Videos

06/08/2020
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the North American food retail market in 2020 and beyond.

Canada presentations

Presentations

26/11/2015
Our retail analysts are continually travelling the world to identify global best practices and innovations in grocery retailing. In this guide we highlight the best regions and markets to visit to see some of the leading format, category and technology-based initiatives, and showcase the retailers to watch.
23/10/2015
With shoppers increasingly suffering from ‘promotional fatigue’, retailers and suppliers are looking to maximise the effects of fewer, bigger promotional events. We look at five strategies being used by both parties to turn events to their commercial advantage, both in and out of store.
08/10/2015
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.

22/09/2015
We look at the success factors driving Whole Foods Market’s growth, and what you can learn from this innovative retailer.
16/06/2015
As Lidl confirms its market entry, Ahold and Whole Foods Market announce new small formats and grocery ecommerce continues to gain momentum we look at how the region is set to evolve.
11/06/2015

Innovation of the week: Starbucks has launched six new Frappuccino flavours inspired by fans, a winner will be chosen and sold on special offer for a ‘flash’ four day period.

26/05/2015
Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest innovative developments in the industry as we share our top picks on topics including Apple watch apps and super-convenient products and services
05/05/2015
While price remains at the heart of discussions between retailers and manufacturers, price alone doesn’t deliver value for shoppers. We consider six of the levers that are used to demonstrate value, which we expect to see more of in 2015 and beyond…
25/03/2015

Metro Inc in Canada has launched a number of personalisation tools as continued development of its digital ecosystem, including a personalised flyer.

24/03/2015
While retailers and manufacturers continue to compete on price, there are companies who are looking to deliver added value for shoppers without cutting prices. We consider five of the levers that are being used to offer added value, which we expect to see more of in 2015 and beyond.