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A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated twice yearly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
Strategic outlook for Walmart
We look at Walmart's strategic priorities for the next five years.
Sustainability trends in 2021
In this report we highlight four global sustainability trends we expect retailers to implement as part of sustainability strategies during 2021, and beyond.
Easter retail execution, 2021
Around this time last year, many countries globally were busy dealing with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, with shoppers’, therefore, focused less on Easter celebrations. Despite the pandemic’s effects still being felt in many countries, brands and retailers are looking to inspire and excite shoppers this Easter to help create a memorable event.
Sustainability during COVID-19
Exploring how retailers and manufacturers globally are continuing to commit to and invest in sustainability initiatives. Furthermore, we investigate whether there has been an acceleration or pulled back from their sustainability initiatives during and as a result of the pandemic.
South Africa Country Presentation
This guide to South Africa 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.
Africa & Middle East: grocery markets sizes 2019-2024
This figures-driven deck summarises the forecast for the African and Middle Eastern grocery markets to 2024 and comes complete with a dataset.
Africa retail outlook 2020
Understand the trends we expect to see in Africa, from retailers putting a stronger focus on ROI, to providing value and digitising operations, amongst others, that will shape grocery retailing in 2020.
Africa: grocery retail market sizes 2018-2023
This figures-driven deck summarises the forecast for the African grocery market to 2023 and comes complete with a dataset.
Africa retail market sizes by 2022
This report looks at our latest view on Africa’s grocery market and how we expect it to grow to 2022. We highlight what this means for suppliers and retailers in the region and its largest markets.
Africa retail outlook 2018
Understand the trends we expect to see in Africa that will shape grocery retailing in 2018.
Top 5 retailers: Africa
Understand how the top 5 retailers in Africa are performing. Take a look at their strategic priorities for the future and the types of shoppers they are targeting. Get our insight on what we believe suppliers can learn from this.
Retailer strategies in Africa: five trends to watch
Understand the economic backdrop for retailers operating in Africa. Take a look at the challenges they are facing, how they are dealing with them, and the five main trends we are seeing across the region.
Walmart: strategic priorities in 2017
We identify how Walmart plans to win globally over the next five years as it continues to shift investment into digital channels, format reinvention and widening the price gap with competitors.
15 store formats you must visit in 2017
We’ve selected the top 15 stores to see in 2017 that bring to life how grocery store formats are evolving globally against a backdrop of key industry trends.
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2016: what we learned in South Africa
Summarising the key themes of this year’s Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit, we look at how retailers and manufacturers can look to seize opportunities in the face of disruption.
The future of grocery retailing in sub-Saharan Africa
With grocery retailing in sub-Saharan Africa at different stages of development and evolution, understanding the differences and how to prepare for change will be key. In this report, we look at five considerations for companies planning for the region's future growth, while also reflecting on the starting point in 2016.
Ten things we learnt about Walmart: our review of Shareholders’ Week
Reporting back following our time in Bentonville, we look at ten ways in which the retailer is changing, including its focus on fresh foods, private label and pricing initiatives, and what it means for your business.
10 convenience retailers to watch globally
With convenience one of the hot retailer channels that is set to drive growth in the coming years, we pull out our pick of ten convenience retailers to watch from across the globe.
Africa in focus
As 2015 progresses and with economic growth varying by country, we consider the trends and developments that have driven retailing growth across Africa since the beginning of the year.
Walmart: strategic priorities in 2015
As Walmart responds to the rapidly evolving landscape, we review its priorities for 2015 which include improving core operations, future proofing its store estate through digital integration, and investing in online fulfilment, capability and assortment.
Five promotions to learn from for 2015
In increasingly competitive environments, retailers and manufacturers are looking to offer innovative promotions in order to stand out from the crowd. In this insight presentation we highlight five of our favourites from 2014, lessons from which we believe will be emulated in 2015.
Five trends to watch in Africa in 2015
As 2015 begins with the region’s economic growth less secure than in recent years, we look at how expansion is set to continue, with new competitors entering specific markets and the wider region, as well as the evolution of private label and online strategies.
How retailers globally are targeting Black Friday
The US Black Friday shopping phenomenon is getting bigger every year. We look at how retailers around the world are tapping into this trend to drive customers into physical and online stores.
Promotional Innovation: Movember
As a major sponsor of Movember, we explore how Gillette is promoting the event across multiple markets.