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The state of discount in the post-COVID world
Despite gaining market shares globally the discount channel posted varied performance from a market to another during the pandemic year. In this report we analyse the performance of the channel in 2020 and its outlook to 2022. We also have a closer look at 10 key markets, providing insights enabling you to quickly understand what to focus on to win.
UK retail and shopper trends Q3 2021
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q3 2021
UEFA Euro 2020
We explore five ways retailers and brands in the UK looked to engage and excite shoppers during the UEFA Euro 2020 championship. This includes best-in-class instore execution, showcasing popular categories and driving at-home spending.
10 retailers in Western Europe winning with private label
We look at 10 retailers, from Albert Heijn to Lidl and SPAR Austria and others, winning with private label in Western Europe. We consider how they are investing in their private labels and using ranges to compete, differentiate and gain market share.
Lidl’s sustainability strategy
Explore Lidl’s sustainability strategy and how the discounter has implemented its strategy across the 29 countries it operates within. We focus on how Lidl is championing its sustainability strategy, providing examples of key regions where it is excelling.
How to showcase value at discounters
Discounters' value proposition is being increasingly challenged by their competitors. This new situation means they are now looking to work more closely with brand suppliers to continue to champion value. This report has been developed to help suppliers to better understand how they can support discounters to better spotlight value.
Sustainability trends in 2021
In this report we highlight four global sustainability trends we expect retailers to implement as part of sustainability strategies during 2021, and beyond.
UK retail and shopper trends Q2 2021
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q2 2021.
Discount as a channel of growth in North America
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.
Store innovation: 15 must-see new concepts in Sweden
Gain inspiration from unstaffed convenience stores to outperforming hypermarkets; fresh-focused supermarkets to the sustainable discount store of the future.
Lidl launches AI-powered personalised recipes
In Denmark, the Lidl Plus app now provides shoppers with personalised recipes based on their shopping behaviour.
Poland channel forecasts 2020-22
Two year growth forecasts for the grocery market, the leading retailers and modern trade grocery channels in Poland.
Discount by numbers - Europe
The discount channel is set to add more than €30 bn of sales by 2022 in Europe, more than any other modern retail channel in the region. This report will give you key data and insight to help you better understand why this is a channel of growth for the future and identify where the opportunities for growth are.
Europe’s top 10 grocery retailers in 2022
We provide our strategic outlook on the how Europe's 10 leading grocery retailers, which includes Lidl, Carrefour, Tesco, Edeka, are evolving their strategies to win and drive growth to 2022.
Trading with Lidl UK
For suppliers looking to foster a good relationship with the discounter, understanding Lidl’s goals for the future and its unique operating model are essential. In this report we have combined our knowledge with Lidl’s supplier information pack to help you get to know the discounter better.
UK Christmas trading review 2020 & new year outlook
We look back at the performance of the UK’s leading grocery retailers over the festive period, analyse trading and channel strategies, and explore how shopper behaviour changed.
UK Retail and Shopper Trends Q1 2021
We look at retailer performance and shopper confidence throughout the festive season, and consider what to expect in Q1 2021. We also spotlight our latest research on eating in and dining out.
Veganuary UK, 2021
We explore the growing interest in veganism among shoppers and review the latest activities from the UK’s retailers and suppliers in helping shoppers be vegan for January and beyond.
Discount global trends 2021
We summarise five trends that will shape the discount channel globally in 2021 and beyond. These trends, including championing value and the focus on the physical store apply to both food discounters and variety discounters.
How will discounters respond to online?
In this report we explore several online grocery models and services and share our views on the likeliness of their roll out by discounters. We will also review what solutions several different discounters have already tested and are rolling out in Europe, North America and Latin America.
Sustainability in Q4 2020
13 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the fourth quarter of 2020.
Lidl supports communities during the holidays
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic Lidl introduced several innovative solutions to support vulnerable families in local communities.
Western Europe outlook 2021
We consider the five key trends set to shape grocery retail in Western Europe in 2021. We're seeing retailers double down on their drive for value, while digitalisation continues to make the customer experience more convenient and efficient. Ecommerce has accelerated, with online no longer being a small part of many businesses. Meanwhile, retailers are innovating with formats and ranges to stay relevant in a changing world, while sustainability remains at the heart of retailer strategies.
Christmas 2020: UK retail execution
The updated report explores five key themes this Christmas and provides a summary of campaigns and in-store execution of UK retailers including Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose, Co-op, Aldi, Lidl and Boots.
Explore how retailers and suppliers in the UK and North America are offering innovative products and creative solutions such as Boo-Bags and reverse trick-or-treating to help celebrate Halloween in a COVID-safe way.