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Graphic Insights: Millennial’s Interest in Social Media Selling

23 Oct 2017

By: Ali Chapman

Social media provides an opportunity for retailers and brands to reach a massive and actively engaged audience.

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Shopper: Annual Shopper Review: An In-Depth Look at the Home Improvement Shopper

23 Oct 2017

By: Hannah Hayes, Rachel McGuire

Home improvement shoppers’ spending intentions are strong, but getting a good deal is still important. Not surprisingly, compared with all shoppers, more home improvement shoppers plan to spend more this year.

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Generation Rent and Closer to You Retailing

23 Oct 2017

By: Ray Gaul

Closer to you retailing may be less profitable, and with a higher cost-to-serve than come to me retailing, but there is no doubt that it is the future, particularly for Generation Rent.

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Home Improvement Forecasts and Outlook

20 Oct 2017

By: Doug Hermanson

In 2018, the core home improvement channel is expected to outpace the all-retail average for the seventh-straight year. Find out in this publication what these trends mean for suppliers and retailers.

Shopper Article

Shopper: Annual Shopper Review: An In-Depth Look at the Kroger Shopper

17 Oct 2017

By: Ali Chapman, Diana Sheehan

Communicating value effectively will be key to Kroger’s success, as the grocer faces stalled shopper penetration and incoming disruptors.

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U.S. Online Grocery Industry Review

17 Oct 2017

By: Elley Symmes, Meaghan Werle

The Online Grocery Industry Review provides an overview of where certain retailers stand with their online grocery operations and identifies emerging themes in the current landscape. This snapshot details the logistics, pricing, and delivery models certain retailers are deploying or testing.

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September Retail Sales: Steady Topline Growth Despite Hurricane Effects

17 Oct 2017

By: Doug Hermanson

According to government-reported sales results, topline growth held steady in September. Find out in this article how the string hurricanes in recent weeks has and hasn’t affected the retail economy.

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Kantar Future’s U.S. Download on Retail

2017 has been a disruptive year for retail, shaking up traditional approaches to the category. Kantar Future’s U.S. Download on Retail, created in partnership with Kantar Retail, explores what’s driving this change in the industry, how shoppers’ expectations have changed.

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Shopper: Annual Shopper Review: An In-Depth Look at the Amazon Shopper

16 Oct 2017

By: Meaghan Werle, Rachel McGuire

While Amazon’s overall shopper base now exceeds 60% of households, Prime’s penetration now stands at 37% of U.S. households. Effectively capitalizing on this massive audience with a Prime-centric strategy will be critical for success in 2017 and beyond.

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Shopper Snapshot: 2017 Omnichannel Apparel Shopper

16 Oct 2017

By: Tiffany Hogan

Apparel shoppers continue their steady shift into digital and mobile shopping.