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.

USA  presentations

Presentations

18/12/2020
We look at Ahold Delhaize's medium term priorities following the evolution of its strategy to help it solidify its position as an industry-leading local omnichannel retailer in 2021 and beyond. We provide forecasts on how and where the retailer will continue to win and what will drive that growth.
16/12/2020
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic Lidl introduced several innovative solutions to support vulnerable families in local communities.
16/12/2020
This guide to USA explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
14/12/2020
Personalised nutrition start-up myAir claims to have created a nutritional solution for better management of stress. The company has developed a series of plant-based nutrition snack bars that aim to help manage stress.
11/12/2020
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global food-to-go trends
08/12/2020
Lunchbox, Sodexo and delivery robot startup Kiwibot, have collaborated to offer autonomous and contactless food delivery across the University of Denver (UD).
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
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.