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UK food-to-go market forecast: Q1 2021 update

An update to our food-to-go predictions for the UK market 2020-2022 taking into account the latest developments and shopper responses to COVID-19.  This report includes sections on mobility, working from home and new initiatives from around the world.

The food-to-go store of the future (updated)

Updated with new examples - Major foodservice operators are starting to roll-out new store concepts, developed for the post-pandemic era. We look at 10 formats and the key themes linking them together.

The evolution of food-to-go in small stores

This report covers the latest developments in food-to-go in small stores around the world, taking into account the impact of COVID-19 on innovation. It includes examples from retailers such as 7-Eleven, Sourced Market, Tambo +, Morrisons, FamilyMart, Esso, AlfaMart, Coles, Woolworths, SPAR and Central Retail Group.

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Eating In vs Dining Out 2021 part II

In the second part of our two-part series, Eating In vs Dining Out 2021, we examine the factors that will affect the industry over the coming year and how businesses can prepare for what lies ahead.

Food-to-go trends 2021

Key influences shaping the direction of the food-to-go market around the world, this year and beyond.  Illustrated with examples of retailers and operators already leading the way in adapting to changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

UK food-to-go market 2020-2022

Our food-to-go predictions for 2020 and beyond.  This year our report considers four possible scenarios for the future of food-to-go from 2020-2022. 

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This article explores the impact of product placement on plant-based sales out-of-home. We’ll look at whether segregation concepts like Veggie Pret work and the impact of providing a vegan restaurant menu.

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Saladworks, a leading fast-casual salad brand, has partnered with Ghost Kitchen Brands in a deal that will almost double its footprint across the US and Canada. The agreement will bring 60 non-traditional locations to the US and 30 to Canada by the end of 2021, many of which will be located inside Walmart stores. Saladworks capitalising on grocery store traffic Ghost Kitchen Brands has part...
Although performance at urban convenience stores has been challenged amidst COVID-19 in many Western European markets; Reitan Convenience has invested in four new concept stores as it seeks to be fit for the future in partnership with design agency Reactor AB. These new store concepts elevate the customer experience across its formats to a whole new level, while PBX could set the benchmark...
7-Eleven has opened its third Evolution Store in Dallas and sixth in the U.S. This time, the store is connected to Laredo Taco Company and features a drive-through concept. 7-Eleven's sixth Evolution Store  Source: 7-Eleven / M Booth The store serves tacos on handmade tortillas with chorizo, barbacoa, and carnitas. More than 30 drink options are also available, including Slurpees an...
Food-to-go Channel Update

Current developments in food-to-go with our round up of the latest news.

Eating In Vs Dining

Read our new Eating In Vs Dining Out research to help plan for the future during and post-COVID.

The impact of COVID-19 on the UK food and drink market in 2020

UK food and drink market outlook for 2021

Four scenarios for the UK food and drink market post-COVID