Featured insights and store visits from Latin America

The Americas grocery market sizes 2020-2022

This report will help you understand the importance of key markets in North America and Latin America, including the USA, Canada, Brazil, Mexico and Colombia, and their prospects through to the end of 2022.

Inside Grupo Éxito’s first carbon neutral supermarket

We look at Grupo Exito's first carbon neutral store under its innovative Carulla FreshMaket banner.

The discount channel’s evolution in Latin America

The discount channel is evolving at pace in Latin America and this has sped up since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. In this report we look at each of the major discounters and highlight their latest developments. 

Brazil Country Presentation

This guide to Brazil explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

COVID-19: how the pandemic is shaping grocery retail in Latin America

This report builds on our 10 global hypotheses, which we published in April, focusing on the six that have been the most prevalent in Latin America.

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Mexico’s Grupo Comercial Chedraui, through its Bodega Latina Corporation subsidiary, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire US-based operator, Smart & Final, in a $620m deal. 

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Casino said net sales fell by €1.1 bn to €7.1 bn in Q1 2021 versus the year before. Net sales fell by €467m in France, where strong growth at Cdiscount offset challenges elsewhere, while they decreased, in euro terms, by €680m in Latin America. However, the retailer noted the sharp improvement in its profitability during the quarter, with its EBITDA rising by €22m to €429m, driven by its on-going...
On Tuesday 27 April Grupo Éxito (part of the French retail group Casino) opened its latest Éxito Wow store in Colombia, following an investment of COP10 bn (US$2.6m). The new store is the retailer’s twelfth in the Wow format and is the first to open in 2021. Source: Grupo Éxito Grupo Éxito reported solid annual sales growth of 13.9% for the Wow format in 2020. The majority of the ...
Retailer OXXO, owned by the FEMSA beverage and retail company, is the largest chain of convenience stores in Latin America. It ended 2020 with 19,566 stores, of which 19,295 are in its domestic market Mexico. Government restrictions on mobility throughout the pandemic has led to challenging trading conditions for the businesses, which relies heavily on sales from on-the-move and transient ...

Major markets we cover in Latin America


This report will help you understand the importance of key markets in North America and Latin America, including the USA, Canada, Brazil, Mexico and Colombia, and their prospects through to the end of 2022.
Centre store categories are of significant interest and importance for grocery retailers and suppliers. While on one end the centre store drives revenue for suppliers and retailers, the latter benefit from the traffic it attracts to their stores. Centre store categories also provide retailers with the opportunity to encourage shoppers to trade up or drive incremental volume.
In the final of a three-part series, we deep-dive on the strategic priorities of Magnit, Carrefour, Tesco, Lotte and Auchan.
15 of our favourite examples of technology being used to enhance the food and CPG industry in Q1.

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Latin America retail outlook 2021

We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Latin America in 2021.

Store visits from Latin America

Take inspiration from our reports on Latin America’s best grocery stores and understand what the latest concepts mean for you.

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