Expand eCommerce opportunities by developing successful multichannel digital retail strategies aligned to shoppers' changing paths to purchase.
  • COVID-19: Working with Amazon as priorities change
    With Western online uptake surging amid the health crisis, Amazon is changing how it works with sellers. Kantar examines the ramifications of ...
  • Amazon invests in new mindsets and moments
    Using the recent Valentine’s Day activation as a benchmark, Kantar examines how the global ecommerce titan is leveraging the retail calendar to ...
  • Amazon North America Q4 2019 results
    This slide summary report evaluates the Q4 2019 financial results, highlights key North America initiatives, and discusses implications for suppliers.
  • Amazon: The five slides you need
    Check out Kantar’s overview of Amazon for a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial review, summary of key initiatives, and implications.
  • dCom Essentials: How Progressive Web Apps power consumer-centric experiences
    In the race for omnichannel success, enabling everywhere conversion is vital. Now, a new technology ...
  • US eCommerce outlook: Category group forecasts
    See Kantar’s U.S. online and in-store category spending forecasts to 2024. In addition, gain access to all data and charts for 15 online categories.
    

Identify and leverage emerging trends in digital retail, technology, supply chain, and marketing to grow eCommerce and better target shoppers across multiple channels.

Interactive Chart: Amazon and Prime Penetration

Amazon's rise as a retail force has been swift and steady. To better understand the growing reach of Amazon among shoppers, use this interactive graphic to see the multi-year trend in shopping Amazon.com and Prime membership.
Line: Percent of U.S. Households Shopped Amazon.com during Past Four Weeks
Bars: Percent of U.S. Households with Amazon Prime Membership*

Understanding Pure Play Retailers

 
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Kantar’s latest grocery market figures show year-on-year UK supermarket sales grew by the fastest rate in over a decade during the past 12 weeks – increasing by 7.6%. March was the biggest month of grocery sales ever recorded, with sales soaring 20.6% year-on-year. This was driven ...

 
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Welcome to today’s briefing on the effects of Coronavirus on the retail landscape in Europe and EMEA. This will be the last daily update for the time being as going forward our team will focus instead on identifying specific trends and responding to developments in key markets as and when ...

 
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Welcome to today’s briefing on the effects of Coronavirus on the retail landscape in Europe and EMEA. While in no way definitive, we hope to ensure our clients are kept as informed as possible on new initiatives, developments and trends emerging as this crisis unfolds. Europe UK: From ...

 
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The Retail Reveal: Driving engagement on marketplaces

23 Mar 2020

By: Kantar Research Team, Harriet Leach.  25 Slides

Online marketplaces are becoming an increasingly important part of the selling equation for brands, but this means finding new ways to engage and retain your shoppers. The Retail Reveal considers how best to tackle these challenges, with best-in-class case studies from Amazon, Alibaba and beyond.

 
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Hot and Timely Topics Webinar: Amazon 2020 - The Grocery Edition

5 Mar 2020, 01:00 PM EST

Amazon is pressing forward to determine how to integrate and expand its grocery offer to become a leading “go-to” grocer in the U.S. Its various online services for both fresh and shelf stable grocery, as well as its plans to expand in brick & mortar are key pieces to its grocery strategy in 2020. In this webinar, we will: Evaluate the Amazon grocery offer and key strategies the retailer will employ to strengthen its leadership position Discover how shoppers are thinking ...

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The Shoppers' Evolving Path to Purchase

 
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Metro closed its first quarter of 2020 on December 21, 2019 with 1.3% sales growth versus Q1 2019, amounting to CAD4.0 billion. These sales incorporate same-store food sales of 1.4% and food basket inflation of 2.0%. Accounting for the shift in Christmas sales, same store food sales would have ...

 
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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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eCommerce ON: What's driving UK shopper choice?

22 Nov 2019

By: Kelly Petropoulou.  19 Slides

Using exclusive survey data, the latest in Kantar’s eCommerce ON report series takes a deep-dive into UK shoppers’ chief concerns when shopping online and evaluates which retailers are performing best against the chief KPIs for best-in-class eCommerce practice.

 
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Selling alcohol online

17 Oct 2019

By: Kate McGee.  15 Slides

We look at the challenges and opportunities retailers and suppliers face in this fast-growing, but highly regulated and complex category.

 
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The Retail Reveal: New brand opportunities in QSR

14 Oct 2019

By: Kantar Research Team.  18 Slides

Understand how change in the QSR space is opening up new areas to play for suppliers as evolving touchpoints and the need to satisfy different consumer missions create a variety of differing demands from the channel's leading players.

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Developing Multichannel Strategies

 
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Alternative routes to consumer during COVID-19: B2B to B2C

1 Apr 2020

  By: Malcolm Pinkerton

The Coronavirus crisis is already seeing innovative models emerge. Here, we examine how the UK’s wholesalers are adapting new trading methods to meet demand and whether this may suggest a different future for the sector that suppliers should already be considering.

 
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Ingenious innovations and initiatives: February 2020

30 Mar 2020

By: Waleed Ali.  14 Slides

In February, we saw new initiatives around store design and operation to make the shopping process faster and more convenient. Our month roundup is essential reading for suppliers seeking to stay ahead of the latest cutting-edge trends and innovations.

 
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COVID-19 impact in the European pharmacy & drug channel

27 Mar 2020

By: Ioli Macridi, Kelly Petropoulou, Paida Mugudubi.  19 Slides

Few channels have been as impacted by recent events as pharmacy & drug. Here, Kantar examines the changes sweeping the sector in Europe and what brands and suppliers need to know when planning for a post-crisis landscape.

 
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Europe In its daily update on COVID-19, the World Health Organization said it was “encouraged” by lower rates of new infections in Italy and a stabilisation in mortality in Spain. Regional director Hans Kluge said this may indicate peaks will soon be reached in some countries, although ...

 
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Feeding the nation: COVID-19 in the UK

24 Mar 2020

By: Derya Guvenc.  24 Slides

With the UK now in an initial three-week lockdown, Kantar examines the immediate impact on grocery retail and what learnings brand suppliers need to take on board to ensure success with key clients.

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Staying Ahead of Emerging Trends

 
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While ecommerce has offered higher-than-average growth for several years, it has never been a high priority for brands or retailers in the Middle East due to varied levels of adoption across categories and concerns about return on investment. However, the tragic COVID-19 developments over the ...

 
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Welcome to today’s briefing on the effects of Coronavirus on the retail landscape in Europe and EMEA. While in no way definitive, we hope to ensure our clients are kept as informed as possible on new initiatives, developments and trends emerging as this crisis unfolds. Europe The European ...

 
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What has happened to sales in supermarkets? Are patterns emerging in different countries across the world? And what should we expect to see next, when it comes to retail and consumption habits? Fraser McKevitt speaks to Jason Yu and Ray Gaul to get perspectives from China, Europe, and the UK, ...

 
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Welcome to today’s briefing on the effects of Coronavirus on the retail landscape in Europe and EMEA. While in no way definitive, we hope to ensure our clients are kept as informed as possible on new initiatives, developments and trends emerging as this crisis unfolds. Europe France: ...

 
Followers: 395

Welcome to today’s briefing on the effects of Coronavirus on the retail landscape in Europe and EMEA. While in no way definitive, we hope to ensure our clients are kept as informed as possible on new initiatives, developments and trends emerging as this crisis unfolds. Europe UK: Overnight, ...

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