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On 7 June, Aldi opened its first two stores in Shanghai, China, marking the discounter’s first bricks-and-mortar presence in Asia. We assess the retailer's journey in China so far, how it is flexing its model and what we think about the move…
As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, we update our five year forecasts for the grocery market, quantifying the opportunities available in each retail channel. Drawing on a combination of economic base data from official sources and retailer specific forecasts, we set out our growth expectations.
We give a half yearly update on UK variety discounters B&M, Home Bargains, Poundland, Wilko and Poundstretcher. This includes their trading priorities, performance and key news from the half year.
Frozen is the fastest growing category in food and grocery in the UK. In this report we look at frozen specialist retailers Iceland, Farmfoods and Heron in more detail, including their strategy and performance. We also look at other leading retailers frozen execution and shoppers perceptions of the category. Read this report to understand the three trends we have identified that are currently impacting frozen; category evolution, delivering value and convenience.
We take an in-depth look at the discount channel in Latin America. We focus on key markets, like Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, and the retailers driving growth in the channel, including ara and Bodega Aurrera. We consider the trends supporting the channel's expansion across the region, including private label growth and the targeting of core shoppers, and the implications of the channel's growth on suppliers.
We provide our strategic outlook on the how Europe's 10 leading grocery retailers - including Lidl, Carrefour, Tesco, Auchan - are evolving their strategies to win. We illustrate key themes driving growth in the region – such as private label and the online channel - and look at how retailers are driving and being affected by these changes.
Our selection of key insights from across Retail Analysis and ShopperVista from the last three months. This report includes the latest macroeconomic and shopper sentiment data, retailer results and market shares. We also highlight the latest channel and market trends, and new store formats.
Discount is a winning format in Turkey driven by high store expansion rates and above market sales growth. We visited the top three discount retailers to observe what is driving the dynamic growth of the channel and to get a better understanding of their relationship with suppliers.
Reviewing the retailer’s priorities and plans 2018-2023
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