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Is Amazon Making Too Many Enemies?

20 Apr 2017

By: Alvaro Morilla

Amazon is on a quest to become the first company with a trillion dollar market cap, and it’s not far away from accomplishing it. Jeff Bezos’ ambitions have never been small and to achieve such a task will require more than a few battles along the way.

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Kantar Retail's South Africa Outlook 2017 and Beyond

Kantar Retail’s predictions for South Africa herald several key retail opportunities and watch-outs for suppliers and retailers. This report features expectations and implications for the retail landscape, eCommerce and top retailers including Shoprite, Pick n Pay, Spar, Woolworths, and Massmart.

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Followers: 56

Carrefour Reports Contrasting Q1 2017 Results

13 Apr 2017

By: Tudor Popa

Carrefour reported mixed results in a period of decreasing investor confidence. Shares recently dipped to a 3-year low of 21.04 pps, following a series of downgrades from rating agencies on account of profitability issues in France and an unsatisfactory development of the omnichannel model.

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Followers: 638

Graphic Insights: The Alibaba vs. Amazon Opportunity

13 Apr 2017

By: Robin Sherk, Sara Al-Tukhaim

Kantar Retail connects clients to a variety of world class data assets. In an effort to separate impactful retail and shopper data from noise, we’ve developed the visual blog series, Graphic Insights. Takeaways are intended to be brief—for a deeper dive please contact the analyst directly.

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Followers: 296

Flying Dutchmen (and Women)

11 Apr 2017

By: Ray Gaul

Retailers and suppliers that think the Dutch market is one-step in front of their own capabilities should invest now in catching up. The future of retail in Europe looks a lot like that of the Netherlands. Beware the Flying Dutchman.

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Followers: 69

UK Spring and Easter Merchandising

An ‘Easter Lite’ Approach Dominates Early Seasonal Strategies.

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Followers: 1001

March 2017 Kantar Retail Global Insights Perspective

3 Apr 2017

By: Bryan Gildenberg

This month’s Kantar Retail global update starts with the complex world of European retail – I’m just returning from a terrific session our team ran in Amsterdam this week on the European retail landscape.

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2016 Financial Scorecard: Top 5 Russian Grocery Retailers

3 Apr 2017

By: Vadim Khetsuriani

With Russian grocery retailers’ having reported their 2016 results, we take a closer look at their operating KPIs to understand the focus areas for retailers that had above-average growth and performed well and for those that slowed down and whose profits dropped.

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Followers: 164

Store of the Week: Dixy Concept Store

3 Apr 2017

By: Vadim Khetsuriani

Dixy’s new concept store in Moscow features a different layout to increase cross-category purchase, an optimized assortment, and new brand blocking in dairy, which is a tested supplier-led category management programme. We walk the box and rate the changes.

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Followers: 296

Restructuring Retail

3 Apr 2017

By: Ray Gaul

Suppliers need to move with speed in restructuring the relationships they have with retailers who are failing in a fast changing world.