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If you look at the timeline of how Discounters have disrupted grocery retailing in the UK, there are four key stages to understand: Discounters introduce their model to consumers Discounter evolve their model to drive acceptance Discounter evolution causes the biggest reaction from the ...

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If you look at the timeline of how Discounters have disrupted grocery retailing in the UK, there are four key stages to understand: Discounters introduce their model to consumers Discounter evolve their model to drive acceptance Discounter evolution causes the biggest reaction from the ...

 
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Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 50, 2017 Everywhere I turn it is snowing.  Yes, that includes Turkey where last week Kantar’s analysts worked with leading suppliers in the market to understand the changing dynamics of retailer-versus-retailer competition.  The average person ...

 
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Home Depot provided long-term financial guidance as well as a clear strategic path for achieving its ambitious, but optimistic goals on its 2017 Analyst and Investor Day call this week. At the core of Home Depot’s new initiatives is omnichannel, but many of its plans also parallel our ...

 
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The German beauty retailer today released its full year 2016/17 results ending 30 September 2017, with net sales amounting to EUR 2,795 million, a 3.2% increase on the previous year. Online sales grew 18%, leading to the channel now accounting for 14% of total net sales (EUR 391 million). As ...

 
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CVS Health’s proposed $69 billion acquisition of Aetna is one of the largest-scale, most groundbreaking transactions of 2017. Revolutionary as it is, though, Kantar Retail Chief Knowledge Officer Bryan Gildenberg predicted it two years ago in his speech at Kantar Retail’s Year End ...

 
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Breakthrough Insights is a curated collection of our most impactful global insights. Drawing from shopper data, macroeconomic forecasts, and expert analysis, each report is designed to guide clients through this time of enduring disruption. The selected content in this edition weave a common ...

 
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In our previous monthly round-up we said we expected Amazon to break all its records during Q4 this year, and the retailer is not letting us down. Amazon has reported that Cyber Monday 2017 was its single biggest shopping day worldwide in its over 20 years of history, and the biggest day ever ...

 
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Kantar Retail’s latest rankings of the top 50 US and global retailers show the top three retailers on the US list holding their own, while one of China’s largest eCommerce players made the biggest jump on the global list. Rankings are estimates based on year-to-date 2017 results, ...

 
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Looking for a quick way to identify the shopper priorities that drive browsing and buying choices? Kantar Retail’s new ShopperScape® Shopper DNA dashboard provides distinct profiles of retailers’ shoppers. Quick click-and-select options enable ShopperScape® subscribers to ...

 
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As our industry turns the corner to 2018, the disruption of our go-to-market norms continues apace. Who would have predicted, just a few years ago, a retail landscape in which: Nearly 40% of American households would be members of Amazon Prime, according to Kantar Retail ShopperScape® ...

 
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As retailers with pharmacies and clinics more fully develop their healthcare offerings, digital tools and capabilities will play an important role. The increasing connectivity of healthcare means that it will become more integrated into shoppers’ everyday lives, blending into their shopping ...

 
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Casino Group and Ocado Group have announced an international partnership aimed at combining the tech know-how of the British pure-player and the retailing know-how of the French multichannel player. The partnership will initially see Ocado’s OSP (Ocado Smart Platform) deployed on Casino’s ...

 
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Kantar Retail was out in force on Black Friday, following up on our earlier observations and predictions. Here is what we found. Doorbuster Deals and Savings Draw Traffic Even as more of Black Friday’s shopping moves online, some retailers were able to draw shoppers to the store with ...

 
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Since Lidl entered the U.S. market in June, it has opened 30 stores; announced plans for a fourth DC; and signaled that it will open stores in Texas, Ohio, and Alabama. We anticipate that by 2023, Lidl will be an $8 billion+ retailer operating over 600 stores on U.S. soil. Lidl is not the ...

 
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Size of the Prize in CEE

27 Nov 2017  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 48, 2017 Pick a city in Central & Eastern Europe that you know well. Maybe its Budapest or Warsaw? Perhaps Dubrovnik or Krakow? How about Ljubljana or Bucharest? Don’t forget to consider Riga or Sarajevo. Or maybe somewhere else? OK, now picture ...

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