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European grocery retail market sizes 2021-2026

New five-year forecasts for the 10 biggest grocery markets in Europe that gives your business a view on the pandemic’s impact to 2026 and where to prioritise investment for future growth.

Europe channel forecasts 2021 – 2026

New five-year forecasts for grocery channels across Europe that gives your business a view on the pandemic’s impact to 2026 and where to prioritise investment for future growth.

Discount by numbers - Europe outlook to 2026

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. 

Top stores to visit in 2022

Our new study ‘Top stores to visit in 2022’ showcases 60 global stores that are pushing the boundaries and driving our industry forward. Stores have been selected that align with the five themes of our Store of the Future 2030 model.

The war in Ukraine: its impact on grocery retailing globally

In this presentation we look at the short-term impacts and implications that the conflict could have on grocery retailing globally.

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While most retailers have seen inflation benefit their top line in their latest quarterly performances, many have seen their profitability dip. Unable to pass on the full impact of higher costs to customers, or reduce costs in other parts of their business given the rapid run-up in inflation this year, margins have been impacted. But Costco has fared better. We look at how it outperformed its peer group.

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Sonae MC announced its total turnover for Q1 2022 reached €1,294m, an increase of 3.8% compared to 2021 and like-for like (LFL) sales grew by 2.2%. Sales performance Sonae announced its sales growth highlighting a strong performance particularly in its new growth businesses, reaching €234m an increase of 21.9%. The performance was driven by foodservice and health, wellness and beauty format...
Finiper-owned, Iper has introduced a new private label range, which claims to deliver high-quality products. Meanwhile, SPAR Italy and Esselunga revealed its 2021 results, both reporting an increase in sales. Separately, Coop Italia plans to increase its private label to support shoppers during this increasingly difficult economic environment.  Iper introduces its ‘Patto Qualità Iper’ private ...
After two disrupted years, rather than a return to normality, the eating out sector is facing a new set of challenges.  The issues outlined in our UK Eating Out Market Forecasts 2022 , such as rising costs, staff shortages and financially-stretched consumers, are shared by many countries around the world.   These significant headwinds may slow recovery, however we anticipate a period of inten...

Presentations

24/05/2022
Understand how Auchan is evolving its hypermarkets in Poland to compete. See how it is upweighting its fresh offer, dedicating space to its organic range, and creating points of difference with rivals.
23/05/2022
See the top trends shaping the eating out market in 2022 and beyond, with examples from operators leading the way around the world.
23/05/2022
A guide to B&M and its operations today. Updated half yearly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
20/05/2022
A global overview of the impact of rising costs on grocery retailers and their suppliers in major markets. How shopping habits and channel dynamics are evolving. How retailers are reacting and adapting to try to continue to deliver value to their shoppers.

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