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Milk, Bread, and Power Tools? Lidl Carries the Staples and the Surprises

21 Aug 2017

By: Mike Paglia

At any given time, Lidl’s U.S. stores can carry anywhere between 3,000 – 5,000 items. And although an assortment of that size is much smaller than what you’d find at a big box store, Lidl manages to carry a wide array of items from multiple categories.

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Why Rite Aid’s Smaller Store Base Represents Quality Over Quantity

21 Aug 2017

By: Kate Senzamici

In this article, we explain why suppliers could find new opportunities for merchandising, partnering, and innovating at this slimmed-down, but revitalized drug channel retailer.

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Can Britain’s Price Wars Provide Lessons to America?

21 Aug 2017

By: Ray Gaul

While Britain’s price wars helped Aldi and Lidl gain shares it drained their profits and created tremendous damage to their suppliers, which hurts them too.

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JD.com Q2 Results Are Good News, Especially For Walmart

18 Aug 2017

By: Alvaro Morilla

JD.com, commonly referred to as “The Amazon of China”, has reported phenomenal growth for its Q2 results. Walmart couldn't be happier about the performance of its partner in crime in China.

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U.S. Macro Outlook: Upper-Income Households to Drive Third-Quarter Growth

17 Aug 2017

By: Doug Hermanson

This slide deck features an outlook for the macro, retail, and shopper environment in the third quarter. The current and future macro landscape is painted through a key implications slide, and over two dozen slides featuring data, graphics, and forecasts.

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Apparel Retailers to Watch: A Guide to Key Initiatives from Q2 2017

16 Aug 2017

By: Tiffany Hogan

Luxury retailers were at the forefront of innovative trends this quarter as apparel retailing’s biggest disrupters and oldest stalwarts continue to announce new service-oriented strategies.

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Center-Store Reinvention: Four Ways to Innovate

16 Aug 2017

By: Elley Symmes

As store saturation increases, U.S. grocery retailers will depend less on organic growth. Fewer store openings means retailers must get more out of their existing brick & mortar assets and center-store innovation is a key component to this.

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Publix Put to the Test to Defend Against Lidl and Wegmans

16 Aug 2017

By: Elley Symmes

Publix has been lucky. For 85+ years it’s been the disruptor. It’s defined the level of customer service, store execution, and curated assortment that shoppers have come to expect as the standard grocery experience.

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Dollar General Executive Summary

15 Aug 2017

By: Mike Paglia

Kantar Retail’s executive summary of Dollar General: key strategies, growth forecasts, merchandising approach, and markets of operation.

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Dollar General - The Five Slides You Need

15 Aug 2017

By: Mike Paglia

Our Kantar Retail experts’ Point of View on Dollar General - SWOT Analysis, Key Initiatives, US Shopper Profile, Key Financials, Growth Forecasts, and Supplier Implications.

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Dollar Tree Executive Summary

14 Aug 2017

By: Mike Paglia

Kantar Retail’s executive summary of Dollar Tree: key strategies, growth forecasts, merchandising approach, and markets of operation.

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Dollar Tree - The Five Slides You Need

14 Aug 2017

By: Mike Paglia

Our Kantar Retail experts’ Point of View on Dollar Tree - SWOT Analysis, Key Initiatives, Key Financials, Growth Forecasts, and Supplier Implications