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Help shoppers make healthy choices
With shoppers increasingly prioritising their wellbeing, health and wellness is going to play a much stronger role in how people shop in the future. Shoppers can however find health and wellness challenging to understand, and difficult to navigate. They will look to retailers and suppliers to help them make informed choices in this area. In this report we look at winning formulas seen in stores that help shoppers make healthier choices.
UK food-to-go market 2021-2026
Our predictions for a return to growth. We examine the short and longer term outlook for each sub-sector (coffee specialists, food-to-go specialists, QSR, convenience/forecourts and supermarkets/hypermarkets) and highlight implications for operators, retailers and suppliers.
Smart trolley pop-up store opens in London
Autonomous retail checkout company, Imagr, opened a pop-up store in London, UK, to showcase its smart trolley (cart) solution. Imagr said that it had overwhelming interest from the UK retail market, and therefore made London the first stop for its pop-up experience.
UEFA Euro 2020
We explore five ways retailers and brands in the UK looked to engage and excite shoppers during the UEFA Euro 2020 championship. This includes best-in-class instore execution, showcasing popular categories and driving at-home spending.
Your guide to convenience retail globally
Best in class convenience stores from leading markets and retailers from around the world.
Sustainability in Q2 2021
Explore 11 sustainability case studies we have spotted in the food and CPG industry during the second quarter of 2021.
UK movers & shakers Q2 2021
The latest UK grocery retail appointments.
Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology
In this report we look at Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, and how it is changing the way we shop, and the implications for retailers and brands.
UK channel forecasts: 2021-2026
Following last year's exceptional growth, these new five-year forecasts map out how we expect the grocery market and retail channels will adapt to the structural changes and shifts in shopper behaviour the pandemic has brought about. Key issues explored include the impact of the recovery of the foodservice sector, the prospect of a 'K-shaped recovery' and changes to working patterns.
10 retailers in Western Europe winning with private label
We look at 10 retailers, from Albert Heijn to Lidl and SPAR Austria and others, winning with private label in Western Europe. We consider how they are investing in their private labels and using ranges to compete, differentiate and gain market share.
UK coffee shop sector report 2021
This report covers the UK coffee shop market, its challenges and opportunities, and the latest trends. It includes profiles of the key players - Costa, Starbucks and Caffè Nero, including their strategic priorities and the impact COVID has had on their operations.
Superdrug offering in-store experience to online shoppers
Superdrug has launched a new online feature, called Store Insider, which connects online shoppers with staff from its physical stores.
Father’s Day UK, 2021
We explore the best-in-class in-store activation for Father’s Day, 2021 in the UK and highlight five key themes, from gifting solutions to linking other events.
Morrisons launches glass bottle trial
Morrisons is to launch a glass milk bottle trial to reduce plastic usage in 11 stores (seven in Kent, four around Sheffield).
Lidl’s sustainability strategy
Explore Lidl’s sustainability strategy and how the discounter has implemented its strategy across the 29 countries it operates within. We focus on how Lidl is championing its sustainability strategy, providing examples of key regions where it is excelling.
Unilever expanding refillable packaging trials
Unilever is expanding its refillable packaging trials in selected Asda supermarket and Co-op convenience stores, including its first ‘return on the go’ refill trial, by the end of 2021.
How to showcase value at discounters
Discounters' value proposition is being increasingly challenged by their competitors. This new situation means they are now looking to work more closely with brand suppliers to continue to champion value. This report has been developed to help suppliers to better understand how they can support discounters to better spotlight value.
Sustainability trends in 2021
In this report we highlight four global sustainability trends we expect retailers to implement as part of sustainability strategies during 2021, and beyond.
Private label trends in Western Europe
In this presentation we look at four themes driving private label innovation in Western Europe: Spotlighting value Hero categories Health and lifestyle Sustainability
Tesco launches one hour grocery delivery service
Tesco has launched a one-hour grocery delivery service in the UK.
Aldi launches soft plastic collection trial
Aldi is trialling its first collection facilities for soft plastics in select stores in the North of England and East Midlands, with a view to helping customers recycle problem materials.
Tesco to stop selling beer and cider with soft plastic rings and shrink wrap
Tesco claims to have “become the first major retailer to scrap soft plastic rings and shrink wrap packaging from all beers and ciders in its UK stores”.
Costa Coffee delivered by robot
Starship Technologies has announced that Costa Coffee is utilising its autonomous last-mile delivery robots to offer customers an easy and convenient way to get food and drink delivered in Milton Keynes.
Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr 2021
This report explores five key trends this Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr, including taking inspiration from other events and the growing demand for food delivery. Learn how retailers and brands engaged shoppers and looked to boost sales during the season.
UK retail and shopper trends Q2 2021
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q2 2021.