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We look at the latest news from Ahold Delhaize and its formats in the Netherlands and the US.

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We round up the latest news from retailers in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands. Finland: Lidl appoints new CEO Lauri Sippo has stood down as CEO of Lidl Finland, after 20 years at the company. He has been replaced by former operations director, Nicholas Pennanen.  Pennanen commented, “On behalf of myself and our entire staff, I thank Lauri Sippo for his almost 20 ye...
Edeka has launched a dedicated organic format in Hamburg-Altona called Naturkind. A compelling offer As well as a range of local and seasonal organic products, there is also a large counter offer including meat, cheese and sausages as well as vegan and vegetarian options. Other features include a salad bar, juicer and a milk filling station. The store stocks around 7,000 products in a 5,000...
Portugal-based Pingo Doce has launched a new digital store concept, which uses a downloadable application that allows shoppers to ‘just walk out’. Similar technology has also been developed by other retailers, underling its growing interest for companies looking to improve their in-store offer. Pingo Doce’s new digital store concept… Jerónimo Martins-owned Pingo Doce introduced an app calle...

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16/10/2019
We visited the first Ali supermarket store in Bologna to see how the retailer was using its strengths in the quality of its service and products to make itself known in the highly competitive market.
15/10/2019
We recently visited Poundland Park Street Walsall, one of the 24 stores trialling the retailer’s new pricing structure. Poundland is looking to move further away from its dependency on the one price point, grow its range and satisfy more shopper needs. In this report we explore the store and trial further, identifying what we can learn about Poundland’s evolution.
15/10/2019
As Dave Lewis prepares to step down as Group CEO, we review Tesco's half year results and explore its new plans for growth, innovation and enabling technologies.
15/10/2019
Kantar market shares are generated using Kantar Worldpanel's till-roll scanning methodology and extrapolated using a sample of 30,000 households. Figures are calculated over a rolling 12 week period and include VAT.
11/10/2019
A monthly summary of the latest developments in the discount channel globally. We provide additional insights and our analysis on various topics, such as private labels, retailer strategies or digital developments related to the channel.
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Europe is often overlooked and dismissed as a low, slow growth region. However, our in-depth look at the key countries and their expansion opportunities shows how the region is set to enjoy good growth to 2023.

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