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Tomorrow at its Meeting for the Investment Community, Walmart will make its annual announcements around shifts in its go-to-market strategy. The Kantar Consulting Walmart team will be reviewing the presentation for the key headlines, including Walmart’s capital expenditure plans, CEO Doug ...

 
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Discounters on the move

15 Oct 2018  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 42 Kantar Consulting recently held a workshop in Frankfurt for International Key Accounts leaders calling on European Grocery Discounters – specifically Aldi Nord, Aldi Sued, and Lidl.  This was Kantar Consulting’s 15th Annual workshop on these ...

 
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As organizations look to adapt to a world of interconnected commerce, many are adapting and rethinking traditional structures, roles, systems, and processes. There is no one size fits all approach to organizational design, but the importance of cross-functional collaboration and agility are ...

 
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This week, Lidl began an app-based eGrocery trial across five postcodes of Ireland’s capital, Dublin. The service excludes general merchandise but offers rapid delivery of items from Lidl’s core assortment. Chilled, frozen and ambient goods are covered by the offer, along with BWS. Shoppers ...

 
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Snap and Amazon are testing a new visual search feature that allows users to shop for products using the Snapchat app. Users who point the Snapchat camera at a physical product or bar code are directed to a similar item’s product detail page on Amazon’s website or mobile app to complete ...

 
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Target held its first-ever Target Fun Run sales event last week, offering over 100 deals on Cartwheel in key categories like beauty and home. The event attempted to drive traffic (especially to the store) from Target’s most loyal guests in two ways: boosting app adoption by offering deals ...

 
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An early mover in voice, Amazon leads the voice-controlled device market, with 15% of primary household shoppers now owning an Echo (Figure 1). To assert its dominance in advance of the holiday season, last week Amazon introduced several new Echo and Echo-compatible devices, including the all-new ...

 
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Home Delivery

17 Sep 2018  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 35 In week 34, we talked about how Europe is advanced in four areas of retailing – Order & Collect, Proximity Grocery, Home Delivery, and Self-Checkout. Today, let’s talk about Home Delivery and what the European model can teach the rest of ...

 
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Nine days after its best-ever Prime Day sales event, Amazon released another strong round of quarterly results, with second quarter sales up 39% to USD52.9 billion. While Amazon missed on sales projections, the retailer delivered impressive profit in Q2, recording USD2.5 billion in net income. ...

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