Featured insights and store visits from Latin America

Convenience channel inspiration from Latin America

The effects of the pandemic and the changes to consumer behaviour forced retailers in the region to re-evaluate their store proposition and evolve it better me the needs of customers. 

Quick commerce: learnings from one of the world's most advanced regions

In this report we explore how quick commerce has evolved in LATAM over the past 18 months and how we expect this to evolve in the future. 

The first carbon neutral format in Latin America

We visit one of Grupo Éxito’s latest Carulla FreshMarket stores in Colombia.

Mexico Country Presentation

A guide to Mexico’s grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.

Brazil Country Presentation

A guide to Brazil’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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In Latin America, the sales penetration of private label is well behind the levels seen in more developed regions, e.g. Europe and North America. But, in recent years this has started to change.   

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Casino Group has reported positive sales growth in Q2 to record a turnover of €15.9 bn in H1 2022, up 9.8% against H1 2021. Trading profit however has fallen 13.4%, to €380m in H1 2022. France: Convenience drives the recovery as tourism returns Net sales in French retail for H1 2022 saw a 1% increase YoY, as it reported sales of €6,935m. The retailer will be buoyed by a return to sales grow...
Last month (June 2022), Carrefour, Brazil’s leading grocery retailer, completed its acquisition of the countries’ third largest (Grupo BIG). This cemented Carrefour’s place as Brazil’s market leading grocer, with a market share close to 25%. Following my recent article ‘Carrefour consolidates its leadership in Brazil’ , I now explore some of the challenges and opportunities the acquisition ...
This Tuesday (5 July), FEMSA, a Mexican Coca-Cola bottler and convenience store operator, announced its all-cash offer to acquire Swiss convenience and foodservice retailer Valora. The deal is subject to regulatory approval, but if approved, FEMSA has agreed to purchase all the publicly held shares of Valora Holding AG for 260 Swiss francs per share, totaling CHF1.1 bn (€1.1 billion). It expect...

Major markets we cover in Latin America

Presentations

05/08/2022
A report assessing the tactical and strategic direction for larger grocery concepts around the world.
04/08/2022
Private label has become a hot topic, as the challenging economic environment impacts shoppers, and retailers search for ways to drive volume in turbulent times.
04/08/2022
A guide to Grupo Éxito and its operations today. Updated biannually to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must-see stores.
26/07/2022
A guide to GPA and its operations today. Updated half yearly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must-see stores.

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Latin America retail outlook 2022

We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Latin America in 2022.

Store visits from Latin America

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