Events, Webinars & ShareGroups

We showcase the best and most recent retail and shopper insights.

Expert presenters assess and discuss where the risks and rewards are in the evolving retail landscape, and provide a clear vision of what your business needs to do to win in retail.

/ Digital Leadership Training

Location: Seattle, WA | Starts: 2017-10-24T00:00:00 | Ends: 2017-10-24T00:00:00

Join us as we perform a deep dive into winning with Amazon. Learn about eCommerce acceleration, digital marketing strategies and tactics, and engaging the connected consumer. At the conclusion of the training, you will have enough knowledge to be digitally dangerous – and impactful – in your organization.

/ Amazon Workshop

Location: Seattle, WA | Starts: 2017-10-25T00:00:00 | Ends: 2017-10-25T00:00:00

This workshop analyzes Amazon’s current and future initiatives to help suppliers keep pace with the online retailer’s quickly evolving channels and shopper reach. We will also discuss how you can best position your organization for success.

/ Walmart & Sam’s Club + Shopper Workshop

Location: Bentonville, AR | Starts: 2017-11-08T00:00:00 | Ends: 2017-11-09T00:00:00

As Walmart announces its strategic initiatives and spending plans for the year ahead, join Kantar Retail’s experts on Walmart, Sam’s Club, and the Walmart shopper to learn how to best align your plans.

/ Central European Retail Summit

Location: Vienna, Austria | Starts: 2017-11-21T00:00:00 | Ends: 2017-11-21T00:00:00

Multinational customers in the CE region are consolidating; Buying groups are putting pressure on suppliers; Consumer dynamics arising from the arrival of eCommerce models in Europe are forcing account teams to build local plans that fit into pan-European pricing corridors. And then, there’s the discounters. In short – Key customer teams in Central Europe need help. Kantar Retail’s one-day workshop will explore opportunities to talk to your leading multinational customers about price in a productive way and show you how to shape the discussion around growth and innovation.

What You Should Expect to Get Out of This Event:

  • Recommendations on building pricing corridors across the CE region – and maintaining momentum at the local level
  • Actionable insights around channel blurring, and what you can do to educate your shopper on cost/benefit of switching channels

Find out more about Kantar Retail’s Central European eCommerce Event taking place on 22 November

/ Central European eCommerce Strategy

Location: Vienna, Austria | Starts: 2017-11-22T00:00:00 | Ends: 2017-11-22T00:00:00

Explosive eCommerce growth in Central Europe is opening doors for brands. But for suppliers, “picking your bets” is far from straightforward. Brick and mortar chains seeking to delight “omnichannel” shoppers are competing with innovative new business models. Alibaba’s arrival to the region only complicates the scene. Find out where, and how, to play in this rapidly evolving environment to capture your share of the growth.

What You Should Expect to Get Out of This Event:

  • Recommendations for market and customer prioritization and activation – Where and how to play, retail winners and losers
  • Clear insight into the growing importance of big data in delivering personalized experiences, and what you need to do about it
  • Supplier best practice/case studies in developing a winning digital strategy for this region – with insight into new technology, and going the “last mile” in grocery.

Find out more about Kantar Retail’s Central European Retail Summit taking place on 21 November

/ Turkish Retail Summit

Location: Istanbul, Turkey | Starts: 2017-12-05T00:00:00 | Ends: 2017-12-05T00:00:00

Turkey’s National Accounts on the Move: Developing a Comprehensive Plan for Managing the Modern Key Accounts Trade in Turkey

Consumer spending is under pressure in Turkey: Political and macroeconomic turbulence has created an atmosphere of uncertainty and despite positive growth in the agricultural sector the price of fresh produce increased by a whopping 40% in 2017Q1. The resulting price pressure on the overall basket has seen modern retail lose trips to not only the Discounters, but to traditional trade as well.

Despite its challenges, Turkey remains one of the leading growth generators for top suppliers. The question is how to most effectively capture that growth in what is a complex, multi-tiered key accounts environment, where retailers are under more pressure for profit than ever before. Join Kantar Retail for a one-day immersion workshop to explore ways that key accounts teams can engage, activate, and manage an increasingly complex modern trade landscape.

No matter what your function, we will equip you and your team to win:

  • Key retailer segmentation tools to advise your investment strategy – Migros & Carrefour, the Discounters, and Specialist Retailers
  • Tangible action plans to win with customers – Financial levers, negotiation strategies and more
  • Best practice case studies from around the world

Validate and inspire customer strategy:

  • Clear direction on how to build pricing and promotional strategies with consolidating customers
  • Insight into the Turkish shopper and their reasons for shopping/switching to specific channels
  • Recommendations for format activation and innovation especially with chain drug, eCommerce and neighbourhood premium formats
  • How to win with Category Captaincy

/ Insights Conference

Location: Atlanta, GA | Starts: 2017-12-13T00:00:00 | Ends: 2017-12-14T00:00:00

Join us for our annual Signature Event for the topical discussions, deep-dive focus sessions, big idea keynotes, and peer-to-peer interactions that will help your organization map a long-term strategy for future success.

/ Retail & Shopper Insights Conference

Location: London | Starts: 2018-02-01T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-02-01T00:00:00

The Essential Retail & Shopper Insights for Winning in 2018Supercharge your team for success! Join Kantar Retail to get THE essential retail and shopper insights that you need to win in 2018 and beyond. Embrace opportunities in eCommerce, Proximity and Discount Retailing and come away with clear action plans for growth in key channels and with customers for the year ahead.

/ Mexico Retail Conference

Location: Mexico City | Starts: 2018-03-06T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-03-07T00:00:00

2018 will be a year of drastic changes for Mexico as its international relationship and trade relations continue to rapidly evolve and the political challenges of a presidential election. Kantar Retail will examine this new international view into a wider world of partners and the aspirational expectations created with its impact on shoppers, retailers and overall media landscape

/ Costco Workshop

Location: Seattle, WA | Starts: 2018-03-14T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-03-14T00:00:00

As Costco continues to grow, it faces threats both from evolving shoppers and competing players such as Amazon looking for a piece of the wholesale pie. Join Kantar Retail as we lay out strategies to help you defend against the threats and reap opportunities to succeed with the world’s largest club.

/ French Retail Key Account Planning Workshop

Location: Paris | Starts: 2018-03-20T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-03-20T00:00:00

Success Factors for Winning with Key Accounts in France in 2018Join Kantar Retail for an in-depth look at what you need to do to identify growth opportunities with key accounts in France including Auchan, Metro, Carrefour, Leclerc and Casino. Get guidance on each retailer's unique marketing, merchandising and operating strategy and take steps to proactively manage France's buying alliances and price wars.

/ Kroger Workshop

Location: Cincinnati, OH | Starts: 2018-03-21T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-03-22T00:00:00

Join us for our annual deep dive into all things Kroger. Learn how to apply the best principles of shopper analysis, a deep understanding of retail strategy, and fact-based prediction to your Kroger business.

/ Carrefour Global Planning Workshop

Location: Paris | Starts: 2018-03-21T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-03-21T00:00:00

Understanding, Planning and Activating with Carrefour in 2018Align your business with Carrefour as the retailer rolls out its strategic initiatives for the year ahead. This one-day workshop will help you to better understand, plan and activate with Carrefour in 2018-2020 and prepare you for engaging with Carrefour at both an international and local level.

/ Walmart Workshop

Location: Bentonville, AR | Starts: 2018-04-04T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-04-04T00:00:00

Following Walmart’s shifts after the holidays and its year-beginning meeting, Kantar Retail will assess Walmart’s stance in the marketplace and detail key tactics that can help you align yourself with the retailer’s future direction.

/ eCommerce and Omnishopper Conference

Location: Boston, MA | Starts: 2018-05-08T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-05-09T00:00:00

We’ll delve into the world of digital commerce with informative and inspiring sessions from our global panel of speakers covering omnichannel, the connected shopper, content creation, digital marketing, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, Amazon,, Alibaba, and more.

/ eCommerce Conference & Amazon Planning Workshop

Location: Amsterdam | Starts: 2018-05-16T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-05-17T00:00:00

Essential Insights and Strategies for eCommerce Leaders in FMCGKantar Retail applies its expertise to the biggest issues in eCommerce and brings together guest speakers in retail, tech and FMCG to provide you with essential insights and action plans to win online with key customers. Plus, our full day focus on Amazon will equip you and your teams with understanding, case materials and strategies to lead your business forward with this globalising retail and media platform.

/ Home Improvement Workshop

Location: Atlanta, GA | Starts: 2018-05-23T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-05-23T00:00:00

Even in a strong environment for home improvement spending, evolving shopper preferences and disruptive competition are driving home improvement retailers to sharpen their strategies. In this workshop, Kantar Retail’s home improvement retail and economic experts will detail how you can partner with key retailer customers on new ventures and capitalize on new opportunities.

/ Planning Conference

Location: Boston, MA | Starts: 2018-06-13T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-06-14T00:00:00

This two-day event features the best of Kantar Retail’s cross-channel thought leadership oriented toward strategic implications for 2018 account planning. Day 1 sets the stage with our latest retail, macro, and shopper outlooks. Day 2 provides a series of breakout tracks enabling attendees to engage directly with our experts and each other.

/ European Drug, Health & Beauty Workshop

Location: London | Starts: 2018-06-19T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-06-19T00:00:00

NEW Insights and Strategies for Drug, Health & Beauty in EuropeDrugstore retailers in Europe are asking themselves fundamental questions: How can I respond to the latest health and wellness trends? How do I create a connected ecosystem for my shoppers? Above all, what products should I sell? Kantar Retail will help you to navigate the complex European drug channel, uncover areas of growth, and win with key accounts including Walgreens Boots Alliance, AS Watson, and dm.

/ Health & Wellness Workshop

Location: Jersey City, NJ | Starts: 2018-07-25T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-07-25T00:00:00

Health and wellness is expected to be a $1.2 trillion incremental opportunity for retail by 2025. Kantar Retail helps suppliers unlock that growth potential with thought leadership into how all brands can bring solutions to the macro, digital, data, and merchandising challenges facing the health and wellness shopper.

/ Drug Channel Workshop

Location: Jersey City, NJ | Starts: 2018-07-26T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-07-26T00:00:00

/ NEW Albertsons Safeway - Virtual Event

Location: Online | Starts: 2018-08-08T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-08-08T00:00:00

Explore the comprehensive strategy that Albertsons is employing to drive growth across its divisions. Kantar Retail experts will dig into key themes across the retailer’s marketing, merchandising, and operating strategies in a complex and increasing challenging national competitive environment.

/ Canadian Retail Conference

Location: Toronto, ON | Starts: 2018-09-19T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-09-19T00:00:00

Join us as we assess shifts in the Canadian retail landscape and examine retailers’ evolving strategies to help you elevate your strategic planning. We’ll also look at macro and shopper trends and how leading and disruptive retailers are positioning themselves.

/ Canadian eCommerce Conference

Location: Toronto, ON | Starts: 2018-09-20T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-09-20T00:00:00

With a focus on the Canadian market, we will assess the digital shopper and eCommerce landscape while outlining a playbook on how to win in omnicommerce.

/ European Discounters Planning Workshop

Location: Frankfurt | Starts: 2018-09-20T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-09-20T00:00:00

New Strategies for Managing Discounter Evolution, Disruption, and Growth in EuropeLearn how to capture your share of the Discounter growth story: Kantar Retail's one-day workshop will deliver the most forward-looking insight and latest thinking for trading and partnering successfully with Aldi and Lidl. Explore how the channel is evolving and create tangible action plans to develop, grow and strengthen your relationship with the Discounters.

/ Convenience & Small Stores Conference

Location: Charlotte, NC | Starts: 2018-09-26T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-09-27T00:00:00

Small-format stores are the next big growth epicenter for brick-and-mortar retail. We’ll deconstruct the complexity of this vast space, and identify growth opportunities for your company in discounters, dollar stores, convenience stores, and limited-assortment grocers.

/ Regional Grocers Conference

Location: Tampa, FL | Starts: 2018-10-03T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-10-04T00:00:00

Covering Ahold Delhaize, Publix, H-E-B, and MeijerExplore key themes in grocery and see how the strongest regional grocery players in the U.S. compete successfully against Walmart, Amazon, and Lidl.

/ Russian Retail Key Account Planning Workshop

Location: Moscow | Starts: 2018-10-09T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-10-10T00:00:00

Capitalize on the Resurgence of Retail in Russia at this Annual Two-Day WorkshopNavigate the Russian retail landscape: Using local data combined with best practice learnings from around the world, Kantar Retail’s 15th annual event will predict which retailers, channels and business models are expected to win in Russia in 2019-20. Uncover what Russian shoppers want, get recommendations for growing your business in the region and above all, leverage insights for more advanced decision making within your organization.

/ NEW Target Virtual Event

Location: Online | Starts: 2018-10-17T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-10-17T00:00:00

Kantar Retail knowledge experts will delve into the nuances of Target’s fundamental business model and explore key themes across the retailer’s marketing, merchandising, and operating strategies in light of its shifting priorities.

/ Digital Leadership Workshop

Location: Seattle, WA | Starts: 2018-10-23T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-10-23T00:00:00

This action-packed day will help inform, educate, and inspire you to greater digital heights. In this part-information and part-working session, you’ll learn innovative ways to deliver better customer experiences, launch new products, and drive consumer and shopper engagement in the face of digital upheavals and private label acceleration.

/ Proximity/Convenience Retailing Workshop

Location: London | Starts: 2018-10-23T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-10-23T00:00:00

Explore the Path to Growth via Convenience and Proximity in 2019Multi-format retailers are connecting with today's time-poor shoppers through Express and Convenience formats. As a result Proximity retailing has seen incredible expansion and innovation. For suppliers finding the right path to growth requires a renewed understanding of the financial levers and negotiation strategies unique to Proximity. Join Kantar Retail for a deep dive into this channel and come away with tangible action plans to help you win.

/ Amazon Workshop

Location: Seattle, WA | Starts: 2018-10-24T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-10-24T00:00:00

Join us as we analyze Amazon’s current and future initiatives so you can keep pace with the online retailer’s quickly evolving platforms and Prime connections. We’ll also discuss how you can best position your organization for success.

/ Walmart & Sam’s Club Workshop

Location: Bentonville, AR | Starts: 2018-11-14T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-11-15T00:00:00

As Walmart announces its 2019 investment plans, join Kantar Retail’s Walmart, Sam’s Club, and shopper experts for insights into how you can align yourself with the retailer’s strategic direction and capitalize on its new ventures.

/ Turkish Retail Key Account Planning Workshop

Location: Istanbul | Starts: 2018-12-05T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-12-05T00:00:00

Essential Insights and Strategies to Help You Succeed at Turkish RetailDespite all of its turbulence Turkey remains one of the leading growth markets for branded suppliers. Kantar Retail’s one day immersion workshop will uncover opportunity across Convenience, Discount and eCommerce retailing, and guide you through the ways your team can capture growth in a complex, multi-tiered accounts environment.

/ Insights Conference

Location: Atlanta, GA | Starts: 2018-12-12T00:00:00 | Ends: 2018-12-13T00:00:00

Join us as we reveal our retailer and shopper expectations for the next five years and the strategies you will need to succeed with core channels and emerging growth platforms over the long term.