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Toys R Us: The Latest Category Specialist Outpaced by eCommerce

19 Sep 2017

By: Timothy Campbell, Hannah Hayes

On late Monday night, Toys R Us faced the music and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The one-stop-shop toy destination is the latest big box behemoth to fall victim to 2017’s slow motion retail apocalypse.

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PetSmart: Walking the Box

18 Sep 2017

By: Timothy Campbell

PetSmart focuses on expanding service integration and health and wellness in store.

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Office Depot: The Five Slides You Need

18 Sep 2017

By: Timothy Campbell

Get the key information you need to understand Office Depot’s positioning with our SWOT analysis, shopper profile, sales forecast, and assessment of the retailer’s major strategic initiatives and their implications for suppliers.

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Convenience Stores: The Best Growth Opportunity You’re NOT Watching

18 Sep 2017

By: Mike Paglia

Over the next five years, the convenience channel will grow approximately 3.5% annually to be a $47 billion space.

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Staples: The Five Slides You Need

18 Sep 2017

By: Timothy Campbell

Get the key information you need to understand Staples' positioning with our SWOT analysis, shopper profile, sales overview, and an assessment of major strategic initiatives and their implications for suppliers.

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2017 Winter Holiday Forecasts

15 Sep 2017

By: Doug Hermanson

Select U.S. forecasts for the winter holiday quarter are featured in this summary slide deck. Data for all underlying channel forecasts—nominal, real, and price series—are available via a link on the webpage.

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The Role Of Technology In Fashion and Beauty

15 Sep 2017

By: Kantar Retail Research Team

Apparel and beauty retailers across the globe are pushing the envelope by integrating technology into the shopping experience.

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

15 Sep 2017

By: Ben Antenore, Rachel McGuire

Target continues to face the reality of a shrinking shopper base, but key investments present opportunities for growth among those shoppers who have stuck with Target.

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Dollar General's Q2 2017 Results: Strong Positioning for the Second Half

14 Sep 2017

By: Mike Paglia

Dollar General reported strong same-store sales in its Q2 earnings, bolstered by improving shopper sentiment and perishables-oriented remodels.

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Mixed Improvement Expected in Holiday 2017

14 Sep 2017

By: Doug Hermanson

The focus of the retail industry will be quickly turning from the back-to-school season to the winter holidays. Kantar Retail’s newly minted holiday 2017 forecast will help you gauge your expectations for shoppers, retailers, and categories.