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Followers: 283

Fast Fashion and the Giants of Grocery

23 Aug 2016

By: Ray Gaul

In last week’s newsletter we asked the question, “Where have all the profits gone?” In this week’s newsletter we extend that question and ask, “Where are all the revenues going?"

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Followers: 78

Store of the Week: Fable

19 Aug 2016

By: Tiffany Hogan, Anusha Couttigane

There’s a new specialty beauty player in town, Fable. Just off the bustling Oxford Street shopping mecca, Fable is clearly trying to grab the upmarket UK beauty shopper, a market Sephora has yet to begin to woo.

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Followers: 55

Kaufland Scan & Pay App or How Fast Followers Turn to Leaders

17 Aug 2016

By: Tudor Popa

Digital is not the final frontier, but more of a new horizon towards which all are sailing in search of profitable growth. The final frontier is seamlessly connecting shoppers between the Old Physical World and the New Digital World.

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Walking the Box: Farmacias Benavides and Ahumada

17 Aug 2016

By: Brian Owens, Benjamin Antenore

Acquired by Walgreens Boots Alliance in 2014, the small-box Farmacias Benavides (Mexico) is more of a traditional pharmacy, while Ahumada (Chile) is a “Guapa!” format that places a greater emphasis on beauty and wellness offerings.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Executive Summary

15 Aug 2016

By: Brian Owens, Benjamin Antenore

Kantar Retail’s executive summary of Walgreens Boots Alliance: key strategies, growth forecasts, merchandising approach, and markets of operation.

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Followers: 283

Where Have All the Profits Gone?

15 Aug 2016

By: Ray Gaul

Jet.com’s growth rate has been phenomenal, so lack of profits can be forgiven. This then begs the question, ‘Where have all the profits gone?’ Let’s have a look at Europe to better answer that question.

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Sainsbury's: The Five Slides You Need

15 Aug 2016

By: Derya Yildiz

Sainsbury's is the second-largest grocer in the United Kingdom, and operates across multiple channels including supermarket, convenience, and online.

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AmazonFresh in the UK: What You Need to Know

11 Aug 2016

By: Alvaro Morilla

The recent launch of AmazonFresh in London represents a turning point for the online grocery landscape in the UK. This article examines how Amazon has adjusted its service to compete in the UK, and then discusses considerations for suppliers looking to reach members through this new channel.

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Carrefour’s Transformation Model Flexing Its Muscles

9 Aug 2016

By: Tudor Popa

Carrefour’s first half 2016 results reinforce its core indicators (ROI, LFL) despite an overall sales slowdown compared to 2015. Subsequent acquisitions (Europe) and structural projects (China) weighed down on the top-line results.

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Followers: 2

What Does The New Morrisons - Ocado Agreement Mean?

9 Aug 2016

By: Derya Yildiz, Alvaro Morilla

In lights of the new terms of the agreement, different implications will arise for both retailers