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Shopper: Albertsons Safeway Annual Shopper Review

19 Jun 2019

By: Caroline Dumas

Albertsons/Safeway’s penetration rebounds after a period of erosion, and spending plans are optimistic. This annual review answers key questions about Albertsons/Safeway shoppers.

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Followers: 110

Key questions we’ll answer at Kantar’s Drug Channel Workshop

19 Jun 2019

By: Ben Antenore, Brian Owens

With a little over a month to go before Kantar’s annual Drug Channel Workshop, our team has been busy exploring the latest trends in an ever-changing drug channel.

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Escalating tariffs: Assessing the current and future implications for retail

18 Jun 2019

By: Doug Hermanson

U.S. trade tariffs are escalating, raising costs for U.S. retailers and suppliers. Find out in this article the strategies they are deploying to soften the effect and the future implications of the ongoing trade war.

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Followers: 101

Seen in Shanghai: Lessons from the land of ‘new retail’

17 Jun 2019

By: Meaghan Werle

The pace of change in China is reflected in Shanghai’s juxtaposition of old meets new, both in architecture and in retail.

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Followers: 101

Seen in Shanghai: Driving omnichannel connections at retail

17 Jun 2019

By: Meaghan Werle

As the path to purchase becomes increasingly complex in China, retailers are ultimately looking to connect with shoppers both online and offline.

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Followers: 101

Seen in Shanghai: Stores put emphasis on service and product quality

17 Jun 2019

By: Meaghan Werle

With more than 533 million online shoppers in China, brick-and-mortar retailers are feeling the pressure to give shoppers a differentiated reason to visit their stores.

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Followers: 101

Seen in Shanghai: Mobile is fully embedded in daily routines

17 Jun 2019

By: Meaghan Werle

Perhaps the most eye-opening part of my visit to Shanghai was witnessing the Chinese consumer’s reliance on mobile for everyday tasks.

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Home improvement Q1 2019 review - The big beats from Home Depot and Lowe’s

17 Jun 2019

By: Hannah Hayes, Peter Ammondson

In Q1, both Home Depot and Lowe’s worked to capitalize on shoppers’ warm weather project plans. Despite macroeconomic and weather pressure in the start of the quarter, both retailers continued to focus on key initiatives such as driving supply chain efficiencies.

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Followers: 73

Target moves toward full digital integration by offering same-day delivery on Target.com

13 Jun 2019

By: Tory Gundelach

Target announced this week that same-day delivery is now available via Target.com. In doing so, Target brings Shipt’s capabilities directly to the Target web platform. From a user experience perspective, this integration makes total sense.

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Consumables Omnichannel Review

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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Shopper: Kroger Annual Shopper Review

12 Jun 2019

By: Caroline Dumas

Price-focused factors continue to top Kroger shoppers’ priority list when shopping and consumables-focused retailers lose Kroger cross-shoppers. Check out this annual review to answer key questions about Kroger shoppers.