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With EuroShop retail trade fair fast approaching, we list the inspirational stores that will complement your visit to Düsseldorf.

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It’s almost five years since the first Amazon Go store opened in Seattle in 2018. We recently visited the first store to launch in San Francisco later that year to see how the format has evolved. Chain has grown to 28 stores The Amazon Go chain stands at 28 stores, spread across Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. In the latter it has focused on a suburban version of ...
Hydrogen Vehicle Systems (HVS), a UK-based hydrogen-powered commercial vehicle innovator, has announced that the consortium it leads, Hub2Hub, has been awarded £6.6 million to develop and deliver an autonomous zero-emission HGV for the UK market. The Hub2Hub consortium will create a self-driving heavy goods tractor unit, which will begin trials in 2024 with Asda. The £12 million venture has be...
Cooler Screens, which has created one of the world’s largest in-store digital media and merchandising platforms for retail, is taking its technology beyond chilled aisles to other areas of the store in a major expansion drive. Initial focus on chilled drinks Cooler Screens has been able to transform doors on chilled units in stores into digital IoT smart screens, enabling the delivery of re...

Presentations

23/05/2022
See the top trends shaping the eating out market in 2022 and beyond, with examples from operators leading the way around the world.
21/01/2020
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.
24/07/2019
We present eight case studies from around the world of retailers that are driving forward with unattended in-home delivery, and look at some of the key considerations for this new service.
25/04/2019

Be inspired by the latest store concepts from Colruyt, Ahold Delhaize, Carrefour, Casino, SPAR Belgium,  Lidl and Aldi.

This report covers:

  • Stores to visit by channel - convenience, supermarkets, hypermarkets and discount
  • Trends in action -  Differentiation through design, Health wellbeing, lifestyle and premium, Food-to-go, Local sourcing, Private label, Digital and technology
Global retail trends 2019

Welcome to our 2019 global retail trends report. We expect five trends to develop and shape the global retail market over the next 12 months and beyond.

Last mile: delivering the goods

16 examples of how technology is being used to enhance last mile delivery.

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