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The Future of Natural in Health and Wellness

30 Sep 2016

By: Brian Owens, Kate Senzamici

In the context of examining the differences between shoppers’ “health” versus “wellness” trip missions, Kantar Retail analyzes the challenges and opportunities retailers and suppliers face when it comes to conveying the value of natural products.

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Top Eight Holiday eCommerce Trends to Look for in 2016

30 Sep 2016

By: Reid Greenberg

Holiday 2016 is right around the corner. What are the big themes we'll see this holiday season in the online world?

Shopper Article

Shopper: September 2016 Monthly ShopperScape® SnapShot

29 Sep 2016

By: Ali Chapman

This quick overview of what's trending in ShopperScape® shows which retailers are up and which are down in terms of the size of their overall shopper bases, which shoppers are the most upbeat in their near-term spending plans, and much, much more.

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Shoppers Drug Mart: The Five Slides You Need

29 Sep 2016

By: Robin Sherk

Get an overview of Shoppers Drug Mart’s market positioning with this deck that features a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, sales forecast, and an analysis of major strategic initiatives and their implications for suppliers.

Summary Slides

Dollar General’s Q2 2016 Results: Facing Into the Wind

29 Sep 2016

By: Mike Paglia

Dollar General saw its growth slow in Q2, driven by a mix of factors. That said, the retailer reported strong profit growth and managed to keep costs under control. In that context, Dollar General is moving forward with several key initiatives meant to drive long-term growth.

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A Second Target Executive Leaves in a Month — Now What?

29 Sep 2016

By: Amy Koo

Jason Goldberger’s abrupt departure was a surprise given his solid, if not exceptional achievements – especially given other weaknesses at Target. The leadership shakeup invites more questions than answers. Kantar Retail offers interpretations and implications for what happened.

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Ahold Delhaize USA Q2 and H1 2016 Results: Merged Operations See Resilient Momentum

29 Sep 2016

By: Elley Symmes

Ahold Delhaize USA announced its first quarterly results as a merged company this Q2. The combined retailer is seeing steady momentum but will face some core challenges for its business going forward.

Shopper Summary Slides

The Resale Apparel Shopper

27 Sep 2016

By: Tiffany Hogan

A quick look at just how popular apparel resale shopping and consignment is becoming among U.S. apparel shoppers.

Shopper Article

Shopper: Who’s the Competition? Cross-Shopping at the Clubs Compared

26 Sep 2016

By: Rachel McGuire, Timothy Campbell

By examining where club shoppers cross-shop, both within and outside the club channel, we can gain a better perspective on the evolving threats and real opportunities that exist within the channel.

Shopper Article

Shopper: Minimal Changes in Trip Missions

22 Sep 2016

By: Ali Chapman

In Q3 2016, the trip drivers for shoppers’ most recent purchase of food/household essentials/HBC are comparable to the same quarter last year. A third of all trips were driven by a stock-up mission, and 27% of all trips were driven by a fill-in trip.