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Presentations

22/09/2020
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.
21/09/2020
Aldi Süd is expected to generate an additional €14 bn in sales globally between 2020 and 2022. We review its strategic priorities, the sales outlook to 2022 and the impact of COVID-19 on its model.
03/09/2020
Take a look at the latest results and news from the variety discounters, including B&M’s estate expansion and Poundland’s continued evolution.
03/09/2020
Lidl’s loyalty programme Lidl Plus is being rolled out across Europe. It is 100% digital and available in 12 European countries via a bespoke app. This report gives an overview of the app and its different features.
19/08/2020
As the UK emerges from the COVID-19 lockdown, these new forecasts map out how we expect the pandemic to shape the future of the grocery market and retail channels. Drawing on a combination of official data and expert insights we present four scenarios for market growth and detailed channel narratives.
23/07/2020
An in-depth look at Aldi and Lidl UK’s ecommerce development, including factors accelerating and inhibiting their evolution online and shoppers’ changing expectations and behaviour.
20/07/2020
We look at the strategy of the variety discounter to deliver value thanks to its efficient operating model. This report also provides an overview of the latest development, the impact of COVID-19 and highlights some considerations for your business when trading with the discounter.
24/06/2020
In 2019, LetterOne Retail became the majority owner of Spanish retailer DIA Group. Its ‘Make DIA a Champion’ strategy aims to turn the business's performance around in five years.
10/06/2020
We look at how the discount channel has evolved in Europe since the Great Recession and what operators’ different areas of focus are. Over the last 12 years, discounters invested billions in their stores and private label products whilst maintaining the value proposition and even launching ecommerce. We also highlight some considerations for your business when trading with discounters in a post-COVID-19 world.
28/05/2020
Aldi is implementing an automated traffic light system at the entrances to its stores, to control the flow of customers.