Germany presentations


In Germany, around 45 million male chicks from laying hen breeds are culled every year. In order to stop the chick culling, the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) has funded the development of a viable solution for gender identification in hatching eggs.
In this round-up we share our key highlights and trends that impressed us over the last few months in the course of our store visits. Within this report we present examples from retailers in a number of markets including Sainsbury's, Aldi, Lidl, Kroger and many more.
At CES 2019, Continental demonstrated a seamless approach to goods delivery with the help of delivery robots and driverless vehicles.
Europe is often overlooked and dismissed as a low, slow growth region. However, our in-depth look at key countries, such as Russia, Germany, and the UK, and their expansion opportunities shows how the region is set to enjoy good growth to 2023. For nimble retailers and suppliers Europe should remain a focus for profitable growth.
We look at the innovations and developments we expect to drive grocery retailing in Western Europe in 2019. Retailers are continuing to invest in foodservice, health, wellness and lifestyle choices. Ecommerce and digital are also being used to reduce friction in the customer journey.
In February 2018, Zalando invested in the German startup, Magazino, which specialises in developing robots for intralogistics, the art of optimising, integrating, automating, and managing the logistical flow of information and material goods within the walls of a distribution centre.
We share our forecasts for online, in some of the world's leading markets.
In April, cosmetics retailer Douglas partnered with German rail company Deutsche Bahn to offer free treatments on the trainline between Hamburg to Berlin.
IGD’s Chief Economist looks at some of the forces shaping food and drink retail in the EU.
Bringmeister, the online supermarket of Edeka, and Cary Services are offering unattended home groceries deliveries straight to customers' fridges in Berlin.