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In our report on Valentine’s Day 2021, we highlight five key themes from the event and explore best-in class retail execution from the UK and beyond. In this article we round up some of our favourite examples of in-store execution from the UK and Canada.

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In an update for analysts, Walmart has outlined its capital expenditure plans for the year ahead and the continued transformation of its business. Uniquely Walmart Walmart’s president and CEO, Doug McMillon, struck an upbeat tone in outlining his vision for the company. Building on the momentum of 2020 , the retailer plans to accelerate its strategy to deliver long term growth. It’s ai...
We review Walmart's fourth quarter and full year results, as it outlines the next phase of its growth and development. Walmart's key numbers Walmart's total revenue in Q4 increased by 7.3% to $152.1bn, representing an additional $10.4bn Sales in its US stores increased by 7.9%, with Sam’s Club's sales up 8.1% US ecommerce sales increased 69% US comp store sales increased by 8.6%...
Shoppers’ needs have evolved in recent years and they increasingly want stores and online delivery services that can adapt to their busy lifestyles. This has been accelerated by the conditions of the pandemic, which have impacted mobility, creating a greater need for delivery. In response, retailers are investing in ecommerce and re-prioritising their omnichannel strategies. Walmart Mexico (...

Videos

21/07/2020
As Walmart Canada looks to implement many of the technologies that have proved successful for Walmart in the US, we look at how the retailer has built its leadership in this area and what else Walmart Canada could draw-on to make a step-change in its business.

Presentations

19/02/2021
Two year growth forecasts for the grocery market, the leading retailers and modern trade grocery channels in China.
18/02/2021
In this report we explore five key themes and provide an overview of best-in-class Valentine’s Day retail execution in the UK and globally.
05/02/2021
This guide to Brazil 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.
04/02/2021
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Walmart.

Key presentations

Strategic outlook for Walmart

We look at Walmart's strategic priorities as it aims to become the world's leading omnichannel retailer and build out an ecosystem that is broader than its physical and digital stores.

USA country presentation

This guide to USA explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

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Walmart snapshot

An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Walmart. 

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