Featured insights and store visits from Central and Eastern Europe

Central and Eastern Europe retail outlook 2022

We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Central and Eastern Europe in 2022.

12 ways Lidl and Aldi are evolving their models

We review 2021 to highlight some of Aldi and Lidl's major developments and how they are transforming their models.

The war in Ukraine: its impact on grocery retailing globally

In this presentation we look at the short-term impacts and implications that the conflict could have on grocery retailing globally.

Poland Country Presentation

A guide to Poland’s grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.

Inside Kaufland’s flagship store in Romania

See in store at the retailer’s flagship concept in Bucharest, which sees Kaufland position itself as an upmarket superstore format that maintains its original value-for-money proposition.

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The SPAR Austria Group saw its food businesses, which operate in Austria, Croatia, Hungary, northern Italy, and Slovenia, grow sales by 4%, to €15.09 bn. SPAR Group noted its performance across all its operates had been significantly impacted by the on-going effects of the pandemic.

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Les Mousquetaires reported its total net sales, excluding fuel sales, rose 1.8% to €35.28 bn. Including fuel, the company said total sales net sales increased by 7.2% to €45.28 bn. The organisation’s retail division drove growth, with its Agromousquetaires agri-food division enjoying a sales increase of 0.4%, to €4.2 bn. Grocery banners see sales breach €30 bn mark (excluding fuel) Les Mous...
As Biedronka looks to expand its quick commerce service in Poland and Tesco is growing the coverage for its ecommerce store in the Czech Republic, we round up news from the region. Biedronka evolves strategy for ‘digital convenience’-focused future… Poland-based trade publication Wiadomosci Handlowe has reported that Biedronka is expanding its Biek quick commerce delivery solution, which ...
Jerónimo Martins has announced its FY2021 results, revealing a positive performance across all countries where it operates, Colombia, Poland, and Portugal. Positive sale growth Jerónimo Martins saw sales grow 8.3% to €20.9 bn in 2021, with like-for-like (LFL) sales rising 8.0%. The retailer revealed the positive results were supported by the cumulative effect of all banners and their drive ...

Major markets we cover in Central and Eastern Europe


Quick commerce has been one of the fastest growing and innovative segments of the food and consumer goods industry. We highlight how the landscape has evolved by region, the players you should be prioritising, market sizes for UK, USA and Australia, and an in-depth look at the business models and profitability of the channel.
We look at how Mega Image has been reinventing itself as an upmarket, convenience-driven proximity concept to fill the niche between the country’s growing discounters, hypermarkets and evolving local retailers.
Understand how local discount hero Biedronka is evolving its proposition to be closer to the supermarket channel in Poland.
Carrefour Romania's increased focus on fresh and organic ranges, a stronger emphasis on local anchoring and a quick rollout of ecommerce is helping it compete in the country. We went in-store to see how the retailer is evolving its offer to maximise the opportunity provided by its one-stop proposition.

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Store visits from Central and Eastern Europe

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