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Inside Penny’s updated stores in Romania

Understand how discounter Penny is successfully differentiating itself from market leader Lidl in Romania.

How Mercadona is evolving its offer to grow its appeal

Understand how Spain's grocery market leader continues to evolve and enhance its shopping experience through its private label and 'Ready to eat' range.

Store of the month: February 2022: Aldi Shop&Go, London, UK

See inside our pick for February’s store of the month, Aldi Shop&Go, London, UK. It is the retailer’s first checkout-free store in the UK.

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UK variety discount: what you need to know

We combine our retail and shopper knowledge to understand the key trends shaping the rapidly growing variety discount channel in the UK.

Global discount trends 2022

Five trends that will shape the discount channel globally this year including some considerations and implications for suppliers and retailers.

Discount by numbers - Europe outlook to 2026

The discount channel is set to add more than €100 bn of sales by 2026 in Europe, more than any other modern retail channel in the region.

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September has proved an interesting month for Aldi, with it overtaking Morrisons to become the retailer with the fourth largest market share in the UK, alongside announcing a large fall in profits.

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Yesterday marked a huge moment in UK grocery retail. Aldi has overtaken Morrisons to become the retailer with the fourth largest share in the market for the first time, according to the latest results from Kantar. The Big Four is no more? According to the latest Kantar market shares, in the 12 weeks to September 4, 2022, Aldi’s sales rose by 18.7%, increasing it to a 9.3% market share. At...
As the cost-of-living crisis worsens, more shoppers across Europe are switching to the discount channel. Here we look at recent developments from Lidl that present opportunities for suppliers and manufacturers. Local products help drive sales growth in France Lidl France continues its sales growth, with Kantar reporting it as the largest gainer in market share in recent months. Lidl’s suc...
Reports suggest the German discounter has seen a fall in non-grocery sales across all markets, an indication of current shopper spending priorities. Lidl non-grocery sales fall across all markets Lebensmittel Zeitung reports that Lidl has seen sales for non-grocery items fall below 10% of total sales in almost all markets. The non-grocery category is one of the most profitable for Lidl and ...

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