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Indonesian retail digitalization – the latest moves in this high-potential market

14 Dec 2018

By: Howard Lake

Indonesia holds huge potential for brands, but the modernisation of retail will be digital-first, meaning a host of major online players are now jockeying for position ahead of an expected growth surge. We assess the likely players that will shape the market in the next decade.

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Kantar Consulting’s top 50 US and global retailers of 2018

Our latest rankings of the top 50 US and global retailers show stability at the top of both lists, but some significant declines for major retailers on the global list.

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The Retail Reveal: Licensed Merchandising – How pop culture is driving seasonal product strategies

This edition of The Retail Reveal, Kantar Consulting's regular guide to evolving trends, focuses on how licensed merchandising strategies are shaping seasonal strategies for brands and retailers alike and the new and innovative methods now driving sales growth.

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Alibaba and El Corte Inglés bring New Retail to Europe

4 Dec 2018

By: Malcolm Pinkerton

Alibaba's New Retail initiative has taken its first steps into Europe via a wide-ranging partnership with Spain's El Corte Ingle´s. We examine how this might herald a new impetus for the digitisation of European retail.

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Ingenious Innovations and Initiatives - October 2018

From shoppable media to voice commerce, this month’s innovations demonstrate that creating interactive experiences should be a key part of future retail strategy.

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JD.com’s slowing quarterly numbers no cause for alarm

27 Nov 2018

By: Howard Lake

Chinese eCommerce major JD.com disappointed many with its latest numbers, but it remains poised for next-stage growth both at home and overseas.

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Drugstore convenience: How stores are reshaping shopper missions

As channel-blurring intensifies, the need to offer shoppers convenience in numerous retail locations is pushing leading European drugstore players to deploy innovative merchandising solutions designed to accommodate rapid shopper missions and meet a variety of changing customer needs.

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2018 Singles’ Day overview: Winning with the world’s #1 shopping event

Discover how to win in the world's biggest shopping event with our three whitepapers covering all aspects of how leading brands are using 11:11 to drive sales and unlock the event's full potential.

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Seasonal pulse: Diwali 2018

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 2018 and the implications for 2019 planning.

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The rise of the Super Apps

With the smartphone literally placing shopping in consumers’ hands, apps are now evolving as retailers strive to create holistic ecosystems that retain spend, drive engagement and foster loyalty. This is seeing the emergence of the next generation of app – the Super App.

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The uncomfortable states of opportunity

6 Nov 2018

By: Bryan Gildenberg

We offer fresh insights and answers to three critical questions about finding growth in uncomfortable places and introduce five illustrative uncomfortable states as examples of where to find these growth opportunities.