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Online retailers dominate NRF’s ‘Hot 25’ list

Online retailers dominate NRF’s ‘Hot 25’ list

WASHINGTON — Online is where the growth is, as evidenced by this year’s Hot 25 Retailers List, released Wednesday by the National Retail Federation. Wine.com and overstock.com topped the list, which aims to highlight the nation’s most impactful and fastest-growing retail companies. The rankings, compiled by Kantar, are based on year-over-year percentage increases in domestic

Kantar agrees to acquire Numerator

Kantar agrees to acquire Numerator

LONDON — Kantar has reached a definitive agreement with Vista Equity Partners to acquire Numerator, a Chicago-based, tech-driven consumer and market intelligence company. Numerator blends proprietary data, including a digital panel of over one million U.S. consumers, with advanced technology to create unique insights that help companies understand their customers in real-time and identify growth

Better checkout key to improving customer satisfaction

Better checkout key to improving customer satisfaction

NEW YORK — Shoppers want a fast and frictionless experience when they pay for their purchases, and retailers who deliver on those expectations can expect higher levels of customer satisfaction and an improved bottom line, according to a new analysis by Kantar. “Even though the final moments of the in-store experience provide one of the

Winning in the New World: Brian Owens, Kantar

Winning in the New World: Brian Owens, Kantar

In the inaugural episode of Winning in the New World, Brian Owens, senior vice president of global health and wellness retail insights at Kantar, reflects on what recent developments in the marketplace mean for retailers and suppliers. Topics include the safety imperative created by COVID-19, omnichannel capabilities, and coronavirus’ long-term impact on business.

Amazon tops Kantar, WPP ranking of retail brands

Amazon tops Kantar, WPP ranking of retail brands

LONDON — Internet giants Amazon.com and Alibaba top the this year’s BrandZ ranking of the “75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands,” which was released Thursday by Kantar and WPP. The report, which was launched in conjuction with the World Retail Congress, found that the value of the world’s top 75 retail brands has grown 12% —

Product of the Year USA announces 2020 winners

Product of the Year USA announces 2020 winners

NEW YORK  – Product of the Year USA, the largest consumer-voted award for product innovation,  announced the winners of the 2020 Product of the Year Awards. With winners across 41 unique categories, the innovative products were awarded Product of the Year through a national study of 40,000 consumers conducted by Kantar, a global leader in

Kantar, IRI partner on closed-loop solution for CPG

Kantar, IRI partner on closed-loop solution for CPG

CHICAGO — Kantar and IRI have launched a new closed-loop growth solution for CPG brands that is designed to help achieve better results throughout the whole advertising cycle. According to both companies, the combination of IRI’s sales data and Kantar’s brand data will enable clients to more effectively measure and optimize marketing programs against two

IRI, Kantar partner to help CPG companies

IRI, Kantar partner to help CPG companies

NEW YORK — IRI and Kantar are joining forces to help consumer packaged goods companies measure and optimize their marketing programs for both short-term sales gains and long-term brand health. The companies this week launched what they’re calling a closed-loop solution that combines IRI sales data and Kantar brand insights to deliver a “highly predictive,

Selfcare Summit looks at future of retail

Selfcare Summit looks at future of retail

INDIANAPOLIS — This past weekend the Global Market Development Center | Retail Tomorrow (GMDC) held its inaugural Selfcare Summit 2019 conference, a three-day business development and educational event focused on the “consumerization” of health care and its impact on the future of retail here. The summit replaced GMDC’s annual Health Beauty Wellness (HBW) Conference to

Product of the Year USA announces 2019 winners

Product of the Year USA announces 2019 winners

NEW YORK – Product of the Year USA, the world’s largest consumer-voted award for product innovation, announced the highly-anticipated winners of the 2019 Product of the Year Awards. Determined by a national study of 40,000 consumers conducted by Kantar, a global leader in consumer research, the 36 winning products have been awarded as the most

Kroger, Walmart top PoweRanking list

Kroger, Walmart top PoweRanking list

Norwalk, Conn. — Competition among retailers for the top spot on this year’s PoweRanking list was closer than ever before, according to Kantar Retail, with Walmart and Kroger Co. finishing in a virtual tie for first place. The 2016 edition of Kantar’s PoweRanking, the 20th, listed PepsiCo and Coca-Cola Co. as the leading manufacturers. (In