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Sustainability in Q1 2021
Explore 10 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the first quarter of 2021.
Europe grocery market sizes 2020-2022
Our new forecasts show that Europe will account for nearly 13% of additional grocery sales generated between 2020-22. However, the impact of COVID-19 and its legacy will impact markets differently across the region. This report will help you understand Europe’s growing importance in the global context and which grocery markets will provide your business with the most exciting growth prospects towards 2022.
Hoogvliet’s sustainable displays
Hoogvliet partnered with Brandwise and Vlastuin to launch a reusable display system ‘Mr. Flexx’, which can be used for private label and brands.
Jumbo introduces smart carts
During March, a smart shopping cart (trolley) with cameras, a touch screen and artificial intelligence will be tested in the Jumbo Foodmarkt in Veghel. The pilot will examine whether this innovation has added value for customers and how the smart cart can best be used in the future.
The future of drugstore, health & beauty
In this report, we review our five areas of change for the post-COVID world for drugstores, health and beauty stores, which we identified after the pandemic’s first wave. In line with recent developments globally, we re-examine the trends and highlight opportunities for retailers and suppliers in 2021 and beyond.
Europe’s top 10 grocery retailers in 2022
We provide our strategic outlook on the how Europe's 10 leading grocery retailers, which includes Lidl, Carrefour, Tesco, Edeka, are evolving their strategies to win and drive growth to 2022.
The evolution of food-to-go in small stores
This report covers the latest developments in food-to-go in small stores around the world, taking into account the impact of COVID-19 on innovation. It includes examples from retailers such as 7-Eleven, Sourced Market, Tambo +, Morrisons, FamilyMart, Esso, AlfaMart, Coles, Woolworths, SPAR and Central Retail Group.
Food-to-go trends 2021
Key influences shaping the direction of the food-to-go market around the world, this year and beyond. Illustrated with examples of retailers and operators already leading the way in adapting to changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sustainability in Q4 2020
13 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the fourth quarter of 2020.
Strategic outlook for Ahold Delhaize
We look at Ahold Delhaize's medium term priorities following the evolution of its strategy to help it solidify its position as an industry-leading local omnichannel retailer in 2021 and beyond. We provide forecasts on how and where the retailer will continue to win and what will drive that growth.
Western Europe outlook 2021
We consider the five key trends set to shape grocery retail in Western Europe in 2021. We're seeing retailers double down on their drive for value, while digitalisation continues to make the customer experience more convenient and efficient. Ecommerce has accelerated, with online no longer being a small part of many businesses. Meanwhile, retailers are innovating with formats and ranges to stay relevant in a changing world, while sustainability remains at the heart of retailer strategies.
Albert Heijn’s in store AR assistant
In conjunction with the Antea Group Nederland, Albert Heijn is trialing an augmented reality, in-store assistant. The assistant is aimed to help shoppers find what they want in-store.
Strategic outlook for Lidl
We look at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Europe's largest grocery retailer: its performances, expansion and strategic priorities including the acceleration of its digital transformation.
Jumbo gives orange peels a second life
Jumbo has partnered with waste-to-product company Renewi. Orange peels will be collected in store and processed into new ingredients by PeelPioneers, the market leader in circular solutions citrus residual flows.
Sustainability in Q3 2020
10 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the third quarter of 2020.
Global store highlights: Q3 2020
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.
Albert Heijn’s sustainable cleaning range
Albert Heijn has introduced sustainable cleaning products with the launch of its new exclusive range JAWS. The range includes concentrated refills for cleaning sprays and environmentally friendly dishwashing products.
Sustainability during COVID-19
Exploring how retailers and manufacturers globally are continuing to commit to and invest in sustainability initiatives. Furthermore, we investigate whether there has been an acceleration or pulled back from their sustainability initiatives during and as a result of the pandemic.
Action: an overview of the discounter
We look at the strategy of the variety discounter to deliver value thanks to its efficient operating model. This report also provides an overview of the latest development, the impact of COVID-19 and highlights some considerations for your business when trading with the discounter.
8 ways COVID-19 has changed food-to-go
How the pandemic has affected food-to-go in retail and foodservice and what this means for retailers, operators and suppliers. Illustrated with examples from McDonald's, Pret, Subeay, Starbucks, KFC, Leon, Morrisons, Sweetgreen, Burger King and SPAR amongst others.
Five ways retailers are developing private label globally in 2020 - Rapid response to consumer needs
We continue the private label series, looking at the five ways retailers are developing private label globally in 2020 and the impact this has on manufacturers and suppliers. This presentation looks in more depth at rapid response to consumer needs and how this has been accelerated by COVID-19.
COVID-19: how the pandemic is re-shaping retail trends in Western Europe
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.
Strategic outlook for Amazon
We look at Amazon's commercial performance, its strategic priorities for the next five years, and the implications for retailers and manufacturers.
Aldi Transparency Code
Aldi Nord has developed a traceability code system for its fresh meat products. It is called Aldi Transparency Code (ATC) and provides shoppers with detailed information regarding products’ provenance.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Ahold Delhaize launches cleaning robot challenge
Ahold Delhaize’s AI for Retail (AIR) Lab Delft is challenging startups, scale-ups and other tech companies to create a robotic autonomous store cleaning solution.