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Post-COVID-19: how the pandemic is re-shaping food retail tends in North America
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the North American food retail market in 2020 and beyond.
The Warehouse Club: A Global Growth Format
What makes these operators stand out, how are they looking to grow and what can you learn from them?
Latin America: the evolution of cash and carry
Challenging economic conditions in many markets have led shoppers’ focus on value in many Latin American markets to grow. This has been demonstrated in several different ways, but a key trend in many markets has been the growth in cash and carry purchasing by consumers. Here we look at how the format is evolving across key markets.
Walmart opens “hybrid” Seiyu store
Innovation of the week: Walmart has opened a new hybrid Seiyu store in Tokyo, Japan. It is designed to address the demands of omnichannel shopping. This is Walmart’s first-ever hybrid Seiyu store. The format was specifically designed to satisfy the digital and physical shopping needs of Japanese customers.
Ten things we learnt about Walmart: our review of Shareholders’ Week
Reporting back following our time in Bentonville, we look at ten ways in which the retailer is changing, including its focus on fresh foods, private label and pricing initiatives, and what it means for your business.
Latin America: retail leaders
We profile the priorities of Latin America’s leading retailers: Carrefour, Grupo Éxito, Cencosud and Walmart. We also examine some of the smaller operators we think are driving developments and making an impact.
China 2016: grocery market opportunities and challenges
China is the world’s largest grocery market, with huge potential for further growth. In this report we review China’s latest market landscape, the strategic developments from leading retailers and the challenges and opportunities faced by the hypermarket, convenience and online channels.
Strategies driving growth in hypermarkets and supermarkets
The first in our series of insight presentations looking at retailers’ largest stores focuses on key category initiatives.
Asia outlook 2016
Check out our hot five trends to watch in Asia in 2016, plus understand the outlook for the regions economy, its retailers and what we think is important for your business to consider…
Chinese New Year 2016: four trends driving growth
Chinese New Year is a critical trading period for retailers across Asia. We reviewed the impact of the event in 2016 and pull out four trends being used to help drive growth.
The outlook for North America
This guide provides you with our analysis of the latest retailer results and key developments in North America, along with the top five trends to watch in the region this year.