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Ominous Signs for Europe in Wake of Greek Vote

7/6/2015

By: Frank Badillo

Every additional delay feeds the uncertainty that takes a toll on consumer and business spending across the region -- and deepens the economic hole from which Greece will have to climb out of, whether on its own or with the euro zone’s help.

Shopper Article

Shopper: Annual Shopper Review: An In-Depth Look at the Kroger Shopper

In this annual review of Kroger shoppers’ behaviors and attitudes, Kantar Retail assesses ShopperScape® trends to give a comprehensive view of how Kroger shoppers’ trips, motivations, and cross-shopping behaviors are changing over time.

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FINALLY!! Dollar Tree Seals the Deal to Acquire Family Dollar

7/6/2015

By: Mike Paglia

The real work begins now.

Article

Rite Aid’s Wellness+ with Plenti: An Innovative Step to True Loyalty

7/6/2015

By: Brian Owens

We at Kantar Retail believe that the May 2015 launch of Rite Aid’s New Wellness+ with Plenti rewards program is an innovative step toward achieving true shopper loyalty.

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The Ultrafresh Revolution - British Strawberries & Cream

7/3/2015

By: Ray Gaul

The Ultrafresh revolution is fully underway across Europe and North America. The implications for grocery competition are enormous and its impact on your brands and categories could be powerful.

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The Ultrafresh Revolution

7/3/2015

By: Ray Gaul

The Ultrafresh revolution is fully underway across Europe and North America. The implications for grocery competition are enormous and its impact on your brands and categories could be powerful.

Article

Job Gains Among Younger Households Will Support Back-to-School Spending, According to Past Week’s Macro Data

7/2/2015

By: Doug Hermanson

Gains in jobs and confidence will provide solid support to back-to-school spending plans in the coming months. These are among the insights available in this article that summarizes the latest retail and macro data through the lens of Kantar Retail’s economist team.

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