New Commerce Snapshot findings reveal how dramatically and quickly shopper behavior changed in the early days of the COVID-19 crisis. Our experts discuss what brands and retailers must do to win in this new reality that has no recent precedent or playbook. Plus: We analyse March retail sales trends by channel.
The new realities of shoppers presented by Todd Szahun, Doug Hermanson, Ted Riedel, Leigh O’Donnell.
The most vulnerable shoppers are scrambling to recalibrate in light of the coronavirus spread. Here’s how we expect their shopping behavior to change and what those changes could mean for your plans.
Top-line growth picked up as stocking up outweighed the large number of physical stores closed due to social-distancing policies. Check out how channels performed in this unprecedented month for retail.
Get a summary of how regional grocery power players H-E-B, Hy-Vee, Meijer, Publix, Wakefern, Wegmans, and Whole Foods are responding to the COVID-19 crisis.
SUMMARY SLIDES: Perception of value amid the COVID-19 crisis
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Tune in to this webinar to get a holistic understanding of value and learn applicable strategies for the current COVID-19 crisis.
March shopping incidence by channel shows COVID-19’s early impacts on shopping.
ARTICLE: Seasonal retail pulse: Spring/Easter 2020 (Kantar Research Team)
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, intentions to spend less spiked as shoppers braced for an unstable economy and unprecedented uncertainty.
SUMMARY SLIDES: Food service innovation in the convenience channel
Our cross-channel review looks at how retailers have reacted to a spring and Easter season overshadowed by COVID-19.
SUMMARY SLIDES: Total Wine & More: Inspired marketing and merchandising
Kantar analyzes how convenience stores are advancing food service amid competition inside and outside the channel.
SUMMARY SLIDES: Walmart US: The five slides you need
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SUMMARY SLIDES: Walmart executive summary
Check out Kantar’s overview of Walmart US for a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, financial review, summary of key initiatives, and supplier implications.
SUMMARY SLIDES: Lowe’s: The five slides you need
Our profile of Walmart US looks at the retailer's strategic positioning, financial highlights, merchandising, marketing, and operations.
SUMMARY SLIDES: NFL loosens marijuana restrictions: Cannabis industry impact
Learn about Lowe’s latest strategies and initiatives. Included are a SWOT analysis, shopper profile, key initiatives, growth forecasts, and supplier and competitor implications.
BLOG POST: Rite Aid Q4 2020: Finishing strong
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