Featured insights and store visits from Europe

Omnichannel in Europe

In this presentation, we define omnichannel retailing and look at how it impacts on retailers' and suppliers' operations.

Europe: 10 challenges facing the supermarket channel

In this presentation, we look at 10 challenges currently facing the supermarket channel in Europe and how retailers are working to overcome these.

The future for forecourts in Europe

The impact of energy transition to forecourt convenience stores and how you can prepare.

European grocery retail alliances: an overview

Following several changes in 2021, in this insight presentation we provide an overview of the key groups, their members and their size.

The state of discount in the post-COVID world

In this report we analyse the performance of the channel in 2020 and its outlook to 2022. 

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As new laws are rolled out in Poland, X5 appoints a new general director for Pyaterochka proximity stores and Maxima expands its range of vegan products, we round up news from the region.

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We highlight some of the latest loyalty programmes from convenience retailers around the world, including 7-Eleven, Circle K, Valora, Sheetz, and more. IGD view: customer lifestyle loyalty As more retailers upgrade the functionality of their mobile apps, new ways to interact with consumers will be available. Embedding loyalty programmes and personalised communication will help integrate off...
Find out how Spanish retailers continue to grow their networks and expand in the market. Explore how Vegalsa-Eroski launched its online store and invested €18.7m in 58 stores during 2021. Furthermore, Aldi announces its 2022 expansion plans, while AhorraMas reviews its 2021 store opening programme. Vegalsa-Eroski launches an online channel Vegalsa-Eroski owned Familia has launched its online ...
As the newly merged Plus and Coop discuss their combined performance in 2021, we look at 2021 results from Vomar and Jan Linders and report on Picnic’s growth in 2020. Plus and Coop report flat combined performance for 2021 As part of the merger announcement, Plus and Coop reported their combined performance for 2021. The retailers said together they generated sales of €4.7 bn, a rise of 0....


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Five trends that will shape the discount channel globally this year including some considerations and implications for suppliers and retailers.
After a highly challenging and volatile year, 2021 finished on a resilient note for the grocery sector. Find out what drove festive performance, the retailer results and channel trends.
A guide to France’s grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.

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