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July Report on Shopper Behavior: Year-to-Year Channel Penetration Improves From Last Month

26 Jul 2016

By: Kantar Retail Shopper Team

Key trends emerging from Kantar Retail’s June ShopperScape® survey include: June delivered good fortune to a number of channels. Although spending intentions are stable, more shoppers feel worse off with regards to the worth of their household’s investments.

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Seasonal Retail Pulse: Too Cool for School in 2016?

26 Jul 2016

By: Kantar Retail Research Team

The back-to-school selling season is the second-biggest retail season of the year. With school days just a few weeks away, here are four trends we're seeing as the season shapes up.

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Sustainability in Retail: How Going Green Could Lead to Making Green

26 Jul 2016

By: Diana Sheehan

Sustainability is clearly a focus for shoppers, retailers, and manufacturers. The real opportunity is to understand where retailers are focusing now, where they will go, and how suppliers can partner with them to drive their respective businesses.

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The 1.7 Billion Consumer Opportunity: Who Stood Out in Retail this Ramadan and Eid?

26 Jul 2016

By: Sara Al-Tukhaim

While Ramadan is associated with a month-long period of fasting from sunrise to sunset, the season and its accompanying holiday represent much more than an occasion to fast.

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Ramadan and Eid 2016

25 Jul 2016

By: Kantar Retail Research Team

For the world’s 1.7 billion Muslims, Ramadan represents much more than an occasion to fast. The season and holiday marks nearly two months of preparation, celebration and subsequent spending.

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Ahold, Delhaize Complete Merger, but the Work Is Just Beginning

25 Jul 2016

By: Elley Symmes

Ahold and Delhaize completed their merger on July 23 following the Federal Trade Commission’s approval. The combined retailer is the third-largest supermarket retailer in the U.S. behind Kroger and Albertsons.

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Shopper: Apparel Retailer Scorecard 2016: Monthly Shopping Continues to Decline

25 Jul 2016

By: Tiffany Hogan

Compared with 2015, all top apparel retailers/channels saw at least a minimal decrease in the penetration of monthly apparel shoppers, with one of the smallest declines, unsurprisingly, at Amazon.

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Walmart - The Five Slides You Need

25 Jul 2016

By: Laura Kennedy

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

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Walking the Box: Farmatodo

25 Jul 2016

By: David Marcotte, Ivana Nikolic

One of the larger and more modern drug chains in the Americas, Farmatodo emphasizes cosmetics, convenience, and strong merchandising that carries a health and wellness messaging.

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Walking the Box: Lowe’s Holoroom

22 Jul 2016

By: Nicole Santosuosso

The Holoroom is Lowe’s new virtual reality design and visualization tool aimed to help shoppers to envision their kitchen and bath remodels. Lowe’s launched the first Holoroom in select stores in Toronto in 2014, and has since launched its “next generation” of the tool in 19 stores in the U.S.