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Revising centre store categories

Centre store categories are of significant interest and importance for grocery retailers and suppliers. While on one end the centre store drives revenue for suppliers and retailers, the latter benefit from the traffic it attracts to their stores. Centre store categories also provide retailers with the opportunity to encourage shoppers to trade up or drive incremental volume.

Modernising stores’ look and feel

In this report we provide examples of where retailers have modernised their stores’ look and feel to generate excitement and boost footfall.

Tesco's sustainability strategy 2019/20

In this report we explore Tesco's sustainability strategy during 2019-2020, identifying key partnerships and initiatives which have supported it to embed sustainability targets. 

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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.

Key strategies in large format stores

Explore the seven strategies retailers are applying to re-imagine the hypermarket format beyond grocery retail

Hypermarkets by numbers 2019 – 2022

Take a look at the hypermarket channel performance between 2019 and 2022, the impact of COVID-19, and which retailers are the global leaders in the channel.

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Dairy Farm International has reported that its sales in the first quarter of 2021 continue to be significantly affected by the pandemic. 

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Retailers are finding ways to achieve incremental increases in basket size and are developing their proposition to attract shoppers back to hypermarkets and large supermarkets. A key strategy being used is to modernise stores’ look and feel to encourage shoppers to return, especially if they are located out-of-town. Modernising stores’ look and feel is one strategy out of many In Q4 2020 we...
As part of its new strategy to lead with fresh, Kroger has launched an accelerator for local and regional fresh suppliers. This collaborative project aims at accelerating the pace of product innovation while evolving its fresh assortment to align with the growing demand from shoppers for local products. Supporting local and regional suppliers The “Go Fresh & Local Supplier Accelerator” was ...
After a period of logistical issues, which led to most retailers being unable to provide promotions or offers on most everyday items, market leader Mercadona has revealed plans to lower prices to meet its main strategy of offering shoppers everyday low prices. Separately, Bon Preu and Plusfresc announced 2020 results and 2021 investment plans. Mercadona lowers prices, sets its sights on Sev...

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