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The Online Grocery Shopper Today, and What It Means for Tomorrow

11 Dec 2017

By: Rachel McGuire

As concerns about cost and quality of online grocery shopping are dispelled, and major players continue to expand their online grocery services, expect 2018 to be an inflection point for online grocery shopping.

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Walking the Box: Real Canadian Superstore

8 Dec 2017

By: Rohini Birla

This is a visual overview of key themes at two recently remodeled Real Canadian Superstore locations in Mississauga, Ontario. The remodeled stores reveal how the banner is elevating its multicultural and health & wellness appeals.

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Home Improvement Q3 2017 Results and Analysis

7 Dec 2017

By: Hannah Hayes

In Q3, the home improvement channel saw a boost in sales and comps, driven by the unprecedented number of natural disasters during the period. In addition to equipping stores for hurricane preparation and recovery, retailers continued to find growth in the pro customer segment.

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Kantar Retail’s 7th Annual Opening Price Point Study: Walmart Regains Leadership Position, While Lidl Makes Strong Debut

7 Dec 2017

By: Mike Paglia

Lidl’s introduction has big impacts on the retailers seeking to provide price based value to low income shoppers.

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Followers: 5

Home Depot’s Analyst and Investor Day: Three Initial Takeaways

7 Dec 2017

By: Hannah Hayes

Home Depot provided long-term financial guidance as well as a clear strategic path for achieving its ambitious, but optimistic goals on its 2017 Analyst and Investor Day call this week. Woven throughout the narrative was the concept of “One Home Depot”.

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Followers: 109

CVS-Aetna: A Big Deal With Big Implications for U.S. Healthcare and Suppliers

6 Dec 2017

By: Brian Owens, Kate Senzamici

CVS Health’s proposed $69 billion acquisition of Aetna is one of the largest-scale, most groundbreaking transactions of 2017, and one that Kantar Retail Chief Knowledge Officer Bryan Gildenberg predicted two years ago.

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The Online Grocery Effect on Private Label

6 Dec 2017

By: Elley Symmes

As suppliers plan for the growing adoption of online grocery, they must consider the threat and opportunity of increased online private label sales. For retailers, online grocery is an opportunity to further grow private label sales and penetration.

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CVS-Aetna Deal: Five Retail Opportunities and Supplier Actions

6 Dec 2017

By: Brian Owens, Kate Senzamici

With CVS’s proposed $69 billion acquisition of Aetna, we break down the retail and supplier opportunities that could result and analyze how a combined CVS-Aetna could impact five challenges facing healthcare: cost, adherence, primary care, transparency, and access.

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Followers: 656

Kantar Retail Exclusive: Marketplace Ignition CEO’s Advice on Becoming a Hybrid Seller on Amazon

6 Dec 2017

By: Robin Sherk

To help manufacturers think through a hybrid (first-party and third-party) selling approach, I sat down with Eric Heller, CEO of Marketplace Ignition, which specializes in helping manufacturers optimize their selling presence on digital marketplaces

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Followers: 79

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