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This back-to-school season is expected to be a strong period for retailers and brands, as parents feel more hopeful and confident about this school year. We highlight five key back-to-school themes including, focus on health, making shopping easy and exciting brand partnerships.
How to elevate fresh food credentials
Retailers are looking for ways to elevate their fresh food offer to enable them to differentiate themselves and gain shopper loyalty. In this report we look at best-in class examples after retailers’ investment in their fresh food departments.
Marks & Spencer Snapshot
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Marks & Spencer.
Summer retail activation in the UK, 2021
With COVID-19 restrictions having eased over the summer, retailers and brands in the UK have looked to create a memorable season and boost shopper spending. In this report, we highlight six key themes from the summer, including, spotlighting popular categories, activating the staycation trend, and offering engaging experiences.
UK retail and shopper trends Q3 2021
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q3 2021
UK food-to-go market 2021-2026
Our predictions for a return to growth. We examine the short and longer term outlook for each sub-sector (coffee specialists, food-to-go specialists, QSR, convenience/forecourts and supermarkets/hypermarkets) and highlight implications for operators, retailers and suppliers.
UEFA Euro 2020
We explore five ways retailers and brands in the UK looked to engage and excite shoppers during the UEFA Euro 2020 championship. This includes best-in-class instore execution, showcasing popular categories and driving at-home spending.
UK movers & shakers Q2 2021
The latest UK grocery retail appointments.
10 retailers in Western Europe winning with private label
We look at 10 retailers, from Albert Heijn to Lidl and SPAR Austria and others, winning with private label in Western Europe. We consider how they are investing in their private labels and using ranges to compete, differentiate and gain market share.
Father’s Day UK, 2021
We explore the best-in-class in-store activation for Father’s Day, 2021 in the UK and highlight five key themes, from gifting solutions to linking other events.
UK retail and shopper trends Q2 2021
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q2 2021.
UK movers & shakers Q1 2021
The latest UK grocery retail appointments. This edition features Asda, Sainsbury’s, M&S, Waitrose, WBA and Poundland.
Easter retail execution, 2021
Around this time last year, many countries globally were busy dealing with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, with shoppers’, therefore, focused less on Easter celebrations. Despite the pandemic’s effects still being felt in many countries, brands and retailers are looking to inspire and excite shoppers this Easter to help create a memorable event.
UK Christmas trading review 2020 & new year outlook
We look back at the performance of the UK’s leading grocery retailers over the festive period, analyse trading and channel strategies, and explore how shopper behaviour changed.
Strategic outlook for Ocado
We look at Ocado's performance, the impact of COVID-19, its strategic priorities, and the implications for manufacturers.
UK Retail and Shopper Trends Q1 2021
We look at retailer performance and shopper confidence throughout the festive season, and consider what to expect in Q1 2021. We also spotlight our latest research on eating in and dining out.
Veganuary UK, 2021
We explore the growing interest in veganism among shoppers and review the latest activities from the UK’s retailers and suppliers in helping shoppers be vegan for January and beyond.
Sustainability in Q4 2020
13 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the fourth quarter of 2020.
Christmas 2020: UK retail execution
The updated report explores five key themes this Christmas and provides a summary of campaigns and in-store execution of UK retailers including Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose, Co-op, Aldi, Lidl and Boots.
"Eat at home” UK retail execution
Fakeaways, dine-in deals, restaurant ranges and recipe fixtures feature in these UK case studies, as retailers seek to retain gains from out-of-home spend.
M&S Food engages and rewards families during COVID with “Little Shop” collectible promotion
M&S Food and UNGA, the global family loyalty specialist, brought the Little Shop promotion to the UK for the first time in 2019. This summer, M&S Food launched a second edition using newly developed recycled materials for the mini collectibles.
UK food-to-go market 2020-2022
Our food-to-go predictions for 2020 and beyond. This year our report considers four possible scenarios for the future of food-to-go from 2020-2022. Focussing on the most likely scenario, we examine the short and longer term impacts on each sub-sector (coffee specialists, food-to-go specialists, QSR, convenience/forecourts and supermarkets/hypermarkets) and highlight implications for operators, retailers and suppliers.
UK Retail and Shopper Trends: Q3 2020
This report gives an overview of retailer and shopper responses to the pandemic over the last quarter, including the latest like-for-like sales and shopper confidence index. We also take a detailed look at how shoppers are increasingly seeking value, and the changing eating in and dining out landscape.
UK channel opportunities: 2020-2022
As the UK emerges from the COVID-19 lockdown, these new forecasts map out how we expect the pandemic to shape the future of the grocery market and retail channels. Drawing on a combination of official data and expert insights we present four scenarios for market growth and detailed channel narratives.
Ocado Retail and M&S: revisiting the JV ahead of switchover
Ahead of the switchover, we review progress made by Ocado, M&S and Waitrose since the new joint venture was announced