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Quick commerce is becoming increasingly competitive in Latin America. The sector is currently dominated by local operators, including Rappi, Cornershop (recently acquired by Uber), and iFood. These businesses have profited from their local know-how, such as understanding consumption habits and knowledge of LatAm’s complex road networks, which is fundamental for logistics and delivery.  

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Colombia-based retailer Grupo Éxito (part of the French retail group Casino), operates 84 stores under its premium supermarket banner Carulla. In August 2021, the business appointed Guillermo Matías Destefanis as Carulla’s new executive director. Destefanis previously managed the Devoto supermarket banner in Uruguay, which is also owned by Grupo Éxito. In recent interviews with Colombian ec...
Since launching in 2009, discount retailer D1 has grown to become the third largest grocer in Colombia and the 10 th largest company overall. Despite stiff competition it has become the first discounter in Colombia to record a profit in a Fiscal year, reflecting the positive direction it is going in. Here we explore the reasons behind its success and how the pandemic has influenced change.   ...
Latin America is one of the most advanced regions for quick commerce, which we define as groceries and essential products delivered in under one hour. In the last year we have seen the emergence of new pureplay businesses (e.g. JOKR, Getir, and Gorillas), and the launch of new ultra-fast delivery services from existing plyers (e.g. Rappi Turbo), which can fulfil deliveries in 10 or 15 minutes. ...

Presentations

19/08/2021
Study why refillable packaging is important for retailers and suppliers and understand who is championing dry food refillable concepts and who is extending into liquid refillable formats.
17/08/2021
In this report we explore how quick commerce has evolved in LATAM over the past 18 months and how we expect this to evolve in the future. This includes opportunities for CPG’s looking to get ahead.
14/07/2021
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.
Latin America retail outlook 2021

We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Latin America in 2021.

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