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A triple merger disrupts the Russian retail landscape

22 Jan 2019

By: Vadim Khetsuriani

A new alliance has emerged in Russian retail with Dixy, Krasnoe i Beloe and Bristol joining forces to create the third-largest entity in FMCG retail. We explore the ramifications for the landscape from this unexpected and dramatic move.

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Casino Group soothes investors with positive Q4/FY18 showing

22 Jan 2019

By: Clara Elbaz

France-based retail giant Groupe Casino declared itself pleased with ongoing performance after a strong FY2018 showing, claiming that “commercial initiatives and transformation plans developed over the past years are clearly paying off”.

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Ingenious Innovations and Initiatives - November/December 2018

Differentiation is key for continued growth. In this edition of our global innovations report, we highlight how this difference can be achieved through linking seemingly unrelated ideas to create unique concepts and experiences.

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Predictions for Christmas 2019/2020

21 Jan 2019

By: Ray Gaul

What can we learn from Christmas 2018 that will inform thinking through this year and all the way to Christmas 2019? The changes noted this time around should impact short- and medium-term planning and prompt reviews of all your plans for the year ahead.

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The Retail Reveal: Next-generation loyalty - remaining relevant and sustaining the retail ecosystem

In the second part of The Retail Reveal's focus on loyalty, we examine how omnichannel programs are shifting away from points-based schemes to explore new innovative models around convenience, community and meaningful rewards to drive ever-greater shopper engagement.

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Global retail outlook for 2019+

What can we expect this year in global retail? Kantar Consulting takes an in-depth look at 4 overarching questions, 8 global themes, 10 major retailers, and the retail outlook in 5 geographies.

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European outlook for 2019+

With disruption the only certainty, discover the changes that will impact business this year and beyond.

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Walmart global Q3 FY 2019 results and analysis: Getting online grocery in gear

In Q3 FY 2019, Walmart grew a strong 1.4% despite planned market exits and doubled down on online grocery across international markets with new platforms as well as investments in supply chain cost reductions, helping to further boost eCommerce sales.

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Krasnoe & Beloe: The five slides you need

15 Jan 2019

By: Vadim Khetsuriani

Kantar Consulting’s overview of Krasnoe & Beloe includes a SWOT analysis, key financials, and supplier implications.

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The Online Holiday Paradox

14 Jan 2019

By: Ray Gaul

Evidence is emerging of UK shoppers adopting new buying habits over this recent festive season. We examine how paths to purchase are changing during the key retail periods and what lessons can be learned around forward planning for this year and beyond.

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Mercadona ends integrated supplier system

11 Jan 2019

By: Ray Gaul

Mercadona, Spain’s most dominant retailer in grocery and personal care categories, has announced changes to how it works with suppliers beginning in 2019.