Store of the future 2030

This report provides our vision for how food and consumer goods stores will evolve over the next decade. 

Store of the Future 2030: a channel perspective

This report showcases how stores from different channels will evolve over the next decade, where retailers will focus their attention and what to expect.

How the checkout is changing the store

Discover four factors impacting selling space at the front of store and the opportunities to drive impulse sales. 

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Tesco is about to open another cashierless store in London.

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How are leading retailers rethinking convenience, large stores, discount and drugstores? We round-up recent store developments highlights from the region. 1. Alibaba’s Freshippo Outlet, China Driven by the ambition to reduce food waste, this concept uses dynamic pricing, accessed via its app, to offer the best value to shoppers. Read more here 2. ParknShop’s TASTExFRESH, Hong Kong ...
Zabka Nano have just opened its 50 th store in Poland and has rapidly become the operator of the largest chain of cashierless stores in Europe. Rapid Expansion that outpaces any other retailer in Europe The new store in the Norblin Factory in Warsaw is Zabka Nano’s 50 th store opening in just over a year. Zabka clearly has confidence in the new format and technology that supports it. The in...
Couche-Tard, Circle K’s parent company, is partnering with tech-company, Mashgin, to roll-out its touchless checkout system to more than 7,000 stores over the next three years. Eight times faster than traditional self-checkout Described by the company as a “Smart Checkout” system, Mashgin has developed an AI-powered self-checkout system which can improve customer checkout times by as much as...
Top stores to visit in 2022

Our new study ‘Top stores to visit in 2022’ showcases 60 global stores that are pushing the boundaries and driving our industry forward. Stores have been selected that align with the five themes of our Store of the Future 2030 model.

Retail Analysis 5–year forecasts

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Use our retailer and market forecasts to 2026 for your long-term strategic planning.

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.

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