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Inditex’s annual results: The three key strategies you should know

21 Mar 2018

By: Tiffany Hogan, Anusha Couttigane

Inditex’s results and initiatives show the importance of thinking and investing ahead of where shoppers are going.


February retail sales: Consumables-focused channels increasingly lag online and specialty

20 Mar 2018

By: Doug Hermanson

The supermarket, mass/value, and drugstore channels lagged further behind the retail average in February due to a mix of transient and lingering factors that heightened concerns among shoppers. Find in this article the macro, retail, and policy factors which shaped shopper and retail performance.

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Using Shop & Receive to Win Omnichannel

19 Mar 2018

By: Ray Gaul

In discussions with retailers and suppliers over the past few weeks we have just started to uncover the implications of micro retailing on the Shop & Receive model for 2018. We encourage you to share your own thoughts.


Toys R Us to liquidate U.S. business: Evaluating the loss of a category killer

15 Mar 2018

By: Hannah Hayes

This week, Toys R Us announced the liquidation of its US business. In this report, Kantar Consulting leveraged forecast and ShopperScape® data to identify at which retailers could gain shoppers in Toys R Us’ absence, and provide insights and suppliers as they navigate the evolving toy category.

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Ahold Delhaize USA Q4 and FY 2017 results: Better together

14 Mar 2018

By: Elley Symmes

Ahold Delhaize USA announced its Q4 and FY 2017 results. Ahold Delhaize continues to focus on operational excellence through synergies to drive growth for the business.

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Lunar New Year 2018: Year of the Dog retail highlights

As Lunar New Year continues to gain global focus, retailers across the world were out in full force to celebrate the Year of the Dog.

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As CVS-Aetna moves forward, more transformative healthcare deals are inked

13 Mar 2018

By: Kate Senzamici

CVS Health recently underwent a hearing before the senate judiciary committee regarding its proposed $69 billion merger with insurance provider Aetna.

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The end of a category killer: Monitoring the Toys R Us bankruptcy

12 Mar 2018

By: Hannah Hayes

Recent reporting indicates that Toys R Us may be on the brink of liquidating its US business. As we wait for the retailer to confirm the details of its bankruptcy plans, we encourage you to explore our coverage of Toys R Us as its bankruptcy has progressed.

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Retailers to Watch: Key innovations in apparel and beauty retailing in Q4 2017

12 Mar 2018

By: Tiffany Hogan

Apparel and beauty retailers refocused their efforts on targeting shoppers in new ways this quarter.

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Fueling a movement: Retail’s response to International Women’s Day

9 Mar 2018

By: Ben Antenore

The observance of International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8 is one great example of how the momentum of a movement can propel a pivotal day of observance into a retail phenomenon.

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Breaking the rules: Kroger investing today for future success

9 Mar 2018

By: Diana Sheehan

Kroger is a retailer that continues to buck the trend of catering to Wall Street when making strategic decisions. Leadership has historically been vocal about the fact that they make decisions based on driving long-term success, not short-term gains.