Featured insights and store visits from Europe

Omnichannel in Europe

In this presentation, we define omnichannel retailing and look at how it impacts on retailers' and suppliers' operations.

Europe: 10 challenges facing the supermarket channel

In this presentation, we look at 10 challenges currently facing the supermarket channel in Europe and how retailers are working to overcome these.

The future for forecourts in Europe

The impact of energy transition to forecourt convenience stores and how you can prepare.

European grocery retail alliances: an overview

Following several changes in 2021, in this insight presentation we provide an overview of the key groups, their members and their size.

The state of discount in the post-COVID world

In this report we analyse the performance of the channel in 2020 and its outlook to 2022. 

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Reitan Convenience has made one of its 'largest investments ever', by opening PBX, its sustainable convenience store of the future, in partnership with design agency Reactor AB. In launching the concept, the retailer hopes 'to set a new standard for ourselves and for our industry'. In this feature, we highlight ten sustainable innovations that make PBX stand out.

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As quick commerce becomes increasingly competitive in Europe, we round up the latest news. Carrefour launches ‘Sprint’ with UberEats and Cajoo in France Using Cajoo’s network of dark stores and UberEats delivery network, Carrefour Sprint has been launched, combining expertise from the three companies. Shoppers will be able to receive orders in less than 15 minutes from a range of around 2,0...
As Colruyt expands its use of the Eco-Score label to A-brands and opens a new production facility and Mere delays its entry into the country, we round up news from the market. Colruyt expands Eco-Score to A-brands After adding the Eco-Score to 2,500 private label products to help shoppers understand the environmental impact of food products in Q1 2021 , Colruyt is set to add the label to...
As Albert Heijn launches a new annual subscription service, its chief executive publishes a book on the important role of food and drink in a healthy, social, and sustainable society, we round up news from the retailer. Albert Heijn’s new annual subscription service Albert Heijn has launched what it describes as an ‘ omnichannel subscription service ’ for its shoppers. It sees the Mijn Albe...


Edeka has been strengthening its one-stop shopping proposition in 2020 and 2021.
We visited two stores in Germany to understand how Kaufland's ‘facelift initiative’ is seeing the retailer employ an upmarket design and clearer navigation to evolve and improve the shopping experience.
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In this presentation, we define omnichannel retailing and look at how it impacts on retailers' and suppliers' operations.

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