Store of the future 2030

This report provides our vision for how food and consumer goods stores will evolve over the next decade. 

Global large formats

A report assessing the tactical and strategic direction for larger grocery concepts around the world.

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. 

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Cooler Screens, which has created one of the world’s largest in-store digital media and merchandising platforms for retail, is taking its technology beyond chilled aisles to other areas of the store in a major expansion drive.

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Digital signage is becoming more prevalent in retail stores. We consider how this will continue evolving as an increasing number of touchpoints and marketing opportunities emerge, especially centred around retailers’ media programmes. Multiple digital touchpoints As retailers invest in creating more convenient experiences, a variety of digital touchpoints are being utilised in physical stor...
As we look ahead to the next 12 months, at the forefront of our thinking has been the inflationary backdrop in most major markets. This has driven a significant increase in production costs and retail prices. Meanwhile the collective actions of central banks have increased borrowing costs, pressurising businesses and consumers. This has led to an intense focus on driving out costs, improving effi...
Vancouver-based Georgia Main Food Group has developed a strong local following and global retail interest since the launch of its first store under the Fresh St. Market banner in 2013. As part of the growth plan for the format, alongside new developments, the retailer has also been converting former IGA locations. We visited a newly converted store in Langley, British Columbia, to see how the for...
IGD's top stores to visit in 2023

We showcase 30 inspirational stores across the globe which align with the key themes of our Store of the Future 2030 model.

5-year forecasts to 2027

Exclusive to subscribers.

Gain a view of what future growth to expect and start building your long-term strategy with our retailer and market forecasts to 2027.

Four forces of change

To survive and indeed thrive, businesses need to know and understand these four forces and assess the potential impacts and opportunities for their business, and then apply this thinking to their future plans and strategies.

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