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We look at what’s front-of-mind for retailers as they head into the key trading period.

In this insight report we review Amazon’s retail outlook in Asia, highlighting strategic priorities and latest developments, whilst considering the impact of COVID-19.

We talk to Reactor Sweden about its strategic partnership with Reitan Convenience and discuss the store of the future.

32 examples of how technology is being used to enhance the food and CPG industry

Major foodservice operators are starting to roll-out new store concepts, developed for the post-pandemic era. We look at five formats and the four key themes linking them together.

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As we head into the key trading season, we highlight the five priorities for food retailers as they balance managing the pandemic and maximising the sales opportunity.

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The Tencent-backed retail services platform opened its first AI-powered shop in Beijing, China, on 14 October. Integration of unmanned store and unmanned delivery Situated in the Shougang business pilot zone in Beijing, Meituan’s MAI shop integrates an unmanned store with unmanned delivery using AI technology and robots. The store sells a range of food from snacks and beverages to dai...
FairPrice Finest opens a new Finest store at Artra, the first to have a Fresh Ambassador in-store. Fresh Ambassador The new store is right next to a subway station near several new condominiums. About half of the 1,000 sq.m. store space is filled with fresh food. The Fresh Ambassador is available in-store to provide tips on how to pick fresh produce. Source: IG...
We highlight recent developments from Belgium, where retailers are pivoting their food-to-go and online offers to meet shopper needs. 1. Delhaize discontinues Fresh Atelier food-to-go concept Delhaize has discontinued the Fresh Atelier food-to-go concept, which it originally launched in Brussels in 2018. At the time, the retailer saw the potential for 200 of these sites. Delhaize now pla...

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We look at retailer performance and shopper confidence ahead of the Christmas peak, and consider the implications the pandemic will have on shopper behaviour and retailers’ priorities over the festive season. We also revisit Christmas 2019 and share analyst viewpoints of how the channels will perform differently this year.
We look at what’s front-of-mind for retailers as they head into the key trading period.
COVID-19 is forcing retailers to rethink the function and features of their physical stores, providing new impetus for innovation. Find inspiration from global operators in our Q3 highlights.
Dongguan is an important industrial city, historically a manufacturing hub for many businesses in China. This report summarises some of the key highlights from stores that we have visited.
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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.

Welcome to our 2020 global retail trends report. We expect five trends to develop and shape the global retail market over the next 12 months and beyond.

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.

Get the latest insights on Coronavirus (COVID-19) to help your business understand what the food and grocery industry is doing around the world to address the evolving pandemic.

Access key indicators for over 400 retailers and grocery market sizes for over 180 countries.

An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights from retailers around the world.

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

Market expert, Milos Ryba, highlights 10 key trends that businesses must be aware of when planning  for the post-Covid-19 trading environment.

Our new research examines how data and technology are transforming retail business models.

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