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Metro’s first quarter results revealed a continuing shift of shoppers into its discount formats. We look at how the retailer is responding to the flight to value.

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Circle K is testing a new loyalty programme in Western Canada. VIP Premium Pass provides subscribers with access to excusive promotions. Sign-up required to access promotional details Customers can join the program by visiting a dedicated website or scanning a QR code in-store. The sign-up process is simple, only requiring a phone number and a confirmation text. After joining, members can tak...
Walmart has announced new leaders for its businesses in Canada and Chile. The changes are being made following the departure of Haio Barbeito earlier this year from the top seat in Canada to lead US clothing retailer, Old Navy. Gonzalo Gebara to lead Walmart Canada Taking up the president and CEO position in Canada is Gonzalo Gebara, effective January 30, 2023. He currently leads the Walmar...
We review Sobeys’ second quarter performance and its priorities for the second half of the year. Q2 key numbers Total sales increased 4.4% to $7,643m Same-store sales, ex-fuel, increased 3.1% Excluding fuel, gross margin increased 58 basis points, driven mainly by Project Horizon initiatives Net earnings increased 8.3% to $190m Strength in discount and conventional supermar...


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We highlight five trends that we expect to shape the North American grocery retail market over the next 12 months and beyond. Our trends have been built using our in-depth North American market research, allowing us to provide retailer examples and key considerations for retailers and suppliers.
A guide to the Canadian grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.
Against the backdrop of inflation and rising cost of living, we have reforecast our growth expectations for global, regional and country channels to 2027. This report shares the global view of our channel forecasts to 2027, combining data from 42 major markets across all regions. It provides data on different channels’ performance and highlights which regions and markets lead the way in terms of channel development.

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A guide to the Canadian grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.

North America retail outlook 2022

We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across North America in 2022. 

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