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Asia Pacific channel forecasts
2022 – 2027

This report shares the Asia Pacific view of our channel forecasts to 2027, combining data from 14 major markets across the region. 

Asia retail trends 2023

We highlight five trends that we expect to shape Asia grocery retail market over the next 12 months and beyond.

Shopper marketing highlights: Singapore Q2 2023

See in store initiatives and activations designed to drive demand, create impulse purchases; or accelerate category growth from suppliers and retailers in Singapore.

Strategic outlook for Seven & i Holdings

We review Seven & i Holdings’ performance, plus progress against key strategic objectives.

Strategic outlook for Aeon

An in-depth review of the retailer's current and future performance, including an update on its strategic priorities and what this means for suppliers.

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During the pandemic, convenience retailers in Thailand adapted quickly to serve households with daily-use products. With the rebound of tourism and renewed optimism in the economy, Thai convenience retailers have continued to evolve their formats to differentiate themselves.

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China: Temu’s parent PDD Holdings reported an outstanding Q3 PDD Holdings, home to the rising cross-border online discount platform, has reported a year-on-year increase of over 90% in revenue, amounting to $9.44 billion in Q3. Temu has come under the spotlight of many online retailers since the platform rose to the top of app stores in the US in just a few weeks and has now gained a presence ...
During our recent trip to Taipei, we explored the strategies adopted by retailers to thrive in the current economic challenges. Over the past two years, Taiwan has witnessed several significant mergers and acquisitions, including PX Mart acquiring RT Mart and Uni-President taking over Carrefour Taiwan. In this article, we focus on three retailers representing the convenience, supermarket, and hyp...
With network expansion not a priority for 7-Eleven in the saturated Japanese market, it is adopting new strategies in the area of AI technology and product offerings to drive sales in its stores. Generative AI to drive product innovation 7-Eleven Japan has built its own cloud-based IT system with generative AI from OpenAI, Stability AI and Google to collect data from customer sales, product...


Using our global research, we look at how retailers and suppliers continue to respond to the cost-of-living crisis in Q4 2023.
We showcase 30 inspirational stores across the globe which align with the key themes of our Store of the Future 2030 model. Use the report to brainstorm the future of retail with your team and consider the opportunities for your stores, brands and products.
As global inflation has started to ease, we have reforecast our growth expectations for global, regional and country channels to 2028 This report shares the global view of our channel forecasts to 2028, combining data from 42 major markets across all regions. It provides data on different channels’ performance and highlights which regions and markets lead the way in terms of channel development.
Our vision of the store of the future provides an operational and progressive framework to inspire the industry to start the journey to create the store of 2030.

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5-year forecasts to 2028

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