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A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
Eating In vs Dining Out: what does foodservice reopening mean for retail?
With the government's reopening roadmap on track, the big question for retailers is “what will be the impact of foodservice reopening?” In collaboration with foodservice consultant Peter Backman, we forecast the size of the UK food and drink market in 2021 and examine how retail and foodservice shares will evolve. We explore the drivers of foodservice recovery and what this means for retail, with a quarter-by-quarter analysis to help businesses in both sectors plan for the year ahead.
How you can grow in the convenience channel part three
In the final of a three-part series, we deep-dive on the strategic priorities of Magnit, Carrefour, Tesco, Lotte and Auchan.
UK movers & shakers Q1 2021
The latest UK grocery retail appointments. This edition features Asda, Sainsbury’s, M&S, Waitrose, WBA and Poundland.
Sustainability in Q1 2021
Explore 10 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the first quarter of 2021.
Easter retail execution, 2021
Around this time last year, many countries globally were busy dealing with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, with shoppers’, therefore, focused less on Easter celebrations. Despite the pandemic’s effects still being felt in many countries, brands and retailers are looking to inspire and excite shoppers this Easter to help create a memorable event.
Modernising stores’ look and feel
A key strategy hypermarket operators are are using to win back market share is to modernise stores’ look and feel. This helps it to draw shoppers back into large format stores, especially in out-of-town locations. In this report we provide examples of where retailers have modernised their stores’ look and feel to generate excitement and boost footfall.
UK food-to-go market forecast: Q1 2021 update
An update to our food-to-go predictions for the UK market 2020-2022 taking into account the latest developments and shopper responses to COVID-19. This report includes sections on mobility, working from home and new initiatives from around the world.
Discount by numbers - Europe
The discount channel is set to add more than €30 bn of sales by 2022 in Europe, more than any other modern retail channel in the region. This report will give you key data and insight to help you better understand why this is a channel of growth for the future and identify where the opportunities for growth are.
Tesco's sustainability strategy 2019/20
In this report we explore Tesco's sustainability strategy during 2019-2020, identifying key partnerships and initiatives which have supported it to embed sustainability targets. Furthermore, we help suppliers and manufacturers understand how Tesco is trying to address specific sustainability challenges, and what they can do to help Tesco achieve its key objectives.
How you can grow in the convenience channel part two
In the second of a three-part series, we provide recommendations on how to design for the convenience channel, with case studies on growth categories, strategic partnerships and price differential.
The future of drugstore, health & beauty
In this report, we review our five areas of change for the post-COVID world for drugstores, health and beauty stores, which we identified after the pandemic’s first wave. In line with recent developments globally, we re-examine the trends and highlight opportunities for retailers and suppliers in 2021 and beyond.
Europe’s top 10 grocery retailers in 2022
We provide our strategic outlook on the how Europe's 10 leading grocery retailers, which includes Lidl, Carrefour, Tesco, Edeka, are evolving their strategies to win and drive growth to 2022.
Trading with Lidl UK
For suppliers looking to foster a good relationship with the discounter, understanding Lidl’s goals for the future and its unique operating model are essential. In this report we have combined our knowledge with Lidl’s supplier information pack to help you get to know the discounter better.
How you can grow in the convenience channel part one
In the first of a three-part series, we explain why convenience retail is increasingly important globally and provide recommendations on how you should respond.
The food-to-go store of the future (updated)
Updated with new examples
- Major foodservice operators are starting to roll-out new store concepts, developed for the post-pandemic era. We look at 10 formats and the key themes linking them together.
UK variety discount: what you need to know
Variety discounters are an increasingly important part of shoppers’ repertoire, competitors of grocers and an alternative route to market for brands. In this presentation we combine our retail and shopper knowledge to understand the key trends shaping the variety discount channel.
Bestway: a developing symbol group superpower
This completion of its acquisition of Costcutter Supermarkets Group in February 2021, has added significant further scale to the retail networks affiliated to the Bestway business and brings with it access to enhanced capabilities in the arena of retail support and engagement.
How COVID-19 changed global food retail markets
Most global food retail markets experienced accelerated growth during 2020 as consumer spending on food shifted from out-of-home to at-home. In this report we look at the impact on growth across major markets in 2020 and the prospects through to 2022.
UK Christmas trading review 2020 & new year outlook
We look back at the performance of the UK’s leading grocery retailers over the festive period, analyse trading and channel strategies, and explore how shopper behaviour changed.
UK Christmas 2020 results tracker
Know when to expect results’ releases and compare retailer performances over the crucial Christmas trading period.
ASDA’s digitalised loss prevention solution
To help reduce shrinkage Asda’s Asset Protection team embarked on a digital transformation journey, wanting both centralised visibility into loss prevention management as well as a platform that can provide superior asset protection and add operational efficiencies in all stores.
Strategic outlook for Ocado
We look at Ocado's performance, the impact of COVID-19, its strategic priorities, and the implications for manufacturers.
The evolution of food-to-go in small stores
This report covers the latest developments in food-to-go in small stores around the world, taking into account the impact of COVID-19 on innovation. It includes examples from retailers such as 7-Eleven, Sourced Market, Tambo +, Morrisons, FamilyMart, Esso, AlfaMart, Coles, Woolworths, SPAR and Central Retail Group.
Waitrose uses tech to assess animal wellbeing
Waitrose is deploying a new mobile app that will help the retailer assess and begin to understand the emotional wellbeing of its farm animals.