USA  presentations


As Nutella celebrates its 50th anniversary, we look at how it is using social media to drive brand and shopper engagement.
We share global best in class examples of retailers operating in the free from category.
Innovation of the week: Macy’s Snapchat sales trail whets shoppers’ appetites ahead of Black Friday
As retail continues to experience a significant shift, driven by new technologies which are fuelling the intersection of physical and digital retailing, Walmart is determined to shape the right strategy to ensure its future relevance.  In this presentation we look at its ecommerce investment plans and what this means for its growth and development over the next three years.
As Whole Foods Market makes a strong start to its new financial year, we take a look at the five initiatives which it is focusing on to drive growth in 2015.

In the run-up to Halloween, we select our favourite seasonal innovations from around the world.

While grocery ecommerce has seen spectacular growth in many parts of Europe, it is on the verge of becoming a key route to market in North America.  With retailers pushing hard to build a presence in the channel, we've identified five key drivers that suggest things are about to take off in the region.
As loyalty continues to rise up the agenda for many retailers and manufacturers, we consider five levers used in loyalty schemes, highlighting some of the recent global examples that we’ve seen…
Innovation of the week: as leading manufacturers release products exclusively on Amazon, we explore the advantages of online product launches.
As a retail concept, Trader Joe’s remains unique in the world of grocery retailing.  While its Californian roots create a quirky, relaxed West Coast vibe, behind this lies a very powerful and disciplined model which is driving its continued success. We take a look at the five key factors which underpin its success in the US.
We look at how Loblaw is partnering with Google Canada to create the Food Pulse Index, which will help shape private label development.
Innovation of the week. See how Coca-Cola's innovative vending machine enables shoppers to ‘personalise their Coke’.
Innovation of the week: will Apple’s much anticipated smartwatch be a gamechanger in the wearable tech market?
Innovation of the week: we examine taxi service Uber’s latest trial services: Uber Corner Store and Uber Fresh
We take a look at how Sephora is promoting its loyalty scheme and driving traffic to it’s website through gifting…
Innovation of the week: how will Amazon’s latest innovation shake up mobile payment?

This month Greg Foran took up the leadership of Walmart’s $290bn US stores operation. We take a look at the five key areas of focus for the business as it looks to return to positive growth trends.

We bring together a dozen of the best food-to-go and food service concepts from our visits around the world.
See how Ahold US’s Stop & Shop banner is encouraging shoppers to find out more about and try locally grown ranges, while also educating children about produce and offering them the chance to grow their own.
Innovation of the week. We take a look at how Walgreens is using Augmented Reality to help shoppers navigate around the store…

We share our favourite products, promotions and events from World Cup 2014. Join the conversation at #worldcuppromos on Twitter.

Innovation of the week. Amazon is looking to further expand its online presence with the launch of a 'local services marketplace'.
In this insight presentation we spotlight the key trends from the Consumer Goods Forum 2014, which ran under the theme “Growth through change” to focus on how retailers and suppliers need to maintain strong, core principles, while being aware of disruptive technologies to watch out for.
With different online models and retailers emerging globally, we look at 10 innovative companies looking to change how people shop either in their own market, regionally or internationally
Innovation of the week. A specialised 3D printer for producing personalised make-up at home.