Featured insights and store visits from Latin America

This report builds on our 10 global hypotheses, which we published in April, focusing on the six that have been the most prevalent in Latin America.

This report provides insight on the evolution of last mile, rapid delivery services in Latin America.

Explore DIA’s strategy and its renewed focus on Brazil, as we uncover why it could be a key retailer to watch in the medium-to-long term. 

We explore the key growth markets for the convenience channel in Latin America. 

This guide to Brazil explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the market over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of country’s leading retailers.

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On November 5 Walmart Mexico (Walmex) opened the first store under its Walmart Express banner. Following our in-depth look at the strategy and expansion plans for the new banner, we now take a closer look at the pilot store and its new features.

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Walmex has launched an innovative new supermarket banner in Mexico. Its first Walmart Express store opened November 5 in Lomas del Valle, in the city of Puebla. With an initial investment of MXN1.3 bn (US64m), the business plans to convert existing Superama supermarkets to the new format, as well as opening new stores. Source: Walmex Stores will be a mix of conversions and new stores ...
Spain-based DIA announced group net sales increased by 2.5% to €1.7 bn, with like-for-like (LFL) sales up 6.3%. The retailer continues to improve its performance by focusing on the five pillars of its roadmap, which includes optimisation of its assortment, its private label ranges, online sales and express delivery, franchisees, and operations. Sales performance DIA Spain’s sales increased ...
Amazon announced it has opened three new distribution centres in Brazil to decrease delivery times in different regions of the country. Largest logistical expansion in the country The three new distribution centres are located in Minas Gerais, Distrito Federal, and Rio Grande do Sul, and mark the largest logistical expansion for Amazon in the country so far. Amazon now operates eight distri...

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A comprehensive review of unstaffed stores from around the world. In this report we present our thoughts about the concept and the implication of these stores on industry. We catalogue numerous examples from around the world, and look at how this novel concept could evolve in the future.
Six months ago we shared a series of hypotheses focused around how retail, society and shoppers could be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. With many countries continuing to feel its impacts, we have revisited our expectations and outlook for the next six months.
COVID-19 is forcing retailers to rethink the function and features of their physical stores, providing new impetus for innovation. Find inspiration from global operators in our Q3 highlights.
We visited one of Grupo Éxito's latest Carulla FreshMarket concepts in Bogotá. This remodelled store has a modern design, with several new features aimed at enhancing the customer experience.
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