Netherlands presentations

Presentations

08/05/2017

With discounters changing the European grocery retail market, what can we expect in the next five years? We have highlighted five routes to growth in food discount in our new report. Find out about the opportunities and threats you could be facing.

04/04/2017
We explore six trends shaping private development in Western Europe. Focus areas include creating ranges that echo changing shopper trends, driving new sales opportunities and using products to hero key categories.
10/11/2016
Innovation of the week: Albert Heijn has reopened its recently renovated XL supermarket in Purmerend, which it claims has the first in-store farming unit in the Netherlands. The store is also reported to be the most sustainable supermarket in Europe.
05/07/2016
We look in-depth at Ahold Delhaize, which will become the eighth largest grocery retailer globally following the merger of the two companies, and examine its short term priorities for 2016 in Europe and the US.
16/06/2016
Convenience is a key growth channel globally - this report identifies the world’s top 12 convenience retailers, the different types of retailers who operate in the channel, as well as what is happening in-store and how suppliers can capitalise in order to win.
25/04/2016
From across Europe, we bring you seven examples of great convenience retailing.
09/03/2016
The first in our series of insight presentations looking at retailers’ largest stores focuses on key category initiatives.
19/02/2016
This insight presentation provides our analysis of latest retailer results, the top five trends to watch in Western Europe in 2016 and raises questions that could be asked of your businesses.
15/12/2015
We showcase some of the favourite stores we have visited during 2015, what’s great about them and the inspiration retailers and suppliers can take from them.
26/11/2015
Our retail analysts are continually travelling the world to identify global best practices and innovations in grocery retailing. In this guide we highlight the best regions and markets to visit to see some of the leading format, category and technology-based initiatives, and showcase the retailers to watch.
23/10/2015
With shoppers increasingly suffering from ‘promotional fatigue’, retailers and suppliers are looking to maximise the effects of fewer, bigger promotional events. We look at five strategies being used by both parties to turn events to their commercial advantage, both in and out of store.
17/09/2015

Innovation of the week: In the Netherlands, Lidl is giving away free bottles of its private label cola in exchange for empty bottles of a different brand.

17/08/2015
Looking to develop your online strategy? IGD looks at six trends that are driving online grocery retailing in Europe.
08/07/2015
Shell in the Netherlands is collaborating with Unilever and Pathé Home Films to earn rewards when they fill up at its forecourts and purchase selected Unilever products.
02/06/2015
As Western Europe’s macroeconomic position appears to be improving in 2015, we reflect on where and how this is feeing through into retailers’ results.
We also look at how retailers and manufacturers are developing health and wellness strategies to meet shoppers’ desire for better-for-me ranges.

01/06/2015
Which are the biggest markets for online grocery, how fast are they growing, and where should you be focusing your attention in this channel? Featuring our latest forecasts, understand  what factors are driving growth in each of the top ten markets and the implications for your business.
05/05/2015
While price remains at the heart of discussions between retailers and manufacturers, price alone doesn’t deliver value for shoppers. We consider six of the levers that are used to demonstrate value, which we expect to see more of in 2015 and beyond…
17/02/2015
Ahold-owned Albert Heijn has launched a collectables promotional campaign that enables shoppers to receive free vegetable seeds for every €15 spent.
14/01/2015

As 2015 begins, we reflect on the events of 2014 to anticipate what lies ahead. With this in mind, we consider how price competition is set to heat up, while online and discount are the channels to watch.

24/10/2014
With proximity stores becoming a key growth channel in Western Europe, we review five strategies being used to drive the channel’s development and identify retailers you can take inspiration from.
17/10/2014
As multichannel evolves as a concept globally, we assess how Albert Heijn’s strategy is enabling it to target shoppers and allow individuals to move between channels seamlessly.
16/09/2014
With economies in Western Europe remaining lacklustre, the spectre of deflation haunting markets and shopper spend growing only slowly, we update on the key developments and results from the region and look at five innovations helping retailers win in a challenging environment.
20/08/2014
We look at the discounter’s initiatives and innovations across various European markets.
10/07/2014

We share our favourite products, promotions and events from World Cup 2014. Join the conversation at #worldcuppromos on Twitter.

01/10/2013
Alongside the latest trends and news from the region, we examine the outlook for channel growth in Western Europe to 2016 and look in-depth at the Netherlands where changing shopper patterns and poor consumer confidence are leading to changes in the market and what you can learn from market’s developments.