Transformative Technologies in Q4 2020

25 examples of how technology is being used to enhance the food and CPG industry

Post-Coronavirus (COVID-19): agile and flexible store formats

This deck explores why we believe that the physical store will need to become more agile and flexible in order to survive in both a rapidly changing world, as well as to accommodate extreme trading cycles.

Post-coronavirus (COVID-19): prioritising operational efficiency

In this presentation we look at 10 areas of retailers' business where they will look to limit costs and which may impact on how manufacturers work with them.

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Amazon has launched a grocery store format in the UK operating under the Amazon Fresh banner. The 2,500 sq ft store is located in Ealing, London. Amazon Fresh is the first convenience grocery store to offer Amazon’s Just Walk Out Technology, used in its US ‘Go’ format, outside of the US.

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During a year like no other, Ocado Group delivered a 33% year-on-year (YoY) increase in sales. 2020 saw the launch of the first international CFCs for Groupe Casino in France and Sobey’s in Canada. In 2021, seven partners will be live with Ocado’s technology with ten CFCs live worldwide. Ocado will continue to invest in the Ocado Smart Platform to attract new partners and find efficiencies. In...
A.S. Watson has reported some trends that will shape the future of health and beauty, and other retail channels in 2021. Offline + online strategy as the new retail standard The pandemic has changed the shopping habits of customers, evolving their expectations and desires.  Like other retailers, A.S. Watson Group has witnessed a surge in online shopping in 2020, but it was able to adapt qui...
Reliance Retail plans to integrate its own e-commerce app JioMart into WhatsApp, within the next six months.  This would enable 400m users of India’s most popular messaging app to order food and grocery products, without having to switch to another platform. Integration challenges Flipkart and Amazon in India’s online retail market Customers can place their orders on JioMart by adding its W...
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Four forces of change

To survive and indeed thrive, businesses need to know and understand these four forces and assess the potential impacts and opportunities for their business, and then apply this thinking to their future plans and strategies.

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