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Exclusive: an interview with Alibaba Freshippo’s Chief of Staff
In an exclusive interview with IGD, Guo Xuling, Chief of Staff of Alibaba’s Freshippo Business Group, highlights the aspects that distinguish the New Retail, which Freshippo represents, from old retail.
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Ecommerce fulfilment models
Learn how online orders are being fulfilled and what it means for your business.
Health and beauty subscriptions
Subscriptions are booming. We explore what makes them successful in health and beauty, the advantages and challenges for both businesses and shoppers.
Click and collect
Using global examples from retailers including Walmart, E.Leclerc, Carrefour and Amazon, among others, we explore different click and collect formats and how retailers and operators are approaching the opportunity.
Grocery ecommerce in South Korea
South Korea has the highest penetration of grocery ecommerce anywhere on earth, we explore what has driven this growth and what the competitive landscape looks like…
In-home unattended delivery
We present eight case studies from around the world of retailers that are driving forward with unattended in-home delivery, and look at some of the key considerations for this new service.
Amazon Prime Day 2019
We review Amazon Prime Day 2019, how the event has evolved over the years, and the opportunities for manufacturers and retailers. This report covers: • The history of Prime Day • Examples from this year’s event including key categories and how brands are using Prime Day • How competitors are responding • Implications for suppliers and retailers
Asia’s largest online markets in 2023
We forecast current and future online grocery sales in Asia’s leading grocery markets, as well as examine the initiatives in the top markets that will continue to shape future development.
Perekrestok dark store, Moscow, Russia
The Perekrestok dark store is one of three types of fulfilment solutions that deliver in Moscow and the wider region. The other two types of online fulfilment units are a regular store and a hybrid one. In comparison to the other two fulfilment formats, the dark store has the advantage of greater picking efficiency and speed. We visited the store to observe its operational effeciency.
UK channel opportunities: 2019-2024
As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, we update our five year forecasts for the grocery market, quantifying the opportunities available in each retail channel. Drawing on a combination of economic base data from official sources and retailer specific forecasts, we set out our growth expectations.
Trends in Asia: online partnerships
Online partnerships is one of the key trends shaping the landscape of grocery retailing in Asia. We review the types of partnerships that are forming and assess five of the most significant alliances in the region.