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Food-to-go latest research
Eating In vs Dining Out: what does foodservice reopening mean for retail?
With the government's reopening roadmap on track, the big question for retailers is “what will be the impact of foodservice reopening?” In collaboration with foodservice consultant Peter Backman, we forecast the size of the UK food and drink market in 2021 and examine how retail and foodservice shares will evolve. We explore the drivers of foodservice recovery and what this means for retail, with a quarter-by-quarter analysis to help businesses in both sectors plan for the year ahead.
First semi-autonomous delivery vehicle on public streets in Europe
Cleveron, a leading logistics and parcel delivery robotics company, has become the first business in Europe to be granted a license to operate unmanned semi-autonomous vehicles on public streets without restrictions.
Houston we have a pizza (delivered by a robot)
Pizza chain Domino's and self-drive delivery company Nuro have launched autonomous pizza delivery with an on-road robot, R2.
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.
UK food-to-go market forecast: Q1 2021 update
An update to our food-to-go predictions for the UK market 2020-2022 taking into account the latest developments and shopper responses to COVID-19. This report includes sections on mobility, working from home and new initiatives from around the world.
Foodora delivery robot
Swedish telecoms operator Tele2 and Delivery Hero's foodora have partnered for a pilot scheme for self-driving home deliveries by robots in Stockholm.
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.
The evolution of food-to-go in small stores
This report covers the latest developments in food-to-go in small stores around the world, taking into account the impact of COVID-19 on innovation. It includes examples from retailers such as 7-Eleven, Sourced Market, Tambo +, Morrisons, FamilyMart, Esso, AlfaMart, Coles, Woolworths, SPAR and Central Retail Group.
Sodexo trials AI powered cafeteria checkouts
Sodexo, one of the world's largest catering service providers, has worked with Huawei to launch the Seefood intelligent settlement solution. The solution automatically recognises dishes, calculates price, and completes payment via credit cards and mobile terminals.
Eating In vs Dining Out 2021 part I
In the first part of our two-part series, Eating In vs Dining Out 2021, we review the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on food and drink consumption patterns last year, focussing specifically on the shift between in-home and out-of-home spend. In part two we examine the factors that will affect the industry over the coming year and how businesses can prepare for what lies ahead.