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The Americas grocery market sizes 2020-2022

This report will help you understand the importance of key markets in North America and Latin America, including the USA, Canada, Brazil, Mexico and Colombia, and their prospects through to the end of 2022.

North America retail outlook 2021: performance to date

We look at how the market has been performing and assess whether the trends we highlighted at the start of the year remain relevant in the USA and Canada. The report also details the sales performance of the leading retailers as they come up against last year's surge in demand.

Strategic outlook for Walmart

We look at Walmart's strategic priorities as it aims to become the world's leading omnichannel retailer and build out an ecosystem that is broader than its physical and digital stores.

USA Country Presentation

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

Amazon Fresh, Los Angeles, USA

Amazon has recently launched an innovative physical food retail concept. We look at some of the unique elements of this format including the Amazon Dash Cart and the integration of Alexa, its voice-based assistant.

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Walmart Canada is acquiring Foodmaestro to deliver a more personalised online shopping experience and help shoppers discover more relevant products aligned with their health and dietary needs.

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Data from Adobe Analytics reveals that online sales on Black Friday fell marginally this year to $8.9bn, compared to $9bn in 2020. We look at what’s behind this dip. Strong performance compared to 2019 This year’s sales performance has to be put into context. Last year’s sales was a record high for Black Friday, increasing 21.6% compared to 2019, when sales hit $7.4bn. This was driven by re...
US-based Dollar Tree is raising its opening price point from $1.00 to $1.25. We look at why the retailer is making this move, and why now. Last store standing Dollar Tree has stood alone in the US dollar store channel for several years with its $1.00 price point. Its core competitors, Dollar General, Family Dollar (which it acquired in 2015) and 99 Cents Only have long operated with higher ...
US-based Southeastern Grocers has opened two new stores under its Hispanic-focused banner, Fresco y Más. We look at how the retailer is aiming to win with this key shopper group through tailoring its offer to better meet its needs. Authentic experience Southeastern Grocers launched this format in 2016. Over the last five years it has grown to almost 30 stores throughout Florida, mainly thro...

Major markets we cover in North America


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A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.

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Store visits from North America

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