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Voice Amps Up: Okay Google, Hey Alexa

23 Feb 2018

By: Rachel McGuire, Robin Sherk

The 2017 holiday season boosted voice-controlled smart home device penetration to nearly one in five U.S. households. As internet connectivity moves beyond screens and becomes more embedded in the fabric of home life, voice shopping will be an important new venue for commerce.

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Grocery formats to watch out for

In today’s channel-less world, clustering formats by store size and price proposition is increasingly outdated. Emerging formats disrupt growth, and make mainstream channel definitions idle.

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Coasting the recession in search of an Oasis

22 Feb 2018

By: Anusha Couttigane

Once a high street favourite, British fashion chain Warehouse now lags behind sister brands Oasis and Coast. What does Warehouse need to do in order to revive its fortunes?

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The French Blueprint: Best practice in dealing with retail disruption

Everyone seeks inspiration in markets that lead in specific domains. In this era of dealing with increased complexity, uncertainty and volatility we recommend looking at France.

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Followers: 307

Creating Islands for Flexitarians

20 Feb 2018

By: Ray Gaul

Large format grocery stores love to create islands. First came salad bars. When the salad bar craze erupted, store designers got together and tried to find the best ways to install salad bar islands in their supermarkets and hypermarkets

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Followers: 166

A point of view: How can Magnit – VTB bank deal change Russian retail landscape

19 Feb 2018

By: Vadim Khetsuriani

Last Friday, Sergey Galitsky, the founder and CEO of Magnit sold his 29.1% shares to VTB Bank at a 4% discount. Here, we want to define two scenarios on ‘so what’ for Magnit and its suppliers and how Russian modern retail landscape will change.

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Followers: 7

Douglas Perfumery Reveals Details of New Strategy in Q3 2017 Results Call

16 Feb 2018

By: Hanna Ryngmark

German Beauty Specialist Douglas Perfumery has announced its Q3 2017 results (ending 31 December 2017), it also revealed details of its new strategy aimed at strengthening its position as the leading Beauty Specialist in Europe.

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Leclerc 2017 results: Integrate new objectives, watch out for old tactics

12 Feb 2018

By: Tudor Popa

Leclerc reported another positive year with its performance remaining resilient in the upper echelon of France’s grocery retailers. It also confirms a continued slowdown since 2015, justifying renewed ambitions to help maintain its competitive edge by overcoming its limitations.

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Followers: 307

Predictions in Retail

12 Feb 2018

By: Ray Gaul

For those that missed the discussion, here is a recap of what we predicted and what it means for retailers and suppliers in 2018.

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Wellness Retail 2018: Trends, implications and future outlook

In this report, Kantar Consulting explore five wellness trends impacting retail today. We explore the reasons behind these trends, why they are important and what the implications will be.

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Ingenious Innovations and Initiatives-February 2018

This report brings you the latest and greatest innovation in retail, why it is important, what you can learn from it. We scour the globe each month to bring you the most exciting innovations and initiatives in customer experience.