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Wayfair and Houzz: Shaping the digital home landscape

23 Apr 2019

By: Hannah Hayes

Wayfair and Houzz are two unique online home players with the potential to disrupt the home space. As these retailers broaden their reaches into new categories, we examine key capabilities, digital merchandising best practices, and opportunities to align with and learn from these innovative sellers.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Q2 2019 results

23 Apr 2019

By: Ben Antenore

Walgreens had a difficult second quarter, dealing with several challenges in the Rx and retail spaces. In response, the retailer’s senior leadership team prepared and presented a detailed turnaround plan.

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The Cannabis Consumer Study: North American Spotlight

19 Apr 2019

By: Catherine Lang

With 4/20 fast approaching and being six months since Canada legalized recreational cannabis we shine a spotlight on not just who the cannabis consumer is but also why they consume, how they purchase, and what trade-offs they make across varied North American markets.

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Seasonal retail pulse: Spring 2019

Kantar’s cross-channel spring seasonal review examines how retailers got shoppers ready for warmer weather in 2019.

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Drug spotlight: A look inside at Walgreens’ Humana partnership

18 Apr 2019

By: Ben Antenore

Walgreens’ partnership with insurance giant Humana marks the drug retailer’s next step in senior care.

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Hidden gems of the grocery channel: Q2 2019

17 Apr 2019

By: Kantar Research Team

Our Hidden Gems series is designed to highlight ideas and themes from smaller retailers that Kantar Consulting does not track regularly. Read what innovation happened this quarter in health & wellness, store format developments, and digital/technology.

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Mastering eCommerce Fundamentals: Creating digital product copy

15 Apr 2019

By: Kevin McCoy

Mastering eCommerce Fundamentals is a monthly series that provides tactics that can immediately and positively impact your eCommerce execution. This month will focus on how to create product copy that highlights product details and ranks at the top of search.

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Dollarama: The five slides you need

15 Apr 2019

By: Amar Singh

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

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Way Day 2019 recap

12 Apr 2019

By: Hannah Hayes

Wayfair held its second annual “Way Day” event on April 10-11. While this year's event continued to drive awareness, it had a notably deeper focus on creating loyalty with existing shoppers. In this report, we examine key trends and opportunities to align with this new retail holiday.

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The ‘Amazonization’ of healthcare: What’s next for retail?

11 Apr 2019

By: Brian Owens

As Amazon wedges its way into healthcare, CPG brands, pharmaceutical companies and retailers will be forced to concentrate less on profit and more on consumer health outcomes.

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Walmart global Q4 FY 2019 and year-end results and analysis

In Q4 FY 2019, Walmart grew 1.9% with performance buoyed by strong U.S. results but hampered but some intentional global drawdowns with future challenges, both planned and unplanned, on the horizon.