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The GB market grew 7.4% in the 12 weeks to 21 March, according to the latest results from Kantar. This period sees the annualisation of retailers’ performance against the record-breaking sales of March 2020, when the country went into its first lockdown. Sales over the most recent four weeks were down 3% versus last year, with shoppers making 117m fewer trips to the supermarket than in March 2020.

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Ocado's retail revenue grew by 40% to £599m in Q1, for the 13 weeks to 28 February 2021. The retailer has also launched a refresh of its private label range with a focus on reducing plastic and non-essential packaging components. Strong order size In Q1, retail sales grew faster in comparison to the previous quarter (+35%) driven by an increase in average order size to £147. This was due...
We review Sobeys’ third quarter performance, and the factors underlying its continued strong performance, including its focus on data and analytics and strategic investments into the discount, supermarket and ecommerce channels. Key numbers Q3: Total sales increased by 9.7% to $7.0bn Same-store sales increased 10.7% Ecommerce sales increased 315% Net earnings increased 46.3% to ...
This year, Mother’s Day in the UK will be celebrated on 14 March. Despite lockdown measures easing from 8 March in the UK, most restrictions will still be in place, meaning it will not be a standard Mother’s Day for many. Regardless of this, shoppers continue to seek ways to celebrate the event, but in a safe and memorable way. We highlight seven best-in-class initiatives this Mother’s Day, fol...

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01/04/2021

An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Ocado.

15/02/2021
We look at Ocado's performance, the impact of COVID-19, its strategic priorities, and the implications for manufacturers.
27/01/2021
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.

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Strategic outlook for Ocado

We look at Ocado's performance, the impact of COVID-19, its strategic priorities, and the implications for manufacturers.

UK country presentation

This in-depth guide to the United Kingdom explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

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Ocado snapshot

An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Ocado.

Successful Ecommerce Management

What are the biggest drivers of growth in online shopping? This virtual training session will guide you through the process of optimising the online shopping experience. Ideal for anyone looking to grow their knowledge in ecommerce.

How COVID-19 has impacted Ocado: Exclusive interview

Ocado Solutions CEO, Luke Jensen, talks about Ocado’s response to demand, the online channel’s longer-term growth, micro fulfilment centres, express delivery, and more.

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