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06/08/2020
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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04/12/2020
Walmart is a partnering with GM-owned self-driving car company, Cruise, to pilot grocery deliveries in Arizona.
18/11/2020
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
17/11/2020
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.
16/11/2020
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.
10/11/2020
Chipotle has introduced Real Foodprint, a metric provided by HowGood, an independent research company. Chopotle’s app allows shoppers to build a food order to calculate a Real Foodprint.
09/11/2020
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 achieve incremental increases in basket size and are developing their proposition to attract shoppers back to the format. In this report we show winning strategies by hypermarket and large supermarket operators from around the world.
05/11/2020
10 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the third quarter of 2020.
02/11/2020
We present findings from our exclusive global research on the interesting and increasingly valuable group of shoppers aged 50-64.
30/10/2020
Giant Eagle has launched an innovative curbside pickup program that uses location-based technology to optimise click and collect and in-store collection for grocery stores and shoppers.
27/10/2020
Blendid has opened its fourth robotic drink and food kiosk at a Walmart in Fremont, CA.
27/10/2020
Explore how retailers and suppliers in the UK and North America are offering innovative products and creative solutions such as Boo-Bags and reverse trick-or-treating to help celebrate Halloween in a COVID-safe way.
26/10/2020
The Amazon Shopper Panel is an opt-in, invitation-only program where participants earn monthly rewards by sharing receipts from purchases made outside of Amazon.com and by completing short surveys.
21/10/2020
Lidl US will install new air filtration systems rated MERV-13 or higher in all its US stores by the end of this year. Lidl US is one of the first retailers to commit to installing MERV-13 or higher filtration across its entire US store network.
19/10/2020
Amazon has launched an augmented reality (AR) experience that customers can access via a Quick Response (QR) code on its packaging.
19/10/2020
The Caper Counter is a self-checkout counter powered by computer vision to automatically identify items and allow for contactless and cashierless checkout.
16/10/2020
We look at what’s front-of-mind for retailers as they head into the key trading period.
15/10/2020
Kroger has launched a Chefbot. It is an AI-powered Twitter recipe tool which provides customers with mealtime inspiration and personalised recommendations.
15/10/2020
COVID-19 is forcing retailers to rethink the function and features of their physical stores, providing new impetus for innovation. Find inspiration from global operators in our Q3 highlights.
12/10/2020
Amazon Explore is Amazon’s new virtual platform that lets users “explore anything from lessons to landmarks”. Experiences include skill learning sessions, local shopping from global boutiques and markets, and culture and landmark tours.
01/10/2020
Amazon One is a new, fast, convenient, and contactless way for people to use their palm to make everyday activities like paying at a store, presenting a loyalty card, entering a gated location like a stadium or office much quicker and easier.
01/10/2020
Save Mart is the first grocery retailer in the United States to partner with Starship Technologies.
01/10/2020
Major foodservice operators are starting to roll-out new store concepts, developed for the post-pandemic era. We look at five formats and the four key themes linking them together.
30/09/2020
Three years after introducing Simbe Robotics’ autonomous robot Tally to enhance inventory management*, Schnuck Markets is putting the technology in an additional 46 stores.
21/09/2020
Aldi Süd is expected to generate an additional €14 bn in sales globally between 2020 and 2022. We review its strategic priorities, the sales outlook to 2022 and the impact of COVID-19 on its model.
17/09/2020
Walmart recently announced that it is trialling drone delivery. In its latest effort to test the concept it has teamed up with Zipline to launch a first-of-its-kind drone delivery operation in the U.S