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Beauty at the forefront of O2O innovation

19 Sep 2019

By: Kelly Petropoulou

O2O activation is a hot topic for retailers and brands alike, and nowhere is innovation moving faster than in the beauty sector. Here, we identify best-in-class examples from Europe and Asia that highlight the ways future-facing players are uniting the digital and physical realms to maximise ROI.

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Followers: 50

China Digital Monthly Newsletter: August 2019

9 Sep 2019

By: Howard Lake

Stay on top of the latest innovations and initiatives from China’s leading eCommerce and O2O players with this new monthly Kantar overview of how Alibaba, Tencent, JD.com and more are transforming the digital retail landscape in this most dynamic of markets.

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Disruption 2.0: How Reliance will reshape Indian retail

6 Sep 2019

By: Howard Lake

The battle between Walmart's Flipkart and Amazon defines India's retail future for many, but a new contender is now emerging that threatens to become a key player in the market's omnichannel space, one that brands and suppliers across categories cannot ignore.

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Costco China: Walking the box

5 Sep 2019

By: Timothy Campbell

Shoppers turned out in force to see the items and deals that Costco had to offer during the retailer’s grand opening in China.

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Breakthrough Insights 2019: Weather, or not? Retail climate change in the 2020s

4 Sep 2019

By: Kantar Research Team

This edition of Breakthrough Insights, featuring some of our best thought leadership over the last year, highlights the major climatic shifts we see impacting the retail industry in the next decade.

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Followers: 37

Auchan Retail: The hard work is yet to come

4 Sep 2019

By: Clara Elbaz

Less than stellar results have prompted another strategic shift from global big-box giant Auchan Retail. We examine the latest new direction and flag the need-to-knows for brands and suppliers facing this key customer.

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Followers: 134

China’s FMCG spend grows 7.1% in latest quarter

3 Sep 2019

By: Kantar Worldpanel

The latest Kantar data shows strong FMCG growth across geographies as both online and physical players leverage O2O capabilities to reach new consumer groups through a variety of initiatives.

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Costco opens its doors in China: What you should know

29 Aug 2019

By: Timothy Campbell

Costco’s newest club opened to large crowds, demos, and social media buzz. It also carries an array of sourcing, product, and expansion implications for suppliers.

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Are automated stores really the future of retail?

28 Aug 2019

By: Clara Elbaz

Much-touted as the 'future of convenience', are automated stores set to have the impact on supply and operations that many have supposed? While key clients continue to experiment with these advanced formats, it seems clear many obstacles remain before they become commonplace.

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Followers: 85

Why Alibaba’s first store in Europe matters

27 Aug 2019

By: Malcolm Pinkerton

Find out why the significance of Alibaba bringing “New Retail” to Europe should not be underestimated in the evolution of consumer-centric commerce.

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Followers: 345

Sustainability: new growth driver for brands in China

23 Aug 2019

By: Kantar Research Team

It is not only in the West that sustainability is becoming a hot-button topic. Concerns about the environmental impact of consumerism is leading to huge behavioural changes in China, something impacting brands, suppliers and retailers alike.