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Seasonal retail pulse: Valentine’s Day and Super Bowl Sunday 2020

14 Feb 2020

By: Kantar Research Team

Check out our cross-channel overview of the retail trends we spotted in stores and online for Valentine’s Day and Super Bowl Sunday this year.

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Followers: 685

January retail sales: Weak growth to start the year

14 Feb 2020

By: Doug Hermanson

Shoppers curtailed their spending in January. Find out what channels were effected in this blog post.

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Learnings from the National Retail Federation 2020 Vision event

13 Feb 2020

By: David Marcotte, Amar Singh

This year's event showcased less flash and more practical applications of retail industry technology. Here are some that caught our eye.

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Followers: 140

CVS Health Q4 2019: With strong enterprise performance, CVS finishes the year on a positive note

13 Feb 2020

By: Ben Antenore

CVS Health closed its fourth quarter with another set of positive results. With its business humming along, CVS Health’s senior leadership team kept the earnings call very short, with relatively little attention paid to its retail segment.

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Followers: 28

Omnichannel growth fuels Ahold Delhaize USA Q4 and FY 2019

12 Feb 2020

By: Ellie Pinto

Omnichannel helped Ahold Delhaize USA reach its positive Q4 and FY 2019. Plans for more omnichannel growth and remodeling could mean more of the same success.

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Followers: 30

Can Walgreens Boots Alliance deliver on its CSR promises?

12 Feb 2020

By: Kelly Petropoulou

Sustainability has never had a higher profile in retail, and major global players are embarking on numerous initiatives to claim leadership. Brands and suppliers need to be aware of the role expected of them to ensure continued growth with key accounts.

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Amazon: The five slides you need

7 Feb 2020

By: Rachel Dalton

Check out Kantar’s overview of Amazon for a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial review, summary of key initiatives, and implications.

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Hidden gems of the grocery channel: Q1 2020

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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Drug spotlight: The expanding mental health opportunity in retail

6 Feb 2020

By: Ben Antenore

As younger cohorts become independent household shoppers, there is an expanding opportunity to help them manage their mental health through retail.

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Followers: 100

Natural and organic grocery changing of the guard

6 Feb 2020

By: Tory Gundelach

Recently we’ve seen Earth Fare and Lucky’s Market close their stores and file for bankruptcy. While these chains are small, between 30 and 50 stores each, the closings are indicative of a broader trend. This is the official signal that natural and organic is mainstream.

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Walmart global FY 2020 Q3 results and analysis

In Q3 FY 2020, Walmart continued to grow and engage in market-level upgrades and restructures despite global economic and political volatility.