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Shopper marketing snapshot: USA

See in-store initiatives and activations designed to drive demand, create impulse purchases, or accelerate category growth from suppliers and retailers in the USA.

How the checkout is changing the store

Discover four factors impacting selling space at the front of store and the opportunities to drive impulse sales. 

How Whole Foods Market is bringing back retail theatre

We step inside one of the retailer's new store developments to see how it's using store design to create a bold new look.

How Kroger developed an urban supermarket concept

Discover the elements which Kroger prioritised as it rethought its traditional approach to format development.

North America retail outlook 2022

We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across North America in 2022. These include digitising the store experience, evolving ecommerce models and the emergence of new business models.

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As retailers adjust to a rising cost base, we are seeing several changes in the in-store environment. Initiatives are being focused in four key areas including reducing labour requirements, improving productivity, reducing energy costs and limiting food waste. Here are some global examples.

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We review Loblaw’s Q3 performance as shoppers continue to adjust their behaviours in an inflationary environment. Q3 key numbers Total revenue increased 8.3% to $17,388m Retail segment sales increased 8.2% to $17,130m, with food up 7.4% and drug up 10.3% Food retail same-stores sales increased 6.9%, with drug retail same-store sales up 7.7% Ecommerce sales increased 3.0% Adju...
Target’s third quarter results highlight the financial pressures US consumers are under and the trade-offs many are making to manage their household budgets. Against a backdrop of slowing sales growth and declining profitability, we look at the actions the retailer’s taking heading into the holiday period and beyond. Q3 key numbers Total revenue increased 3.4% to $26.5 bn Comparable s...
Sobeys’ Farm Boy banner opened its latest store with the conversion of a former Sobeys Urban Fresh location in downtown Toronto. We showcase some of the key features of this new store. Acquired to spearhead Sobeys’ push in urban locations Sobeys acquired Farm Boy at the end of 2018, in a deal designed to help the retailer drive its penetration in urban locations. At the point of acquisition...

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Presentations

25/11/2022
A guide to the retailer, its strategic priorities and operations today. Updated to include its 2022 full year results.
25/11/2022
A guide to the retailer, its strategic priorities and operations today. Updated to include recent new initiatives.
09/11/2022
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated to reflect the latest developments, including its plans to merge with Albertsons.
09/11/2022
A guide to the retailer, its strategic priorities and operations today. Updated to include details of its proposed merger with Kroger.
09/11/2022
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