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25 October 2016
In this update, we look at what happened at retailers across the region in the third quarter of 2016, including who's winning, the hotspots for expansion, and who's being most innovative in-store. Retailer results: who's winning Internationally, net sales declined for Walmart in Q2 of fiscal 2017. Walmex reported strong momentum across all formats, divisions and countries, while co...
22 September 2016
Latest UN population forecasts show Latin America urbanising at a faster rate than anywhere else on earth, with 89% of the population set to live in urban areas by 2050. This is accelerating the focus on its cities, posing infrastructural challenges alongside expanded opportunities. What's a megacity and why is it important? Megacities, and others that are just below the megacity thresho...
28 July 2016
In this update, we look at what happened at retailers across the region in the second quarter of 2016, including results, format development, and new market entries. Mixed bag of results to date In Brazil, there seems to be no stopping Assaí as the atacarejo format reported 37.6% sales growth year-on-year for Q2. Proximity growth was also double digit for GPA Casino's e-commerce...
19 January 2016
In this update, we look at what happened at retailers across the region in the fourth quarter of 2015, including expansion, refocusing, and quarterly results. Expansion to continue in 2016 Soriana and La Comer agreed to the conditions imposed upon them by the competition authorities in Mexico, in relation to the acquisition of La Comer stores Falabella announced its 2016-19...
20 October 2015
In this update, we look at what's been happening at retailers across the region in the third quarter of 2015, including expansion, restructuring, loyalty scheme developments and in-store activity with suppliers. Mixed results, with Brazil proving a tough market Carrefour said its increasingly multi-format strategy in Brazil drives positive growth, with like-for-like sales up 7.4% i...
20 July 2015
In this update, we look at what's been happening at retailers across the region in the second quarter of 2015, including new private label ranges, omnichannel developments and second quarter results. Q2 results reveal strong performances Carrefour's second quarter results once again revealed the strength of its Latin American operations. Like-for-like sales were up 7% in Brazil, wh...
27 April 2015
In this update, we look at developments from retailers across the region in the first quarter of 2015, including a good start to the year for many retailers, the unveiling of new strategic and investment plans, and initiatives to reward loyalty and help lower income consumers. Encouraging progress in Q1 results Brazil was one of the markets driving a strong first quarter for Carrefour ...
17 February 2015
We've launched a new, free, Latin America-focused bulletin. Designed for retailers and suppliers already trading in the region, as well as those keeping a watching brief, it will keep you updated on top retail and FMCG news from Latin America and the latest insight presentations that have been added to Retail Analysis.   If you would like to be added to the mailing list, or you have a...
30 October 2014
We look at how retailers across Latin America have fared since the end of July, including latest channel trends, financial performance and other developments. Tough conditions, but leading retailers performing well In their third quarters, Carrefour continued its strong performances in Latin America, while GPA had to face some tough comparatives against the same period a year ea...
30 July 2014
We look at how retailers across Latin America have fared in the second quarter, reviewing expansion plans and other news, including some great stores we have seen in the region. Improving sales trends continue in second quarter Walmex achieved net sales growth of nearly 4% for the first half. Investment in e-commerce is ongoing, and Walmex is implementing changes to address problems at...