Featured insights and store visits from Latin America

Quick commerce: learnings from one of the world's most advanced regions

In this report we explore how quick commerce has evolved in LATAM over the past 18 months and how we expect this to evolve in the future. 

The Americas grocery market sizes 2020-2022

This report will help you understand the importance of key markets in North America and Latin America, including the USA, Canada, Brazil, Mexico and Colombia, and their prospects through to the end of 2022.

Inside Grupo Éxito’s first carbon neutral supermarket

We look at Grupo Exito's first carbon neutral store under its innovative Carulla FreshMaket banner.

Mexico Country Presentation

This guide to Mexico explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

The discount channel’s evolution in Latin America

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. 

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Quick commerce is becoming increasingly competitive in Latin America. The sector is currently dominated by local operators, including Rappi, Cornershop (recently acquired by Uber), and iFood. These businesses have profited from their local know-how, such as understanding consumption habits and knowledge of LatAm’s complex road networks, which is fundamental for logistics and delivery.  

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Walmex (Walmart Mexico) is the leading grocery retailer in Mexico, where it operates close to 2,700 stores. In November 2020, it launched its new Walmart Express supermarket banner and announced plans to convert all stores under its premium Superama banner to the new format, in addition to opening new stores. During the pandemic, shoppers have been seeking value and they increasingly wan...
Colombia-based retailer Grupo Éxito (part of the French retail group Casino), operates 84 stores under its premium supermarket banner Carulla. In August 2021, the business appointed Guillermo Matías Destefanis as Carulla’s new executive director. Destefanis previously managed the Devoto supermarket banner in Uruguay, which is also owned by Grupo Éxito. In recent interviews with Colombian ec...
In our 2021 sustainability trends report, which subscribers can access here , we highlighted four trends shaping the way retailers are approaching the topic. The trends include reducing plastic packaging, partnering to win, supporting communities and sustainable stores. Given the recent focus on reducing plastic packaging from many companies globally, in our packaging free the global opportu...

Major markets we cover in Latin America

Presentations

21/09/2021
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must-see stores.
17/09/2021
Walmart's president and CEO, Doug McMillon, shares his perspectives on current trading, business priorities and the retailer's evolution. We look at 10 key issues, what they mean for your business and the implications as you plan ahead.
19/08/2021
Study why refillable packaging is important for retailers and suppliers and understand who is championing dry food refillable concepts and who is extending into liquid refillable formats.
18/08/2021
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.

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Latin America retail outlook 2021

We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Latin America in 2021.

Store visits from Latin America

Take inspiration from our reports on Latin America’s best grocery stores and understand what the latest concepts mean for you.

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