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Europe’s leading grocery retailers in 2026

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

Europe channel forecasts 2021 – 2026

New five-year forecasts for grocery channels across Europe that gives your business a view on the pandemic’s impact to 2026 and where to prioritise investment for future growth.

Discount by numbers - Europe outlook to 2026

This report will give you key data and insight to help you better understand why this is a channel of growth for the future and identify where the opportunities for growth are. 

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.

The war in Ukraine: its impact on grocery retailing globally

In this presentation we look at the short-term impacts and implications that the conflict could have on grocery retailing globally.

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As Ocado pauses the opening of new customer fulfilment centres (CFCs) and trials a digital deposit return scheme, we round up news from the retailer.

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In an effort to drive usage, Asda has announced a new ‘refill price promise’ that guarantees each refill product will be cheaper than packaged alternatives as part of its new refill proposition. Asda has partnered with WRAP and Unilever, with funding from Innovate UK, to find out customer barriers to participation, so it could look at ways it can increase participation. Clear pricing was the t...
Find out how retailers in Spain have been responding to customer needs. Dia extends its private label to help shoppers save money So far this year, Dia has launched more than 500 new private label products taking the total to 2,700 products in its range. In Spain, this is playing an important role in helping shoppers to save money, with Dia estimating that households choosing its private la...
Leading global convenience chain Couche-Tard, which operates as Circle K, is one of the most innovative in the channel. It continues to flex its approach in response to the current trading environment while also investing for the future. We highlight some of the programmes it has in place, many of which could be replicated by operators across different channels. Value food-to-go - it has ...

Presentations

02/12/2022
With the growth of discounters and cost challenges for retailers, European buying groups like AMS, Coopernic and EMD are becoming increasingly strategic for retailers looking to drive efficiencies throughout their businesses.
01/12/2022
We take a look at the new ‘store of the future’ iteration of Tesco Express, which brings together digital signage, dayparting, new fixtures and loyalty mechanics to offer value and experience to urban shoppers.
01/12/2022
We visited Central Co-op's recently opened Donington store to see how the society is seeking to connect with the local community and deliver its values-driven approach to retailing.
01/12/2022
Although the hypermarket concept might be stressed, Continente shows a way forward by creating credibility and authority in general merchandise as well as driving excellence in store design, fresh, merchandising and shopper marketing.

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