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7-Eleven has launched mobile checkout at its stores in New York City, U.S.

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Building on their existing collaboration, Walmart and BuzzFeed’s Tasty are launching shoppable recipes. Customers will be able to add full ingredient lists from Tasty’s 4,000 videos into their Walmart online grocery shopping carts. Builds on existing partnership Last year, the two companies partnered to enable the in-app purchasing of kitchen tools, bakeware and appliances. This has been a ...
We look at how Kroger is using one of the fastest-growing social media apps to reach younger shoppers with its back-to-school promotion. Reaching Gen Z TikTok has emerged as one of the fastest growing apps in the US, with a new platform launched last year following the merger with musical.ly. As the international version of the Chinese short-form video app, Douyin, it’s similar to Snapchat ...
We look at how Walmart is using self-driving vehicles to transfer customer orders between stores to support its online grocery initiative. Partnering with Gatik Walmart has partnered with autonomous vehicle company, Gatik, for the pilot which is taking place in Bentonville, Arkansas. Walmart has been working to support new legislation in the state which allows for autonomous vehicles to ope...

Presentations

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
15/04/2019
18 examples of how industry is using Augmented Reality to enhance the consumer experience. Within this report we present numerous case studies of industry using AR, from companies like Walmart, Alibaba, Carrefour, Tesco and many more retailers and brands. We also highlight the benefits and challenges of Augmented Reality and where the future of the technology could be going.
02/04/2019
This report showcases the top 17 ‘Transformative Technology’ case studies that we have spotted within the food and CPG industry in quarter one of 2019. The report gives examples of how international retailers and brands are utilising technology to improve both products and service. For example, we present how Alibaba is using data to create new products, Carrefour is utilising blockchain, through to Walmart introducing virtual reality shopping experiences and how JD.com and Amazon are using drones to deliver goods to shoppers, and much more…
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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.

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

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

Get inspiration, innovation and insight. We’ll help you see the most innovative stores and understand what key retail trends mean for your business.