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Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Highlights Clash of Clans: Traditional vs. New Age Retailers

22 Jun 2017

By: Tudor Popa

While the reasons behind Amazon’s move to take over Whole Foods are pretty clear, many big questions remain: what is the rest of the trade doing about it, what are the battlefields and will there be an ultimate winner for this ongoing war of attrition? Regardless, shoppers can’t lose.

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Vive La Costco France: Live Highlights from Opening Day

Years in the making, Costco opened its first warehouse in France today, and we are live on the ground to capture this event for you.

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Amazon/Whole Foods - A "Top 10 List" Of Implications

19 Jun 2017

By: Bryan Gildenberg

"As of today Amazon's market capitalization has gone up by more than the Whole Foods acquisition cost - from a shareholder value perspective Amazon bought Whole Foods for free"

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Amazon International: Executive Summary

19 Jun 2017

By: Alvaro Morilla

Kantar Retail's profile of Amazon International analyzes the retailer's strategic positioning and provides an overview of its merchandising, marketing, and operations.

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Amazon International: The Five Slides You Need

19 Jun 2017

By: Alvaro Morilla

Our Kantar Retail experts’ Point of View on Amazon International, SWOT Analysis, Key Initiatives, Key Financials, Growth Forecasts, and Supplier Implications.

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Strawberries and Cream 2017, Part 2

19 Jun 2017

By: Ray Gaul

What a week! It is incredibly tempting to talk about the week just completed – Lidl opens in the USA, Amazon buys Whole Foods as stand-out headlines.

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Amazon Gets Fresh in Healthier Position With Whole Foods Acquisition

16 Jun 2017

By: Malcolm Pinkerton

It seems that a day does not go by without the eCommerce behemoth Amazon disrupting the world of retailing. In a deal worth almost USD14 billion (GBP10.7bn, EUR12.5bn) the Internet giant has acquired premium supermarket Whole Foods.

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Kantar Retail Unpacks Amazon's Whole Foods Acquisition

16 Jun 2017

By: Kantar Retail Research Team

Amazon has announced that it will acquire Whole Foods Market in an all-cash transaction valued at USD13.7 billion. Get Kantar Retail's expert point of view on the deal here.

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Five Reasons Why Lidl Will Not Fail in the US

14 Jun 2017

By: Simon Johnstone

As Lidl looks set to open its first stores in the US tomorrow, the question most people still ask is will Lidl fail like other European retailers have done in the past?

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Amazon International: Q1 2017 Results and Analysis

13 Jun 2017

By: Alvaro Morilla

In addition to examining Amazon’s latest financial results, this slide summary report highlights key International initiatives in Q1 and important themes moving forward in 2017.

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Walmart Global Q1 FY 2018 Results: Investing in the Future

In Q1 FY2018, Walmart grew net sales by 1.3% and continued to invest in its eCommerce capabilities. These digital segments delivered some of the company’s strongest growth for the quarter.

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Strawberries and Cream 2017

12 Jun 2017

By: Ray Gaul

Early signs indicate that the war for Ultrafresh has shifted to a new level of quality and service since the last time we reviewed the battlefield.