Videos

06/08/2020
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the North American food retail market in 2020 and beyond.

Kroger presentations

Presentations

05/08/2022
An in-depth review of the retailer's current and future performance, including an update on its strategic priorities and what this means for suppliers.
18/03/2022
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated twice yearly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
25/02/2022
This report covers the latest developments in food-to-go in small and large stores around the world.
21/02/2022
We look at Ocado's performance, its strategic priorities, and the implications for manufacturers.
17/12/2021
After fast-tracking digital development during the pandemic, food-to-go retailers and operators are starting to focus on how to offer a seamless brand experience to customers – across all channels.
14/12/2021
A guide to the USA grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.
27/08/2021
We look at how the market has been performing and assess whether the trends we highlighted at the start of the year remain relevant in the USA and Canada. The report also details the sales performance of the leading retailers as they come up against last year's surge in demand.
07/06/2021
We highlight 25 new stores, or set to open, from North America, which bring to life the eight key trends shaping format development in the region.
12/05/2021
The Kroger Co., America’s largest grocery retailer, and Drone Express, a unit of Telegrid Technologies, have teamed up to trial a grocery delivery service via autonomous drones.
30/04/2021
Centre store categories are of significant interest and importance for grocery retailers and suppliers. While on one end the centre store drives revenue for suppliers and retailers, the latter benefit from the traffic it attracts to their stores. Centre store categories also provide retailers with the opportunity to encourage shoppers to trade up or drive incremental volume.
29/04/2021
Discounters in North America will be adding more than $12bn to the grocery retail industry by the end of 2022, more than the supermarkets and hypermarkets channel together. This is a channel of growth for the future offering many opportunities for suppliers.
20/04/2021
Two year growth forecasts for the grocery market, the leading retailers and modern trade grocery channels in USA.
12/04/2021
Following a year of accelerated growth, we look at five ways the online grocery channel is transforming in the US as retailers aim to improve profitability. This includes optimising fulfilment, placing stores at the heart of their plans and developing businesses in new verticals.
05/03/2021
Updated with new examples - Major foodservice operators are starting to roll-out new store concepts, developed for the post-pandemic era. We look at 10 formats and the key themes linking them together.
21/01/2021
At the end of 2020, Kroger introduced smart carts to its Madeira store.
11/01/2021
Key influences shaping the direction of the food-to-go market around the world, this year and beyond. Illustrated with examples of retailers and operators already leading the way in adapting to changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
07/01/2021
This report covers the latest developments in food-to-go in large stores around the world, taking into account the impact of COVID-19 on innovation. It includes examples from retailers such as Kroger, Prisma, Asda, ICA, Walmart, Heinen, Ahold Delhaize, Grupo Éxito Wow, Coop Sverige, Central Food Hall, Colruyt and Mercadona.
18/11/2020
The hypermarket channel is perceived to be struggling to grow, whether in store or sales terms. However, on a global basis, this is not the reality. Retailers are finding ways to re-imagine the hypermarket format beyond grocery retail by applying seven strategies laid out in this report. This way hypermarket operators are able to enhance the shopper proposition and: - achieve more incremental growth - boost traffic to store - encourage more spend in-store - develop the omnichannel offer
09/11/2020
The hypermarket channel is perceived to be struggling to grow, whether in store or sales terms. However, on a global basis, this is not the reality. Retailers are finding ways to achieve incremental increases in basket size and are developing their proposition to attract shoppers back to the format. In this report we show winning strategies by hypermarket and large supermarket operators from around the world.
15/10/2020
Kroger has launched a Chefbot. It is an AI-powered Twitter recipe tool which provides customers with mealtime inspiration and personalised recommendations.
18/08/2020
Summer 2020 is a summer like no other and retailers and brands are here to deliver through the challenging times to create an unforgettable summer for shoppers. This report looks at global case studies to explore this summer’s themes such as staycation and celebrating from home.
03/08/2020
Seattle-based start-up Shelf Engine has developed an AI technology that aims to optimise the process of stocking store shelves for supermarkets by getting the right amount of product on the shelf at the right time. Shelf Engine is already working with retailers such as Whole Foods, Target and Kroger.
23/07/2020
Exploring how retailers and manufacturers globally are continuing to commit to and invest in sustainability initiatives. Furthermore, we investigate whether there has been an acceleration or pulled back from their sustainability initiatives during and as a result of the pandemic.
09/06/2020
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the North American food retail market in 2020 and beyond.
07/04/2020
Leading US retailer, Kroger, is using its existing QueVision queue management technology to monitor customer traffic and enable proper in-store physical distancing.