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Top 5 priorities for the new Sainsbury’s management

23 Jan 2020

By: Derya Guvenc

The exit of Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe after six years means new leadership for the UK chain. Kantar examines the most pressing needs in his successor’s in-tray, and their potential impact for suppliers and brands.

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New promo guidelines in French grocery: What you must know

22 Jan 2020

By: Clara Elbaz

New laws enacted last year on pricing and promotion in French retail have just been updated with fresh guidance. Kantar reviews the latest guidance and its potential effect on the market.

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Ingenious innovations and initiatives: November-December 2019

2019 ended with a range of intriguing innovations centred on the shopper experience and shifting consumer demand, with sustainability and service featuring strongly in initiatives around the retail world.

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Casino Q4 results highlight need for concrete solutions in 2020

21 Jan 2020

By: Clara Elbaz

Troubled at home, buoyant abroad, Groupe Casino’s Q4 numbers may have flattered to deceive. Ahead of its full-year results, we highlight the hits and misses evident in the latest release and consider how this positions the business going forward.

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Followers: 465

Short, medium and long-term retail planning

20 Jan 2020

By: Ray Gaul

What are the key supplier concerns going into 2020, and on what should we be focused for this year and beyond? We examine the critical issues for retail and retailers and how these will impact on future strategy across the industry.

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Followers: 94

How to monetise the moment with Kantar’s interactive New Retail Calendar 2020

17 Jan 2020

By: Anusha Couttigane

Our New Retail Calendar 2020 is now live for all IQ subscribers. Learn how to leverage key selling events worldwide throughout the year with this indispensable online tool designed to make planning and activation strategy even more targeted for success.

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Tesco wants to shift the sustainability balance

17 Jan 2020

By: Kantar Analyst

Few major retailers have been as proactive on green issues as UK market leader Tesco. Its latest Sustainability Metric initiative seeks to modify shopper product perception and, as such, must be keenly watched by all FMCG suppliers.

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Primark sustains sales momentum into 2020

16 Jan 2020

By: Anusha Couttigane

Affordable apparel specialist Primark traded well across Europe over the festive season. It is seemingly intent of pursuing organic growth with an eye on new markets and new audiences as its influence spreads continent-wide.

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Auchan Retail’s latest strategy shift: plenty of ambition, little concrete plans

16 Jan 2020

By: Clara Elbaz

A new year brings a new plan for Auchan Retail and once again brand suppliers will have to consider how their relationship might be impacted as the company prioritises ecommerce and localisation in its 2022 programme.

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Followers: 96

2020+ Global retail outlook: Defining your strategic agenda for 2020 and beyond

15 Jan 2020

By: Malcolm Pinkerton

A new decade sees retail entering a new era, where retail evolution is changing the business landscape for brands. Kantar’s 2020+ Global retail outlook identifies the shifts and trends that will impact your planning tomorrow and in the years ahead.

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2020+ European retail outlook: Capturing growth and managing disruption in new ways

15 Jan 2020

By: Derya Guvenc

Kantar invites you to discover our latest annual European Outlook report, identifying the big themes and business-critical questions that must be answered as retail enters a new decade.