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China Digital Monthly Newsletter: October 2019

12 Nov 2019

By: Howard Lake

Stay on top of the latest innovations and initiatives from China’s leading eCommerce and O2O players with the monthly Kantar overview of how Alibaba, Tencent, JD.com, and more are transforming the digital retail landscape in this most dynamic of markets.

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Seasonal retail pulse: Diwali 2019

Diwali is a major retail season in India, and its prominence is increasing globally. This analysis looks at the seasonal retail lessons from this major global event in 2019 and the implications for 2020 planning.

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Laying the foundations for Alibaba’s long-term growth

6 Nov 2019

By: Howard Lake

Once again, Alibaba posted impressive results and now finds itself cash-rich and set for further growth. Kantar looks beyond the headline numbers to identify new priorities that will only heighten its influence for brands and suppliers, in China and beyond.

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Recarving the 10 commandments for doing right in a recession

4 Nov 2019

By: Kantar Research Team

The old rules for managing brands in a recession no longer apply. Learn new rules of engagement based on three household budget types.

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Amazon International Q3 2019 Results

4 Nov 2019

By: Harriet Leach

This slide summary report evaluates Amazon's Q3 2019 financial results, highlights key international initiatives, and discusses implications for suppliers.

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Embracing Ramadan to win consumers in Asia

31 Oct 2019

By: Kantar Worldpanel

The latest Kantar Worldpanel report spotlights FMCG performance during Ramadan and how brands and retailers drove sales in key markets like Indonesia and Malaysia during this critical promotional period.

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China FMCG sales in Q3 up by 5.6%

29 Oct 2019

By: Kantar Worldpanel

Stronger growth in lower-tier cities, eCommerce channels, and higher inflation driven by food remain the key drivers in China's FMCG sector according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel China.

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Amazon prepared to spend for long-term success

25 Oct 2019

By: Malcolm Pinkerton, Harriet Leach

Amazon’s latest results reveal that fulfilment costs are less of a burden than many have stated. This means the eCommerce giant is succeeding on its pledge to move closer to customers and pull even more shoppers into its ecosystem. This is about long-term dominance, not short-term wins.

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Singles Day 2019: What should we expect?

24 Oct 2019

By: Howard Lake, Malcolm Pinkerton

Now in its eleventh year, the planet’s biggest annual shopping festival is now underway, with Alibaba vowing, as you’d expect, to exceed previous years. Here is what Kantar expects for Singles Day 2019.

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Walmart global FY 2020 Q2 results and analysis

In Q2 FY 2020, Walmart performed positively and invested in eCommerce but faced growing global political and economic uncertainty.

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China’s social commerce scene poised for explosive growth

18 Oct 2019

By: Howard Lake

Social eCommerce is predicted to be 30% of China’s entire online market by 2020. The opportunities are vast, but the challenges considerable. Kantar identifies two key players in this rapidly developing space and looks at how brands should position to win in future.