Store of the future 2030

This report provides our vision for how food and consumer goods stores will evolve over the next decade. 

Store of the Future 2030: a channel perspective

This report showcases how stores from different channels will evolve over the next decade, where retailers will focus their attention and what to expect.

The food-to-go store of the future (updated)

Major foodservice operators are starting to roll-out new store concepts, developed for the post-pandemic era. We look at 10 formats and the key themes linking them together.

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In November 2021, we visited Dublin to see some of the newest food-to-go stores and concepts. 

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Croatia’s Konzum, which is part of the Fortenova Group, has enabled shoppers to pay with nine different cryptocurrencies through its online stores. Solution enables shoppers to pay online with range of cryptocurrencies Konzum has allowed shoppers to pay with a range of cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ether, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Dai, Ripple, Stellar, alongside stablecoins like Tether and ...
Tops Market, Tops Superstore and Central Food Hall stores are now equipped with Temjai, an AI service robot, a first of its kind in Thailand supermarkets. Safe and fun shopping experience Using artificial intelligence (AI), the robot serves as an assistant to store staff to offer a new level of service. Stephane Coum, CEO of Central Food Retail Company Limited under Central Retail, said, “...
As the Colruyt Group looks to regain share it has lost during the pandemic, the retailer has rolled out three innovative initiatives. Colruyt Group trials unstaffed store under Okay Direct banner Colruyt is trialling an unstaffed store under the Okay Direct banner in the centre of Ghent. The retailer said the 150 sq. m store, which stocks about 650 SKUs across both brands and private labels...
Top stores to visit in 2022

Our new study ‘Top stores to visit in 2022’ showcases 60 global stores that are pushing the boundaries and driving our industry forward. Stores have been selected that align with the five themes of our Store of the Future 2030 model.

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Four forces of change

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