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The future of quick commerce

Since the start of COVID-19, quick commerce has been one of the fastest growing and innovative segments of the food and consumer goods industry.

Online trends 2021: ecommerce 2.0

For 2021 and beyond, we summarise the key trends for the online channel. We're moving into ecommerce 2.0, as businesses shift their focus to online profitability and integrating online and offline. 

Impulse online

This report explains why impulse online is a challenge. There are twenty best practice ecommerce examples from around the world, ranked by impact. 

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Ecommerce business models

This report will help you understand the different ways in which you can sell your products online, the strengths and weaknesses of each model, and key global developments. 

Online profitability: in-store picking

In the first, of a four-part series, we estimate the P&L for retailers using in-store picking for click and collect and home delivery.

How to sell new products online

Learn how to support new products online from the basics through to advanced tactics.

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Swedish market leader ICA has launched its first automated warehouse in partnership with Ocado in Brunna, Stockholm. This follows an initial announcement in May 2018 that the two companies would partner, with ICA investing SEK 1.1bn (€107.3m) in the warehouse and technology.

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Walmart Canada is acquiring Foodmaestro to deliver a more personalised online shopping experience and help shoppers discover more relevant products aligned with their health and dietary needs. Why this deal is important? It reinforces Walmart's strategic focus on health and wellness It highlights its commitment to be the omnichannel leader in Canada and needs to have the best online experi...
Quick commerce pure play Getir has acquired its UK competitor Weezy in the latest consolidation in the fast growing and competitive sector. Meanwhile, Gopuff launched in 10 cities across the UK, driven by the acquisition of Fancy and Dija earlier this year. Getir’s commitment to the UK market Getir, which launched in Turkey in 2015, expanded to the UK in January 2021. In October, it anno...
JD.com reported net revenues of CNY218.7 bn (US$33.9 bn) for the quarter ended 30 September, 2021, an increase of 25.5% year-on-year (YoY). Performance surpassing market expectations Highlights of 2021Q3 KPIs (key performance indicators) are: Net revenues: CNY218.7 bn (US$33.9 bn), +25.5%YoY, beating analysts’ average estimate of US$33.54 bn, according to financial data aggregator...

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