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Presentations

06/01/2021
In this report we explore several online grocery models and services and share our views on the likeliness of their roll out by discounters. We will also review what solutions several different discounters have already tested and are rolling out in Europe, North America and Latin America.
21/12/2020
Take a look at the latest results and news from the UK’s leading variety discounters. This quarter’s update includes more detail on Poundland’s acquisition of Fulton Foods and B&M’s strong H1 performance.
14/12/2020
We consider the five key trends set to shape grocery retail in Western Europe in 2021. We're seeing retailers double down on their drive for value, while digitalisation continues to make the customer experience more convenient and efficient. Ecommerce has accelerated, with online no longer being a small part of many businesses. Meanwhile, retailers are innovating with formats and ranges to stay relevant in a changing world, while sustainability remains at the heart of retailer strategies.
07/12/2020
The discount channel is evolving at pace in Latin America and this has sped up since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. In this report we look at each of the major discounters and highlight their latest developments. We explore five themes for how the channel is evolving and provide some hypotheses for how the channel could evolve further in the next five to 10 years. We also consider the opportunities and challenges for suppliers and manufacturers.
02/12/2020
Variety discounters are an increasingly important part of shoppers’ repertoire. As a result they are a growing competitor set for other channels. In this report we help you understand the key UK variety discounters; B&M, Home Bargains, Poundland, Poundstretcher and Wilko further. We look at five key questions about where the channel is currently, and where it is likely to go in future.
25/11/2020
The purchase of 550 Leader Price (Casino discount banner) stores by Aldi France has been approved in November 2020. This report will give you an overview of the two retailers, the deal and the challenges for Aldi.
03/09/2020
Take a look at the latest results and news from the variety discounters, including B&M’s estate expansion and Poundland’s continued evolution.
03/09/2020
Lidl’s loyalty programme Lidl Plus is being rolled out across Europe. It is 100% digital and available in 12 European countries via a bespoke app. This report gives an overview of the app and its different features.
19/08/2020
As the UK emerges from the COVID-19 lockdown, these new forecasts map out how we expect the pandemic to shape the future of the grocery market and retail channels. Drawing on a combination of official data and expert insights we present four scenarios for market growth and detailed channel narratives.
23/07/2020
An in-depth look at Aldi and Lidl UK’s ecommerce development, including factors accelerating and inhibiting their evolution online and shoppers’ changing expectations and behaviour.