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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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Online wholesale best practice
In this playbook, we explain online wholesale, and provide a 10 point checklist on how you can grow your business. It includes: A summary of online wholesale customer types Global B2B online business models Reasons to prioritise online wholesale How an online wholesale order is made The impact of COVID-19 10 key tips, and a one-page checklist A summary of future developments
Strategic outlook for Dairy Farm
We review Dairy Farm’s current performance, plus progress against key strategic objectives.
Online: discount's biggest challenge?
An in-depth look at Aldi and Lidl UK’s ecommerce development, including factors accelerating and inhibiting their evolution online and shoppers’ changing expectations and behaviour.
COVID-19: autonomous ‘last mile’ delivery
This report showcases five autonomous delivery examples from around the world that are helping deliver the goods during the pandemic and where next for autonomous technology...
COVID-19: ICA accelerates rollout of rapid delivery app
Swedish market leader ICA has accelerated the rollout of its ICA Pronto rapid delivery app to support older or more vulnerable people amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Strategic outlook for Walmart
We look at Walmart's strategic priorities as it aims to become the world's leading omnichannel retailer and build out an ecosystem that is broader than its physical and digital stores.
Strategic outlook for Amazon
We look at Amazon's commercial performance, its strategic priorities for the next five years, and the implications for retailers and manufacturers.
Demystifying JD.com’s autonomous warehouse
JD.com’s autonomous warehouses, powered by proprietary advanced supply chain technologies, allowed the ecommerce giant to respond quickly to uncertainties and fluctuations in product availability and consumer demands during the COVID-19 crisis. In this report, we explore how advanced technologies have enabled these warehouses to achieve maximum efficiency and accuracy on a massive scale.
Delivering meal occasions in-home
How retailers can maximise the sales opportunity as consumers switch from eating-out to dining-in during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The report includes examples of new innovation from retailers such as Sainsbury's, Musgrave, S-Group, FamilyMart, Ahold Delhaize and Loblaw.
Post-coronavirus (COVID-19): the longer-term impact and the 'new normal' for ecommerce
In this report, we highlight 10 key ways ecommerce will change in the longer-term, and provide you with a checklist of actions to help you prepare.