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Keurig 2.0 Won’t Save GMCR from Unlicensed Marketshare Grab

Research Question: Can Keurig Green Mountain successfully consolidate market share through the development of its Keurig 2.0? Companies: BBBY, COST, DNKN, GMCR, JAH, JAMN, KR, KRFT, MDLZ, VTX:NESN, SBUX, SJM, SWY,  TGT, THI, THS, WMT By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The introduction of the Keurig 2.0 will not enable Keurig […]

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Sysco’s Buying, Pricing Power Could Rise After US Foods Deal

Research Question: How will Sysco’s purchase of US Foods change the dynamics of the food distribution industry in the United States? Companies: AMZN, ARMK, COST, PINC, SDXAY, SYY, TSN, WMT By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Sysco Corp. (SYY) is poised to reap significant benefits from its proposed acquisition of […]

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Kraft Alone in Being Open to GMCR K-Cup Partnership; Peet’s Ready for Battle

Research Question: Will private-label manufacturers choose to partner with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters or compete head-to-head with the company? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: BBBY, COST, DNKN, GMCR, KR, KRFT, LCUT, NC, SBUX, SJM, SPLS, SWY, TGT, TSE:THI/THI, WFM, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Joh. A. Benckiser’s Peet’s is highly unlikely to partner […]

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GMCR Bar Codes No Concern for Private Labels, Lawsuit Threat Could Be

Research Question: WillGMCR’s potential move to bar codes on K-Cups and a Keurig brewer that scans them stop the momentum for private-label K-Cup manufacturers before it really gets started? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: AMZN, BBBY, COST, GMCR, KR, KRFT, LCUT, NC, PEET, SBUX, SVU, SWY, TGT, THS, WMT, UL Click here to download the report (.pdf)   […]

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Private-Label Threat Brewing for Green Mountain’s K-Cups

Research Question: Are Green Mountain’s K-Cup sales slowing as a result of private-label competition? Which channels are being affected most? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: AMZN, BBBY, COST, GMCR, KR, KRFT, LCUT, NC, PEET, SBUX, SVU, SWY, TGT, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings †  Private Label Private-label K-Cups are poised to compete […]

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May 09 2013 Food & Beverage, Retail

Supervalu Initiatives a Good Start But Will Do Little in the Short Term

Research Question: Will a renewed focus on its Save-A-Lot discount stores, smaller regional banner stores, and wholesale business lead to a turnaround for Supervalu in 2013? By:  Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: COST, KR, RNDY, SVU, TGT, WFM, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Supervalu Inc.’s (SVU) recent initiatives have received early […]

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MNST, Red Bull Continue to Dominate Energy Market, but Growth Will Slow

Research Question: Will Monster and Red Bull continue to dominate the energy drink market, or will they experience declining market share in 2013 due to increased competition and regulatory scrutiny? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: KO, MNST, PEP, SBUX Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Red Bull GmbH and Monster Beverage Corp.’s (MNST) […]

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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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Cider Is Boston Beer’s Best Growth Opp, But Sam Adams Sales Stale

Research Question: Can Boston Beer Co. Inc. continue its current pace of significant sales and market share growth amid increasing competition? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: AMS:HEIA, EBR:ABI/BUD, LON:DGE/DEO, LON:SAB, SAM, TAP Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Boston Beer Co. Inc.’s (SAM) best chance at growth will come from its rapidly ascending Angry […]

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SodaStream Finishes 2012 on High Note, Holds More Potential in 2013

Research Question: Can SodaStream continue its successful run and increase its penetration of the U.S. market? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: BBBY, GMCR, KO, KRFT, LCUT, PEP, SODA Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Distributor and specialist sources said SodaStream International Ltd. (SODA) sales climbed 20% to 25% in the fourth quarter and have […]

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