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Key findings from Kantar’s ShopperScape® survey For a closer look at January’s ShopperScape® findings, visit our Shopper Insights center. For details on the methodology and sample, check out this helpful overview of the changes to the 2019 tracking survey. Channel ...

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Key findings from Kantar’s ShopperScape® survey For a closer look at January’s ShopperScape® findings, visit our Shopper Insights center. For details on the methodology and sample, check out this helpful overview of the changes to the 2019 tracking survey. Channel ...

 
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Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 9 In September 2014, Kantar moved our annual discounter workshop from the Sofitel Brussels Le Louise to the NH Mörfelden Frankfurt Airport on the site of Aldi Süd’s largest distribution centre (DC). We did this for three reasons: Many CPG ...

 
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Loblaw Companies, Canada’s largest food retailer, closed its Q4 and fiscal year 2019 on December 28, 2019 with steady growth and positive profits; however, the retailer missed its estimates and has room to improve. Q4 2019 Loblaw’s food retail same-store sales growth for Q4 2019 ...

 
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The verdict on Walmart’s Q4 is mixed as total company sales grew 2.1%. Domestically, Walmart US sales and comps both slowed to 1.9% growth for the quarter due to shorter holiday season. Toys, electronics, and general merchandise were weaker even though grocery remained strong overall. ...

 
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As the coronavirus epidemic developed, Chinese consumers became even more focused on their health. In addition to taking physical exercise, people are also looking to supplement their diets and improve their immunity through healthy food. In China, dairy products are widely recognised as having ...

 
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In France a falling birth rate over the last five years, together with an ageing population, has resulted in a drop in food consumed at home. But the reasons for reduced consumption overall are more profound than this. The end of hyperconsumption, a real turning point in 2018, has now taken ...

 
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Scanned, self, and no checkout

17 Feb 2020  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 8 Euroshop 2020 kicked off this weekend and continues this week. Are you there? If so, send us your thoughts on what is new or different this season. We’d love to hear your opinions and observations. For those new to Euroshop, it is the world’s ...

 
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Key takeaways   Shoppers surveyed through ShopperScape® signaled that they would curtail some of their spending after the holiday, likely to pay down credit card balances and recoup savings. Online shoppers dialed back their spending in January after driving the strongest nonstore ...

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CVS Health closed its fourth quarter with another set of positive results, benefiting from all three of its main segments performing at or above expectations. Content with the progress made in its overall transformation strategy, CVS’s total revenue grew 32% versus a year ago. Continuing ...

 
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Ahold Delhaize USA posted strong overall growth, and particularly significant online growth, in its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2019. Q4 2019 net sales increased 2.7% to reach USD11.47 billion. Same-store sales excluding gas increased 2.3% and 2.6% when adjusted for weather events that impacted ...

 
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The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel shows that spend in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) in urban China grew by 5.3% in 2019, up by 0.2ppt compared to the previous year. Despite slower economic growth and trade tension with the US, retail sales growth released by the government maintained ...

 
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In a society with so much focus on millennials, we have almost forgotten another, even more promising generation: seniors. Brands and distributors have not yet developed customer relations adapted to the over-55s and there are few specific offers that appeal to rather than stigmatise the elderly. ...

 
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Multimodal shopping

10 Feb 2020  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 7 Everyone loves a good macrotrend. Think ageing, urbanisation, sustainability, retailtainment, and so on. I find it relatively easy to make the leap from macrotrend to implication and I think most of us do. For example, if populations are getting older, logically ...

 
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Over the past few weeks we’ve seen Earth Fare and Lucky’s Market close their stores and file for bankruptcy. While these chains are small, between 30 and 50 stores each, the closings are indicative of a broader trend. This is the official signal that natural and organic is mainstream. Both ...

 
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The country and the world have been paying close attention to the novel coronavirus outbreak in the past 2 weeks which, according to China’s National Health Commission up to 12am on 4 February 2020, has caused 20,471 infected in China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) and 150 people ...

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