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The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show year-on-year supermarket sales growth slowed again during the past 12 weeks to a modest 0.5%.  Amid the uncertainty of a General Election, a lacklustre Black Friday and a wet autumn, shoppers have been delaying their Christmas preparations ...

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Kantar Worldpanel, the global market leader in consumer panels, reports that overall FMCG market growth remained strong at 4.7% in the 12 weeks to 1 November. The growth rate is marginally lower than the previous period as consumers held back their spending ahead of the Singles Day Double 11 ...

 
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The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show year-on-year supermarket sales growth slowed again during the past 12 weeks to a modest 0.5%.  Amid the uncertainty of a General Election, a lacklustre Black Friday and a wet autumn, shoppers have been delaying their Christmas preparations ...

 
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While China’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowed in 2019, spending on fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) grew steadily, increasing in overall value by 4.9% in the first three quarters of the year. This was especially noticeable among imported goods which now account for 18% of all ...

 
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After lowering its guidance for the year and warning its investors of a sales slowdown coming for the beauty category, the retailer pulled off yet another strong quarter, with sales growth of 7.9%, comps of 3.2%, and gross margin increases of 40 basis points. Although the retailer reported broad ...

 
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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. ...

 
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Kroger announced Q3 2019 earnings today, reporting 2.5% Identical (ID) Sales without fuel and $254 million of operating profit for the quarter. These results prompted Kroger to reconfirm ID sales, operating profit, and adjusted EPS guidance for 2019 and 2020. Additionally, digital sales grew ...

 
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For CPG companies working within the discounter channel, the dollar stores remain the big prize, with Dollar General and Dollar Tree accounting for over 30% of all channel sales. It was a week of mixed financial results in the channel, which highlight the various trajectories that both retailers ...

 
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For the second year running, Kantar’s 2019 Toy Tracker is officially live. This year, we showcase performance prospects for toy, where toy shoppers are going and the retail lessons everyone can learn from the innovation and experiences emerging in this category. As the holidays draw closer, ...

 
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Kantar’s team of analysts hit stores and sites on Black Friday and came away with some distinct impressions. Here’s a rundown of the key themes we saw this year along with our take on how you should be interpreting various Black Friday performance reports. Black Friday Sales Grow ...

 
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Kantar has revealed that the key drivers of growth in the Asia beauty market are natural ingredients that help consumers achieve good skin health, makeup that helps people obtain a natural look, and skincare products aimed at male shoppers. The Beauty Trends in Asia report highlights the key ...

 
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It’s that time of year again, when we all get over excited about Black Friday. Amazon’s brainchild is celebrating its 10th Birthday, reaffirming its place as a stalwart in the retail calendar. Over that decade of existence, however, the frenzies seen in its early years have lessened ...

 
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Promotional activity is happening earlier and earlier each year, as high street retailers try to maintain, or even steal, share across high traffic eCommerce-origin sales events. Singles Day and now Black Friday and Cyber Monday are intensifying competition earlier in the season. This is forcing ...

 
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Key findings from Kantar’s ShopperScape® survey For a closer look at October’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. October ...

 
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Kantar Worldpanel’s 10 predictions for Black Friday 2019 are based on behavioural data from its omnishopper panel supplemented with a survey of over 54,000 UK shoppers, asking people about their plans for this year. The data reveals some key insights, such as that the average shopper ...

 
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The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel shows that there were 22 fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies reaching over 100 million urban Chinese households during the 52 weeks ending 4 October 2019, with P&G, Yili and Mengniu each attracting more than 160 million families. Products from ...

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