Expand eCommerce opportunities by developing successful multichannel digital retail strategies aligned to shoppers' changing paths to purchase.
  • Now available: The 2020 ecommerce organizational benchmark report
    For the fourth consecutive year, Kantar and Profitero surveyed nearly 200 global brand leaders to understand trends in how companies are organizing ...
  • COVID-19 implications for European ecommerce
    The Coronavirus pandemic has put digital commerce firmly in the spotlight, making this deck essential reading for any brands looking to maximise ...
  • COVID-19: Working with Amazon as priorities change
    With Western online uptake surging amid the health crisis, Amazon is changing how it works with sellers. Kantar examines the ramifications of ...
  • Amazon invests in new mindsets and moments
    Using the recent Valentine’s Day activation as a benchmark, Kantar examines how the global ecommerce titan is leveraging the retail calendar to ...
  • Amazon: The five slides you need
    Check out Kantar’s overview of Amazon for a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial review, summary of key initiatives, and implications.
  • US eCommerce outlook: Category group forecasts
    See Kantar’s U.S. online and in-store category spending forecasts to 2024. In addition, gain access to all data and charts for 15 online categories.
    

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

 
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US consumables omnichannel review: Spring 2020 update

7 Apr 2020

By: Kantar Research Team.  76 Slides

This report is an update to our omnichannel consumables report published in December. It provides overall perspective, strategic positioning, SWOTs, and digital and fulfillment capabilities to national retailers. It also features retailer profiles and fast facts for regional and nongrocery players.

 
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Kantar’s latest grocery market figures show year-on-year UK supermarket sales grew by the fastest rate in over a decade during the past 12 weeks – increasing by 7.6%. March was the biggest month of grocery sales ever recorded, with sales soaring 20.6% year-on-year. This was driven ...

 
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Welcome to today’s briefing on the effects of Coronavirus on the retail landscape in Europe and EMEA. This will be the last daily update for the time being as going forward our team will focus instead on identifying specific trends and responding to developments in key markets as and when ...

 
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Welcome to today’s briefing on the effects of Coronavirus on the retail landscape in Europe and EMEA. While in no way definitive, we hope to ensure our clients are kept as informed as possible on new initiatives, developments and trends emerging as this crisis unfolds. Europe UK: From ...

 
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The Retail Reveal: Driving engagement on marketplaces

23 Mar 2020

By: Kantar Research Team, Harriet Leach.  25 Slides

Online marketplaces are becoming an increasingly important part of the selling equation for brands, but this means finding new ways to engage and retain your shoppers. The Retail Reveal considers how best to tackle these challenges, with best-in-class case studies from Amazon, Alibaba and beyond.

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The Shoppers' Evolving Path to Purchase

 
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Turning the economy from off to on

6 Apr 2020  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 15 The ‘R’ word – Recession – is being used less frequently in the business press these days. It has been replaced with a new expression: the “S” word – ‘Shock’. Many business columns have switched from ...

 
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Clothing vs. COVID-19: The fashion industry response

3 Apr 2020

By: Anusha Couttigane, Tiffany Hogan.  40 Slides

Few sectors have been impacted as severely by the coronavirus as fashion. This report details the strategies adopted by fashion brands, from high street retailers to luxury labels, and analyses which will emerge in best shape from the current crisis.

 
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COVID-19 implications for European ecommerce

2 Apr 2020

By: Malcolm Pinkerton.  26 Slides

The Coronavirus pandemic has put digital commerce firmly in the spotlight, making this deck essential reading for any brands looking to maximise potential online. Understand what you should now and what you should do next to execute effectively today and tomorrow.

 
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Metro closed its first quarter of 2020 on December 21, 2019 with 1.3% sales growth versus Q1 2019, amounting to CAD4.0 billion. These sales incorporate same-store food sales of 1.4% and food basket inflation of 2.0%. Accounting for the shift in Christmas sales, same store food sales would have ...

 
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Kantar, in collaboration with MediaCom China, has published the whitepaper Decoding Desire in the China Luxury Social Ecosystem. A large-scale research project was undertaken to unlock the formula luxury brands need to activate their social media effectively from an audience-first approach. ...

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Developing Multichannel Strategies

 
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Tesco bets on its resilience in challenging times

9 Apr 2020

  By: Derya Guvenc

With Coronavirus top of mind, UK retail giant Tesco posted its full-year results yesterday, mixing positive performance with an uncertain outlook. Here, we consider where suppliers and brands must focus to work effectively with this key client in the difficult near future.

 
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Key customers in Europe: What you need to know

9 Apr 2020

By: Kantar Research Team, Derya Guvenc.  26 Slides

Covering the Q1 pre-pandemic period, our quarterly Key Customers report now has a new look, with expanded retailer coverage focusing on major initiatives and strategic developments across Europe's leading players to help you stay on top of the moves that matter most.

 
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Fashion retailers are arguably among the biggest victims of the COVID-19 crisis. Now deemed as ‘non-essential’, clothing outlets worldwide have pulled down the shutters, hoping to recoup lost revenue online. Sadly, not all fashion retailers can fall back on this channel. Some, like ...

 
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Drug spotlight: Rite Aid strategic update

6 Apr 2020

By: Ben Antenore.  39 Slides

With a smaller footprint and new strategy, Rite Aid has the potential to emerge as a regional power player. This deck explores Rite Aid today, and how the retailer plans to change in the future.

 
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The Retail Reveal: transformation of traditional grocery

6 Apr 2020

By: Kantar Research Team, Derya Guvenc.  18 Slides

Often overlooked, independent cornershops remain a significant contributor to sales volumes. Our latest Retail Reveal examines how this sector is now modernising and emerging as a genuine force that brands have to factor into their omnichannel strategies.

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Staying Ahead of Emerging Trends

 
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While ecommerce has offered higher-than-average growth for several years, it has never been a high priority for brands or retailers in the Middle East due to varied levels of adoption across categories and concerns about return on investment. However, the tragic COVID-19 developments over the ...

 
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Welcome to today’s briefing on the effects of Coronavirus on the retail landscape in Europe and EMEA. While in no way definitive, we hope to ensure our clients are kept as informed as possible on new initiatives, developments and trends emerging as this crisis unfolds. Europe The European ...

 
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What has happened to sales in supermarkets? Are patterns emerging in different countries across the world? And what should we expect to see next, when it comes to retail and consumption habits? Fraser McKevitt speaks to Jason Yu and Ray Gaul to get perspectives from China, Europe, and the UK, ...

 
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Welcome to today’s briefing on the effects of Coronavirus on the retail landscape in Europe and EMEA. While in no way definitive, we hope to ensure our clients are kept as informed as possible on new initiatives, developments and trends emerging as this crisis unfolds. Europe France: ...

 
Followers: 399

Welcome to today’s briefing on the effects of Coronavirus on the retail landscape in Europe and EMEA. While in no way definitive, we hope to ensure our clients are kept as informed as possible on new initiatives, developments and trends emerging as this crisis unfolds. Europe UK: Overnight, ...

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