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Autonomous, or checkout free, store concepts have been gaining ground over the last few years, with companies piloting different models. This has accelerated since the start of the pandemic as retailers look to develop contactless and frictionless solutions. We highlight four which have recently launched, or are set to make their debut, in North America.

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With health and wellness the focus for many retailers at the start of the year, we look at three new initiatives from North America. These are centred on helping consumers make healthier choices, access specialist information, and track progress on their healthy eating journeys. USA: Hy-Vee launches virtual dietitian platform The new platform, Healthie, from Midwest-based Hy-Vee, enables cu...
Having entered in preliminary discussions around a potential transaction, these have now ended, with Carrefour and Couche-Tard switching their focus to explore opportunities for operational partnerships. Opposition to any deal The discussions had been initiated by Couche-Tard’s “friendly approach” to Carrefour with the objective of acquiring the France-based retailer. However, these d...
Couche-Tard, which operates the Circle K brand globally, has launched a live retail lab store in Montreal featuring an autonomous shopping experience, in partnership with McGill University. Autonomous store experience The lab store has been launched to enable the testing of innovative and frictionless technologies in a live environment. Located on McGill University’s downtown campus in the ...

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15/01/2021
Save-On-Foods' latest store development showcases its strengths in prepared foods, local sourcing and health and wellness, aiming to meet multiple shopper missions through its core supermarket format.
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05/01/2021
We highlight the five trends set to shape the North American food retail market in 2021.
04/01/2021
This guide to Canada explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
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This guide to Canada explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

We highlight the five trends set to shape the North American food retail market in 2021.

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