Europe’s leading grocery retailers in 2026

Nick Miles
Head of Retail
@RetailAnalysis

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

Inside this report:

  • The importance of Europe's leading grocery retailers to the region
  • Five trends shaping Europe's leading retailer's strategies
  • Our model and methodology to help benchmark retailer's strategies
  • Europe's 40 leading grocery retailers in 2026
  • Europe's top 10 grocery retailers; Lidl, Aldi, Tesco, Edeka, Carrefour, Rewe, Leclerc, Ahold Delhaize, Intermarché and Mercadona
  • How these retailers compare in terms of sales, store numbers and space and how their operations will evolve between 2021-26
  • How Europe's top 10 grocery retailer's strategic priorities benchmark against each other
  • Five actions suppliers should take to aid collaboration and maximise the growth opportunity

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