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Revising centre store categories

Centre store categories are of significant interest and importance for grocery retailers and suppliers. While on one end the centre store drives revenue for suppliers and retailers, the latter benefit from the traffic it attracts to their stores. Centre store categories also provide retailers with the opportunity to encourage shoppers to trade up or drive incremental volume.

Modernising stores’ look and feel

In this report we provide examples of where retailers have modernised their stores’ look and feel to generate excitement and boost footfall.

Tesco's sustainability strategy 2019/20

In this report we explore Tesco's sustainability strategy during 2019-2020, identifying key partnerships and initiatives which have supported it to embed sustainability targets. 

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Store innovation: 15 must-see new concepts in Sweden

Gain inspiration from unstaffed convenience stores to outperforming hypermarkets; fresh-focused supermarkets to the sustainable discount store of the future.

Key strategies in large format stores

Explore the seven strategies retailers are applying to re-imagine the hypermarket format beyond grocery retail

Hypermarkets by numbers 2019 – 2022

Take a look at the hypermarket channel performance between 2019 and 2022, the impact of COVID-19, and which retailers are the global leaders in the channel.

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Coles has announced two major changes to its executive leadership team that will take effect over the coming months.

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US-based Southeastern Grocers has opened two new stores under its Hispanic-focused banner, Fresco y Más. We look at how the retailer is aiming to win with this key shopper group through tailoring its offer to better meet its needs. Authentic experience Southeastern Grocers launched this format in 2016. Over the last five years it has grown to almost 30 stores throughout Florida, mainly thro...
Tops Market, Tops Superstore and Central Food Hall stores are now equipped with Temjai, an AI service robot, a first of its kind in Thailand supermarkets. Safe and fun shopping experience Using artificial intelligence (AI), the robot serves as an assistant to store staff to offer a new level of service. Stephane Coum, CEO of Central Food Retail Company Limited under Central Retail, said, “...
Target’s unique omnichannel model has been a major factor its success over recent years, including through the pandemic. In addition to enabling sales growth, it’s also helping the retailer to become more profitable. We look at the model’s impacts on its third quarter performance. Target’s Q3 key numbers Total revenue increased 13.3% to $25.7bn Comparable store sales increased 12.7%, fol...

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