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Europe’s leading grocery retailers in 2027

Your essential guide to trading with Europe’s largest grocery retailers.

European retail trends 2023

We highlight five trends that we expect to shape the European grocery retail market over the next 12 months and beyond.

Europe’s channel forecasts
2022 - 2027

This report shares the European view of our channel forecasts to 2027, combining data from 21 major markets across the region.

Discount by numbers - Europe outlook to 2026

This report will give you key data and insight to help you better understand why this is a channel of growth for the future and identify where the opportunities for growth are. 

Top stores to visit in 2023

We showcase 30 inspirational stores across the globe which align with the key themes of our Store of the Future 2030 model.

Latest News

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We look at a few recent developments in the Bel Paese. 

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The Germany retailer has teamed up with Hamburg based drugstore Budni to produce a new Beautybox concept Improving the body care and cosmetics assortment Edeka is piloting a new Budni Beautybox store-in-store in the Edeka E-center in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany. Taking up 250 square meters of the store, a range of around 8,500 SKU’s is available consisting of a mix of branded and Bud...
Spain is a price sensitive market we continue to see retailers taking action to support shoppers purchasing power. Retailers such as M&A, DIA and Uvesco are investing more to implementing initiatives to freeze or cut prices to attract more shoppers during the current economic environment.   M&A discount banner commits to freezing prices Grupo Piedro has launched its M&A discount banner, this ...
We continue to see Spanish retailers setting up for success, with Carrefour, Caprabo and Ahorramás focusing on integrating more sustainable initiatives across their networks. Caprabo and Family Cash plan to expand across Spain. Meanwhile, Ahorramás has revealed its positive 2022 sales turnover, however reported a decline in profits compared to previous years. Carrefour launches a circular econ...


Understanding the potential and limitations of ChatGPT and other generative AI platforms.
Encompassing areas such as merchandising, brands and private label, shopper marketing, pricing and promotions and international inspiration, this report sheds some light on the endeavours of major UK grocers to capture a bigger share of the category.
Shoppers adopting the little and often approach as grocery inflation hits new record
In this report we review Costco's grocery retail outlook and strategic priorities for the next five years, We use this to provide considerations and implications for suppliers.

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5-year forecasts to 2027

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