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Store of the future presentations
Understanding Amazon's physical store strategy
Over the last year, we’ve seen Amazon’s physical store strategy evolve, changing focus to grocery. Understand Amazon's physical store formats, the landscape ahead, the differences between Amazon Fresh USA and UK, and its checkout and payment options.
Global large formats
A report assessing the tactical and strategic direction for larger grocery concepts around the world.
Shopper marketing highlights: July 2022
See in store initiatives and activations designed to drive demand, create impulse purchases or accelerate category growth from suppliers and retailers in the UK.
Cashierless stores in the UK
In this report, we review the cashierless stores in London, and give our view about what the industry should expect to see next.
How the checkout is changing the store
New checkout technologies, omnichannel strategies and a focus on health are changing the impulse opportunity at the front-of-store. In this report we look at the major impacts and what companies can do to drive impulse sales in new ways in-store.
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.
12 ways Lidl and Aldi are evolving their models
We review 2021 to highlight some of Aldi and Lidl's major developments and how they are transforming their models.
How to win in omnichannel food-to-go
After fast-tracking digital development during the pandemic, food-to-go retailers and operators are starting to focus on how to offer a seamless brand experience to customers – across all channels.
Global retail trends 2022
We highlight five key trends that we expect to shape the global retail market over the next 12 months and beyond.
Overview of forecourts globally part one
Inspiration on forecourt convenience stores from around the world.
Omnichannel in Europe
In this presentation, we define omnichannel retailing and look at how it impacts on retailers' and suppliers' operations.
The future for forecourts in Europe
The impact of energy transition to forecourt convenience stores and how you can prepare.
Transformative technologies in Q2 2021
15 of our favourite examples of technology being used to enhance the food and consumer goods industry in Q2
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.
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. It follows on from our Store of the future 2030 report and also acts as a case study as to how your business can use our store of the future model to develop your own vision and roadmap towards achieving your own store of the future.
Store of the future 2030
This report provides our vision for how food and consumer goods stores will evolve over the next decade. The world in 2030 will look very different to today and how people shop for their food and consumer goods is changing rapidly. Traditional store operating models are coming under significant strain and we believe that retailers and suppliers need to work harder to evolve store formats to ensure that they reflect how people shop today and will do in the future.
25 stores shaping the future of retail in North America
We highlight 25 new stores, or set to open, from North America, which bring to life the eight key trends shaping format development in the region.
Post-COVID-19: where next for urban and suburban retail?
One of the major impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the shift of economic activity from major urban areas, or city centres, into more suburban areas. In this report we present three scenarios for the future of urban retail. We consider what each could mean for operators and what retail could look like in both urban and suburban areas.
Transformative technologies in Q1 2021
15 of our favourite examples of technology being used to enhance the food and CPG industry in Q1.
Our favourite stores in Q1 2021
Find inspiration from our pick of stores and retail execution in Q1 2021. This report includes global examples from Aldi, Walmart, Amazon, Grupo Éxito and Sainsbury's, amongst others.
Store innovation: 15 must-see new concepts in Sweden
Gain inspiration from unstaffed convenience stores to outperforming hypermarkets; fresh-focused supermarkets to the sustainable discount store of the future.
In-store farming: a growing trend
Over recent years we have seen a steady increase in the number of retailers around the world using in-store vertical farming units to grow leafy green vegetables. These units help create in-store theatre, along with enabling shoppers to select the produce, and the amount, that they want. In this report we showcase numerous in-store and out of store vertical farming case studies from around the world, and look at the potential future of this growing technique.
The future of drugstore, health & beauty
In this report, we review our five areas of change for the post-COVID world for drugstores, health and beauty stores, which we identified after the pandemic’s first wave. In line with recent developments globally, we re-examine the trends and highlight opportunities for retailers and suppliers in 2021 and beyond.
Winning in omnichannel
Retailers and suppliers are generating positive returns as they implement omnichannel-focused initiatives. From higher shopper spend to more efficient operations, omnichannel projects are helping companies stand out and gain share.
The food-to-go store of the future (updated)
Updated with new examples
- Major foodservice operators are starting to roll-out new store concepts, developed for the post-pandemic era. We look at 10 formats and the key themes linking them together.