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COVID-19 has caused grocery retailers in Asia to scale up online business to compensate footfall decline in physical stores and enable shoppers to get items quickly, safely and conveniently. We at IGD have quantified growth opportunities, supported by five emerging trends.

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Amazon has launched a dedicated app to enable them to make decisions on crops using machine learning technology. It has also launched a Kisan (farmer) Store for farmers on Dedicated mobile app Amazon has launched the programme, called Reactive and Proactive Crops, to provide farmers with real-time advice and information and cutting edge technology. Sameer Khetarpal, Director, ...
Walmart’s investment in Flipkart has positioned it towards more of a digital and ecommerce business, according to the CEO and Director of Walmart, Doug McMillon.  It is now preparing for Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale, which is expected to be launched during the Diwali festival in November.   Flipkart has also added more fulfillment centres in India to cope with the rising demand. Flipkart’...
Having undertaken three major divestments in the last year and digital growth set to outpace sales through physical formats, a very different Walmart will emerge over the next five years. We highlight the five major changes to plan for. Business in transformation Walmart is the world's largest retailer, with activities spanning North America, Latin America, Asia and Africa. It has emerged a...


A guide on how to leverage alliances in India, the second largest grocery market in Asia, and third biggest grocery market globally.
Hindustan Unilever has launched a ‘Smart Fill’ vending machine, which is an an in-store vending machine for its Home Care products with the aim to reuse, reduce and recycle plastic.
We look at Amazon's commercial performance, its strategic priorities for the next five years, its latest initiatives, and the implications for retailers and suppliers.
India country presentation

This in-depth guide to India explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

India channel forecasts 2020-22

Two year growth forecasts for the grocery market, the leading retailers and modern trade grocery channels in India

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