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Suppliers are reacting quickly to support health and medical services fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as well as helping provide shoppers with products that help them too.

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UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim (MAF), which operates the Carrefour banner in 16 countries as of February 2020, has reported full year results for its 2019 financial year. The company said revenue at its retail division rose by 1% to AED28.1 bn (US$7.6 bn), while EBITDA rose by 2% to AED1.4 bn (US$381.1m). Expansion underpinning growth… MAF said the results came ‘ despite a reduction in discreti...
Governments and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are encouraging retailers to increase the number of sustainability schemes they implement. Single-use plastic reduction has been a common environmental initiative and many retailers have implemented schemes that aim to reduce, recycle or reuse single-use plastic whenever possible. What is the South Africa plastic pact? The Worldwide F...
INTERSPAR Austria has announced its trialling refill stations for organic detergents, which highlights its environmental commitments. Meanwhile, SPAR Hungary is improving its sustainability initiatives by introducing new concepts. Finally, SPAR Zimbabwe reflects on its 2019 expansion projects. INTERSPAR Austria trials refillable detergent units SPAR Austria has launched a plastic reduction ...

Presentations

02/04/2020
Beyond flexing their trading strategies, product suppliers have taken a broader role in supporting the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. In this presentation, we highlight four pillars around which these have been clustered
12/03/2020
This figures-driven deck summarises the forecast for the African and Middle Eastern grocery markets to 2024 and comes complete with a dataset.
31/01/2020
We look at the latest trends set to shape the grocery market in the region over the next 12 months.
16/01/2020
Understand the trends we expect to see in Africa, from retailers putting a stronger focus on ROI, to providing value and digitising operations, amongst others, that will shape grocery retailing in 2020.
22/05/2019
We look at Walmart's strategic priorities for the next five years, what it's going to take to lift sales to $635bn and how it’s developing an ecosystem that will become its platform for growth in future years
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Key Presentations

Understand the trends we expect to see in Africa, from retailers putting a stronger focus on ROI, to providing value and digitising operations, amongst others, that will shape grocery retailing in 2020.

We look at the latest trends set to shape the grocery market in the region over the next 12 months.

Access key indicators for over 400 retailers and grocery market sizes for over 180 countries.

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