Expand eCommerce opportunities by developing successful multichannel digital retail strategies aligned to shoppers' changing paths to purchase.
  • Voice Commerce - Planning now for ongoing evolution
    Kantar Consulting visualises how voice commerce is likely to evolve in the future. We have not only highlighted key issues which need to be addressed ...
  • Digital Double Click: Augmented reality
    Digital Double Click is a series that summarizes key innovations in the digital space. In this edition, you can find an overview of augmented ...
  • Amazon North America: The big beats from Q3 2018
    In addition to examining Amazon’s latest financial results, this slide summary report highlights key North America initiatives in Q3 and important ...
  • Alibaba Group executive summary
    Kantar Consulting’s profile of the Alibaba Group looks at the retailer's key strategies, growth forecasts, merchandising approach, and markets ...
  • Amazon: The five slides you need
    Check out Kantar Consulting’s overview of Amazon for a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial review, summary of key initiatives, and implications.
    

Identify and leverage emerging trends in digital retail, technology, supply chain, and marketing to grow eCommerce and better target shoppers across multiple channels.

Interactive Chart: Amazon and Prime Penetration

Amazon's rise as a retail force has been swift and steady. To better understand the growing reach of Amazon among shoppers, use this interactive graphic to see the multi-year trend in shopping Amazon.com and Prime membership.
Line: Percent of U.S. Households Shopped Amazon.com during Past Four Weeks
Bars: Percent of U.S. Households with Amazon Prime Membership*

Understanding Pure Play Retailers

 
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Managing Amazon Disruption - Supporting key accounts against Amazon

10 Dec 2018

By: Derya Guvenc.  33 Slides

Amazon's entry into any market will change how other players operate. We show you how to plan ahead for this disruption and the best strategies to deploy in a fast-evolving retail environment.

 
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Understanding Amazon - Amazon as a Customer

10 Dec 2018

By: Derya Guvenc.  37 Slides

Amazon has fundamentally changed (and continues to change) the way products are being purchased and sold around the world. With its arrival in Turkey, Derya Güvenç assesses its potential impact on suppliers and how best to position yourself with this disruptive force.

 
Followers: 178

Love it or loathe it, Black Friday is upon us. Amazon, the mother of the event, continues to lead the charge, forcing the rest to follow. Countries at different stages of eCommerce evolution are now embracing Black Friday, with many players adopting the event as their own. With the retail calendar ...

 
Followers: 396
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The most competitive market in retail

19 Nov 2018  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 47 Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy on 15 September 2008 – 10 years and two months ago. Over the past few months, many newspapers have been ‘memorializing’ the 10-year anniversary of the collapse of the global banking system by discussing ...

 
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Amazon North America: The big beats from Q3 2018

15 Nov 2018

By: Meaghan Werle, Rachel Dalton.  11 Slides

In addition to examining Amazon’s latest financial results, this slide summary report highlights key North America initiatives in Q3 and important themes moving forward in 2018.

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The Shoppers' Evolving Path to Purchase

 
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The state of apparel retailing: A deep dive into the macro, competitive, and shopper trends affecting apparel retailing

8 Nov 2018

By: Tiffany Hogan.  28 Slides

Analyzing the contrary nature of the changes in the apparel retailing landscape can help us understand where it is now, and where it is likely to go.

 
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Ingenious Innovations and Initiatives – July 2018

13 Aug 2018

By: Kantar Consulting Research Team.  12 Slides

Reports of the death of the high street are greatly exaggerated, it’s undergoing a period of transformation and we look back at some of the best new stores from around the world.

 
Followers: 167

With digital increasingly enabling and influencing retail, retailers and suppliers need a truly holistic view of individual shoppers. Shopper insights are just the start, though. To truly empower decision-making, we need to turn data into tangible actions. That is where our new Digital CommerceScope ...

 
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Ingenious innovations and initiatives - May 2018

24 May 2018

By: Kantar Consulting Research Team.  11 Slides

Augmented Reality, once merely a marketing gimmick, is fast becoming a valuable strategic tool in the retail world. Here we explore the latest and greatest AR innovations, why they are important, what you can learn from them.

 
Followers: 72

Social commerce is on the rise. As shoppers dedicate more time to mobile devices, social platforms are looking to better monetize their interactions with actively engaged (and massive) global user bases. In turn, social media is moving further down the purchase funnel, from brand-building and ...

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Developing Multichannel Strategies

 
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A Look Inside: Nike House of Innovation

11 Dec 2018

By: Prem Shunmugavelu, Tiffany Hogan.  11 Slides

Nike’s new flagship store displays how the brand is leveraging technology to drive in-store efficiency and elevate the shopping experience.

 
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Convenience - Looking Beyond The Channel For Success

10 Dec 2018

By: Derya Guvenc.  32 Slides

Convenience is the only Turkish channel that has continued to grow its share against discounter expansion, but channel blurring is now seeing the concept become applicable everywhere, meaning agile operators can win by accomodating new needs and missions.

 
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Turkey: Retail Today and Tomorrow (But Mostly Today)

10 Dec 2018

By: Ray Gaul.  31 Slides

An overview of the Turkish retail landscape, the drivers and economic and consumer shifts shaping the environment and presenting both challenges and opportunities to retailers and suppliers throughout the market.

 
Followers: 49

On Wednesday December 12th, Lowe’s will host its biennial investor meeting, and its first with new CEO Marvin Ellison. In a year of drastic change for Lowe’s, Kantar Consulting’s home improvement team will be listening in for the retailer’s financial guidance and goals ...

 
Followers: 396
BLOG POST

The Big Stores Paradox

3 Dec 2018  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 49 I visited more than a dozen big stores last week to see what they have been doing with their spaces. I thought today I could give you my list of “6 Paradoxes in Big Stores” to think about in the week ahead. I do this for three reasons. First, ...

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Staying Ahead of Emerging Trends

 
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The evolution of the supermarket format: Online and offline

14 Dec 2018

By: Elley Symmes, Tory Gundelach.  56 Slides

Understand the impetus for why the supermarket channel is changing. Learn what retailers are doing to change with it. Explore ways to support retailers as they move into an omnichannel experience.

 
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Status update: The growing influence of social commerce in retail

14 Dec 2018

By: Meaghan Werle, Tiffany Hogan.  52 Slides

Evaluate the rising opportunity of social media as a relevant sales channel, including new shopping features at key platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat.

 
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U.S. consumables industry omnichannel review

3 Dec 2018

By: Kantar Consulting Research Team.  78 Slides

This report assesses the omnichannel positioning of top consumables retailers in the US. It provides overall perspective, strategic positioning, a SWOT, and fulfillment and digital communication for national retailers – while providing retailer profiles for regional/non-grocery players.

 
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Digital Double Click: Augmented reality

27 Nov 2018

By: Kevin McCoy, Meaghan Werle.  21 Slides

Digital Double Click is a series that summarizes key innovations in the digital space. In this edition, you can find an overview of augmented reality and its application to retail.

 
Executive Summary

Alibaba Group executive summary

2 Nov 2018

By: Malcolm Pinkerton.  23 Slides

Kantar Consulting’s profile of the Alibaba Group looks at the retailer's key strategies, growth forecasts, merchandising approach, and markets of operation.

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