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Your guide to convenience retail globally

Best in class convenience stores from leading markets and retailers from around the world. 

Strategic outlook for Walmart

We look at Walmart's strategic priorities for the next five years. 

North America’s grocery retailers added three years' growth in 2020

North America’s grocery retailers* added over $100bn in sales last year as the pandemic caused a surge in demand and a shift from out-of-home to at-home dining. We compare this to previous years and identify some of the key winners in 2020.

Sustainability in Q2 2021

Explore 11 sustainability case studies we have spotted in the food and CPG industry during the second quarter of 2021.

Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology

In this report we look at Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, and how it is changing the way we shop, and the implications for retailers and brands. 

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Watsons, the flagship health and beauty banner of the A.S. Watson Group, is strengthening its sustainability commitment with a target to offset 2,250 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

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Vietnam is experiencing its worst wave of the pandemic, with Ho Chi Minh City as the epicentre of the latest outbreak.  The lockdown has disrupted the distribution of food in the city, especially for fresh vegetables.  The supply shortage has caused prices of commodities to increase significantly, such that people are unable to purchase essential food items.   Guardian and AEON are among the reta...
Shell is extending its partnership with Waitrose & Partners, plus working with Mercedes-Benz AG to accelerate energy transition.   800 Shell Recharge points on Waitrose locations by 2025 Shell and Waitrose & Partners have announced that they will install 800 Shell Recharge charge points on up to 100 Waitrose locations across the UK by 2025, so customers can charge their vehicles while they ...
Leading quick commerce company, Instacart, and micro-fulfillment company, Fabric, are partnering to bring automated technology solutions to retailers in the US and Canada. Combining technologies to offer new services The multi-year strategic partnership positions Fabric as Instacart’s fulfilment automation partner. The plan is to combine the technologies of both companies to offer a new eco...


A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
Quick commerce has emerged as a new route to market, providing new opportunities to engage and sell to shoppers.
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
Our predictions for a return to growth. We examine the short and longer term outlook for each sub-sector (coffee specialists, food-to-go specialists, QSR, convenience/forecourts and supermarkets/hypermarkets) and highlight implications for operators, retailers and suppliers.
Global retail trends 2021

Within this report we highlight five key trends that we expect to shape the global retail market over the next 12 months and beyond. 

Latest innovations

We are spotting thousands of innovations from the food and CPG industry each year from around the world. To help businesses stay up-to-date we present the ones to watch. See all our innovation case studies in our innovation tracker.

Industry-leading research and supporting webcasts

Explore our series of webcasts keeping you up to date with insights across retail, shopper and supply chain.

Four forces of change

To survive and indeed thrive, businesses need to know and understand these four forces and assess the potential impacts and opportunities for their business, and then apply this thinking to their future plans and strategies.


Use our COVID-adjusted forecasts on over 400 retailers in over 180 countries

Retailer snapshots

Trading priorities, and key commercial insights from retailers around the world

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