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Rapid delivery services have been present in Latin America for around a decade, although the most successful start-ups launched in 2014 and 2015. Through a range of providers customers can order fast-food, restaurant meals, groceries, medicine, and more and have these delivered by courier in under an hour.

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Mexican business FEMSA, which owns the OXXO convenience store chain, has reported sales of MXN184.8 bn (US$8.4 bn) for 2019 for its proximity division (it also owns health stores and gas stations). This figure, which includes all its proximity stores in Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru, represents a 10.4% year-on-year (YoY) increase. Same-store-sales (SSS) rose by an average of 5%, which was d...
Following on from our article on Colombian retailer Justo & Bueno entering Chile ( found here ), we will look further at what this could mean for Chile’s grocery market.  Modern grocery retail in Chile is currently dominated by a handful of key retailers and, for now, the dominant store channel is supermarkets. However, modern (and traditional) retailers should be concerned about Justo & B...
Justo & Bueno was launched in Bogotá, Colombia in February 2016 and in December 2019 celebrated opening its 1,000 th store in the market. The business is set to enter Chile in 2020, which will be its third market in Latin America. It also operates around 100 stores in Panama, where it continues to expand its presence. Source: Dinero.com Background to Justo & Bueno In 2009 Michel ...

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18/06/2020
We look at Walmart's strategic priorities as it aims to become the world's leading omnichannel retailer and build out an ecosystem that is broader than its physical and digital stores.
05/06/2020
In Latin America grocery retailers and FMCG businesses are starting to consider the future of retail in a post-Covid-19 world. This report builds on our 10 global hypotheses, which we published in April, focusing on the six that have been the most prevalent in the region. We look at the how these hypotheses have played out, giving examples of how businesses have responded during the pandemic. We give our view of how we expect these changes to continue to evolve in the medium term and provide implications and considerations for manufacturers.
03/03/2020
This report provides insight on the evolution of last mile, rapid delivery services in Latin America. This includes both global businesses that have entered the region (e.g. Uber Eats and Glovo) and the extremely successful local players (such as Cornershop, iFood and Rappi).
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We review the five key trends set to shape the Latin American grocery market over the next 12 months and beyond.

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