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Welcome to the era of Algorithmic Retail

13 Dec 2019

By: Malcolm Pinkerton

The future of retail will be dictated by algorithms, and their influence will pervade every channel and sector. Now is the time for brands to understand how transformative their use will be, and how they need to right-size their organisations to prepare for their arrival.

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China Digital Monthly Newsletter: November 2019

11 Dec 2019

By: Howard Lake

Stay on top of the latest innovations and initiatives from China’s leading eCommerce and O2O players with the 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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Kantar’s top 50 European retailers of 2019

10 Dec 2019

By: Kantar Research Team

Kantar’s review of Europe’s leading retailers shows movement both at the top and bottom of our list, with some big names suffering and others making dramatic upward movements as they achieved prominence in their respective channels.

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Followers: 144

Shoppers vote to hold back on festive spending in UK

10 Dec 2019

By: Kantar Worldpanel

The latest Worldpanel data shows UK shoppers are holding back on spend amid numerous uncertainties in the market, which is delaying the expected Christmas bonanza for the market’s leading retailers.

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Kantar’s top 50 US and global retailers of 2019

9 Dec 2019

By: Kantar Research Team

We tally the latest rankings of the top 50 U.S. and global retailers. See who’s rising, falling, or holding steady in the world of retail, and which retailers we expect to make moves in the future.

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The Retail Reveal: European discounter digital innovation

European discount is undergoing rapid and dramatic change as key players innovate and upgrade via numerous strategies, with digitisation to the fore. This Retail Reveal examines the major developments and assesses their impact on how brands and suppliers work with these key clients in the future.

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Aldi: The five slides you need

6 Dec 2019

By: Simon Johnstone

Discover Kantar's latest thinking and analysis of Aldi Nord and Aldi Sud's current strategies and the implications for suppliers.

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An Asian eCommerce mega-merger: new dawn or last gasp?

6 Dec 2019

By: Howard Lake

As the #4 online market in the world, any major shift in Japan’s eCommerce power balance is worthy of scrutiny. With two leading players soon to join forces, Kantar considers the potential impact on the digital landscape and whether this might mean a new emerging giant in the region.

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Lidl: The five slides you need

6 Dec 2019

By: Simon Johnstone

Get an overview of Lidl's position with this deck that includes a SWOT analysis, sales forecast, and an analysis of major strategic initiatives.

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Black Friday 2019: Key trends and activations

5 Dec 2019

By: Harriet Leach

How did this year’s Black Friday event manifest both online and in the high street? This report examines the major trends and retailer-led initiatives from the likes of Boots and Amazon, identifying and analysing the emerging trends that brands should understand ahead of planning for 2020.

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Followers: 238

Glossier brings its online brand power to the real world

4 Dec 2019

By: Kantar Analyst

Beauty specialist Glossier has set the standard in marrying social to selling. Their latest London pop-up offers hints on how D2C can win by understanding its audience and creating brand-enhancing touchpoints to build a shopper base.