Kantar Futures Blog

Category: retail

consumers, food, retail

Value and values at Tesco

The sudden departure of Philip Clarke, Chief Executive of Britain’s largest supermarket, Tesco, after three years in charge and 40 with the business, is a reminder of how deep the… Read More »

digital, retail

E-commerce’s silver lining

  Jeremy Sy writes: The ‘typical’ eCommerce shopper is older than you think. According to the Futures Company’s Global MONITOR research, 60% of consumers 50+ globally say they’ve purchased a… Read More »

digital, retail

Retail’s digital journey

Andrew Curry writes: The digital world has overturned traditional stories about how consumers research and buy. Of course the old story- a tidy universe in which Awareness was followed by Information which… Read More »

research, retail, trends

The needs of shoppers

Pen Stuart writes: The Futures Company’s recently published thought leadership report The Future Shopper helps map out the rapidly evolving retail space from the perspective of the shopper, and understand… Read More »

retail, sustainability

Sharing to Survive – The Future of Sustainable Business

Louise Kennedy writes: The Sustainable Brands Conference arrives in London on November 27th and 28th – providing an opportunity for sustainability leaders, strategists and innovation specialists to discuss how businesses… Read More »

consumers, digital, retail

Ten notes on the future of retail

Phil Soanes writes: I spoke earlier this week at a WPP workshop run by The Store on the future of retail , and the form was a series of short… Read More »

The programmable store

consumers, retail, technology

The programmable store

Andy Stubbings writes: We were recently asked to present at a retail conference,  (“Digital Retailing 4.0”) organized by The Store and WPP, on how mobile devices will change shopping. On… Read More »

What you don’t want for Christmas

consumers, economic downturn, marketing, retail

What you don’t want for Christmas

Oliver Wright writes: One of my seasonal ‘jokes’ goes that you can tell when Christmas is approaching by the adverts on TV. Thus, like many others I suppose, I am… Read More »

The last place to go

advertising, brands, consumers, retail

The last place to go

Andrew Curry writes: We’ve been having a bit of an argument in the London office about dixons.co.uk advertising which has been running on the London underground. The picture, above, captures… Read More »