USA  presentations


We offer our latest insight on the online shopper and give you 10 tips to sell more online. We'll help you influence shoppers to try your brand and make your products easier to order.
We look at the prospects for the US ecommerce channel over the next five years, including the scale of the opportunity and the trends shaping its future.
While several other retailers are already working with Google in this way, including Costco, Target and Walgreens, Walmart will have the largest number of items available for ordering.
As retailers focus on delivering the basics, how are loyalty mechanics boosting customer satisfaction? We shine the spotlight on summer activity, update on UK and international loyalty developments, and share inspiration from beyond grocery.
How Amazon is creating a ‘speak easy’ shopping experience to grow its ecosystem
The best stores we've visited over the last year.
Walmart’s subsidiary is working with Latch, a smart access company, to install its residential access system in 1,000 apartment buildings in New York.
Online US grocer Peapod has launched an Amazon Alexa skill called “Ask Peapod”. The skill enables owners of Amazon Alexa devices, such as Amazon Echo and Amazon Dot, to order their grocery shopping from Peapod through voice ordering via Alexa.
With disruption at an all-time high in the North American market, we look at what's shaping the market and what's rising up the retail agenda.
Innovation:, the online retailer that was acquired by Walmart in September 2016, has launched a wordplay game on its website.
Amazon to acquire Whole Foods Market - what will this mean for both retailers and the wider grocery sector?
Innovation of the week: As revealed to us at its Shareholders’ Week*, Walmart is testing a 24-hour automated grocery pick-up pod at a store in Oklahoma.
Take a closer look at subscription-based ecommerce and the opportunities it presents for retailers and manufacturers.
Walmart is testing a new ecommerce fulfilment model where it uses its store associates to make home deliveries at the end of their working shifts.
Five examples of how the physical store is using technology to improve the shopper experience
Innovation of the week: AVOCADO is an artificial intelligence (AI) engine that predicts shoppers’ consumption patterns. This allows an AVOCADO service person to restock shoppers’ pantries, fridges and storage cupboards, without them needing to be at home.
We take a look at McDonald's, to understand its core strategic priorities, where the opportunities lie for suppliers and how it plans to grow
We identify how Walmart plans to win globally over the next five years as it continues to shift investment into digital channels, format reinvention and widening the price gap with competitors.
Innovation of the week: Coca-Cola and the businesses that sell its products can now deliver relevant branded video, e-coupons and more through a new digital signage system that tailors content messaging to nearby shoppers based on data on their smartphones.
We recently visited Walmart's latest store of the future concept which brings together a number of shopper-focused innovations designed to enhance the big-box experience.
Food-to-go has been an integral element of the proposition in North American grocery retailing for over ten years. In this insight presentation we look at some of the recent innovations from six leaders in this space and highlight what operators in other markets can learn from the region.
Innovation of the week: Amazon and Ford have teamed up to offer consumers the ability to use Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, in their cars.
We share some of our favourite formats that we've visited in Q1
Sally is a salad-making robot that uses 20 different food canisters to prepare and serve more than 1,000 different types of salads.
We look at how Target is responding the “seismic shifts” in the retail sector by investing $7bn in the business to accelerate the transformation of its digital and physical assets.