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12 ways Lidl and Aldi are evolving their models
We review 2021 to highlight some of Aldi and Lidl's major developments and how they are transforming their models.
Ahold Delhaize profile
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
Strategic outlook for Lidl
An in-depth review of the retailer's current and future performance, including an update on its strategic priorities and what this means for suppliers.
Overview of forecourts globally part two
Deep dive on the business priorities of five forecourt operators in Europe, plus retailers that you should watch in other regions.
Overview of forecourts globally part one
Inspiration on forecourt convenience stores from around the world.
Omnichannel in Europe
In this presentation, we define omnichannel retailing and look at how it impacts on retailers' and suppliers' operations.
Sustainability in Q3 2021
15 examples of sustainability-focused innovations changing the food and grocery industry during the third quarter of 2021.
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.
How loyalty programmes are evolving in Western Europe
After a period of comparative inactivity, loyalty programmes are coming back into focus as retailers look to collect data to support long-term growth.
The state of discount in the post-COVID world
Despite gaining market shares globally the discount channel posted varied performance from a market to another during the pandemic year. In this report we analyse the performance of the channel in 2020 and its outlook to 2022. We also have a closer look at 10 key markets, providing insights enabling you to quickly understand what to focus on to win.
Strategic outlook for Amazon
We look at Amazon's commercial performance, its strategic priorities for the next five years, its latest initiatives, and the implications for retailers and suppliers.
Picnic trials ‘greenest’ delivery option for shoppers
As it looks to improve the sustainability of its service, pure play ecommerce retailer Picnic is trialling the ‘greenest’ delivery options for shoppers.
10 retailers in Western Europe winning with private label
We look at 10 retailers, from Albert Heijn to Lidl and SPAR Austria and others, winning with private label in Western Europe. We consider how they are investing in their private labels and using ranges to compete, differentiate and gain market share.
Lidl’s sustainability strategy
Explore Lidl’s sustainability strategy and how the discounter has implemented its strategy across the 29 countries it operates within. We focus on how Lidl is championing its sustainability strategy, providing examples of key regions where it is excelling.
Sustainability trends in 2021
In this report we highlight four global sustainability trends we expect retailers to implement as part of sustainability strategies during 2021, and beyond.
Private label trends in Western Europe
In this presentation we look at four themes driving private label innovation in Western Europe: Spotlighting value Hero categories Health and lifestyle Sustainability
Beiersdorf invests in digitally-led skincare start-up
Beiersdorf has invested in skin care start-up, Routinely. Routinely offers personalised skin care via an app.
Netherlands Country Presentation
This guide to the Netherlands 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.
Sustainability in Q1 2021
Explore 10 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the first quarter of 2021.
Europe grocery market sizes 2020-2022
Our new forecasts show that Europe will account for nearly 13% of additional grocery sales generated between 2020-22. However, the impact of COVID-19 and its legacy will impact markets differently across the region. This report will help you understand Europe’s growing importance in the global context and which grocery markets will provide your business with the most exciting growth prospects towards 2022.
Hoogvliet’s sustainable displays
Hoogvliet partnered with Brandwise and Vlastuin to launch a reusable display system ‘Mr. Flexx’, which can be used for private label and brands.
Jumbo introduces smart carts
During March, a smart shopping cart (trolley) with cameras, a touch screen and artificial intelligence will be tested in the Jumbo Foodmarkt in Veghel. The pilot will examine whether this innovation has added value for customers and how the smart cart can best be used in the future.
The future of drugstore, health & beauty
In this report, we review our five areas of change for the post-COVID world for drugstores, health and beauty stores, which we identified after the pandemic’s first wave. In line with recent developments globally, we re-examine the trends and highlight opportunities for retailers and suppliers in 2021 and beyond.
Europe’s top 10 grocery retailers in 2022
We provide our strategic outlook on the how Europe's 10 leading grocery retailers, which includes Lidl, Carrefour, Tesco, Edeka, are evolving their strategies to win and drive growth to 2022.