Germany presentations


Innovation of the week: Metro Group is to trial the use of Starship robots in-store in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Innovation of the week: DHL Supply Chain has run a pilot to test using robot technology for collaborative automated order picking at one of its warehouses in Unna, Germany.
In Berlin, Metro Cash & Carry has launched Europe’s first in-store vertical farm in collaboration with food start-up INFARM.
This insight presentation provides our analysis of latest retailer results, the top five trends to watch in Western Europe in 2016 and raises questions that could be asked of your businesses.
As we kick off 2016, we assess the performance of the top six global grocery retailers in 2015, review the top line strategic initiatives for the year ahead, as well as some predictions of what to expect over the coming 12 months.
We bring you three key trends from the German retail market.
We showcase some of the favourite stores we have visited during 2015, what’s great about them and the inspiration retailers and suppliers can take from them.
Innovation of the week: Daimler has tested a driverless lorry on a public road for the first time, in Germany.

Innovation of the week: Edeka’s innovative lockers offer instant grocery solutions for airport shoppers.


Amazon is widely reporting to be launching AmazonFresh shortly in the UK and is also stepping up its focus on FMCG across the broader business. As Amazon sets its sights on a bigger share of the UK’s online growth, IGD examines:

  • What will AmazonFresh’s entry to the UK mean for the market, suppliers and competitors?
  • How else is Amazon growing FMCG?