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Home Depot’s Q2 2019: Lumber deflation dampens results as macro pressures loom

21 Aug 2019

By: Hannah Hayes

In Q2, continued deflation in lumber prices slowed Home Depot's total sales and comps growth, while looming uncertainty around U.S. tariff policy factored into the retailer's decisions to lower FY 2019 guidance, despite successes in its One Home Depot strategy rollout.

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Q2 results show Target is getting its groove back

21 Aug 2019

By: Tiffany Hogan

With comps up 3.4% on top of the impressive 6.5% comp it achieved in the year-ago quarter, Target is proving that its strategies have staying power and are resonating with guests.

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Complimentary Webinar: The New Tech Consumer and Canadian Retail

20 Aug 2019

By: David Marcotte

We are excited to provide on-demand access to our recent webinar: The New Tech Consumer and Canadian Retail.

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New look at profiling shoppers and measuring shopping incidence

20 Aug 2019

By: Mary Brett Whitfield

A new approach to the ShopperScape® tracking survey means new ways to think about shopper profiles and shopping incidence. Learn more about this more comprehensive view of ALL shoppers—no matter their role in household shopping or channel of choice.

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CVS Health Q2 2019: All segments contribute to another strong quarter

19 Aug 2019

By: Ben Antenore

CVS Health posted healthy second-quarter results, driven by growth across the enterprise, with the Retail/Long-Term Care and Pharmacy Services segments performing particularly well

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Seasonal retail pulse: Back to school 2019

Our cross-channel review examines retailers’ tactics and trends for back-to-school merchandising this year.

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Staples Canada: The five slides you need

14 Aug 2019

By: Timothy Campbell, Amar Singh

Get up to speed on Staples Canada with our SWOT analysis, shopper profile, sales outlook, strategic outline, and supplier implications.

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Ahold Delhaize USA: The big beats from Q2 2019

14 Aug 2019

By: Ellie Pinto

In Q2 2019, Ahold Delhaize USA faced stifled sales growth as a result of the Stop & Shop strike. The retailer shows hope of recovery for second half 2019 via store remodels, strong digital growth, and other well performing banners.

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Shoppers Drug Mart: The five slides you need

14 Aug 2019

By: Ellie Pinto

Get up to speed on Shoppers Drug Mart with our SWOT analysis, shopper profile, sales outlook, strategic outline, and supplier implications.

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Sam’s Club’s key initiatives: A progress report

13 Aug 2019

By: Timothy Campbell

Sam’s Club continues to pursue its threefold aim of optimizing product, people, and digital under CEO John Furner. What has Sam’s been working on lately and how can suppliers align with these changes?

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Target: Executive summary

12 Aug 2019

By: Tiffany Hogan

Our profile of Target details the retailer's strategic positioning, merchandising, marketing, and operations.