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Europe’s leading grocery retailers in 2026

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

Strategic outlook for Walmart

We look at Walmart's strategic priorities for the next five years. 

California's retailers set the pace with health trends

We highlight the latest development and new products we saw in-store and whom Californian shoppers are raving about! 

A.S. Watson’s sustainability strategy

Find out how A.S. Watson and its brands are striving to build for a more sustainable future through its four CSR pillars.

How Carrefour is investing in fresh in Spain

Understand how Carrefour is activating an omnichannel approach in-store, while uplifting its fresh offer and executing sustainability in-store.

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In March 2021, Carrefour Brazil reached an agreement to acquire Grupo BIG from Advent International and Walmart, subject to approval from Brazil’s antitrust watchdog CADE (The Administrative Council for Economic Defense). This was approved on 25 May 2022, subject to Carrefour disposing of 14 stores in anti-competitive locations.

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Couche-Tard reported total revenues increased by 37.3%, an additional US$17.0 bn, to US$62.8 bn, in its 2022 financial year. The company reported broad based growth across geographies, store-based sales, and for fuel, which was driven by rising prices, rather than increases in volume. Key numbers from the full year results… Total revenue up 37.3% to US$62.8 bn Merchandise and service ...
Morrisons has reported sharply lower sales for Q2 which it has attributed to ongoing inflationary pressure and the downturn in consumer sentiment. -6.4% LFL decline Group like-for-like sales fell by 6.4% in the 13 weeks to May 1 st (ex VAT and fuel). Supermarket sales improved towards the end of the period, boosted by Mother’s Day and Easter though remained negative against pandemic elevat...
B&M has provided a trading update for the 13 weeks between 27 March and 25 June reporting that group revenues fell 2.2%, on a constant currency basis, to £1.16 bn. Like-for-like sales in the retailer’s core UK B&M estate fell 9.1% as it had to contend with challenging comparatives versus 2021 and poor weather in 2022. April proved to be an anomaly in B&M UK’s performance In the core B&M UK ...

Presentations

In our sustainability trends 2022 report we highlighted five trends we expect to retailers to implement as part of their sustainability strategies during 2022, and beyond.
A round-up of the top reports exploring the impact on shoppers and retailers.
This latest update of IGD’s unique wholesaling dataset seeks to measure the continuing pandemic impacts affecting the sector in 2021 as well as tracking the key changes occurring in the channel such as the adoption of online/electronic ordering and the shift into delivery service.
A guide to WBA and its operations today. Updated half yearly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, key personnel and must see stores.
Global retail trends 2022

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

Latest innovations

We are spotting thousands of innovations from the food and CPG industry each year from around the world. To help businesses stay up-to-date we present the ones to watch. See all our innovation case studies in our innovation tracker.

Industry-leading research and supporting webcasts

Explore our series of webcasts keeping you up to date with insights across retail, shopper and supply chain.

Four forces of change

To survive and indeed thrive, businesses need to know and understand these four forces and assess the potential impacts and opportunities for their business, and then apply this thinking to their future plans and strategies.

Retailers’ responses to inflation globally

A must read global overview of the impact of rising costs on grocery retailers and their suppliers in major markets. 

Retail Analysis 5–year forecasts

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Use our retailer and market forecasts to 2026 for your long-term strategic planning.

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