Expand eCommerce opportunities by developing successful multichannel digital retail strategies aligned to shoppers' changing paths to purchase.
  • 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 North America Q4 2019 results
    This slide summary report evaluates the Q4 2019 financial results, highlights key North America initiatives, and discusses implications for suppliers.
  • 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.
  • dCom Essentials: How Progressive Web Apps power consumer-centric experiences
    In the race for omnichannel success, enabling everywhere conversion is vital. Now, a new technology ...
  • 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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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 ...

 
Webinar

Hot and Timely Topics Webinar: Amazon 2020 - The Grocery Edition

5 Mar 2020, 01:00 PM EST

Amazon is pressing forward to determine how to integrate and expand its grocery offer to become a leading “go-to” grocer in the U.S. Its various online services for both fresh and shelf stable grocery, as well as its plans to expand in brick & mortar are key pieces to its grocery strategy in 2020. In this webinar, we will: Evaluate the Amazon grocery offer and key strategies the retailer will employ to strengthen its leadership position Discover how shoppers are thinking ...

 
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There's no doubt that the current epidemic outbreak has deeply influenced consumers' daily life, writes Jason Yu, Managing Director, Greater China. In addition to the impact on food and transportation, it's estimated that changes will also be witnessed in consumers' purchase behaviour across ...

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The Shoppers' Evolving Path to Purchase

 
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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. ...

 
Summary Slides

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.

 
Summary Slides

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 ...

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Developing Multichannel Strategies

 
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Europe In its daily update on COVID-19, the World Health Organization said it was “encouraged” by lower rates of new infections in Italy and a stabilisation in mortality in Spain. Regional director Hans Kluge said this may indicate peaks will soon be reached in some countries, although ...

 
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Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 13 Now that most of the world is in some form of ‘home lockdown’, we all need to learn new ways of exercising and staying fit. For most of us, though, it currently means rapidly upgrading our video conferencing skills using new platforms. For food ...

 
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Amazon Go Grocery’s impact on retail

2 Mar 2020

  By: Ray Gaul

Kantar has visited Amazon’s new ‘Go Grocery’ concept that opened in Seattle last week. Here, we give our first impressions and consider what the store means for Amazon’s grocery ambitions and the wider future of supermarket retail.

 
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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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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: 396

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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