Insights Conference


Location: London (NEW DATE) | Starts: March 6, 2018 | Ends: March 6, 2018


The Essential Retail & Shopper Insights for Winning in 2018. Supercharge your team for success! Join Kantar Consulting 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.


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Mexico Retail Conference


Location: Mexico City | Starts: Mar 7, 2018 | Ends: Mar 7, 2018


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 Consulting 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: Mar 14, 2018 | Ends: Mar 14, 2018


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 Consulting as we lay out strategies to help you defend against the threats and reap opportunities to succeed with the world’s largest club.




Kroger Workshop


Location: Cincinnati, OH | Starts: Mar 21, 2018 | Ends: Mar 21, 2018


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: Mar 21, 2018 | Ends: Mar 21, 2018


Understanding, Planning and Activating with Carrefour in 2018. Align 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: April 4, 2018 | Ends: April 4, 2018


Following Walmart’s shifts after the holidays and its year-beginning meeting, Kantar Consulting 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: May 8, 2018 | Ends: May 9, 2018


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: May 16, 2018 | Ends: May 17, 2018


Essential Insights and Strategies for eCommerce Leaders in FMCG. Kantar Consulting 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.


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Home Improvement Workshop


Location: Atlanta, GA | Starts: May 23, 2018 | Ends: May 23, 2018


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 Consulting'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: June 13, 2018 | Ends: June 14, 2018


This two-day event features the best of Kantar Consulting’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: June 19, 2018 | Ends: June 19, 2018


NEW Insights and Strategies for Drug, Health & Beauty in Europe. Drugstore 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 Consulting 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: July 25, 2018 | Ends: July 25, 2018


Health and wellness is expected to be a $1.2 trillion incremental opportunity for retail by 2025. Kantar Consulting 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: July 26, 2018 | Ends: July 26, 2018




NEW Albertsons Safeway - Virtual Event


Online | Starts: Aug 8, 2018 | Ends: Aug 8, 2018


Explore the comprehensive strategy that Albertsons is employing to drive growth across its divisions. Kantar Consulting's Retail Sales & Shopper 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 and eCommerce Conference


Location: Toronto, ON | Starts: Sept 9, 2018 | Ends: Sept 9, 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.




European Discounters Planning Workshop


Location: Frankfurt | Starts: Sept 9, 2018 | Ends: 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.

Want to receive the agenda for this event as it becomes available? Email Amy McCoy at to be added to the circulation list.




Convenience & Small Stores Conference


Location: Charlotte, NC | Starts: Sept 26, 2018 | Ends: Sept 27, 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.




Regional Grocers Conference


Location: Tampa, FL | Starts: Oct 3, 2018 | Ends: Oct 4, 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 | Starts: Oct 9, 2018 | Ends: 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.




NEW Target Virtual Event


Location: Online | Starts: Oct 17, 2018 | Ends: 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 | Starts: Oct 23, 2018 | Ends: 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 | Starts: Oct 23, 2018 | Ends: 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 | Starts: Oct 24, 2018 | Ends: 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 | Starts: Nov 14, 2018 | Ends: 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 | Starts: Dec 5, 2018 | Ends: 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 | Starts: Dec 12, 2018| Ends: 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.