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In our latest report, we look at the initiatives retailers are putting in place as they strive to improve online grocery profitability following a year of accelerated growth.

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Walmart has appointed Jean Batthany as senior vice president, chief creative officer, further bolstering its US marketing team. Building a new marketing organisation This appointment follows on from the recruitment earlier this year of Courtney Carlson as senior vice president of marketing, joining the retailer from Under Arrmour where she held the role of head of marketing. Batthany joins ...
Saladworks, a leading fast-casual salad brand, has partnered with Ghost Kitchen Brands in a deal that will almost double its footprint across the US and Canada. The agreement will bring 60 non-traditional locations to the US and 30 to Canada by the end of 2021, many of which will be located inside Walmart stores. Saladworks capitalising on grocery store traffic Ghost Kitchen Brands has part...
Walmart is opening its third-party online marketplace to international suppliers, supporting its plans to significantly extend its range of products and improve ecommerce profitability. Verification of sellers As reported by Bloomberg, Walmart will open the Walmart.com marketplace to companies based outside of the US. While sellers will no longer require a domestic address or business tax i...

Videos

21/07/2020
As Walmart Canada looks to implement many of the technologies that have proved successful for Walmart in the US, we look at how the retailer has built its leadership in this area and what else Walmart Canada could draw-on to make a step-change in its business.

Presentations

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.
09/04/2021
Two year growth forecasts for the grocery market, the leading retailers and modern trade grocery channels in India
30/03/2021
Around this time last year, many countries globally were busy dealing with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, with shoppers’, therefore, focused less on Easter celebrations. Despite the pandemic’s effects still being felt in many countries, brands and retailers are looking to inspire and excite shoppers this Easter to help create a memorable event.
29/03/2021
A key strategy hypermarket operators are are using to win back market share is to modernise stores’ look and feel. This helps it to draw shoppers back into large format stores, especially in out-of-town locations. In this report we provide examples of where retailers have modernised their stores’ look and feel to generate excitement and boost footfall.

Key presentations

Strategic outlook for Walmart

We look at Walmart's strategic priorities as it aims to become the world's leading omnichannel retailer and build out an ecosystem that is broader than its physical and digital stores.

USA country presentation

This guide to USA explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

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