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Building on their existing strategic relationship, Kroger and Ocado are expanding their collaboration to include in-store fulfillment.

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Following a solid second quarter performance, The J.M. Smucker Company has raised its guidance for the full year, anticipating many of the new consumer behaviours which have underpinned the business, will be sustained beyond the pandemic. Improvements in key metrics In raising its sales outlook, the retailer pointed to the elevated demand which drove a 9% increase in its coffee segment and ...
The world’s largest convenience chain 7-Eleven continues to drive innovation. We provide the latest trading updates from U.S, Australia and Japan. U.S: 7-Eleven opens fifth Evolution Store 7-Elven has opened its second Evolution Store in Dallas and the fifth in the country. Located at 9750 Walnut Hill Lane, the new store features Laredo Taco Co., self-serve beverages on tap, fresh bakery, m...
Walmart plans to acquire the talent, technology platform and IP of JoyRun, a technology start-up based out of Silicon Valley, which operates a peer-to-peer delivery platform. Optimising local networks JoyRun essentially enables users to pickup and deliver items for friends and neighbours. It is used as a last-mile delivery platform by more than 500 companies, with over 30,000 people serving...


The hypermarket channel is perceived to be struggling to grow, whether in store or sales terms. However, on a global basis, this is not the reality. Retailers are finding ways to re-imagine the hypermarket format beyond grocery retail by applying seven strategies laid out in this report. This way hypermarket operators are able to enhance the shopper proposition and: - achieve more incremental growth - boost traffic to store - encourage more spend in-store - develop the omnichannel offer
As we approach Ocado announcing its Q4 results, we look at its commercial performance, its strategic priorities for the next three years, and the implications for manufacturers.
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.
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.
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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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