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We look at the discounter’s latest private labels developments in Europe, from premium pet food to the growth of regional labels.

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From Helsinki to Dublin and North Carolina, we look at Lidl’s latest developments as it continues to invest in ecommerce and open more stores, including one in central London. Finland: new urban store in the capital and a sneakers craze…             On 29 April, Lidl Finland opened its 24 th store in the Finnish capital, taking its total to 187. The store is strategically located on the st...
To protect employees and consumers from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), retailers in Denmark, Sweden and Norway have added dedicated hygiene lines and plexiglass to the checkouts. Denmark: hygiene lines and new initiative for suppliers Coop and Salling Group have introduced distancing measures with “hygiene lines”. These are tape markings on the floor of the checkout lines that work to remind s...
Three developments from retailers in Sweden, Finland, and Denmark as they look to build their online and digital skill and scale. Sweden: ICA’s test for unmanned stores In collaboration with innovation hub ICAx and the Värmland region, ICA Nära Silleurd is the first among the larger chains to test an unstaffed store. Having begun in December 2019, the test will end on February 29, 2020. It ...

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22/06/2020
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the Western European food retail market in 2020 and beyond.
11/06/2020
How retailers can maximise the sales opportunity as consumers switch from eating-out to dining-in during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The report includes examples of new innovation from retailers such as Sainsbury's, Musgrave, S-Group, FamilyMart, Ahold Delhaize and Loblaw.
16/03/2020
We look at Lidl's strategic priorities to reinforce its position as the leading European retailer. It is winning share thanks to its rapid expansion and by putting sustainability and shoppers at the heart of its strategy.
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