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Dollar Tree’s Family Dollar Integration Gaining Traction, Still a Work in Progress (DLTR)

Research Question: Are Dollar Tree’s integration initiatives for its Family Dollar stores producing cost savings and sales growth? Companies: BRK.A/B, CVS, DG, DLTR, FLO, PEP, TGT, TYO:3382, WBA, WMT By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Dollar Tree Inc.’s (DLTR) changes and initiatives for Family Dollar continue to be […]

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Dollar Tree’s Integration Progressing, But More Time Needed to Affect Family Dollar (DLTR)

Research Question: Are Dollar Tree’s integration initiatives with its Family Dollar stores creating cost savings and driving revenue growth? Companies: BRK.A/B, DG, DLTR, TGT, WMT By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings A little more than a year into the ongoing integration by Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR), Family Dollar […]

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McDonald’s Idea Proposal (MCD)

McDonald’s Idea Proposal (MCD)

Will McDonald’s be able to combat high comps in the second half of 2016? Report Available: October 13, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research showed MCD entering the second half of 2016 against high comparable sales numbers from 2015, when the company successfully launched its all-day breakfast. Coupled with a slowing restaurant industry this summer, MCD […]

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Monster Steady in a Growing Energy Drink Market, Will Do Well in China (MNST)

Research Question: Will Monster Beverage’s sales continue to rise, or will the energy drink brand be felled by a slowing category? Companies: CPB, DANOY, KO, MNST, PEP, SBUX, TPE:1216 By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The energy drink market still is in growth mode, according to 17 of 23 […]

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Monster Beverage Idea Proposal

Monster Beverage Idea Proposal

Will Monster Beverage continue to rise or will it be felled by a slowing energy drink category? Report Available: September 8, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research found MNST continuing its dominance of the energy drink industry, with plenty of potential growth given its partnership with KO for bottling, distribution, and international expansion. However, there are […]

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MCD Success Continues, Driven by Breakfast, Promos and New Items

Research Question: Will McDonald’s continue to see growth with its turnaround efforts? Companies: CMG, DNKN, JACK, MCD, PNRA, QSR, SBUX, SHAK, SONC, WEN, YUM By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings McDonald’s Corp.’s (MCD) run of success with its turnaround efforts continued in the second quarter. Both franchise owners and […]

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365 Store a Work in Progress, Whole Foods’ Turnaround Struggling

Research Questions: Will Whole Foods’ 365 store concept succeed? How is Whole Foods’ legacy store turnaround progressing? Companies: AHONY, AMZN, COST, DLTR, KR, NGVC, PUSH, SFM, TGT, UNFI, WBA, WFM, WMT By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Customers and store personnel believe Whole Foods Market Inc.’s (WFM) 365 is […]

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McDonald’s Idea Proposal

McDonald’s Idea Proposal

Will McDonald’s continue to see growth with its turnaround story? Report Available: July 14, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research found MCD enjoying its successful turnaround in the last year with big gains in same store sales as promotions resonate with customers and all-day breakfast becomes a fixture. The company continues to roll out new offerings, […]

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Whole Foods Idea Proposal

Whole Foods Idea Proposal

Will Whole Foods’ 365 store concept succeed? How is Whole Foods’ legacy store turnaround progressing? Report Available: July 5, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research found WFM looking to turn its fortunes around with the introduction of its 365 market concept, the first of which opened in Los Angeles in May. It boasts lower prices, a […]

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McDonald’s Builds on 2015 Success, Off to Even Better Start in 2016

Research Question: Is McDonald’s seeing sales declines in its all-day breakfast and overall business? Companies: BRK.A/B, BWLD, CMG, DNKN, JACK, MCD, QSR, PLKI, PNRA, SBUX, SHAK, WEN, YUM By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) continues its turnaround story, improving further on Blueshift Research’s 2, […]

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