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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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08/03/2021
In the first of a three-part series, we explain why convenience retail is increasingly important globally and provide recommendations on how you should respond.
05/03/2021
Updated with new examples - Major foodservice operators are starting to roll-out new store concepts, developed for the post-pandemic era. We look at 10 formats and the key themes linking them together.
18/02/2021
Most global food retail markets experienced accelerated growth during 2020 as consumer spending on food shifted from out-of-home to at-home. In this report we look at the impact on growth across major markets in 2020 and the prospects through to 2022.
18/02/2021
The GIANT Company’s GIANT Direct and MARTIN’S Direct online grocery shoppers can access an easy-to-use environmental and social impact rating system powered by HowGood.
15/02/2021
We look at Ocado's performance, the impact of COVID-19, its strategic priorities, and the implications for manufacturers.
05/02/2021
Coca-Cola has teamed up with Walmart and DroneUp, a drone services provider, to bring Coca-Cola with Coffee and Coca-Cola with Coffee Zero Sugar to the community of Coffee County, Ga.
04/02/2021
American football’s Super Bowl is one of the largest sporting events globally. We look at how retailers and suppliers are adjusting their approaches this year. While campaigns focus on key pandemic themes, including the switch to virtual and a focus on community, they also reflect the restrictions on social gatherings which remain in place in many locations.
26/01/2021
As one of the major success stories of 2020, we review the strategic priorities for Costco and the opportunities for suppliers to engage further with one of the world's largest retailers.
21/01/2021
Five global trends that will shape convenience retailing in 2021 and beyond, with examples from Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America.
21/01/2021
Ahold Delhaize USA’s Retail Business Services is trialling UV disinfection robots from Ava Robotics in two of its affiliated distribution centres to help enhance cleaning procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
21/01/2021
At the end of 2020, Kroger introduced smart carts to its Madeira store.
21/01/2021
In 2019, Walmart began an autonomous vehicle pilot with Gatik to move customer orders on a two-mile route between a dark store and a Neighborhood Market in Bentonville, Arkansas.
18/01/2021
Nuro is a leading California-based technology company specialised in developing and operating electric self-driving vehicles that are designed to deliver groceries.
18/01/2021
Robomart is an autonomous grocery store which consumers can summon to their home in less than ten minutes using a dedicated app.
14/01/2021
Hudson, a travel experience retailer with more than 1,000 stores in airports, commuter hubs, landmarks and tourist destinations across North America, has announced the next phase in its digital transformation journey with an agreement to use Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology in select travel convenience stores.
14/01/2021
In spring 2021, participating customers in Bentonville, Arkansas, will be able to receive deliveries from their local Walmart directly into a temperature-controlled HomeValet-powered smart box placed outside their home.
14/01/2021
Giant Food, the greater Washington D.C. regional grocery chain, is helping customers identify products owned by minority based businesses through updated shelf labels.
11/01/2021
Albertsons has become the first American grocer to pilot an automated and contactless grocery PickUp kiosk.
11/01/2021
Having announced the partnership last March, OTG, the hospitality group, has opened its first CIBO Express Gourmet Market convenience stores featuring Amazon’s ‘Just Walk Out’ technology.
11/01/2021
Key influences shaping the direction of the food-to-go market around the world, this year and beyond. Illustrated with examples of retailers and operators already leading the way in adapting to changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
07/01/2021
This report covers the latest developments in food-to-go in large stores around the world, taking into account the impact of COVID-19 on innovation. It includes examples from retailers such as Kroger, Prisma, Asda, ICA, Walmart, Heinen, Ahold Delhaize, Grupo Éxito Wow, Coop Sverige, Central Food Hall, Colruyt and Mercadona.
07/01/2021
Find inspiration from global operators, including Morrisons, Carrefour, Loblaw and Grupo Éxito in our Q4 highlights.
05/01/2021
We highlight the five trends set to shape the North American food retail market in 2021.
22/12/2020
13 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the fourth quarter of 2020.
21/12/2020
Piestro, the automating artisan pizza vending start-up, has announced it will partner with Kiwibot, the robotics delivery company to provide consumers with a contactless pizza delivery experience.