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Europe grocery market sizes 2020-2022

This report will help you understand Europe’s growing importance in the global context and which grocery markets will provide your business with the most exciting growth prospects towards 2022.

Discount by numbers - Europe

The discount channel is set to add more than €30 bn of sales by 2022 in Europe, more than any other modern retail channel in the region. This report will give you key data and insight to help you better understand why this is a channel of growth for the future and identify where the opportunities for growth are.

Strategic outlook for X5 Retail Group

X5’s sales will grow at over 13% in 2020, still outgrowing the Russian grocery market growth at 3.7% between 2020 and 2022. The retailer plans to continue to outgrow the market and double its market share to 20% by 2029. In this presentation we show you how it expects to reach that goal and how you as a supplier will help it to do so.

European retail: future outlook - Q2 2021

With retailing across Europe evolving at a fast pace, stay up-to-date with our quarterly insight presentation looking at the latest economic data, retailer results and trends. We look at 10 things keeping retailers awake at night and solutions emerging across the region.

CEE channel forecasts 2020-22

What has been the impact of COVID-19 on sales across Central and Eastern Europe? We have revised our data to show the impact of COVID-19 for the region’s major countries, giving your business a new two-year time horizon of how the pandemic has affected the region. 

Latest News

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As Auchan Poland launches the Drive format in the country, adds Decathlon’s products in a further country and expands its B2B service in Russia, we round up news from the retailer.

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As Auchan looks to expand its global strategy into more markets, we round up news from Poland and Romania as it launches new initiatives in both countries. Auchan to start selling second-hand products in Poland… Auchan is trialling the selling of second-hand branded products at five stores in Poland. The areas, which are branded ‘New Life by Auchan’, are aimed at helping the retailer and sh...
As it announces its exit from Russia, we review developments from the retailer as it looks to invest in its operations in its remaining markets. Rewe to sell Billa Russia to Lenta… Following on from its exit from the Ukraine , Rewe has announced it is to sell its Billa supermarket operations in Russia to Lenta for €215m in cash. Billa operated 161 supermarkets with a total selling area o...
Magnit has reached an agreement with the Dixy Group to acquire its Dixy and Megamarket stores. The network amounts to 2,612 convenience stores and 39 supermarkets, which are supported by five distribution centers. On the acquisition’s completion, it is forecast to boost Magnit’s 2021 sales of RUB1,780 bn (US$24.1 bn) by up to RUB300 bn (US$4.7 bn), a 17% increase. Magnit closes the gap on X5… ...

Major markets we cover in Central and Eastern Europe

Presentations

21/05/2021
With retailing across Europe evolving at a fast pace, stay up-to-date with our quarterly insight presentation looking at the latest economic data, retailer results and trends. We look at 10 things keeping retailers awake at night and solutions emerging across the region.
12/05/2021
Despite the challenges created by the pandemic, private label has been able to hold its own and gained share in several European countries. See how the share compares for several countries in 2020 and the three-year trend for sales in volume and value terms.
30/04/2021
Centre store categories are of significant interest and importance for grocery retailers and suppliers. While on one end the centre store drives revenue for suppliers and retailers, the latter benefit from the traffic it attracts to their stores. Centre store categories also provide retailers with the opportunity to encourage shoppers to trade up or drive incremental volume.
19/04/2021
In the final of a three-part series, we deep-dive on the strategic priorities of Magnit, Carrefour, Tesco, Lotte and Auchan.

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Central and Eastern Europe outlook 2021

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