Store of the future 2030

This report provides our vision for how food and consumer goods stores will evolve over the next decade. 

Global large formats

A report assessing the tactical and strategic direction for larger grocery concepts around the world.

Transforming retail with digital signage

Insights and strategies to optimise in-store digital signage.

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Auchan’s corporate headquarters in Lille, France now features a cashierless store. Operating within Auchan’s innovation complex, this new store is named Auchan Go le Lab.

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At the beginning of 2023, Carrefour, owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Network International introduced ‘Face Pay’ payment at the Deira and Amsaf Mall Carrefour stores. This enabled shoppers to be able to pay for their goods using the ‘Face Pay’ solution. To use the service shoppers register via Carrefour app or website and then pay for purchases by ...
In our 2023 Global retail trends report, we identified 'Task Technology' as a major catalyst for change in the retail industry. The trend of Task Technology focuses on technology enabled initiatives and is directly linked to our Store of the Future 2030 model and its ‘Digitally enabled’ pillar. Technology is rapidly transforming the retail industry, through advancement in what it can do ...
Building on their strategic partnership, Walmart US and SES-imagotag are set to deploy the tech company’s VUSION platform, with 60m digital shelf edge labels (ESLs) to be installed. We consider the implications on this and how the technology will evolve over the next few years. Roll-out to 500 stores over the next 12-18 months This deal spans several years, with over 500 Walmart stores to b...
IGD's top stores to visit in 2023

We showcase 30 inspirational stores across the globe which align with the key themes of our Store of the Future 2030 model.

5-year forecasts to 2027

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Gain a view of what future growth to expect and start building your long-term strategy with our retailer and market forecasts to 2027.

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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