USA  presentations


Food-to-go has been an integral element of the proposition in North American grocery retailing for over ten years. In this insight presentation we look at some of the recent innovations from six leaders in this space and highlight what operators in other markets can learn from the region.
Innovation of the week: Amazon and Ford have teamed up to offer consumers the ability to use Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, in their cars.
We share some of our favourite formats that we've visited in Q1
Sally is a salad-making robot that uses 20 different food canisters to prepare and serve more than 1,000 different types of salads.
We look at how Target is responding the “seismic shifts” in the retail sector by investing $7bn in the business to accelerate the transformation of its digital and physical assets.
Find out who the top ten grocery retailers are in North America and what they are doing to win in a fast growth and diverse market.
Piaggio Fast Forward, a sister company of Piaggio Group which is most famous for creating the Vespa scooter, has created a delivery robot called Gita.
Starbucks is taking the next step towards evolving the digital customer experience by launching voice ordering and paying through the Starbucks mobile iOS app and Amazon Alexa.
We take a look at how click and collect is developing in the UK, France, and the US. If executed well, click and collect can positively impact the reach of the online channel so it is important to understand its potential.
Focal Systems, a Silicon Valley start-up, has created a patented technology to provide cutting-edge machine learning and computer vision to address challenges faced by brick and mortar retailers.
We take a closer look at how Starbucks plans to grow, and where it sees the opportunity for growth.
We explore what makes Pret special, outline its trading priorities and explore how it plans to continue its impressive recent growth.
We take a look at who’s winning in the region, and the trends set to shape the sector in the year ahead.
shelfPoint is claimed to be the first dynamic shelf banner with built-in emotional artificial intelligence capabilities.
Innovation of the week: Pernod Ricard is aiming to capitalise on consumers’ desire to create and enjoy cocktails at home with the help of digital technology through its connected cocktail library.
We bring you inspiration for Christmas from retailers around the globe.
The global grocery retail landscape is changing fast, with significant growth opportunities for your business. Better understand the largest markets and how we see them growing and evolving towards 2021 and beyond.
We look at Kroger’s multi-format strategy, the growth potential in each channel, and how it’s future-proofing its business through strategic acquisitions.
We’ve selected the top 15 stores to see in 2017 that bring to life how grocery store formats are evolving globally against a backdrop of key industry trends.
Innovation of the week: 'Amazon Go’ is a new digitally enabled convenience store, which is approximately 1,800 sq ft in size. Amazon claims to have created the world’s most advanced shopping technology within the store, allowing shoppers to have a ‘Just Walk Out’ shopping experience.
With the discount channel continuing to grow, discover who the leading dollar store operators are in North America and what their strategic priorities are for the future.
Facebook users can now order food from restaurants directly from their Facebook pages in the US.
In this report, we provide an overview of the latest developments in cashless retailing and identify a number of key trends and disruptors, to which retailers and brand owners should pay close attention.
We review how Halloween is brought to life across different operators and channels in the US, the opportunities in grocery categories beyond confectionery and what learnings can be applied to other seasonal events.
Target is undertaking a major reinvention of its food offer. We recently visited its test stores in Los Angeles to see some of the early changes which are being made and what they mean for your business.