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Innovation of the week: Carrefour launches digital displays in the Shanghai metro to advertise and sell wine.
Innovation of the week: Tommy Hilfiger becomes the first major retailer to use virtual reality in its New York City store.
How retail channels develop will be unique to Asia and its shoppers. We examine, the channel dynamics that are playing out, how these vary across the region, plus predict what to expect as we move towards 2020.
We look at the strategies and initiatives that has helped Kroger enjoy 47 consecutive quarters of identical store growth by using shopper insight to inform its technology, private label and online developments and to put the customer at the heart of its business decision making processes.
In this report we share global examples of six trends that will continue to play a role in shaping the future of health and beauty retailing, helping you to understand areas of opportunity.

In this presentation we look at a number of ways that industry can make the online channel more profitable throughout the supply chain.

Innovation of the week: In Israel, Valiber has created “the swizzle”, a smart spoon to analyse the sugar content in beverages and advise on excessive consumption


Amazon is widely reporting to be launching AmazonFresh shortly in the UK and is also stepping up its focus on FMCG across the broader business. As Amazon sets its sights on a bigger share of the UK’s online growth, IGD examines:

  • What will AmazonFresh’s entry to the UK mean for the market, suppliers and competitors?
  • How else is Amazon growing FMCG?
Looking to develop your online strategy? IGD looks at six trends that are driving online grocery retailing in Europe.
Over 20 million people will visit the Milan Expo this year, exploring the theme “feeding the planet, energy for life”. We highlight the must-see pavilions and reflect on what the exhibits mean for the food and consumer goods industry…