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Asda to trial digital ID at self-checkouts
Asda has announced it will be the first supermarket to trial an automated age verification solution at self-checkouts which aims to make it easier and quicker for customers using this facility.
UK variety discount: what you need to know
We combine our retail and shopper knowledge to understand the key trends shaping the rapidly growing variety discount channel in the UK.
The impact of inflation on UK grocery retailing
We investigate five key questions as value becomes the major challenge for retailers, suppliers and shoppers in the year ahead.
Sustainability trends 2022
In this report we highlight five global sustainability trends we expect retailers to implement as part of sustainability strategies during 2022, and beyond.
Food-to-go in retail
This report covers the latest developments in food-to-go in small and large stores around the world.
All you need to know about unpacked in convenience
We look at what refill solutions are working in the convenience channel.
Discount by numbers - Europe outlook to 2026
The discount channel is set to add more than €100 bn of sales by 2026 in Europe, more than any other modern retail channel in the region.
Valentine’s Day UK, 2022
Alongside Valentine’s Day in-store execution from ten UK retailers, we highlight innovative and emerging trends and products. This includes the quick commerce offering, dine-in deals and celebrating self-care.
UK retail and shopper trends Q1 2022
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q1 2022.
UK Christmas 2021 trading review
After a highly challenging and volatile year, 2021 finished on a resilient note for the grocery sector. Find out what drove festive performance, the retailer results and channel trends.
UK Christmas 2021 results tracker
Know when to expect results’ releases and compare retailer performances over the crucial Christmas trading period.
Western Europe retail outlook 2022
We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Western Europe in 2022. These include showcasing value, automation and sustainability.
Veganuary UK, 2022: is plant-based the future?
This Veganuary, over 600,000 people pledged to switch to a plant-based lifestyle just two weeks into the month-long campaign.
Global discount trends 2022
Five trends that will shape the discount channel globally this year including some considerations and implications for suppliers and retailers.
Global convenience trends 2022
Five trends that will shape the convenience channel, with examples from Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America.
Food-to-go trends 2022
The five trends shaping food-to-go around the world this year with examples of the operators and retailers already leading the way.
Sustainability in Q4 2021
10 examples of sustainability-focused innovations changing the food and grocery industry during the forth quarter of 2021.
12 ways Lidl and Aldi are evolving their models
We review 2021 to highlight some of Aldi and Lidl's major developments and how they are transforming their models.
How to win in omnichannel food-to-go
After fast-tracking digital development during the pandemic, food-to-go retailers and operators are starting to focus on how to offer a seamless brand experience to customers – across all channels.
Marks and Spencer testing AR wayfinder
Dent Reality, a UK-based augmented reality (AR) startup, has been working with Marks & Spencer to run tests of its AR app at M&S’s Westfield London store in White City.
What will Christmas 2021 look like?
After a challenging festive season in 2020, people are looking forward to a more normal and memorable Christmas in 2021.
Asda trials UK-first indoor map service for the blind and visually impaired
Asda is trialling new technology in its Stevenage store which will make it easier for blind and partially sighted customers to navigate their way around the store.
UK Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) sector report 2021
This report covers the UK quick service restaurants market, its challenges and opportunities, and the latest trends.
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.
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.