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Kroger builds confidence that it is back on stable ground and positioned for future growth

5 Dec 2019

By: Tory Gundelach

Kroger's Q3 earnings indicate that the retailer has regained stability and set up for future growth.

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What do the most recent Q3 2019 results tell us about the dollar channel?

5 Dec 2019

By: Simon Johnstone

Whilst Dollar General and Dollar Tree are on different growth trajectories, the approach to listing tactically at both do not have to be vastly different. However, as suppliers begin to target the dollar channel more strategically, a nuanced approach will be needed.

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Hidden gems of the grocery channel: Q4 2019

The Hidden Gems series highlights ideas and themes from smaller retailers that Kantar does not regularly track. Read about this quarter’s innovation and developments in store formats, digital/technology, and sustainability initiatives.

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An investigation into health and wellness shoppers

3 Dec 2019

By: Caroline Dumas

As retailers build their credentials as health and wellness resources, new Kantar research explored in a series of reports aims to unpack shoppers’ health and wellness. In this final edition, we investigate health and wellness shopper groups and strategies for targeting each.

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Lessons from toy in retail joy and innovation

2 Dec 2019

By: Sara Al-Tukhaim

Kantar’s Toy Tracker is back for its second year with lessons everyone can learn from the innovation emerging in this category. Check out these highlights from the report.

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Black Friday 2019: Bright but blurred

Retailers either leaned into or, in some cases, opted out of this year’s Black Friday bonanza. Here are the key themes we saw this year along with our take on how to interpret Black Friday performance reports.

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Kantar's 2019 Toy Tracker

2 Dec 2019

By: Sara Al-Tukhaim

With toy sales expected to improve this holiday relative to last year, what strategies are retailers and brands employing to capture toy shoppers this year? We track the cross-channel trends in toy retailing here.

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Seasonal retail pulse: Black Friday in Canada 2019

2 Dec 2019

By: Amar Singh

Retailers launch pre-Black Friday sales and entice shoppers with low prices and in-store exclusive deals. Learn more about Canadian Black Friday trends in this report.

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Home improvement Q3 2019 results and analysis

27 Nov 2019

By: David Marcotte

Review the third-quarter financial performance of Home Depot and Lowe’s and their progress against their respective strategies amid static store openings and a softening housing market.

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El Buen Fin 2019

26 Nov 2019

By: David Marcotte

Sales from El Buen Fin (“The Good Weekend”) exceeded expectations this year. Here’s how some of the major retailers participated in Mexico’s biggest retail event and how you can prepare for next year’s holiday.

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Retailers: A puzzle piece in shoppers’ health and wellness

26 Nov 2019

By: Caroline Dumas

As retailers build their credentials as health and wellness resources, new Kantar research explored in a series of reports aims to unpack shoppers’ health and wellness journey. In this third edition, we assess how retailers can—and are—playing in the health and wellness space.