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  • Amazon North America Q3 2019 Results
    This slide summary report evaluates the Q3 2019 financial results, highlights key North America initiatives, and discusses implications for suppliers.
  • Navigating Amazon’s path forward in grocery
    Review the online grocery landscape and Amazon’s position. Understand Amazon grocery shoppers’ mindsets and motivations. Evaluate the impact of ...
  • eBay: The five slides you need
    Get up to speed on this pure-play retailer with our SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial overview, a look at major strategic initiatives, ...
  • Verishop: A new way for Millennials to shop
    Combining best-in-class fulfillment and customer service with a trusted and curated home, beauty, and fashion assortment, Verishop differentiates ...
  • Target’s omnichannel evolution
    Evaluate how Target is reacting to retail’s omnichannel evolution and explore where Target is headed. Learn how you can align to the Target shopper’s ...
  • Digital Payment Transformation: What’s happening now. What’s happening next
    Digital payment development is accelerating at unparalleled speed, transforming how shoppers ...

Identify and leverage emerging trends in digital retail, technology, supply chain, and marketing to grow eCommerce and better target shoppers across multiple channels.

Interactive Chart: Amazon and Prime Penetration

Amazon's rise as a retail force has been swift and steady. To better understand the growing reach of Amazon among shoppers, use this interactive graphic to see the multi-year trend in shopping Amazon.com and Prime membership.
Line: Percent of U.S. Households Shopped Amazon.com during Past Four Weeks
Bars: Percent of U.S. Households with Amazon Prime Membership*

Understanding Pure Play Retailers


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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Amazon International Q3 2019 Results

4 Nov 2019

By: Harriet Leach.  10 Slides

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

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Amazon North America Q3 2019 Results

31 Oct 2019

By: Rachel Dalton.  10 Slides

This slide summary report evaluates the Q3 2019 financial results, highlights key North America initiatives, and discusses implications for suppliers.


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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Understanding the Amazon shopper within the broader omni-shopper landscape

23 Oct 2019

By: Jonathan Young.  21 Slides

Understand today's omni-shopper mindset and behavior. Discuss the latest findings on the Amazon shopper as compared to the Amazon Prime shopper. Identify best practices for building engaging and relevant shopper experiences on Amazon.

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The Shoppers' Evolving Path to Purchase

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Selling alcohol online

17 Oct 2019

By: Kate McGee.  15 Slides

We look at the challenges and opportunities retailers and suppliers face in this fast-growing, but highly regulated and complex category.

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Digital Payment Transformation: What’s happening now. What’s happening next

23 Sep 2019

By: Kantar Research Team, Harriet Leach.  35 Slides

Digital payment development is accelerating at unparalleled speed, transforming how shoppers pay and interact with retailers and brands. Kantar's comprehensive overview and analysis of the current and future landscape is essential reading to gain understanding of this crucial aspect of retail.

Followers: 458

Rethinking big store perimeters

2 Sep 2019  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead – Week 36, 2019 Conventional wisdom has it that the inside perimeter of big stores is where services are positioned. These include the lottery tickets, tobacco lockers, newsstand, or a click & collect area, even cafés/restaurants. This makes sense ...

Followers: 73

In our most recent loyalty research Kantar found that attaining consumer loyalty is a continuous challenge for suppliers facing a multitude of external factors in their attempts to understand complex drivers behind shopper decision-making. At the same time, new data insights are increasingly ...

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eCommerce ON report: Global Insights Report 2019 -- Wave 1

25 Jul 2019

By: Kantar Research Team, Malcolm Pinkerton.  37 Slides

eCommerce ON offers a foundational, shopper-centric understanding of eCommerce across categories and countries. This global overview introduces you to this exciting new project and details the scope of this unique and groundbreaking Kantar study.

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Developing Multichannel Strategies

Followers: 22

Net sales for Ahold Delhaize USA grew 2% reaching USD11.4 billion for Q3 2019. Hurricane Dorian positively impacted sales by 0.3%, though the effects were too minor to offset costs from Hurricane Florence last year. Comparable sales growth also excelled, reaching 1.8% this quarter excluding ...

Followers: 89

Albertsons Companies Inc. showed signs of positive momentum with its Q2 results, posting ID sales growth of 2.4%, equating seven quarters of positive ID sales. In addition to the positive sales growth, the retailer showed healthy numbers in several areas including a 40% increase in delivery ...

Followers: 458

Key account planning in Russia

14 Oct 2019  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 42 Kantar had the pleasure of hosting key account managers in Russia for a one-day workshop in Moscow on 10 October 2019. I joined my colleagues Vadim Khetsuriani, who is based in Moscow, and Lidia Palubina, who is working from London in a global eCommerce ...

Walking the Box

Modern Retail Collective: Walking the box

9 Oct 2019

By: Tory Gundelach.  10 Slides

Modern Retail Collective is a testing ground for retail innovation. Take a look inside.

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Drug spotlight: A look inside the CVS HealthHUB

9 Oct 2019

By: Ben Antenore.  16 Slides

CVS’s HealthHUB stores are the heart of its new retail healthcare strategy post the Aetna merger. We paid a visit.

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Staying Ahead of Emerging Trends

Followers: 458

Winning the grocery growth challenge

8 Nov 2019  By: Ray Gaul

British grocery retailers and brands want to spend time finding ways to grow, they just have less time to do it. Grocers have been forced to downsize teams – driving more with fewer people. Brands have had to embrace a new landscape by selling to eCommerce operators, discounters, and specialty ...

Followers: 469

From the Desks of… Ray Gaul and Derya Güvenç The Turkish retail market continues to be one of the most complex and challenging yet rewarding markets in Europe for global brands. Commercial teams at global brands in Turkey face increased pressure and will face intense negotiations ...

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Double-clicking on the physical footprint

23 Oct 2019

By: Rachel Dalton.  31 Slides

Explore Amazon’s omnichannel evolution and the latest insights on Whole Foods Market. Map its widespread physical touchpoints with shoppers. Gain insights into Amazon’s omnichannel strategies and brand-building initiatives.


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.

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The rise of celebrity beauty brands

10 Oct 2019

By: Tiffany Hogan, Caroline Dumas.  16 Slides

Celebrity beauty brands are on the rise. See what their success means for the category and what traditional brands can learn from their success.

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