Expand eCommerce opportunities by developing successful multichannel digital retail strategies aligned to shoppers' changing paths to purchase.
  • 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

 
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Singles Day 2019 shows how Alibaba is changing the eCommerce game everywhere

14 Nov 2019

  By: Harriet Leach

Discover how 2019’s record-breaking Singles Day shopping festival unfolded and how Alibaba is innovating to reach new audiences and generate higher sales and shopper engagement.

 
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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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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.

 
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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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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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The Retail Reveal: Quick-service restaurants - New brand opportunities from sector transformation

14 Oct 2019

By: Kantar Research Team.  18 Slides

Understand how change in the QSR space is opening up new areas to play for suppliers as evolving touchpoints and the need to satisfy different consumer missions create a variety of differing demands from the channel's leading players.

 
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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.

 
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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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Developing Multichannel Strategies

 
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Operational efficiency: Retailers focus on inventory to strengthen balance sheets

14 Nov 2019

  By: Paida Mugudubi

Managing cash flow is central to a retailer’s survival and to improve on this financial metric, retailers will increasingly focus on improving three key supplier-related elements. Kantar examines how suppliers should plan to meet the increasing complexity among their key clients.

 
Webinar

Digital Retailing Webinar: Healthcare in a digital world

14 Nov 2019, 11:00 AM EST

Health & Wellness has been a dominant trend for 20+ years. A myriad of categories and brands have transformed their strategies and products to capitalize on consumers’ desires to live their best lives. Now, retailers are evolving their ecosystems to include health & wellness initiatives as top strategic priorities for investment.   Join Kantar to learn more about: The online opportunity in health & wellness Amazon’s ...

 
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Cooperative Group: The five slides you need

7 Nov 2019

By: Kantar Analyst.  9 Slides

Learn how the UK's Cooperative Group plans to get closer to its shoppers, drive own-brand growth and win in the market's highly competitive convenience and proximity sector with this overview of the revitalised British grocery mainstay.

 
Followers: 23

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 ...

 
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Making sense of Magnit: Uncertainty impacts suppliers

1 Nov 2019

  By: Vadim Khetsuriani

It has been a perplexing 18 months for Russian retailer Magnit and its brand supplier partners. Kantar looks to understand how upheavals at the top of the company have led to confusion around strategy and considers how suppliers should respond.

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Staying Ahead of Emerging Trends

 
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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 ...

 
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The Retail Reveal: Digital trends - the rise of visual search

11 Nov 2019

By: Harriet Leach, Kantar Research Team.  24 Slides

Product search and discovery is moving beyond text towards the image. Millennial and younger shoppers demand immediacy of availability and new technologies are enabling this. The Retail Reveal examines how brands must respond to these new initiatives that are transforming the path to purchase.

 
Followers: 470

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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The Retail Reveal: Geolocation targeting - service or surveillance?

28 Oct 2019

By: Kantar Research Team.  21 Slides

Learn how geolocation technology is blurring the lines between online and offline and creating new methods of shopper engagement, supply and fulfilment management and ingenious innovations in marketing in ways that will redefine the retailer-supplier relationship.

 
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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.

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