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Father’s Day UK, 2021
We explore the best-in-class in-store activation for Father’s Day, 2021 in the UK and highlight five key themes, from gifting solutions to linking other events.
Tesco launches one hour grocery delivery service
Tesco has launched a one-hour grocery delivery service in the UK.
Tesco to stop selling beer and cider with soft plastic rings and shrink wrap
Tesco claims to have “become the first major retailer to scrap soft plastic rings and shrink wrap packaging from all beers and ciders in its UK stores”.
UK retail and shopper trends Q2 2021
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q2 2021.
Revising centre store categories
Centre store categories are of significant interest and importance for grocery retailers and suppliers. While on one end the centre store drives revenue for suppliers and retailers, the latter benefit from the traffic it attracts to their stores. Centre store categories also provide retailers with the opportunity to encourage shoppers to trade up or drive incremental volume.
How you can grow in the convenience channel part three
In the final of a three-part series, we deep-dive on the strategic priorities of Magnit, Carrefour, Tesco, Lotte and Auchan.
Easter retail execution, 2021
Around this time last year, many countries globally were busy dealing with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, with shoppers’, therefore, focused less on Easter celebrations. Despite the pandemic’s effects still being felt in many countries, brands and retailers are looking to inspire and excite shoppers this Easter to help create a memorable event.
Tesco's sustainability strategy 2019/20
In this report we explore Tesco's sustainability strategy during 2019-2020, identifying key partnerships and initiatives which have supported it to embed sustainability targets. Furthermore, we help suppliers and manufacturers understand how Tesco is trying to address specific sustainability challenges, and what they can do to help Tesco achieve its key objectives.
How you can grow in the convenience channel part two
In the second of a three-part series, we provide recommendations on how to design for the convenience channel, with case studies on growth categories, strategic partnerships and price differential.
Europe’s top 10 grocery retailers in 2022
We provide our strategic outlook on the how Europe's 10 leading grocery retailers, which includes Lidl, Carrefour, Tesco, Edeka, are evolving their strategies to win and drive growth to 2022.
How you can grow in the convenience channel part one
In the first of a three-part series, we explain why convenience retail is increasingly important globally and provide recommendations on how you should respond.
Valentine’s Day UK, 2021
In this report we explore five key themes and provide an overview of best-in-class Valentine’s Day retail execution in the UK and globally.
UK Christmas trading review 2020 & new year outlook
We look back at the performance of the UK’s leading grocery retailers over the festive period, analyse trading and channel strategies, and explore how shopper behaviour changed.
Chinese New Year 2021
Chinese New Year is the biggest annual trading event for many markets and retailers across Asia, we round up the activity from 2021 and highlight best in class execution from across the region…and beyond.
UK Retail and Shopper Trends Q1 2021
We look at retailer performance and shopper confidence throughout the festive season, and consider what to expect in Q1 2021. We also spotlight our latest research on eating in and dining out.
Veganuary UK, 2021
We explore the growing interest in veganism among shoppers and review the latest activities from the UK’s retailers and suppliers in helping shoppers be vegan for January and beyond.
Christmas 2020: UK retail execution
The updated report explores five key themes this Christmas and provides a summary of campaigns and in-store execution of UK retailers including Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose, Co-op, Aldi, Lidl and Boots.
Key strategies in large format stores
The hypermarket channel is perceived to be struggling to grow, whether in store or sales terms. However, on a global basis, this is not the reality. Retailers are finding ways to re-imagine the hypermarket format beyond grocery retail by applying seven strategies laid out in this report. This way hypermarket operators are able to enhance the shopper proposition and: - achieve more incremental growth - boost traffic to store - encourage more spend in-store - develop the omnichannel offer
"Eat at home” UK retail execution
Fakeaways, dine-in deals, restaurant ranges and recipe fixtures feature in these UK case studies, as retailers seek to retain gains from out-of-home spend.
Hypermarkets by numbers 2019 – 2022
The hypermarket channel is perceived to be struggling to grow, whether in store or sales terms. However, on a global basis, this is not the reality. Retailers are finding ways to achieve incremental increases in basket size and are developing their proposition to attract shoppers back to the format. In this report we show winning strategies by hypermarket and large supermarket operators from around the world.
Sustainability in Q3 2020
10 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the third quarter of 2020.
Explore how retailers and suppliers in the UK and North America are offering innovative products and creative solutions such as Boo-Bags and reverse trick-or-treating to help celebrate Halloween in a COVID-safe way.
UK Retail and Shopper Trends Q4 2020
We look at retailer performance and shopper confidence ahead of the Christmas peak, and consider the implications the pandemic will have on shopper behaviour and retailers’ priorities over the festive season. We also revisit Christmas 2019 and share analyst viewpoints of how the channels will perform differently this year.
Tesco partners with OLIO to cut food waste
Tesco is launching a nationwide innovative scheme to stop food from going to waste.
UK food-to-go market 2020-2022
Our food-to-go predictions for 2020 and beyond. This year our report considers four possible scenarios for the future of food-to-go from 2020-2022. Focussing on the most likely scenario, we examine the short and longer term impacts on each sub-sector (coffee specialists, food-to-go specialists, QSR, convenience/forecourts and supermarkets/hypermarkets) and highlight implications for operators, retailers and suppliers.