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17/12/2018
We’ve selected 16 innovative store concepts to visit in 2019 that showcase several of the latest trends shaping format development globally. These include the growing role of technology, underpinning both ecommerce and customer engagement, and the creation of immersive in-store experiences.
17/12/2018
Gillette is trialling a new initiative that enables personalisation of the shaving experience in an entirely new way.
12/12/2018
Featuring 30 of our favourite global initiatives from events throughout 2018, we share 10 ways retailers and suppliers are seizing the seasonal opportunity.
11/12/2018
In this presentation we look at the regional and country forecasts for grocery retailing to 2023. With the global grocery retail landscape changing fast, providing both opportunities and challenges for your business we look at the changes to our forecasts to help you better understand how we see them growing and evolving to 2023.
11/12/2018
American nail polish company OPI, a division of Coty, has introduced Augmented Reality (AR) technology-enabled kiosks in over 400 travel retail locations, globally, with the help of design agency “Play”.
11/12/2018
Procter & Gamble’s laundry detergent brand Tide has launched an Eco-Box. This is the first product launch from P&G Fabric Care’s eCommerce Innovation Group.
21/11/2018
Walmart is partnering with Ford to test grocery delivery using autonomous vehicles in Miami.
21/11/2018
Amazon has opened physical stores that only sell products that have received a 4-star rating or above, are a top seller, or are new and trending on Amazon.com.
19/11/2018
We look at the scale and scope of the US online channel, key trends shaping its development and the growth opportunity over the next five years.
14/11/2018
Walmart has introduced the Auto-C – Autonomous Cleaner into its stores.
06/11/2018
Schnuck Markets, Inc. and Simbe Robotics have announced that Tally, the autonomous shelf-scanning robot, is rolling out in at least 15 select Schnucks’ stores. Schnucks and Simbe kicked off a pilot in July 2017, when Tally began capturing deeper, real-time insights into on-shelf operations in three Schnucks locations. As a result of the initial pilot’s success, Schnucks is increasing the scope of the partnership to bring at least 15 Tally robots to key stores, giving the retailer a tech-forward competitive advantage.
31/10/2018
Reese’s has launched a ‘Candy exchange vending machine’ for Halloween. Reese’s is offering trick-or-treaters the chance to trade in their unwanted Halloween sweets, in exchange for a Reese’s cup.
29/10/2018
We share our forecasts for online, in some of the world's leading markets.
23/10/2018
Six ways meal kits are changing and implications for the grocery industry
09/10/2018
Wegmans Food Markets is the first Aira-enabled supermarket chain in the US. Aira, powered by AT&T, is a San Diego-based startup that makes use of wearable technology, artificial intelligence, and live, human assistance to deliver real-time visual description for people who are blind or have low vision.
01/10/2018
We dive into stores around the world to see how retailers are adapting to the growing demand for organic products. Our research focuses on markets where the organic sector is already well established, including North America and Europe.
26/09/2018
Imagine lifting a bag of flour or a watermelon over your head up to 4,600 times a day as part of your job – that is similar to what some Ford employees do every day as they work to build vehicles around the world.
25/09/2018
We visited San Francisco to see the trends shaping food-to-go development in the US market. Read our report to learn more about 10 innovative operators and the lessons which can be applied to your businesses.
14/09/2018
Our analysts have visited over 750 stores, in more than 50 countries, during 2017/18. From these country and store visits, each analyst has submitted their nomination for the Store of the Year based on the store offering benefits for the shopper, what makes the store unique, where it fits into the retailer’s strategy and where it showcases new thinking.
20/08/2018
We give a summary of the stores that have been shortlisted for the IGD Small Store of the Year award.
14/08/2018
Amazon and Whole Foods Market have launched a grocery pickup service for US Prime members that means they can pick up their Whole Foods Market orders in as little as 30 minutes, all without leaving their car.
10/08/2018
We present 10 case studies - from Walmart, Alibaba, Carrefour and more - of how blockchain technology is being used to enhance the food and grocery industry. Our examples show how blockchain is helping improve transparency, offering a new path to purchase, creating loyalty schemes and more. The report also highlights industry considerations about the technology.
07/08/2018
Byte Foods, founded in 2015 by Lee and Megan Mokri, is trying to introduce a new solution to the traditional office vending machine.
31/07/2018
Kimberly-Clark is offering Huggies Made by You, an online service that lets parents and gift givers create and buy personalised nappies.
25/07/2018
The Kroger Co. is partnering with Nuro, a maker of fully unmanned vehicles, to pilot on-road, autonomous delivery vehicles.