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Store of the future presentations
Transformative Technologies in Q3 2019
This report showcases the top 14 ‘Transformative Technology’ case studies that we have spotted within the food and CPG industry in quarter three of 2019
Walmart's digitisation strategy
We look at how Walmart is digitising its stores, associates and customers to create a data-driven in-store ecosystem
Trends in Asia: online partnerships
Online partnerships is one of the key trends shaping the landscape of grocery retailing in Asia. We review the types of partnerships that are forming and assess five of the most significant alliances in the region.
Inside Alibaba's, Amazon's and Walmart's retail ecosystems
Ecosystem based retail has emerged as one of the new buzzwords and operating models in the sector. In this report we introduce the ecosystem model and what suppliers need to consider as a priority.
Asia’s omnichannel future
We assess the development of omnichannel retail in Asia, how the food and consumer goods industry will evolve over the next five years and what businesses need to do to survive.
The social commerce opportunity
Learn how you can use social platforms to generate online sales.
Trends in Asia: social shopping
Social shopping is one of the key trends shaping the landscape of grocery retailing in Asia. We review the different types of social shopping channels that are emerging and what this trend looks like in action.
Robots in retail
Robot technology has made significant advances in terms of functionality and affordability, plus artificial intelligence is allowing machines to communicate more effectively with human beings. This has resulted in a number of retailers trialling in-store robots to improve efficiencies and free staff up to do more valuable roles. In this report we showcase 15 examples from around the world of how robots are being deployed in-stores.
Last mile: delivering the goods
The ‘last mile’ has become an increasingly competitive place, as the food industry and disruptors continue to create solutions that make online shopping even more convenient. In this report we’ve identified numerous examples from around the world of last mile solutions that help online shoppers embrace this convenience.
Five omnichannel concept stores in China
We’ve picked five new concept stores that are tech-laden, data-driven, delivery-oriented and ultimately integrating online and offline shopping in China.
CES 2019: insights and learnings for the future of retail
We recently visited the CES Show in Las Vegas to discover the key themes shaping the technology landscape and what they mean for retail.
Top 17 stores you must visit across Asia in 2019
Over the past 12 months the IGD Asia team has been scanning the region visiting the best retail concepts, we highlight our pick of the top stores you should visit in 2019…
We present 10 case studies - from Walmart, Alibaba, Carrefour and more - of how blockchain technology is being used to enhance the food and grocery industry. Our examples show how blockchain is helping improve transparency, offering a new path to purchase, creating loyalty schemes and more. The report also highlights industry considerations about the technology.
Online and the Frictionless Store
We look at how online is enhancing the in-store shopping experience
Tesco, Carrefour strategic alliance
Tesco and Carrefour have announced an intention to enter into a long-term, strategic alliance. In this insight presentation we look at what has been announced, the scale of the potential alliance and provide an in-depth view on the retailers' private label strategies.
Top three themes from the CGF Global Summit 2018
As the key themes of this year’s Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit in Singapore, we look at how the food and grocery industry is focusing on consumers, using data and making a positive impact globally.
Physical store of the future
In today’s era of accelerated change and unprecedented uncertainty, understanding how retailers globally are preparing for an omnichannel future is key. We review 10 areas we highlighted in our Store of the Future report and how best in class retailers have reacted these issues.
Global retailer alliances
The strategies and initiatives helping retailers to globalise are changing. Instead of investing in every country, retailers are increasingly building alliances with companies to enable them to build skill and scale quickly. We consider the partnerships being built at the moment and look in-depth at four key companies.
The evolution of grocery ecommerce in Asia: four fundamental factors
We analyse the four fundamental factors that are essential for grocery ecommerce to take off in Asia.
Destination retail: the growing prominence of in-store concessions
"Everything under one roof" is making a resurgence in large format stores. We examine the leading retailers' strategies driving this trend.
Unstaffed stores: continuous convenience
Within this report we showcase six examples of how the physical store is using transformative technology to become so digitally advanced that the stores no longer need staff to operate certain functions.
The future of food and grocery retail
Why future scenario planning is vital in today's market
How Target is tackling retail transformation
We look at how Target is responding the “seismic shifts” in the retail sector by investing $7bn in the business to accelerate the transformation of its digital and physical assets.
Cashless retailing: a growing trend
In this report, we provide an overview of the latest developments in cashless retailing and identify a number of key trends and disruptors, to which retailers and brand owners should pay close attention.
WeChat: why it matters and best practice examples from retailers and manufacturers
Started off as a messaging service, WeChat has undoubtedly become the number one social media platform in China, with over 700 million active monthly users. As it continues to reinvent itself, it has also fundamentally changed how people communicate, shop, and interact with brands.