Featured insights and store visits from Latin America

This report builds on our 10 global hypotheses, which we published in April, focusing on the six that have been the most prevalent in Latin America.

This report provides insight on the evolution of last mile, rapid delivery services in Latin America.

Explore DIA’s strategy and its renewed focus on Brazil, as we uncover why it could be a key retailer to watch in the medium-to-long term. 

We explore the key growth markets for the convenience channel in Latin America. 

This guide to Brazil explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the market over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of country’s leading retailers.

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Mexican business FEMSA Comercio, which controls the Coca-Cola bottler FEMSA and operates the OXXO convenience store chain, has reached an agreement to acquire OK Market, OXXO’s direct competitor in Chile.

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In October 2019, Uber announced it had reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Chilean grocery delivery start-up Cornershop, subject to regulatory approval ( covered here ). The move would enable Uber to extend its on-demand offer across the Americas to include grocery delivery. Source: Cornershop In July 2020 Uber Technologies unveiled that users in select Latin Americ...
Walmart is targeting zero emissions across its global operations by 2040. The retailer also plans to manage or restore at least 50m acres of land and 1m square miles of ocean by 2030 to help combat the cascading loss of nature. On the path to becoming a regenerative company These new goals represent a raising of ambitions at Walmart as the retailer aims to play a leading role in transformin...
Mexican Coca Cola bottler FEMSA, which owns the OXXO convenience chain, recently announced the chain had seen a 24.1% decrease in store traffic during the early phases of the pandemic. This led to a decline in sales, which was accentuated by a reduction in the average customer ticket as well. For Q2, FEMSA reported an 8% decline in revenue for its proximity stores, with same-store-sales down...

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