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Online wholesale retailer Boxed.com will begin licensing its in-house services to the German grocery chain Lidl in the U.S. starting in June. Lidl will get access to Boxed’s end-to-end technology that tracks purchases, provides warehouse management, and handles transportation logistics. ...

 
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Walmart U.S. reported strong quarterly results to kick off its new fiscal year: Comps increased 3.4% for the highest Q1 comp in nine years. Grocery was particularly strong, posting a mid-single-digit positive comp as Online Grocery was a “meaningful” contributor to eCommerce growth, ...

 
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With about a month to go before Kantar’s annual Home Improvement Workshop, our team has been busy dissecting the channel landscape and creating content to help clients better align with retailer trends. In a year of notable changes related to the economy, retailer strategies, and shopper ...

 
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Walmart announced today that it will introduce its free NextDay Shipping service, starting in Phoenix and Las Vegas and expanding to reach 75% of the country by the end of 2019. One-day shipping will be available on baskets of $35 or more, and the retailer will use its existing fulfillment centers ...

 
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Small Stores and Wide Assortments

7 May 2019  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 19, 2019 Small grocery stores have been enjoying plenty of encouragement in recent years. In countries that have imposed tighter Sunday trading bans, like Poland and Hungary, small stores have benefited from exemptions. In most other countries, small grocery ...

 
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Sainsbury’s has unveiled its digital transformation roadmap as it looks to accelerate growth and future proof its business. Success will require serving customers seamlessly online and/or offline through an agile and fully-connected retail ecosystem. Here, we take an initial look at how ...

 
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In this latest blog ahead of Kantar’s eCommerce & Digital Strategy Conference on May 15-16, keynote speaker Andrew Pearl, VP Strategy and Insight at Profitero, offers his insight on how analytics is transforming omnichannel and pureplay operational models. In our 2018 Global eCommerce ...

 
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Own a car? You can be an Uber driver. Own a home? You can be an Airbnb host. What about owning a smartphone? Now you can open your own store. That’s the concept behind Storr, a digital marketplace that brings the gig economy to retailing. With a beta launched in January 2019, Storr enables ...

 
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The Wall Street Journal reported today that Amazon might launch a grocery store business. While the Amazon team has not confirmed the report, a few hypotheses emerge about how Amazon might approach the future of its grocery business: Amazon could use new physical spaces as dark stores ...

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