Category: Briefings

How to Properly Benchmark Amazon’s Performance

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Temu’s Threat Extends Beyond Amazon

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Walmart Margin, Connect, and Luminate Asks are Challenging Brands’ P&Ls

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Digital Themes from CAGNY 2024

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March 11, 2024 Is eCommerce front and center when consumer brands present their strategy? We were able to test that hypothesis when thirty brands presented at the CAGNY conference, a long-running industry event primarily designed for investors to assess the short- and long-term strategies of some the largest companies in the industry. The event is […]

Analyzing Results from Costco’s Feb-24 Quarter

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March 8, 2024 Yesterday, Costco shared results from its fiscal quarter ending Feb-24, including solid performance in both the in-store and digital businesses. Total company same store sales grew 4.8% in the U.S., driven more by traffic than ticket as inflation wanes, with management seeing Y/Y lower prices in some cases. Its strong in-store growth […]

Analyzing Kroger’s 4Q23 Results

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March 7, 2024 Kroger’s 4Q and full year 2023 results published this morning were a continuation of trends seen during the last several quarters. Decelerating top line growth (adjusted comps +0.1%) was driven by moderating inflation and a challenging consumer backdrop, although Kroger is seeing more positive performance with its mainstream and upscale customer cohorts. […]

Analyzing Target’s 4Q23 Results

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March 5, 2024 Target reported its fourth quarter and full year 2023 results this morning and hosted an investor meeting highlighting its focus areas for the future. In the quarter, Target saw another decline in comparable sales of -4.4%, although this represents an improvement for the second quarter in a row given moderating pressures in […]

Analyzing Walmart’s 4Q23 Results

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February 20, 2024 Walmart released another quarter of sales and profit outperformance this morning, with value and eCommerce leading the way. Its commitment to EDLP and omnichannel conveniences for the consumer are driving strong transaction growth and share gains. Brands selling into Walmart cannot underestimate the importance of its eCommerce business: Global eCommerce grew 23% […]