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With a new leadership team in place, Loblaw has reassessed almost 20 strategic initiatives. Against a strong second quarter performance, we look at some of the areas the business will be focusing on through the second half.

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As part of its plan to develop new revenue and profit pools, Walmart is to start offering several of its technologies and capabilities to other businesses. Enabling further investment in the customer value proposition Under this initiative, Walmart will aim to monetise the technologies it has developed over the last few years to support its digital transformation and moves towards creating ...
Earlier this year we published our five trends to watch in North America in 2021. We review our predictions and highlight what’s happened and why we’ve had to revise our outlook. Pandemic duration beyond our initial expectations The first half of the year has progressed broadly in line with our expectations, outlined in our report, North America strategic outlook 2021 . However, the du...
Having undertaken three major divestments in the last year and digital growth set to outpace sales through physical formats, a very different Walmart will emerge over the next five years. We highlight the five major changes to plan for. Business in transformation Walmart is the world's largest retailer, with activities spanning North America, Latin America, Asia and Africa. It has emerged a...


We look at Amazon's commercial performance, its strategic priorities for the next five years, its latest initiatives, and the implications for retailers and suppliers.
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
We look at how Metro continues to evolve its core supermarket offer, bringing to life its strengths in fresh, prepared foods and local sourcing.
Brightside Eggs, based in Chilliwack, BC, Canada has opened a new unstaffed farm store, Brightside Market.

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North America retail outlook 2021

We highlight the five trends set to shape the North American food retail market in 2021.

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