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Strategic outlook for Waitrose & Partners
The John Lewis Partnership has ambitious plans to turn around Waitrose’s declining performance through a new leadership structure and fresh long-term strategy. In this report we review Waitrose & Partners’ grocery retail outlook for the next five years and examine implications for its suppliers.
Tesco introduces refillable cleaning sprays
Tesco is launching a line of refillable cleaning sprays that could save up to 60 million pieces of plastic each year.
Strategic outlook for Aldi
Aldi is expected to generate an additional €14 bn in sales globally between 2020 and 2022. We review its strategic priorities, the sales outlook to 2022 and the impact of COVID-19 on its model.
UK retailers sustainability strategies 2021
We explore six UK retailers’ – Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Morrisons, Co-op and M&S – sustainability strategies and their latest initiatives.
Tesco trials new click and collect solution at HQ
Tesco has become the first UK grocer to pilot an automated and contactless grocery click and collect kiosk from Cleveron.
Strategic outlook for Sainsbury's
An in-depth review of Sainsbury's current and future performance, and exploration of how the retailer is activating its Food First strategy.
Multi-use home compostable carrier bag with lowest CO2 emissions
Happy Dolphin claims to have launched the UK’s first reusable and home compostable carrier bag.
Strategic outlook for Lidl
An in-depth review of the retailer's current and future performance, including an update on its strategic priorities and what this means for suppliers.
Overview of forecourts globally part two
Deep dive on the business priorities of five forecourt operators in Europe, plus retailers that you should watch in other regions.
High returns on digitally enabled kerbside DRS trial
Working with Polytag, the Welsh Government developed a digitally enabled kerbside Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) pilot with an objective to explore the potential benefits that kerbside DRS could offer.
SPAR UK adds packaging free solution
SPAR has added a refillable concept with its brand SPAR Natural.
Festive food-to-go 2021
This report looks at some of the festive food-to-go ranges that have already been released in the lead up to Christmas in food-to-go operators and retailers.
Ocado invests £10 million to drive autonomous delivery
Wayve has announced a partnership and £10million investment from Ocado Group to accelerate the development of autonomous grocery deliveries for complex urban environments.
How to elevate the alcoholic drinks category
Retailers are looking for ways to elevate their off-trade beer, wine and spirits (BWS) offer.
Overview of forecourts globally part one
Inspiration on forecourt convenience stores from around the world.
In this report, we explore how retailers and brands globally created a memorable Halloween in 2021.
UK retail and shopper trends Q4 2021
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q4 2021.
Asda to trial autonomous delivery vans in 2022
UK-based autonomous mobility start-up Wayve will partner with Asda to trial autonomous delivery vans as part of the retailer’s last mile operation.
Omnichannel in Europe
In this presentation, we define omnichannel retailing and look at how it impacts on retailers' and suppliers' operations.
Early Christmas in-store activation in the UK
This year we spotted retailers in the UK stocking Christmas products earlier than usual.
Wilko aims to bring autonomous deliveries to the high street
High street retailer wilko has announced a major investment in the UK’s autonomous delivery company, StreetDrone.
UK food-to-go specialists sector report 2021
This report covers the UK food-to-go specialists market, its challenges and opportunities, and the latest trends.
Health and beauty retail trends in 2022
In this report, we highlight five key health and beauty trends we expect to see in the new normal and propose five key actions for retailers and suppliers to consider as they plan to win in 2022 and beyond.
Sustainability in Q3 2021
15 examples of sustainability-focused innovations changing the food and grocery industry during the third quarter of 2021.
Aldi launches new own-label chocolate bar with Tony’s chocolonely
Aldi is launching a brand new chocolate bar with Tony’s Chocolonely in a UK supermarket first.