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CEE channel forecasts 2020-22

What has been the impact of COVID-19 on sales across Central and Eastern Europe? We have revised our data to show the impact of COVID-19 for the region’s major countries, giving your business a new two-year time horizon of how the pandemic has affected the region. 

Strategic outlook for X5 Retail Group

X5’s sales will grow at over 13% in 2020, still outgrowing the Russian grocery market growth at 3.7% between 2020 and 2022. The retailer plans to continue to outgrow the market and double its market share to 20% by 2029. In this presentation we show you how it expects to reach that goal and how you as a supplier will help it to do so.

European retail: future outlook - Q1 2021

With retailing across Europe evolving at a fast pace, stay up-to-date with our quarterly insight presentation looking at the latest economic data, retailer results and trends. We look in-depth at 10 things keeping retailers awake at night and solutions emerging across the region.

Global store highlights: Q2 2020

COVID-19 is forcing retailers to rethink the function and features of their physical stores, providing new impetus for innovation. Find inspiration from global operators in our Q2 highlights. 

Sustainability in Q4 2020

13 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the fourth quarter of 2020.

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Retailer alliance EMD has announced it will, from now, require its private label suppliers to adhere to its sourcing code of conduct.

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Earlier this year, we outlined five global trends that will shape the convenience channel this year and beyond. Below are some case studies to show how convenience retail and technology are connecting further. Edeka opens automated store in Germany Edeka has opened a 24/7 automated convenience store at Renningens train station. ‘E 24/7 Karow & Sommer’ stocks 300 SKUs items and will gra...
Announcing its full year results, Carrefour has reported like-for-like sales growth of 7.8%, as sales, including VAT, reached €78.6 bn. The retailer also saw an improvement in its recurring operating margin, which increased to 3.1%, from 2.9%, with its recurring operating income rising by 16.4% to €2.1 bn. France: Carrefour enjoys strongest growth in almost 20 years In its home market Carre...
Netherlands-based Ahold Delhaize reported net sales growth of 18.0%, to €19.6 bn (US$23.8 bn) in its fourth quarter. Group comparable sales rose 11.0%, excluding gasoline. Underlining the positive result of recent investment in its online operations, Ahold Delhaize reported net consumer online sales grew by 84.2% in the fourth quarter, aided by growth of 128.5% in the US alone. US: comparable ...

Major markets we cover in Central and Eastern Europe

Presentations

04/03/2021
Magnit is the world’s fourth largest convenience retailer. This report provides a review of its new business structure and key strategic objectives.
24/02/2021
Key trends in CEE grocery market in 2021: - COVID-19 will remain the leading concern for retailers and suppliers - Online is increasing its market penetration as more retailers invest in the channel - Retailers are digitalising their stores and wider operations - More retailers are partnering with last-milers - Hypermarkets will continue to lose share across the region
18/02/2021
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.
10/02/2021
This guide to Romania explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

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Central and Eastern Europe outlook 2021

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