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TGT  // Posts tagged as "TGT"

Vitamin Shoppe Sales Getting Back on Track, Online Slow to Take Off

Research Question: What are sales trends and online prospects for Vitamin Shoppe? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: AMZN, COST, CVS, EBAY, GNC, RAD, TGT, VITC, VSI, WAG, WFM, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Seventeen of 22 Vitamin Shoppe Inc. (VSI) regional managers and store personnel said first-quarter sales have increased 5% to […]

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Mar 15 2013 Food & Beverage, Retail

Loblaw to Lose Share to WMT, TGT on Price, Not Customer Service

Research Question: Will Loblaw lose substantial market share with Wal-Mart’s expansion plans and Target’s entrance into the Canadian market? By: Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: JCP, SWY, TGT, TSE:CTC, TSE:HBC, TSE:L, TSE:MRU, TSE:SCC, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Sixteen of 28 sources believe Loblaw Cos. Ltd. (TSE:L) will lose market share to […]

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Lululemon Remains in High Demand and in Command of Pricing

Research Question: Can Lululemon successfully defend and grow its market share in the activewear market as competition increases? By: Hitha Prabhakar and Reverdy Johnson Companies: BRK.A, ETR:ADS, DKS, GPS, JCP, JWN, LULU, NKE, SHLD, TGT, TJX, UA, VFC, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Thirty-two of 44 sources said Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) […]

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Feb 12 2013 Consumer Goods, Retail

Staples Will Lead the Office Supply Industry’s Slow Transition to Online

Research Question: How willing are office supply consumers to purchase items online, and will Staples.com be part of this shift? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: AMZN, BBY, COST, FDX, ODP, OMX, SPLS, TGT, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Nine of 17 sources said the office supply industry will not shift dramatically to […]

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Loblaw Whisper

Loblaw Whisper

Research Question: Will Loblaw lose substantial market share with Wal-Mart’s expansion plans and Target’s entrance to the Canadian market?   Companies Covered: Loblaw (TSE:L) Wal-Mart (WMT), Safeway (SWY) & Target (TGT)   Blueshift’s initial research reveals Loblaw facing increasing competition from Wal-Mart and Target, though the company is fighting back with an emphasis on customer loyalty, supply […]

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Jan 23 2013 Food & Beverage, Retail

Green Mountain’s K-Cup Sales Climbing, Private-Label Threat Muted for Now

Research Question: Are Green Mountain’s Keurig and K-Cup sales and inventory levels on track to meet expectations for the holiday season and early 2013? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: COST, DNKN, GMCR, JAH, KRFT, KR, LCUT, SBUX, SVU, SWY, TGT, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Seven of 11 office supply and online […]

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JCP Shop-in-Shops Plan Poised for Success in 2013; Execution Questionable to Date

Research Question: Will the expansion of its store-within-a-store concept rescue J.C. Penney? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: JCP, JWN, KSS, M, SHLD, TGT, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings J.C. Penney Co. Inc.’s (JCP) shop-in-shops concept is resonating with store personnel and new customers who are seeing hints of successful change and the […]

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BBBY to Withstand Online, Offline Competition Through Broad Selection, Coupons

Research Question: Can Bed Bath & Beyond successfully grow its store traffic and sales despite increasing competition from online and offline retailers? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: AMZN, BBBY, GMCR, JCP, KSS, M, PIR, SHLD, TGT, TJX, WAG, WMT, WSM Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.’s (BBBY) extensive variety […]

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Nov 21 2012 Consumer Goods, Retail

Initiatives Turning Family Dollar, Dollar General Into One-Stop Shops

Research Question: Are new products, store remodels, and strategic sourcing and marketing driving sales for Family Dollar and Dollar General? By: David Franklin Companies: BIG, DG, DLTR, ETR:DELB/DEG, FDO, FRED, KR, NDN, SHLD, SVU, SWY, TGT, WFM, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Family Dollar Stores Inc.’s (FDO) and Dollar General Corp.’s […]

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Retailers Must Use Technology, Offline/Online Hybrid to Retain Customers

Research Question: How are brick-and-mortar companies reinventing the retail experience to get customers to continue shopping in stores? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: AAPL, AMZN, CL, COST, CVS, EBAY, JCP, KR, M, PG, RAD, SBUX, SHLD, SPLS, SWY, TGT, WAG, WFM, WMT, WSM Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The brick-and-mortar retailers that have been […]

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