Netherlands presentations

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14/01/2020
Food discounters are now catching up with other major retailers in terms of sustainable developments and are sometimes leading the way. This report gives an overview on how Europe and North America based discounters are preparing and contributing to a more sustainable future.
13/01/2020
We look at five key trends set to shape the Western Europe in 2020. Retailers are continuing to invest in private labels, health, wellness and lifestyle choices. At the same time, retailers are focusing on evolving existing strategies and creating innovative store formats.
08/01/2020
This report explores best-in-class convenience stores we visited in Western Europe in 2019. We highlight common trends where each of the stores excel. These include inspiring fresh ranges, food-to-go, added convenience and areas where they are meeting wider shopper trends and missions.
10/12/2019
Albert Heijn is testing an unmanned digital store with the general public between November 2019 and January 2020. The store is accessible to all visitors and is located at Schiphol.
09/12/2019
Europe’s largest grocery retailer continues to evolve and update its stores to better prepare for the future. This report will give you an overview of the latest developments and priorities that could suggest what Lidl stores of the future could look like. New store formats will be environmentally sustainable, focus on efficiency and offer a much improved shopping experience thanks to better design and fixtures.
24/09/2019
Albert Heijn is piloting a fully digital, 14 m² (150 sq. ft.) AH to go store, packed with technological innovations that make it possible for customers to buy goods without having to go through a checkout or self-scan.
28/08/2019
Albert Heijn has launched an online map showing a production line of its private label products around the world.
12/08/2019
A deep-dive in the discount channel in Europe, the largest contributor to grocery market growth in the next five years. A closer look at the top 10 discounters, where they operate, their priorities and latest developments. Understand the strategies and trends influencing this channel.
11/06/2019
Albert Heijn is experimenting with dynamic pricing on chicken and fish products to help reduce food waste
02/04/2019
Be inspired by the latest store concepts from Ahold Delhaize, 7 Eleven, Casino, SPAR, Musgrave, Coop Schweiz, Co-op and Fresh the Good Food Market. This report covers some of the best examples of food-to-go development in small formats that we've seen in our travels over the past six months.
05/03/2019
Using IGD's 'Global retail trends 2019' as a framework, we explore how private label and brands are evolving and consider the implications of this.
12/02/2019
We look in detail at health & wellness trend to identify the key strategies being adopted right now, look at the focus on plant-based menus, nutritional signposting, freshness and superfoods.
11/01/2019
Europe is often overlooked and dismissed as a low, slow growth region. However, our in-depth look at key countries, such as Russia, Germany, and the UK, and their expansion opportunities shows how the region is set to enjoy good growth to 2023. For nimble retailers and suppliers Europe should remain a focus for profitable growth.
04/01/2019
We look at the innovations and developments we expect to drive grocery retailing in Western Europe in 2019. Retailers are continuing to invest in foodservice, health, wellness and lifestyle choices. Ecommerce and digital are also being used to reduce friction in the customer journey.
03/12/2018
Albert Heijn is trialling smart door locks to enable home delivery when customers are not there to accept it in the Netherlands.
16/10/2018
Albert Heijn has launched an in-store counter that is solely dedicated to vegan food. The feature is within a Ahold Delhaize owned store in Amsterdam, in Gelderlandplein.
14/09/2018
Our analysts have visited over 750 stores, in more than 50 countries, during 2017/18. From these country and store visits, each analyst has submitted their nomination for the Store of the Year based on the store offering benefits for the shopper, what makes the store unique, where it fits into the retailer’s strategy and where it showcases new thinking.
20/08/2018
We give a summary of the stores that have been shortlisted for the IGD Small Store of the Year award.
30/07/2018
IGD’s Chief Economist looks at some of the forces shaping food and drink retail in the EU.
17/07/2018
Retailer Albert Heijn has launched its first food Meal Wall in the Netherlands.
03/07/2018
We consider five themes shaping development and how the format could innovate in the future.
28/06/2018
As the key themes of this year’s Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit in Singapore, we look at how the food and grocery industry is focusing on consumers, using data and making a positive impact globally.
26/06/2018
Coca-Cola European Partners, Samsung and Albert Heijn launched an innovative touch screen shopping solution for home delivery.
19/03/2018
How UK retailers are merchandising Easter, inspiration from beyond the UK
13/03/2018
Having recently visited over 50 stores in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Eindhoven and Utrecht, we focus on the top 10 stores to visit in the Netherlands in 2018.