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18/01/2021
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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02/11/2020
In the second, of a four-part series, we estimate the P&L for retailers using last milers and third parties.
02/11/2020
In the third, of a four-part series, we estimate the P&L for retailers using micro and automated fulfilment centres.
02/11/2020
In the final, of a four-part series, we summarise the opportunities for retailers and manufacturers.
15/10/2020
JD.com and Rakuten continue to test drone deliveries in Japan, building on the agreement the two businesses signed (in February 2019) on last mile logistics.
12/10/2020
In this insight report we review Amazon’s retail outlook in Asia, highlighting strategic priorities and latest developments, whilst considering the impact of COVID-19.
08/10/2020
Last milers selling groceries is a pre COVID-19 trend that’s now accelerating.
29/09/2020
Morrisons has expanded its food box delivery service with its new ‘Serve Our Students’ initiative, aimed at helping self-isolating university students.
04/09/2020
Strategies used by retailers and brands to drive H&B sales in Asia despite the COVID-19 pandemic are discussed in this report, supported by case studies covering key aspects such as products, marketing, technology, offline stores and online channel.
19/08/2020
As the UK emerges from the COVID-19 lockdown, these new forecasts map out how we expect the pandemic to shape the future of the grocery market and retail channels. Drawing on a combination of official data and expert insights we present four scenarios for market growth and detailed channel narratives.
13/08/2020
Ahead of the switchover, we review progress made by Ocado, M&S and Waitrose since the new joint venture was announced