocery

1 Nov 2019, 01:00 PM EST

Online grocery is here to stay. The race to build out capabilities is slowing, but now the real work begins. Retailers need to focus on delivering a convenient, timesaving service that connects seamlessly with the in-store experience. At the same time, retailers and brands are feeling the pressure to drive more operational efficiencies and profitability. In this webinar, we will: Understand the behavior of online grocery shoppers in the context of the omnichannel ecosystem. Discover ...


US Channel Mass Webinar: Mass Climate Change - The Future of Walmart and Target

21 Oct 2019, 01:00 PM EST

Over the last 6-12 months Walmart and Target’s growth narrative has been reinvigorated – both retailers, in different ways, have rebounded from a slow growth “early adolescence” in the digital commerce age. In this webinar, join Kantar’s Chief Knowledge Officer Bryan Gildenberg for: A 1-5 year look at these retailer’s futures, and whether this shift in their performance is temporary “weather” or a more permanent “climactic shift”. ...


Digital Retailing Webinar: The next evolution of omnichannel grocery

26 Sep 2019, 11:00 AM EST

Online grocery is here to stay. The race to build out capabilities is slowing, but now the real work begins. Retailers need to focus on delivering a convenient, timesaving service that connects seamlessly with the in-store experience. At the same time, retailers and brands are feeling the pressure to drive more operational efficiencies and profitability. In this webinar, we will: Understand the behavior of online grocery shoppers in the context of the omnichannel ecosystem. Discover ...


US Channel Drug Webinar: A strategic review of new drug store brick & mortar formats and the emerging supplier opportunities

19 Sep 2019, 01:00 PM EST

As the drug channel looks for growth beyond prescriptions, the evolving front store retail selling space offers new opportunities for drug stores to attract new shoppers and grow profitably. Leading drug chains such as CVS Health, Walgreens and Rite Aid are all investing in new formats that highlight the growing importance of self-care.   This webinar will leave all retailer supplier partners with the following key takeaways: What is driving the format changes: Why drug stores ...


US Consumables Shopper Insights Webinar: Shopping the Box - Walmart/Target and Dollar Stores

12 Sep 2019, 01:00 PM EST

With shoppers’ continued focus on holistic value, retailers have invested in the store, including assortment and experience, and omnichannel fulfillment capabilities. Are these investments paying off with shoppers, but more importantly, are they meeting expectations and changing how shoppers shop? Join Kantar’s shopper insights experts to explore cross-box shopping at Walmart and Target, and dollar store shopping, with a focus on: Which departments—and shopper groups—are ...


Emerging Macro Retail Trends Webinar - A pivotal moment for retail: Kantar’s holiday 2019 forecast

5 Sep 2019, 11:00 AM EST

This holiday will set the tone for the next decade. Retailers and suppliers that can gain traction with holiday shoppers will have the momentum needed to overcome slower economic growth in 2020. Meanwhile, the prospects for others could dim quickly next year as macro conditions become more challenging. Tune in to this webinar for the unveiling of Kantar’s 2019 holiday forecast and learn the strategies needed to win holiday shoppers. Expect to learn:  ...


US Channel Food Webinar: Incremental growth opportunities - business beyond groceries

22 Aug 2019, 01:00 PM EST

In an Amazon world, it’s no longer enough for retailers to only be focused on the sales of products – and this is no different for food retailers. We are in the age of retailer ecosystems and the grocers that are successful will be the ones that find ways to add value to shoppers while bolstering their own financials at the same time. In this session we will examine the avenues for incremental growth in the food retailing space including: Understanding the spectrum of alternative ...


US Channel Discounter Webinar: Emerging discounters and the private label paradox

15 Aug 2019, 01:00 PM EST

As limited assortment grocers in the U.S. expand their physical store footprints, private label brands continue to make headway as a means of driving traffic and baskets in the discounter channel. Retailers such as Aldi, Lidl, and Trader Joe’s look to capture both share of wallet and drive branded engagement through diverse private label portfolios. Join us as Catherine Lang and Simon Johnstone take you through the social, financial and shopper motivators driving own brand loyalty ...


Digital Retailing Webinar: Meet the Centennials - Connecting with a digitally-native generation

31 Jul 2019, 11:00 AM EST

With the oldest Centennial turning 22 in 2019, the next generation of shoppers is coming into spending power. Born into a digital world, this generation has been shaped by technology and the connectivity that it enables. As they enter adulthood, it is important to understand the distinct mindset of Centennials to meet their expectations for the shopping experience. Join Kantar to learn more about how to win with Centennial shoppers.   In this webinar, we will: Profile the defining ...


US Channel Club Webinar: Optimizing your selling strategy

25 Jul 2019, 01:00 PM EST

The club channel remains a strong big box growth destination in U.S. retail. Costco continues to grow rapidly as Sam’s Club’s and BJ’s turnaround strategies yield significant opportunities. Yet the channel demands unique product development and shopper marketing strategies that can’t be carried over from other channels or even from each other. Negotiating with club buyers is especially difficult and each club is adapting the longstanding club model in different ways. ...


US Channel Mass Webinar: The evolution of store productivity at Target and Walmart

24 Jul 2019, 01:00 PM EST

As Walmart’s and Target’s shoppers integrate digital into their routines and both retailers invest more in their omnichannel businesses, the notion of “store productivity” is taking on new meaning. It will be essential for suppliers to align with the ways that evolving productivity goals are impacting the two retailers’ merchandising plans as well as their store operations strategies.   Join Kantar’s mass channel experts and learn: The ways ...


Health & Wellness Webinar: The evolving health & wellness shopping trip across drug and grocery

6 Jun 2019, 01:00 PM EST

Leading drug and grocery retailers are accelerating instore and online investments to better educate and convert health & wellness shoppers. CVS Health is transforming into a holistic health company with its Aetna acquisition, while Kroger turn’s up the heat on its fresh competitors with Ocado's unique, industry-leading technology.     This webinar will cover the following:    ...


Digital Retailing Webinar: Marketing with Amazon - Leveraging the Retailer as a Brand-Building Platform

2 May 2019, 11:00 AM EST

With half of U.S. households now belonging to Prime, it comes as no surprise that Amazon is looking to further monetize the eyeballs on its site. With Amazon’s advertising revenue having more than doubled year-over-year in 2018, the retailer is reinforcing its position as both a conversion and brand-building platform by launching new tools for marketers.   Join Kantar Consulting and Profitero to learn more about opportunities to drive brand visibility across Amazon’s ...


Emerging Macro Retail Trends Webinar: A changing climate for category growth

25 Apr 2019, 11:00 AM EST

With the release of Kantar Consulting’s annual category forecasts in April, the economic climate in the next decade will become the focus of the outlook. Gone is the chill of the post-recovery era. Soon to fade will be the warmer growth felt late in the 2010’s. Arriving in the 2020’s will be a different economic and demographic climate in which some categories will continue to flourish while others will see their growth curtailed. Expect to learn:  ...


US Consumables Shopper Insights Webinar: State of Grocery Shopping

17 Apr 2019, 01:00 PM EST

Every day shoppers have more options for where and how to do their grocery shopping, but what does that mean for shopper expectations of grocery shopping, pre-trip routines, and evaluations of grocery retailers   Join Kantar’s shopper insights experts to explore the state of the grocery shopping from several angles: What happens before and during the trip—and has that changed over the past two years?  ...


US Channel Food Webinar: Capitalizing on the power regional grocery opportunity

10 Apr 2019, 01:00 PM EST

In a time of minimal store growth and peak store saturation, power regional players such as H-E-B, Hy-Vee, Publix, and Wegmans remain key retailers for driving incremental growth in the supermarket channel. These four players alone are forecasted to account for almost 30% of the supermarket channel’s sales added through 2023. In this session we will examine the 2018 performance of these power regional players and what their future strategies mean for the growing landscape in 2019 and ...


US Channel Mass Webinar: What’s ahead in 2019 - Can Target and Walmart keep up the momentum?

28 Mar 2019, 01:00 PM EST

Walmart and Target both had resurgent years in 2018, as their digital businesses continued to grow quickly and stores drove productivity and profitability. In 2019, a more uncertain economic environment awaits, as does continued competition from stalwarts and disruptive entrants alike. Will the two retailers be able to make gains on their 2018 improvement?   Join Kantar Consulting’s experts at our first mass webinar of the year to learn: The key macroeconomic and marketplace ...


US Channel Discounter Webinar: Traditional discounters and the evolved role of private label

20 Mar 2019, 01:00 PM EST

As the fastest growing brick and mortar retail channel, value retailers have been adapting their in-store and online assortment to bolster greater profit margins. The same retailers who have attracted shoppers with branded inventory at low prices are now looking to transition shopper loyalty over to their cross-category private label inventory. Join us as Catherine Lang and Simon Johnstone take you through the evolved role of private label at Dollar General, Dollar Tree, and Family Dollar ...


US Channel Drug Webinar: The future of the front store

14 Mar 2019, 01:00 PM EST

Continued front-store sales declines has plagued the US drug channel for over 5 years now, while drug store pharmacy sales have experienced record highs. The growing reliance on pharmacy sales for growth has moved leading drug retailers to seek new experiences to retain shoppers. One of the biggest factors impacting these new experience is the rise of selfcare. CPG brands seeking to maintain or grow distribution in drug will need to better understand the strategic implications associated ...


Digital Retailing Webinar: Omnichannel in 2019 - The blurring lines between the consumer and the shopper

7 Mar 2019, 11:00 AM EST

As eCommerce continues to grow, the entire retailing experience is being transformed, both online and offline. New digital technologies are enabling near-instant conversion at the point of “I want to buy” inspiration. In turn, distinguishing between the consumer and the shopper is losing its relevance. Join Kantar Consulting to discuss joint marketing and sales strategies to drive both engagement and purchase in this interconnected environment.   In this webinar, we will:  ...


US Consumables Shopper Insights Webinar: Shoppers in 2019 - What You Need to Know

28 Feb 2019, 01:00 PM EST

The shift to a new year and holiday gift shopping activities have the potential to reset both shopping routines and the shopper mind set.   This webinar will explore the key shifts and outline what you need to know about shoppers in 2019:   What is the current state of shoppers’ spending intentions, concerns, and shopping priorities? And what can we expect for the rest of the year?  ...


Emerging Macro Retail Trends Webinar: Preparing for peak growth in 2019

13 Feb 2019, 11:00 AM EST

Economic and policy trends lifted growth in 2018 to its strongest pace in seven years. While much of this momentum is expected to continue into 2019, some of these trends will change course by the end of the year. All of this will keep the consumer industry on its toes, both to run after growth opportunities and potentially sidestep slower growth late in the year. Tune in to this webinar to learn the macro trends, forecasts, and strategies you need to win 2019. As part of this discussion, ...


US Channel Food Webinar: What’s for dinner? The 2019 food outlook

31 Jan 2019, 01:00 PM EST

The way shoppers engage with food is shifting. This shift is being driven both by evolving shopper behavior and macro-economic factors. How people approach eating will continue to drive supermarket innovation, making it a key factor to track to be effective in this changing channel. As part of the discussion, attendees can expect to: Learn about the macro factors impacting how we spend on food Understand the shifts ...


Digital Retailing Webinar: Preparing for interconnected commerce in 2019

24 Jan 2019, 11:00 AM EST

Looking back, 2018 was certainly defined by the rise of omnichannel retail. Pure players expanded offline formats, digitally-native brands partnered with brick & mortar players,and last-mile fulfillment innovation and in-store digitization emerged as important priorities. Given the digital investments made in 2018, join Kantar Consulting to see how this evolution will play out in the new year and what is required for brands to win in this interconnected selling environment.   Discuss ...


US Apparel Retailing Webinar: Activation in Activewear

6 Dec 2018, 01:00 PM EST

As retailers strive to retain or win back shoppers, there has never been more attention on retailer brand assortments—both at the holidays and throughout the year. Activewear brands are a key part of many retailers’ rejuvenated assortment strategies, and the brands themselves have been investing in creating a more cohesive brand presence in one of the fastest-growing areas of apparel retailing. Kantar Consulting’s new Touchpoint Analysis study of top activewear brands reveals ...


Emerging Macro Retail Trends Webinar: Putting a spotlight on the (life)stage of shoppers

29 Nov 2018, 11:00 AM EST

In the past, the age, generation, and lifestage of household shoppers may have been considered one and the same to suppliers and retailers—middle-aged boomers with children at home. Now, those three characteristics of household shoppers are quite distinct. For instance, the age at which households have children has change drastically from previous decades.Tune in to this webinar to learn the spending and shopping patterns of households as they move through a half dozen different lifestages.  ...


Digital Retailing Webinar: Holiday 2018: Converting connected shoppers through digital touchpoints

14 Nov 2018, 11:00 AM EST

The 2018 holiday season is shaping up to be the most digitally-driven yet. As more digital touchpoints are integrated in-store and online, retailers and suppliers alike have new opportunities to influence and convert the sale. Last year, online holiday growth stemmed from more purchasers rather than more shoppers. Considering this trend, online gift buyers browsing for deals and inspiration this year may be more enticed to buy when the product or price is “right.” Join Kantar ...


US Home Improvement Webinar: Functional vs. experiential - Aligning with generational needs in home improvement

8 Nov 2018, 01:00 PM EST

While Baby Boomers have long been the home improvement channel’s top spenders, the segment is moving into less home spend-heavy lifestyles. At the same time, a growing share of Gen Y shoppers are purchasing homes and starting families. As a generation accustomed to numerous modes of shopping, inspiration, and accessibility, Gen Y shoppers tend to prioritize the more experiential elements of shopping, while Boomers continue to drive consistent, functional trips at home improvement. ...


US Channel Grocery Webinar: Who needs a doctor when you have a grocery store?

1 Nov 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

As the country looks for ways to cope with issues such as high obesity rates, rising healthcare costs, and an aging population more and more shoppers are turning to a place they visit every week – the grocery store. In recent years, there has been an explosion of health & wellness products and services offered by supermarkets. At first this was driven by shoppers’ desire to focus on ‘self-care’ and prevent health issues from even occurring by eating better food ...


US Channel Mass Webinar: Evaluating the online experience at Target and Walmart

25 Oct 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

Over the last year, Walmart and Target have dedicated significant resources to offer more compelling and functional experiences for their shoppers online. Both retailers have elevated the website and mobile experience as well as expanded and enhanced fulfillment options. But have they done enough to keep up with shoppers’ demands and the standards being set by key competitors? Join Kantar Consulting to learn: The latest shopper trends detailing shoppers’ demands for the omnichannel ...


US Shopper FDM Webinar: The Shifting Shopper Landscape for Consumables

24 Oct 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

Both retailers and shoppers have spent the past several years adjusting to a new set of shopping realities. Retailers have invested in the store experience and digital capabilities. Shoppers have begun to expand their retailer consideration set; plus their understanding of “value” has evolved and so has the way in which many retailers (and suppliers) communicate with shoppers about value. With all these overlapping and intersecting changes what is the impact on shopping routines ...


US Channel Drug Webinar: The changing drug channel - Performance and strategic update

18 Oct 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

Last year was an eventful one for the U.S. chain drug channel, and 2018 has proven to be no different. Moving into the last quarter of the year, the drug channel has experienced vertical integration, store acquisitions, new format testing, failed M&A, new partnerships, new competition, and more. In this webinar, we will check in on the strategic shifts occurring at the retailer level and make sense of the role of the drug channel in the overall retail and shopper landscapes going forward.   As ...


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 ...


US Apparel Retailing Webinar: Digital Shopper Shifts Drive Retailer Partnerships

12 Sep 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

Physical stores are under pressure. As of 2018, ShopperScape® data shows that barely more than 50% of shoppers choose them as their primary apparel shopping destination. Shoppers are looking elsewhere—namely to digital platforms—for inspiration. As social media sets new standards for brand engagement, retailers have thrown out their playbooks and are looking for new partnerships to help them retain and engage shoppers on any platform.   As part of this discussion, ...


US Channel Grocery Webinar: Capitalizing on The Grocery Channel’s New Strategic Direction

23 Aug 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

During these first seven months of 2018, the pace of change has only accelerated for the grocery industry. Gourmet pet food cooking classes, grocery delivery with driverless cars; retailers are desperate to find a distinctive hook with shoppers. In this session we will explore the current state of the grocery industry, key growth strategies to drive in-store and online differentiation, and ways that manufacturers can partner with their retailers to grow.   As part of the discussion, ...


Emerging Macro Retail Trends Webinar: Holiday 2018 Forecast - Staying on course in the wake of macro disruption

22 Aug 2018, 11:00 AM EDT

Many retailers this holiday will find themselves in an unfamiliar situation since the Great Recession made waves—trying to keep themselves sailing downwind, rather than just trying to plug the holes in their boat. Big box mass and select specialty retailers began to turn themselves around last holiday as shopper confidence gained strength. Tax policy changes and job gains will once again provide shoppers motivation this holiday, but retaining the loyalty of holiday shoppers will be ...


US Channel Value Webinar: Evolving the Discount Channel - Performance and Strategic Update

9 Aug 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

The start of the 2018 fiscal year brought weather induced performance woes. With retailers warming up in Q2, value leaders are adapting their digital and in-store strategies to keep pace with emerging players. At the same time, shoppers continue to redefine the role of small-format stores and how they enhance value through holistic means. More than convenience and price, shoppers are striving toward value integration through brand identity and a frictionless in-store and online experience. ...


US Home Improvement Webinar: Home improvement strategic checkup - Understanding the current retailer and shopper landscape to build future growth

2 Aug 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

As the macro environment stabilizes in a post-recession economy, the home improvement channel has fared particularly well, with a continued positive outlook in future forecasts. Amid this period of growth, key home improvement retailers have been proactive in investing in initiatives that will drive future growth, rather than resting on the laurels of recent successes. Six months after announcing major changes to strategic initiatives, Home Depot’s investment of over $11 billion, aimed ...


US Shopper FDM Webinar: Shopper Spotlight on Health, and the Rising Challenge of Specialty Players

1 Aug 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

Though shopper anxiety about a range of issues has ebbed this year, two-thirds of shoppers remain “extremely” concerned about some aspect of health and wellness—whether it be their family’s health, access to health services, or rising health care costs. Retailers and brands can play a role in alleviating those anxieties, and in this webinar we’ll review the state of shoppers’ health and wellness, and the opportunities to connect with shoppers in this space.   While ...


US Channel Club Webinar: Achieving Big Box Growth in a Smaller World

26 Jul 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

At a time when small box formats and online platforms occupy an increasingly large share of US sales, clubs stand as the frontrunner of big box retail growth over the next five years. The channel is positioned to benefit from changing shopper expectations surrounding the retail experience, and suppliers that successfully partner with clubs can ride a wave of growth in an ever more challenging retail landscape. Join Kantar Consulting expert Tim Campbell to learn: The state of the club ...


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 ...


US Home Improvement Webinar: Aligning with retailer services to build value across shopper segments

20 Jun 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

In a time when shoppers are empowered by digital technology and presented with a wider set of retail formats to choose from, many are rethinking their spending priorities and their views around value. Shoppers’ will no longer compromise on price, quality, or convenience elevating personalized experiences like services as key value differentiators in retail. In fact, Kantar Consulting forecasts that consumer spending on services will rise to 70% of all consumer spending by 2023. As ...


US Apparel Retailing Webinar: From Mass Retail to Meghan Markle - Top influencers in apparel retailing today

7 Jun 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

Mass retailers are refocusing on fashion. Walmart and Target have both had a wardrobe overhaul in the past year, completely revamping their brand portfolios for stronger appeal to younger, more fashionable shoppers. We’ll take a look at how their assortment has changed and how shoppers are reacting. But perhaps more than competitive shifts, one of the strongest influences on the apparel industry today is the influencers themselves. Social media stars and cultural style icons are taking ...


Digital Retailing Webinar - Social commerce: Capitalizing on today’s key platform

24 May 2018, 11:00 AM EDT

With major U.S. social platforms introducing new retail capabilities, social media is quickly moving down the purchase funnel. By expanding beyond brand building to support conversion, these platforms are better enabling retailers and suppliers to move shoppers from inspiration to purchase. As shoppers, especially Centennials, increasingly turn to social sites for shopping, brands need to ensure that they have a shoppable presence across these digital touchpoints. Join Kantar Consulting ...


US Channel Mass Webinar - Chasing a Fragmented Shopper Base: Who is the Key Shopper for Mass Retail?

3 May 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

At both Walmart and Target, young families are driving cross-box shopping and basket-building. These newer households represent an important demographic for both retailers as they seek to increase traffic and drive comps–but at the same time, older households present continued opportunities, especially when it comes to growth in health and wellness services. As a part of this discussion, attendees can expect to learn: The major macro and shopper trends bifurcating the mass shopper ...


Emerging Macro Retail Trends Webinar - Competing for Share of Wallet: Forecasts and Implications

2 May 2018, 11:00 AM EDT

Competition for share of wallet is heating up. Digital has brought all categories within the reach of shoppers at just about any point in time, making specialty goods and services more accessible. Meanwhile, costs are rising in some essential services and goods, siphoning away discretionary income. Consumer brands will increasingly struggle to stand on their own as shoppers adjust their spending accordingly. Suppliers and retailers will need to develop new partnerships, assets, and skills ...


US Shopper FDM Webinar - Mapping the FDM Landscape: the Shopper POV

25 Apr 2018, 01:00 PM EDT

One of the defining characteristics of the shopper landscape over the past several years has been the redefinition—and expansion—of the notion of “value.” As shoppers evolve in this space, it’s incredibly important for the retailer-supplier conversation to move beyond a price-focused view of value, as well. To that end, we’ve suggested creating “value scorecards” for your brands and retail partners, and to look for synergies to build in to ...