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Walmart: the view from the top

Walmart's president and CEO, Doug McMillon, shares his perspectives on current trading, business priorities and the retailer's evolution. We look at 10 key issues, what they mean for your business and the implications as you plan ahead.

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.

The future for forecourts in Europe

The impact of energy transition to forecourt convenience stores and how you can prepare.

Five retailers driving sustainability in Asia

Learn about the strategies of leading retailers in Asia, how they implement them and what suppliers can do to support.

Back-to-school, 2021

We highlight five key back-to-school themes including, focus on health, making shopping easy and exciting brand partnerships.

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We review Costco’s fourth quarter and full year results and the challenges it is seeing with higher costs, shipping capacity and labour shortages.

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Quick commerce is becoming increasingly competitive in Latin America. The sector is currently dominated by local operators, including Rappi, Cornershop (recently acquired by Uber), and iFood. These businesses have profited from their local know-how, such as understanding consumption habits and knowledge of LatAm’s complex road networks, which is fundamental for logistics and delivery.   This y...
Emart24, the convenience chain of South Korean retail giant Shinsegae, said this month that it will increase the number of “hybrid” semi-unmanned stores that operate without workers late at night. Part of the cost-saving initiative It is part of the initiative to save costs by cutting down manpower. 80% of Emart24’s 5,300 stores are closed or without staff from 11pm to 6am, instead of openi...
Tesco has pledged to becoming net zero across its value chain by 2050, including those generated by the products it sells and across its supply chains, in line with the United Nations’ objective to keep global warming below 1.5°C. In addition to a new Group-wide net zero target of 2035 for all its own operations Tesco has also committed to a new Group-wide net zero target of 2035 for its ow...

Presentations

Kantar market shares are generated using Kantar Worldpanel's till-roll scanning methodology and extrapolated using a sample of 5,000 households, representing 1 in every 500 homes. Figures are calculated over a rolling 12 week period and include VAT.
We explore how and why Sainsbury's is launching lower personalised prices for users of its SmartShop and Nectar apps. This report also looks at what the launch tells us about the development of Sainsbury's Food First and Brands that Deliver strategies and compares it to other loyalty scheme initiatives in the UK.
An in-depth review of the retailer's current and future performance, including an update on its strategic priorities and what this means for suppliers.
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must-see stores.
Global retail trends 2021

Within this report we highlight five key trends that we expect to shape the global retail market over the next 12 months and beyond. 

Latest innovations

We are spotting thousands of innovations from the food and CPG industry each year from around the world. To help businesses stay up-to-date we present the ones to watch. See all our innovation case studies in our innovation tracker.

Industry-leading research and supporting webcasts

Explore our series of webcasts keeping you up to date with insights across retail, shopper and supply chain.

Four forces of change

To survive and indeed thrive, businesses need to know and understand these four forces and assess the potential impacts and opportunities for their business, and then apply this thinking to their future plans and strategies.

Data

Use our COVID-adjusted forecasts on over 400 retailers in over 180 countries

Retailer snapshots

Trading priorities, and key commercial insights from retailers around the world

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