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Trends in UK convenience retail 2020
From the emergence of new categories to meeting distinct missions, we examine five trends shaping UK convenience retailing in 2020 and beyond.
Five ways retailers are developing private label globally in 2020
We look at the five ways retailers are developing private label globally in 2020 and the impact this has on manufacturers and suppliers. Throughout the year, we will look in more depth at key areas, including sustainability, purchasing groups and the role of exclusive brands.
In this report we present an overview of sustainable development and identify how the three sustainability pillars (environment, social and economic) relate to the food and grocery industry. Furthermore, we highlight examples of how technological advancements enable retailers to develop sustainability initiatives.
UK Christmas trading review 2019 & new year outlook
We compare the festive strategies and trading performances of the UK’s leading grocers and look ahead to factors influencing trading in 2020. For each major retailer that has reported (Aldi, Lidl, Morrisons, M&S, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose & Partners) we provide details of festive performance and analyse the factors that shaped their results. Trading data and results analysis from other retailers is also included.
Valentine’s Day 2020
In this report we explore best-in-class Valentine's Day retail execution in the UK, identifying common trends for 2020.
Veganuary 2020: part two - food-to-go
We look at how vegan options for on-the-go consumers have developed this Veganuary and identify opportunities for further growth. Our findings are illustrated with examples from coffee shops, food-to-go specialists, fast-food operators and retailers such as Costa, Pret, Caffé Nero, Burger King, Subway, Greggs, Co-op and Boots amongst others.
UK Retail and Shopper Trends: Q1 2020
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.
Veganuary 2020: part one - retail execution
We review the latest activity from leading UK retailers and suppliers as they seek to help shoppers be vegan for January and beyond. With examples from retailers including Tesco, Co-op, Waitrose, Sainsbury's, and Amazon, amongst others.
What's the buzz about bulk in the UK?
We look at range of the bulk offers now being explored by a growing number of retailers as a means to create a differentiated dimension in value for shoppers and to target a range of incremental customer needs.
The evolution of Poundland
2019 was a big year for Poundland. It began making significant changes to its proposition, as part of its continued evolution moving away from being a single priced retailer to a simple price retailer. It also began trialling a new chilled and frozen range. In this report we showcase what we’ve seen in stores, explore other changes happening in Poundland and what they mean for suppliers.
Four forces of change
To survive and indeed thrive, businesses need to know and understand these four forces and assess the potential impacts and opportunities for their business, and then apply this thinking to their future plans and strategies.
Food-to-go trends 2020
Our predictions for the trends that will shape food-to-go in 2020 - from the latest developments in health and sustainability, to the need for flexibility and the opportunities of working the time/value spectrum, as well as the role food-to-go can play in regenerating low growth markets.
Sustainability at discounters
Food discounters are now catching up with other major retailers in terms of sustainable developments and are sometimes leading the way. This report gives an overview on how Europe and North America based discounters are preparing and contributing to a more sustainable future.
Western Europe outlook 2020
We look at five key trends set to shape the Western Europe in 2020. Retailers are continuing to invest in private labels, health, wellness and lifestyle choices. At the same time, retailers are focusing on evolving existing strategies and creating innovative store formats.
Global retail highlights Q4: the best stores and in-store execution we have seen
In this round-up we share our key highlights and trends that impressed us over the last few months in the course of our store visits. In the report we present examples from retailers globally including SPAR in Norway, Jumbo in Belgium, Kaufland in Romania, the US’s Wegmans, and South Korea’s Homeplus, amongst others.
Alcohol free, low calorie beer with a difference
Lucky Saint is an unfiltered alcohol free and low-calorie beer that is progressively brewed, and claims to be an alcohol free beer of uncompromising taste.
Maximising the hot opportunity in food-to-go
In this report we share highlights from our brand new research looking at the opportunity for hot food-to-go.
Global grocery market sizes 2019 – 2024
In this presentation we look at the regional and country forecasts for grocery retailing to 2024. With the global grocery retail landscape changing fast, providing both opportunities and challenges for your business we look at the changes to our outlook to help you better understand how we see them growing and evolving to 2024.
UK movers & shakers Q4 2019
We provide an updated overview of the key executive changes amongst UK retailers and suppliers that took place in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Christmas 2019: UK retail execution
We explore five key themes this Christmas, and provide retailer overviews of Christmas campaigns and in-store execution. This report includes examples from UK retailers such as Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisons, Marks and Spencer, Waitrose, Aldi, and Lidl, amongst others.
Lidl's store of the future
Europe’s largest grocery retailer continues to evolve and update its stores to better prepare for the future. This report will give you an overview of the latest developments and priorities that could suggest what Lidl stores of the future could look like. New store formats will be environmentally sustainable, focus on efficiency and offer a much improved shopping experience thanks to better design and fixtures.
Health & beauty gifting Christmas 2019
Compare retail execution from Boots, Superdrug, Debenhams and key UK grocery operators for health & beauty gifting this Christmas.
Christmas 2019: UK market forecast
We set out our market and channel predictions for Christmas 2019 and assess retailers' trading momentum as they enter the festive period. This report also includes key findings from our ShopperVista Christmas research.
Discount: key learnings from our global store visit programme
We’re wrapping up 2019 by looking at some of the most insightful discount stores we visited this year. This report will give you a view on how the discount channel is evolving globally. Discounters use a more shopper centric strategy, they invest in technology in their stores and evolve their assortments to align with latest trends.
Waitrose installs the world’s first AirDoor™
Waitrose & Partners has introduced an invisible air door at its Berkhamsted store in Hertfordshire, that has the potential to reduce energy consumption by up to 10% and save between £5,000 - £10,000 per store.