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Global convenience trends 2023

We look at five trends that will shape the convenience channel globally in 2023 and highlight the key considerations for retailers and suppliers.

UK convenience trends 2023

We explore five things driving the evolution of the UK convenience sector in a year of high inflation and cost-of-living challenges.

The UK convenience market 2023

See how inflation-boosted performance drives another peak in sector growth.

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UK food-to-go market 2023-2028

Our predictions for the food-to-go market over the next five years. 

Strategic outlook for Seven & i Holdings

We review Seven & i Holdings’ performance, plus progress against key strategic objectives.

Store of the month: July 2023: BILLA Corso, Vienna, Austria

See inside our pick for July’s store of the month, BILLA Corso, Hoher Markt, Austria. 

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With network expansion not a priority for 7-Eleven in the saturated Japanese market, it is adopting new strategies in the area of AI technology and product offerings to drive sales in its stores.

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Leading South Korean convenience retailers have entered seven foreign markets in recent years and continue to grow with the help of the global K-pop frenzy. In this article, we will delve into four reasons why K-convenience stores win over shoppers’ hearts in Asia. 1. Exclusive Korean assortment and experience that can’t be replicated elsewhere Although there are more Korean supermarkets ar...
Creating a truly inclusive shopping experience is paramount for retailers to offer the best service to their shoppers. In this article we examine initiatives from around the world, including sensory-friendly environments, redesigns to cater to physical disabilities, and offering child- and pet-friendly solutions. Creating an environment that is sensory-friendly - Michela Kerbaker, Insight Anal...
Following the confirmation of its purchase of EG UK’s convenience sites, Asda has confirmed it plans to convert all 356 sites into Asda Express stores by next summer. The conversion will include 117 Spar stores that previously sat on EG forecourts. Taking into account the conversion of the sites acquired from Co-op, Asda is aiming for 20 store conversions per week. As part of its long-term ...

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The convenience channel’s global outlook

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5-year forecasts to 2028

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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 2028.