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09/12/2019
Europe’s largest grocery retailer continues to evolve and update its stores to better prepare for the future. This report will give you an overview of the latest developments and priorities that could suggest what Lidl stores of the future could look like. New store formats will be environmentally sustainable, focus on efficiency and offer a much improved shopping experience thanks to better design and fixtures.
02/12/2019
We’re wrapping up 2019 by looking at some of the most insightful discount stores we visited this year. This report will give you a view on how the discount channel is evolving globally. Discounters use a more shopper centric strategy, they invest in technology in their stores and evolve their assortments to align with latest trends.
28/11/2019
We look at how private label in Europe is developing in line with shopper trends. Focusing on Greece, Sweden and Turkey which has gained volume and value share accounted for by private label. Meanwhile, France, Portugal and Switzerland has fallen in share.
19/11/2019
Our latest half yearly update on UK variety discounters B&M, Home Bargains, Poundland, Poundstretcher and Wilko. This includes their trading priorities, performance and key developments.
18/11/2019
Several major European discounters are accelerating their expansion plans in city centres. They have had to adapt their stores’ format and flex their range to be able to fit in this new environment. With their high population density, European cities are also an opportunity to test ecommerce and new payment solutions and learn from such initiatives.
13/11/2019
Aldi and Lidl continue to disrupt grocery retailing in the UK, growing well ahead of the market. Growth is mainly being driven by the retailers’ rapid store expansion. However, both retailers are making continuous inroads in other areas, with the aim of driving organic growth. In this presentation we use data to explore these new initiatives and investments further.
05/09/2019
In this report we look at how discounters in the UK are winning with families. We consider not only their strong value offering, but also the other tactics they employ to engage with the family shopper.
22/08/2019
“Variety discount” is an umbrella term for a broad array of global retailers delivering value through efficient operating models. It is often used interchangeably with high street discounters, dollar stores, and other terms. In this report we explore the roles of value, variety and experience in the variety discount channel.
12/08/2019
A deep-dive in the discount channel in Europe, the largest contributor to grocery market growth in the next five years. A closer look at the top 10 discounters, where they operate, their priorities and latest developments. Understand the strategies and trends influencing this channel.
21/06/2019
On 7 June, Aldi opened its first two stores in Shanghai, China, marking the discounter’s first bricks-and-mortar presence in Asia. We assess the retailer's journey in China so far, how it is flexing its model and what we think about the move…