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Morrisons has revealed robust trading for the Q1 period, the first retailer to release trade figures that annualise against the start of the pandemic. The retailer has also announced a number of initiatives to sustain the momentum including a new loyalty scheme. A robust quarter Group LFL sales for the 14 weeks to May 9 th were up 2.7%. Total sales ex fuel were up 3.3% including a 0.5% con...
This week Co-op announced ambitious plans to sell fully carbon neutral own brand food and drink by 2025 – a world first.  This target is part of a new 10-point climate plan which sets out how the retailer will achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040 - ten years ahead of the government’s own ambition. Co-op’s thinking is summarised by Food CEO, Jo Whitfield: “ We are facing a monumental cli...
The latest release from the British Retail Consortium Retail Sales Monitor remain notably elevated that the same period two years before (i.e. prior to the impacts of the pandemic).  Despite the reopening of non-essential stores from 12 April onwards, pushing year-on-year growth up to 51.1%, the two-year performance for the month was slightly slower than that seen in March when total retail growt...

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12/05/2021
Despite the challenges created by the pandemic, private label has been able to hold its own and gained share in several European countries. See how the share compares for several countries in 2020 and the three-year trend for sales in volume and value terms.
12/05/2021
Asda is trialling the installation of secure online shopping delivery boxes at customers’ homes to enable delivery of goods while shoppers are not at home.
12/05/2021
Co-op has teamed up with Unilever for an ice-cream first with a smart vending machine unveiled in store for shoppers, commuters and tourists. The convenience retailer has installed the UK’s only consumer-facing smart ice-cream vending machine in its Battersea Bridge Road store in London as it continues to explore ways to make shopping quicker, easier and more convenient for consumers.

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UK country presentation

This in-depth guide to the UK explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

UK channel opportunities: 2020-2022

As the UK emerges from the COVID-19 lockdown, these new forecasts map out how we expect the pandemic to shape the future of the grocery market and retail channels. Drawing on a combination of official data and expert insights we present four scenarios for market growth and detailed channel narratives.

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EU Exit: possible impact on shoppers, retail and supply chain

With EU-UK trade talks intensifying, our shopper, retail and supply chain teams look at the possible impacts on the food industry, particularly in relation to a possible no-deal.

Eating In vs Dining Out 2021 part I

In the first part of our two-part series, Eating In vs Dining Out 2021, we review the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on food and drink consumption patterns last year, focussing specifically on the shift between in-home and out-of-home spend.

UK channel forecasts webinar

Hear our UK channel experts bring the data to life, unpick competing dynamics and complexities. Gain a broad perspective, including macro-economic factors, shopper behaviours, short term trends and long term challenges.

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Use our COVID-adjusted forecasts on over 400 retailers in over 180 countries

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