USA  presentations


Innovation of the week: Whirlpool’s new connected appliances have integrated Amazon’s Dash Replenishment Service.
With convenience one of the hot retailer channels that is set to drive growth in the coming years, we pull out our pick of ten convenience retailers to watch from across the globe.
Innovation of the week: PepsiCo’s Hello Goodness™ vending initiative offers a selection of good and better-for-you food and beverage products on-the-go.
We showcase some of the favourite stores we have visited during 2015, what’s great about them and the inspiration retailers and suppliers can take from them.
We take a look at how Loblaw is driving innovation in its private label offer through a focus on four distinct missions and how this aligns with its digital strategy.
Our retail analysts are continually travelling the world to identify global best practices and innovations in grocery retailing. In this guide we highlight the best regions and markets to visit to see some of the leading format, category and technology-based initiatives, and showcase the retailers to watch.
Innovation of the week: ShopWithMe stores are a blend of the best of online and offline shopping to create a truly personalised experience.
Innovation of the week: A self-scanning robot will help make sure that shelves are not empty in-store, and products are correctly displayed and priced.

Innovation of the week: The Holiday Odyssey tells a season-long story with the spotlight on many of its top Christmas holiday toys and products.

With shoppers increasingly suffering from ‘promotional fatigue’, retailers and suppliers are looking to maximise the effects of fewer, bigger promotional events. We look at five strategies being used by both parties to turn events to their commercial advantage, both in and out of store.
Innovation of the week: Tommy Hilfiger becomes the first major retailer to use virtual reality in its New York City store.
We look at the strategies and initiatives that has helped Kroger enjoy 47 consecutive quarters of identical store growth by using shopper insight to inform its technology, private label and online developments and to put the customer at the heart of its business decision making processes.
Innovation of the week: Campbell’s offers recipe ideas through Amazon Echo.
In this report we share global examples of six trends that will continue to play a role in shaping the future of health and beauty retailing, helping you to understand areas of opportunity.


We assess the challenges and opportunities of megacities, and look at what some of the latest megacity innovations tell us about the future of retail.


Innovation of the week: Amazon has launched a system that enable anymore over the age of 21 with car and valid driving licence to deliver goods to its Prime Now members in Seattle

We look at the success factors driving Whole Foods Market’s growth, and what you can learn from this innovative retailer.
We look at how CVS Health is integrating its specialist clinical operations and drugstores to reinvent the retail pharmacy.
As supermarket retailers globally place greater emphasis on the in-store experience to drive traffic, we look at the elements which enable three very different US grocery retailers to deliver an outstanding in-store experience.
While technology is putting areas of the store under pressure it can also provide solutions for retailers and shoppers alike. We look at those advances helping to smooth the buying process and make stores more attractive to shoppers using them for a range of missions.
Innovation of the week: Domino’s Pizza in the US has teamed up with Twitter to create a shopping shortcut - simply tweet the pizza emoji for instant ordering.
As the key themes of this year’s Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit, we look at how trust and innovation can help to unlock growth.
Innovation of the week: Oasis24Seven is a fully automated and refrigerated vending machine which operates 24/7 and provides grocery and fresh produce essentials.
We look at how private label strategies are stretching into new areas in response to changing shopper priorities…
As Lidl confirms its plans for US market entry, we look at the initiatives and innovations it can bring from Europe to build a differentiated concept.