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dm Drogeriemarkt Annual Sales Exceeds EUR 10 Billion

19 Oct 2017

By: Hanna Ryngmark

dm drogeriemarkt today announced its annual results for the financial year 2016/2017, with group wide sales growing by 5,7% year-on-year. Kantar Retail highlights the key initiatives and future outlook discussed during the press conference followed by supplier implications.

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Zalando to Launch Beauty Assortment During 2018

19 Oct 2017

By: Hanna Ryngmark

German fashion etailer Zalando has announced it will launch a beauty category in Germany during Spring 2018. Kantar Retail explains why this is a logical move that will strengthen its position against major beauty retailers Douglas and dm.

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Followers: 164

5 Themes in Russian Retail That FMCG Suppliers Should Act Upon

17 Oct 2017

By: Vadim Khetsuriani

Low inflation and weak consumer purchasing power has forced Russian retailers to adapt innovation at a much faster pace than 3 years ago. Suppliers need to stay ahead of the learning curve and focus on top 5 big themes that are transforming the marketplace.

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Retail Scale in Europe – Does it Matter?

16 Oct 2017

By: Ray Gaul

Big grocery retailers in Europe have been trying to flex their muscles in new ways by asking leading suppliers to participate in “Zero” based negotiations.

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Amazon Goes Shopping in France: Evaluating the Acquisition and Partnership Scenarios

13 Oct 2017

By: Tudor Popa, Alvaro Morilla

Amazon has caused a stir in France after engaging all major local players around its intent to establish a physical presence in the market. We weigh the likelihood of such a move by decrypting the opportunities and barriers Amazon might face as it seeks to make greater inroads in French retail.

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Navigating a Channel-less World - Making Sense of Retailer Innovation

13 Oct 2017

By: Kantar Retail Research Team

Retailers have new shopper requirements in which to invest against. Kantar Retail examines what shopper principles are driving these new requirements and the battles that are taking place. As these battles intensify and retailers innovate, the retail world becomes increasingly channel-less

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Is Amazon Profitable? Analyzing the Retailer’s ‘No Profit’ Strategy

12 Oct 2017

By: Alvaro Morilla

The industry is full of talk about Amazon’s inability to make profit, being a business that loses money. In this piece we analyze Amazon's profit structure to equip you with the knowledge on how Amazon's financial engine works.

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eBay: The Five Slides You Need

11 Oct 2017

By: Christina Anderson

Get an overview of eBay’s market positioning with this deck that features a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, forecast, and an analysis of major strategic initiatives and their implications for suppliers.

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Capturing Impulse Shopping Occasions Online

9 Oct 2017

By: Christina Anderson

eCommerce presents new challenges in capturing and creating impulse shopping opportunities. Brands and retailers must adapt and innovate to create the solutions, content, and experiences that drive impulse purchases online.

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Two Cities Compared – Moscow v Berlin

9 Oct 2017

By: Ray Gaul

Suppliers can help retailers beyond just sales and profits in many ways.