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Walmart has made a series of leadership changes at its US stores and Sam’s Club operations, including appointing a new chief merchandising officer for its core domestic business.

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We’ve been out at NRF’s Retail Show in New York, the largest retail technology event globally. Here’s our view on how the tech landscape is evolving. 1. Technology firms are focusing on helping retailers be better operators Given the scale of the event, technology providers covering the entire supply chain from distribution and logistics through to customer apps and shopper loyalty were pre...
Target’s holiday sales came in below expectations, with the company citing weaknesses in key non-food categories. Slowing store and digital sales Over the combined November/December period, Target’s comparable store sales increased 1.4%, below expectations. Having delivered comp sales of 4.5% in Q3, and a strong performance up to that point on the bac of major investments in stores, digital a...
Food-to-go remains a key growth opportunity, and one that is attracting greater interest from a variety of different retailers, manufacturers and specialists as consumers’ lifestyles evolve. Here we share our five food-to-go trends to watch out for in the coming year: Source: IGD   Fuelling regeneration Food-to-go is the bridge between retail and foodservice. As both these sector...


The five trends shaping the discount channel globally in 2020 and beyond, from the physical store's makeover, the dive into digital, and the new disruptors on the horizon.
Our predictions for the trends that will shape food-to-go in 2020
We review the five key trends set to shape the North American food retail market over the next 12 months and beyond.
Food discounters are now catching up with other major retailers in terms of sustainable developments and are sometimes leading the way. This report gives an overview on how Europe and North America based discounters are preparing and contributing to a more sustainable future.
In this month's snapshot: Lidl to enter two new markets, Dollar General strong expansion plans, a closer look at Hema partnerships and Aldi store openings to 2024.
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This in-depth guide to USA explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

We review the five key trends set to shape the North American food retail market over the next 12 months and beyond.

See how retailers in North America are developing their innovation strategies in-store

This quick piece of analysis shows the development of four grocery retail models in the USA from 2011 to 2023

Access key indicators for over 400 retailers and grocery market sizes for over 180 countries.

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