Kantar Retail Insights Conference Dec 13 – 14, Atlanta, GA Brave New Commerce: Engineering Growth The retail and consumer goods industry has passed a tipping point to where the shopper expects commerce that is simultaneously boundless and personalized. Traditional format, media, and go-to-market strategies have failed to generate growth at this time of industry reckoning, leading both retailers and suppliers to adopt transformational innovation ranging from branding to fulfillment. As the rules of commerce shift in a more digital age, our brick-and-mortar initiatives must be more dynamic — requiring that we move past pilot tests to engineer growth on new …read more
Kantar Retail today announced it is working with Microsoft to help consumer goods companies drive transformational programs and achieve superior sales performance. Customers will benefit from Kantar Retail’s industry expertise and recognised best-in-class solutions, and the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. The two partners are committed to accelerating digital and business transformation in the industry by providing manufacturers with a powerful platform that leverages the strengths of both companies and benefits from billions of dollars of ongoing investment. As Kantar Retail brings its technology assets, proprietary retail insights, industry best practices and change management capabilities together under its new Sales Performance …read more
Bologna, November 2017 – Kantar Retail, the leading retail and shopper insight, consulting and analytics and technology business, announces today that the Bel Group has adopted Kantar Retail’s full-fledged business planning program for its North Americas and European business operations. The Bel Group is a world leader in branded cheese and a major player in the healthy snacks segment with a portfolio of differentiated and internationally recognized brands, including such products as The Laughing Cow®, Kiri®, Mini Babybel®, Leerdammer®, and Boursin®. The implementation of Kantar Retail TPx solution in its North American and European markets will help the Bel Group …read more
Meet Kantar Retail at the POI Annual Fall Summit Collaborative Marketing Driven by Advanced Analytics Summit “Ensuring Your Successful TPx and Retail Execution Journey” November 1-3, 2017 – The Westin Galleria, Dallas, TX Come visit us and meet our experts to discover how Kantar Retail solutions can help you drive revenue growth a achieve commercial excellence. Leading companies are beginning to understand the benefits of Joint Business Planning and the components of successful promotion collaboration. At the POI Summit, these leaders come together around the critical sales, marketing, and merchandising collaborative skills to create and optimize promotional plans, assortments, and pricing that drives …read more
Kantar Retail has the right blend of sector-specific knowledge, market best practices and advanced technology says Sodalis Group.
Bologna, Italy, September 2017 – Kantar Retail – a global player in the automation of sales processes for the CPG industry, announces the renewal of its strategic partnership with Sodalis Group. Sodalis Group is an Italian leader of the Beauty, Personal and Home Care CPG segments, with a turnover of more than 450 million euros. Founded over 25 years ago, the group grew rapidly and boasts an impressive brand portfolio that includes shopper’s favourites like BioNike, Tesori d’Oriente, Vidal, Lycia, Biopoint, Fresh&Clean, Wash & Go, L’Arbre Vert, Leocrema, Strep, Denim, Mantovani, Depilzero, Noxzema, Super Pop, Cristasol and Mistolin. The companies …read more
IT trends for the consumer goods market: Kantar Retail cited in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Consumer Goods 2017
Bologna, July 28th 2017 – Kantar Retail – a global player in the automation of sales processes for the CPG industry, has been cited as a vendor or two different transformational technologies in the Hype Cycle for Consumer Goods, 2017, published by Gartner and authored by Ellen S. Eichhorn and Stephen E. Smith. The consumer goods Hype Cycle report analyses all technologies that, according to Gartner, will make substantial contributions to consumer goods company growth. The technologies are ordered along a hype curve that highlights their importance and maturity, and are categorized by their expected benefit and the years needed …read more