2018 eCommerce and Digital Forum

Location: Shanghai, China, | Start Date: Aug 22, 2018 | End Date: Aug 22, 2018

The year of 2018 marks a tipping point of eCommerce development. Leading eCommerce giants are deepening their Omni-channel integration, Community players are further thriving by fulfilling niches, and Cross-Border eCommerce is bringing new opportunities.

In this ever-changing eCommerce market, have you been prepared to embrace the challenges and make strategic moves ahead of competitors? How should brands innovate their strategies and ways of working to win consumers and shoppers? Join Kantar Consulting in Shanghai on August 22nd for a feast of eCommerce and digital insights designed to help you switch on growth.

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European Discounters Planning Workshop

Location: Frankfurt, Germany | Start Date: Sept 9, 2018 | End Date: Sept 9, 2018

New Strategies for Managing Discounter Evolution, Disruption, and Growth in Europe. Learn how to capture your share of the Discounter growth story: Kantar Consulting’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.

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Canadian Retail and eCommerce Conference

Location: Toronto, ON | Start Date: Sept 19, 2018 | End Date: Sept 20, 2018

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.


ANA CMO Roundtable: Executing Purpose

Location: Chicago, IL | Start Date: Sept 25, 2018 | End Date: Sept 25, 2018

In partnership with the ANA, Kantar Consulting presents Purpose 2020 at a hands-on leadership workshop hosted by Silvia Dias Lagnado, Global Chief Marketing Officer at McDonalds.

3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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ANA CMO Roundtable: Executing Purpose

Location: Palo Alto, CA | Start Date: Sept 26, 2018 | End Date: Sept 26, 2018

In partnership with the ANA, Kantar Consulting presents Purpose 2020 at a hands-on leadership workshop hosted by Antonio Lucio, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at HP.

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Convenience & Small Stores Conference

Location: Charlotte, NC | Start Date: Sept 26, 2018 | End Date: Sept 26, 2018

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.


ANA CMO Roundtable: Executing Purpose

Location: New York, NY | Start Date: Sept 27, 2018 | End Date: Sept 27, 2018

In partnership with the ANA, Kantar Consulting presents Purpose 2020 at a hands-on leadership workshop hosted by Diego Scotti, Chief Marketing Officer at Verizon and Meredith Verdone, Chief Marketing Officer at Bank of America.

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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Ahold Delhaize Workshop

Location: Harrisburg, PA | Start Date: Oct 2, 2018 | End Date: Oct 2, 2018

Covering Ahold Delhaize, Publix, H-E-B, and Meijer. Explore 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, Russia | Start Date: Oct 9, 2018 | End Date: Oct 10, 2018

Capitalize on the Resurgence of Retail in Russia at this Annual Two-Day Workshop. Navigate the Russian retail landscape: Using local data combined with best practice learnings from around the world, Kantar Consulting’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.


Target Workshop

Location: Minneapolis, MN | Start Date: Oct 17, 2018 | End Date: Oct 17, 2018

Kantar Consulting’s 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 | Start Date: Oct 23, 2018 | End Date: Oct 23, 2018

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, UK | Start Date: Oct 23, 2018 | End Date: Oct 23, 2018

Explore the Path to Growth via Convenience and Proximity in 2019. Multi-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 Consulting for a deep dive into this channel and come away with tangible action plans to help you win.


Amazon Workshop

Location: Seattle, WA | Start Date: Oct 24, 2018 | End Date: Oct 24, 2018

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 | Start Date: Nov 14, 2018 | End Date: Nov 15, 2018

As Walmart announces its 2019 investment plans, join Kantar Consulting’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, Turkey | Start Date: Dec 5, 2018 | End Date: Dec 5, 2018

Essential Insights and Strategies to Help You Succeed at Turkish Retail. Despite all of its turbulence Turkey remains one of the leading growth markets for branded suppliers. Kantar Consulting’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 | Start Date: Dec 12, 2018 | End Date: Dec 13, 2018

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.