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Bompard at Carrefour – one year on

18 Jul 2018

By: Tudor Popa

After a full year of operations with Bompard at the helm, we take a brief look at what changed in Carrefour Group. We review the progress against the key objectives of his transformation plan and seek to gauge the direction in and the pace at which these fronts are likely to evolve.

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Focus on MENA: Perspective and analysis on retail and FMCG in the region

16 Jul 2018

By: Himanshu Pal

Our roundup of MENA retailing trends and news offers perspective on declining FMCG sales in the KSA, winning with Centennial shoppers, whether Souq can replicate Amazon’s success, Carrefour Majid Al Futtaim’s strategy in the region, Ramadan retailing, and more.

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Winning in Retail 2019: Ultrafresh Conclusions

16 Jul 2018

By: Ray Gaul

Winning retailers can no longer rely on Ultrafresh to win traffic, a richer set of services and experiences need to come together to create a champion. We analyze Strawberries in our annual study of the UK supermarket wars.

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The Wimbledon Final: Strawberries and Cream

16 Jul 2018

By: Ray Gaul

Highlights from our 3 week study of Ultrafresh, looking at how retailers market, merchandise, and move Strawberries in the UK.

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Carrefour-Tesco strategic alliance: Get ready for a smaller world

13 Jul 2018

By: Tudor Popa

Carrefour and Tesco entered a three-year strategic purchasing partnership spanning across brands, private label, and indirect purchasing. In this report, Kantar Consulting examines how suppliers will work with this new global entity under a new set of challenges and opportunities.

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Ramadan and Eid 2018: Global retail initiatives

In recognition of Muslims' growing penetration and spending power, more retailers and brands elevated Ramadan and Eid merchandising and promotions this year. Here's an overview of Ramadan retail activity around the world.

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The Evolution of Retail Truths: Identifying the impactful trends behind shopper centricity

11 Jul 2018

By: Malcolm Pinkerton

As retail continues to evolve, the one constant is change. Rather than focusing on the latest trends which will ignite or fade away, adopt a shopper-centric approach focus on how the retail truths are evolving.

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Evolution of retail truths: Identifying the forceful trends behind shopper centricity

This report examines the latest manifestations of the Retail Truths in H1 2018, helping brands to win with shopper centricity.

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Prime Day 2018: What to expect during Amazon’s members-only sales event

10 Jul 2018

By: Meaghan Werle

Prime Day is now a 36-hour event. Consistent with previous Prime Days, Amazon will generate anticipation with media and countdown deals, while using the occasion itself to encourage trial and adoption of its latest initiatives.

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Wimbledon: Strawberries & Cream

Why Strawberries? We believe there are lessons for retailers when competing with other retailers in the analysis AND for suppliers understanding their customers and how to drive footfall with brand

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Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 28, 2018 - Strawberries & Cream

9 Jul 2018

By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 28, 2018 - Annual Strawberry Review - A look at a more complicated environment to sell strawberries in the UK vs last year