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The future for forecourts in Europe

The impact of energy transition to forecourt convenience stores and how you can prepare.

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  • Different convenience operating models
  • Transformation of product mix, sales and profit
  • Quick commerce opportunities 
  • Our recommendation

European retail: future outlook - Q3 2021

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bp and Albert Heijn have reaffirmed their commitment to expand their partnership in the Netherlands.

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DIA has reported group turnover decreased by 9.1%, to €3,193.7m, in the first half of 2021. DIA’s sales performance by market The retailer operates in four markets: Argentina, Brazil, Spain, and Portugal. By market it reported: DIA Spain announced its H1 sales of €2,089.7m, a decrease of 7.7%, compared to H1 2020 DIA Portugal revealed a decline of 4.2% to €296.3m in H1 2021 DIA Brazil...
Netherlands-based pure ecommerce retailer Picnic has raised further funding as it looks to expand in its existing markets of Netherlands, Germany, and its more recent entry of France. Picnic raises €600m in series D fundraising round The retailer raised €600m as part of its series D fundraising round, with investment coming from four organisations, including the Bill & Melinda Gates foundat...
As Auchan looks to embed its new strategy, its operations in Spain and Portugal roll out initiatives that support this outlook. Auchan Portugal launches Pick&Go service… Auchan Portugal has launched a new ecommerce service for urban shoppers under the brand name Pick&Go. The service, which is available at two independent locations in Lisbon and from one MyAuchan store in the city, will enab...

Presentations

21/09/2021
Drawing on the IGD Convenience Retailing Survey 2021 we put the numbers on sector performance in the first half of the year and share our projections for the full-year out-turn plus our five-year forecast to 2026.
16/09/2021
Download the latest like-for-like and profits data published by UK retailers.
14/09/2021
Kantar market shares are generated using Kantar Worldpanel's till-roll scanning methodology and extrapolated using a sample of 30,000 households. Figures are calculated over a rolling 12 week period and include VAT.
13/09/2021
The impact of energy transition to forecourt convenience stores and how you can prepare.

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