Videos

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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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.
01/07/2020
We continue the private label series, looking at the five ways retailers are developing private label globally in 2020 and the impact this has on manufacturers and suppliers. This presentation looks in more depth at rapid response to consumer needs and how this has been accelerated by COVID-19.
26/06/2020
Retailers' strategies and business models are evolving. They are increasingly building alliances with each other, IT and tech companies and others to enable them to build skill and scale quickly. These collaborations are also helping them deal with challenges that require greater global cooperation or are too big to be dealt with as individual companies.
18/06/2020
We look at Walmart's strategic priorities as it aims to become the world's leading omnichannel retailer and build out an ecosystem that is broader than its physical and digital stores.
16/06/2020
United Supermarkets, which is run by Albertsons, is improving its grocery Click&Collect (C&C) service by utilising geolocation technology that allows customers to share their location using a smartphone as they drive to a store to signal their arrival time at the collection area.
15/06/2020
We look at Amazon's commercial performance, its strategic priorities for the next five years, and the implications for retailers and manufacturers.
11/06/2020
How retailers can maximise the sales opportunity as consumers switch from eating-out to dining-in during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The report includes examples of new innovation from retailers such as Sainsbury's, Musgrave, S-Group, FamilyMart, Ahold Delhaize and Loblaw.
10/06/2020
Hy-Vee transitions to a new ‘Find Your Smile’ campaign which emphasises multiple dimensions of wellness.
09/06/2020
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.
08/06/2020
Starbucks had begun boosting digital capabilities and transforming stores to serve “third place” needs (a place outside work and home) before lockdown but announced it will accelerate these plans to drive sales in a post-COVID world.
03/06/2020
Aramark has opened 100 pop-up grocery stores in US healthcare facilities to support frontline workers as part of a suite of measures to reconfigure its traditional service model.
29/05/2020
CVS Pharmacy is partnering with Nuro to pilot autonomous deliveries of prescriptions and essentials in the Houston market.
28/05/2020
Magnolia Bakery, in New York, is preparing to welcome back customers by adding new ultraviolet lights that reportedly kill off airborne virus particles without harming humans.
18/05/2020
We review Seven & i Holdings’ current performance, plus progress against key strategic objectives.
15/05/2020
We look at the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on our five global convenience trends we identified for 2020, with convenience channel forecasts and case studies from North America, Europe and Asia for inspiration.
14/05/2020
UPS drone delivery subsidiary UPS Flight Forward (UPSFF) teams up with German drone-maker Wingcopter to develop the next generation of package delivery drones for a variety of use cases in the US and internationally.
05/05/2020
This presentation builds on IGD’s pre-COVID market and channel estimates and provides a point-in-time view on the potential shifts in context of three scenarios for the US, China and the UK. These shifts are indicative of what may lie ahead. A detailed breakdown of channel shares is provided for the totality of 2020 with a reference to 2021.
01/05/2020
We continue the private label series, looking at the five ways retailers are developing private label globally in 2020 and the impact this has on manufacturers and suppliers. This presentation looks in more depth at the role of exclusive brands.
21/04/2020
In this round-up we share our key store highlights for Q1. Be inspired by our pick of stores and retail execution from retailers in a number of markets including Amazon, Leclerc, Take&Go, and CS Fresh, amongst others.
20/04/2020
In this report we look at the strategies of the leading operators and how value, variety and excitement could enable strong growth in a post-Covid19 environment.
16/04/2020
We review the outlook for Costco over the next five years, looking in-depth at its global strategic objectives and key markets as sales are set to grow beyond US$214bn by 2024.
08/04/2020
As Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to have a serious impact around the world, we examine how retailers are helping communities cope during the pandemic.
07/04/2020
Leading US retailer, Kroger, is using its existing QueVision queue management technology to monitor customer traffic and enable proper in-store physical distancing.
06/04/2020
We share how retailers, from across the globe, are communicating to online shoppers in the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.