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Sysco’s Power Will Grow, Even With Loss of US Foods Customers

Research Question: Will Sysco reap great rewards as a result of its acquisition of US Foods, or will customer defections offset any gains? Companies: AMZN, ARMK, CAG, CMG, COST, LON:CPG, DIN, MCD, MDAS, PINC, PNRA, QSR, SDXAY, SYY, TSN, UNFI, WMT By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Sysco (SYY) […]

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Burger King to Remain on a Roll, Tim Hortons to Gain More from Merger

Research Question: Will the Burger King/Tim Hortons merger result in a temporary share shift or in long-term gains? Companies: CMG, DNKN, EAT, MCD, PNRA, SBUX, SONC, TAST, TSE:QSR, QSR, WEN By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Burger King’s (3G Capital) operational improvements will help its 2015 sales, but the […]

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Sysco Whisper

Sysco Whisper

Research Question: Will Sysco successfully manage all the variables of its merger with US Foods? Companies Covered: Sysco (SYY), Aramark (ARMK), United National Food (UNFI), Costco (COST), Walmart (WMT) Report Available: Feb. 19, 2015   Blueshift’s initial research shows Sysco and US Foods’ preexisting initiatives combined with merger synergies should result in meeting the $600 […]

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Constellation Brands Whisper

Constellation Brands Whisper

Research Question: Will Constellation Brands’ beer brands continue to outperform the market or have they plateaued? Companies Covered: Constellation Brands (STZ), Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD), Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP), SABMiller (SAB), Boston Beer Co. (SAM) Report Available: February 18, 2015   Blueshift’s initial research shows continued growth in Constellation Brands’ beer brands, especially its Modelo line, but a decline […]

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GrubHub a Positive Boost for Restaurants, Current Commissions Not a Deterrent

Research Question: Will GrubHub’s high commission fees prompt restaurant owners to seek food delivery services elsewhere? Companies: AMZN, GRUB By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Sixteen of 20 restaurant managers/owners interviewed by Blueshift Research said GrubHub Inc. (GRUB) is a valuable service, and plan to continue using the platform […]

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Whole Foods Primed to Fend Off Competitors But Not “Whole Paycheck” Label

Research Question: Can Whole Foods fend off the growing list of competitors in the natural and organic grocery store space? Companies: COST, FWM, KR, PUSH, RNDY, SFM, TFM, TGT, UNFI, WFM, WMT By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFM) will fend off the increasing […]

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Panera Bread Whisper

Panera Bread Whisper

Research Question: Will Panera 2.0 give the company a needed boost in same-store sales? Companies Covered: Panera Bread Co (PNRA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Wendy’s (WEN), Domino’s Pizza (DPZ), Papa John’s, (PZZA), Sonic (SONC), Yum Brands (YUM), Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (BAGL), Starbucks (SBUX), Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD), Noodles & Company (NDLS), Potbelly (PBPB), Zoe’s Kitchen (ZOES) Report Available: […]

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Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market

Research Question: Can Whole Foods hold off the growing list of competitors in the natural and organic grocery store space? Companies Covered: Whole Foods Market (WFM), Sprouts (SFM), The Fresh Market (TFM), Wal-Mart (WMT), Kroger (KR), Fairway Group Holdings (FWM), Costco (COST), United Natural Foods (UNFI) Report Available: Dec. 12, 2014   Blueshift’s initial research […]

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Sprouts Has the Right Formula for Successful Expansion Despite Competition

Research Question: Can Sprouts Farmers Market fend off competition while expanding into new regions? Companies: FWM, KR, NGVC, SFM, SVU, TFM, UNFI, WFM By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (SFM) is positioned for successful expansion, drawing new customers with its low prices, fresh produce and strong offerings for […]

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Sprouts Farmers Market Whisper

Sprouts Farmers Market Whisper

Research Question: Can Sprouts Farmers Market fend off competition while expanding into new regions? Companies Covered: Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM), Whole Foods (WFM), Kroger (KR), The Fresh Market (TFM), Fairway (FWM), Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) Report Available: August 13, 2014   Blueshift’s initial research shows Sprouts growing at a rapid pace with strong same-store […]

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