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Lidl Spain has launched a new food-to-go private label called “Listo para comer” (ready to eat) aiming to offer easy, simple and affordable food solutions to shoppers. The 14 products are displayed in dedicated fixtures, branded “Listo para comer”. According to Arantxa Conde, PR Director at Lidl Spain, all products are freshly prepared with locally sourced ingredients, aligned with the local sourcing strategy of the retailer.

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The Polish grocery market looks like having a healthy year to come for shoppers. This is likely to come at the expense of retailers in the country, who will have to face up to on-going challenges. Some retailers, like Tesco, continue to struggle to halt their declining sales, while Biedronka and Lidl outgrow the competition and gain further share in the market. These developments are occurring...
Variety discount retailer B&M's Q3 results (29th September 2019 to 28th December 2019) show positive growth across the majority of its business, despite a slower than expected run-up to the festive season. Revenue growth for all areas of the business except Jawoll Group +9.3% to £1,190.9m B&M UK +8.8% to £957.4m Heron Foods +6.2% to £95.6m France Babou +29.3% (26.1% relates to t...
The discounter reported a total sales increase of 11% in the four weeks to 29th December - outstanding results in a very challenging period for the UK grocery market. Growth driven by new stores and switching shoppers Lidl won an additional £110m of sales from families switching from other retailers, and it reported its highest ever number of customers visiting its stores. Its continued ...

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The five trends shaping the discount channel globally in 2020 and beyond, from the physical store's makeover, the dive into digital, and the new disruptors on the horizon.
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Our predictions for the trends that will shape food-to-go in 2020
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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.
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Central and Eastern Europe’s grocery retail market provides great potential for growth for both domestic and international retailers. The region also presents opportunities for grocery suppliers to widen their product ranges and, in turn, their shopper bases. In this presentation we review the region’s grocery retail market and look at the trends and retailers that will define developments in 2020.
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