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Sam’s Club Q4 2018 results: Righting the ship

23 Feb 2018

By: Timothy Campbell

Moderate, but continued success as Sam’s Club takes the next steps in its strategic revamp.

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Followers: 365

eCommerce surges farther ahead in the 2017 holiday

22 Feb 2018

By: Doug Hermanson

U.S. eCommerce took even bigger steps toward capturing holiday shoppers’ dollars in 2017. Find out in this blog just how much of holiday sales online captured and if these gains will continue in 2018.

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Followers: 221

Rite Aid and Albertsons join forces: Predictions and considerations

22 Feb 2018

By: Kate Senzamici, Brian Owens

Mere months after finalizing its asset purchase agreement with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Rite Aid is back on the M&A train – this time, in the form of a merger with Albertsons.

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Followers: 29

Another manic Monday: The grocery games just changed again

20 Feb 2018

By: Diana Sheehan

News broke late yesterday about two big operational changes in the grocery world: Bi-Lo LLC is prepping for bankruptcy, and Albertsons just acquired the Rite-Aid stores not included in the Walgreens acquisition. These corporate moves are really indicative of a much bigger story in grocery.

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Followers: 4

Target talk: Target’s same-day delivery pilot shows promising results

16 Feb 2018

By: Ben Antenore

Target’s pilot in Manhattan gives a window into how it will operate same-day delivery and what the retailer has the potential to learn.

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Followers: 13

Understanding Shifts in Mexico’s Retail Landscape

14 Feb 2018

By: Elley Symmes

Mexico continues to exemplify best-in-class merchandising and retailing with a rapidly changing shopper base. After spending last week observing shifts in the market since Q1 2017, we at Kantar Consulting have come down to three core themes worth highlighting.

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Seasonal Retail Pulse: Valentine’s Day and Super Bowl Sunday 2018

Kantar Consulting examines the big, cross-channel themes emerging from the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day 2018 selling season, providing examples of in-store and online execution, as well as key supplier takeaways.

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Followers: 365

Improved retail growth in 2018

12 Feb 2018

By: Doug Hermanson

Expect stronger growth, but persisting challenges for retail in 2018. Here’s a quick look at the macro trends shaping our recently released channel forecasts.

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The Retailization of Healthcare: Issues and Solutions for Community Pharmacies

12 Feb 2018

By: Brian Owens

The global market for health and wellness offerings reached a reported $686 billion in 2016 and is expected to grow to $815 billion (3.5% CAGR) by 2021. Community pharmacies play an integral role in the delivery of healthcare where loyal shoppers are prioritized before foot traffic.

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Followers: 307

Predictions in Retail

12 Feb 2018

By: Ray Gaul

For those that missed the discussion, here is a recap of what we predicted and what it means for retailers and suppliers in 2018.

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BJ’s Wholesale: Surfing the Screen

9 Feb 2018

By: Timothy Campbell

BJ’s is upgrading its online platforms with better a better assortment and user interface to keep up with member preferences.