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UK retail and shopper trends Q4 2021
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q4 2021.
Asda to trial autonomous delivery vans in 2022
UK-based autonomous mobility start-up Wayve will partner with Asda to trial autonomous delivery vans as part of the retailer’s last mile operation.
Omnichannel in Europe
In this presentation, we define omnichannel retailing and look at how it impacts on retailers' and suppliers' operations.
Early Christmas in-store activation in the UK
This year we spotted retailers in the UK stocking Christmas products earlier than usual.
Wilko aims to bring autonomous deliveries to the high street
High street retailer wilko has announced a major investment in the UK’s autonomous delivery company, StreetDrone.
UK food-to-go specialists sector report 2021
This report covers the UK food-to-go specialists market, its challenges and opportunities, and the latest trends.
Health and beauty retail trends in 2022
In this report, we highlight five key health and beauty trends we expect to see in the new normal and propose five key actions for retailers and suppliers to consider as they plan to win in 2022 and beyond.
Sustainability in Q3 2021
15 examples of sustainability-focused innovations changing the food and grocery industry during the third quarter of 2021.
Aldi launches new own-label chocolate bar with Tony’s chocolonely
Aldi is launching a brand new chocolate bar with Tony’s Chocolonely in a UK supermarket first.
What’s new in variety discount UK
The value sector has always been competitive, with multiple players and unique propositions to draw in shoppers looking for a bargain.
UK movers & shakers Q3 2021
The latest UK grocery retail appointments.
How grocery retail is emerging as a platform for health and wellness
The lines between grocery retail and healthcare are increasingly blurring and delivering a holistic proposition is essential as shoppers’ views of their health evolve.
Europe: 10 challenges facing the supermarket channel
In this presentation, we look at 10 challenges currently facing the supermarket channel in Europe and how retailers are working to overcome these.
Co-op launches micro market format
Co-op has added a new format to its portfolio with the opening of its first 24-hour self-serve, cashless micro-market.
Lidl to launch Eco-Score labelling trial
Lidl GB is trialling the Eco-Score label on products in stores to help shoppers make more sustainable decisions quickly and easily.
Eating In vs Dining Out: drivers of future change in the UK food and drink market
The UK food and drink market continues to face a period of unprecedented change. In this report we identify which of the 10 drivers of change will have the biggest long term impact on the UK food and drink industry, and what this means for businesses in the sector.
Co-op and Starship Technologies to expand partnership to 500 robots across five new towns and cities
Co-op and Starship Technologies have confirmed plans to extend their partnership, adding new robots to take the total fleet to 500 autonomous vehicles across the UK, while launching robotic delivery services in five new towns and cities.
Sainsbury’s launches My Nectar Prices
We explore how and why Sainsbury's is launching lower personalised prices for users of its SmartShop and Nectar apps. This report also looks at what the launch tells us about the development of Sainsbury's Food First and Brands that Deliver strategies and compares it to other loyalty scheme initiatives in the UK.
The UK convenience market 2021 - sector performance in the second pandemic year
Drawing on the IGD Convenience Retailing Survey 2021 we put the numbers on sector performance in the first half of the year and share our projections for the full-year out-turn plus our five-year forecast to 2026.
The future for forecourts in Europe
The impact of energy transition to forecourt convenience stores and how you can prepare.
Aldi introduces fridge doors to new and refurbished stores
It is estimated that Aldi will save the equivalent of over 2,000 tonnes of carbon emissions a year by installing fridge doors, along with significant energy and cost savings.
This back-to-school season is expected to be a strong period for retailers and brands, as parents feel more hopeful and confident about this school year. We highlight five key back-to-school themes including, focus on health, making shopping easy and exciting brand partnerships.
Sainsbury’s installs millionth Formula One fridge fitting to drive towards becoming Net Zero by 2040
Sainsbury’s has fitted Aerofoil technology to fridges in all its convenience stores and supermarkets to help save energy.
Asda partners with Pampers to provide free nappies
Asda is working with P&G’s Pampers brand, to provide free nappies for premature babies. The nappies are available from all of Asda’s 254 in-store pharmacies.
Summer retail activation in the UK, 2021
With COVID-19 restrictions having eased over the summer, retailers and brands in the UK have looked to create a memorable season and boost shopper spending. In this report, we highlight six key themes from the summer, including, spotlighting popular categories, activating the staycation trend, and offering engaging experiences.