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Australia retail outlook 2021

The latest retailer results, our forecasts for how the market will grow over the next few years, plus five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Australia in 2021.

Strategic outlook for Woolworths

An in-depth review of the retailer's current and future performance, including an update on its strategic priorities and what this means for suppliers.

Australia country presentation

This guide to Australia 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.

New Zealand Country Presentation

This guide to New Zealand explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the market over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of country’s leading retailers.

Strategic outlook for Coles

An in-depth review of the retailer's current and future performance, including an update on its strategic priorities and what this means for suppliers.

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Despite the uncertainty and complexity created by the COVID-19 pandemic over the last 18 months, retailers across Europe have continued to focus on and invest in store innovation to meet the changing demands of the shopper.

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Despite cycling strong performance in FY21, Metcash has reported half year results for FY22 with revenue up 1.5% to AU$8.2bn and EBIT up 13.9% to AU$231m. We pull out five key learnings and assess the outlook for H2: 1. Underlying food sales remain very healthy Food sales decline 4.9% to AU$4,561m. The decline in sales is mainly due to the cycling of the termination of its supply agreement ...
Coles has announced two major changes to its executive leadership team that will take effect over the coming months. New Chief Executive for Commercial & Express Leah Weckerts will take up the position of Chief Executive, Commercial & Express from Greg Davis in April 2022. Weckerts has been the CFO at Coles since March 2018, but having joined the business in 2011 has had numerous roles acro...
Woolworths and Coles have both released Q1 FY22 results, with Woolworths sales up 7.8% to AU$16,070m and Coles sales up 1.5% to AU$9,756m. We compare the performance of both retailers and pull out the key learnings from both statements. A particularly challenging quarter for both retailers Both retailers highlighted the challenges that they have faced in Q1 with ongoing lockdowns across NSW...

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Presentations

13/01/2022
Our new study ‘Top stores to visit in 2022’ showcases 60 global stores that are pushing the boundaries and driving our industry forward. Stores have been selected that align with the five themes of our Store of the Future 2030 model.
14/12/2021
We highlight five key trends that we expect to shape the global retail market over the next 12 months and beyond.
08/12/2021
Against the backdrop of changing lockdown restrictions and mobility and rising inflation, we have reforecast our growth expectations across major markets through to 2026.
01/12/2021
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.

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