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We explore five ways drugstores seek to support physical and mental wellbeing through facilitating new healthcare services and developing new campaigns to focus on mental health.

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As well as offering delivery from convenience stores, on-demand restaurant delivery company, DoorDash, has launched dark convenience stores in the US, according to reports from Medium.com/HNGRY. Delivery of over 2,000 items DoorDash’s dark stores are used to fulfil pickup and delivery orders and, according to the report, are operating under “The Convenience Store” brand. Customers can choos...
US-based Wegmans is permanently closing all its Pub by Wegmans locations, having temporarily closed them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pivoting towards fast-casual, pickup and delivery Wegmans operated 12 ‘Pub’ restaurants within its stores, offering a casual dining experience and adult beverages. Moving forward, the retailer will focus on fast-casual solutions, including in-store, for pick...
One of the key trends of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the surge in sales for large CPG suppliers, with a significant presence in core, centre-store categories. Conagra Brands has identified 12 consumer behaviours centred on re-discovery and discovery that are fuelling the growth of its brands. Growth across the portfolio Conagra Brands delivered strong growth in Q4, with organic sales up ...

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07/07/2020
We visited 7-Eleven's first Lab store in the USA, where it is testing a number of new innovations which include a smoothie bar, growler refill station and Scan & Pay technology.
06/07/2020
Walmart is repurposing its large car parks through the summer to offer drive-in cinemas.
06/07/2020
Robotics company Refraction AI has partnered with The Produce Station, an independently owned grocer in Michigan, to offer customers contactless delivery via its autonomous robot.
06/07/2020
Walmart has shared more details on its cashier-free test in Fayetteville, USA.
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Interim grocery channel forecasts: US, China and UK 2020


Hear directly from IGD analysts as they explain the thinking behind the channel shifts in our newly released forecasts for 2020.

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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.

We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the North American food retail market in 2020 and beyond.

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