SPAR International presentations

Presentations

11/01/2021
Key influences shaping the direction of the food-to-go market around the world, this year and beyond. Illustrated with examples of retailers and operators already leading the way in adapting to changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
07/01/2021
This guide to Austria 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.
14/12/2020
We consider the five key trends set to shape grocery retail in Western Europe in 2021. We're seeing retailers double down on their drive for value, while digitalisation continues to make the customer experience more convenient and efficient. Ecommerce has accelerated, with online no longer being a small part of many businesses. Meanwhile, retailers are innovating with formats and ranges to stay relevant in a changing world, while sustainability remains at the heart of retailer strategies.
18/11/2020
The hypermarket channel is perceived to be struggling to grow, whether in store or sales terms. However, on a global basis, this is not the reality. Retailers are finding ways to re-imagine the hypermarket format beyond grocery retail by applying seven strategies laid out in this report. This way hypermarket operators are able to enhance the shopper proposition and: - achieve more incremental growth - boost traffic to store - encourage more spend in-store - develop the omnichannel offer
09/11/2020
The hypermarket channel is perceived to be struggling to grow, whether in store or sales terms. However, on a global basis, this is not the reality. Retailers are finding ways to achieve incremental increases in basket size and are developing their proposition to attract shoppers back to the format. In this report we show winning strategies by hypermarket and large supermarket operators from around the world.
16/07/2020
How the pandemic has affected food-to-go in retail and foodservice and what this means for retailers, operators and suppliers. Illustrated with examples from McDonald's, Pret, Subeay, Starbucks, KFC, Leon, Morrisons, Sweetgreen, Burger King and SPAR amongst others.
01/07/2020
We continue the private label series, looking at the five ways retailers are developing private label globally in 2020 and the impact this has on manufacturers and suppliers. This presentation looks in more depth at rapid response to consumer needs and how this has been accelerated by COVID-19.
22/06/2020
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the Western European food retail market in 2020 and beyond.
04/06/2020
We were invited by SPAR International to spend a day with SPAR China and its local partner SPAR Guangdong, visiting its business in Dongguan in south China.
18/05/2020
The drone company that had to abandon its fast-food delivery tests during March with Just Eat in Dublin* has partnered with Ireland's health authority to deliver medicine in Moneygall.
16/03/2020
In this insight presentation we look at the BIGS buying group, its members and strategy.
16/03/2020
This guide to South Africa explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the market over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of country’s leading retailers.
12/03/2020
This guide to Croatia explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the market over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of country’s leading retailers.
03/03/2020
This guide to Hungary explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
14/02/2020
This guide to Slovenia explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the market over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of country’s leading retailers.
20/01/2020
This guide to Ireland explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
16/01/2020
Understand the trends we expect to see in Africa, from retailers putting a stronger focus on ROI, to providing value and digitising operations, amongst others, that will shape grocery retailing in 2020.
14/01/2020
Grocery sales in the CEE are expected to grow by 3.6% between 2019 and 2024. Retailers are driving this growth by revising how they run their business. Some, like Kaufland across Europe, are evolving their stores and product range to cover more shopper missions and attract more shoppers. While others, like Russia’s Pyaterochka, are investing in digital retail solutions to drive efficiency.
13/01/2020
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.
04/12/2019
This guide to Netherlands explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
25/04/2019

Be inspired by the latest store concepts from Colruyt, Ahold Delhaize, Carrefour, Casino, SPAR Belgium,  Lidl and Aldi.

This report covers:

  • Stores to visit by channel - convenience, supermarkets, hypermarkets and discount
  • Trends in action -  Differentiation through design, Health wellbeing, lifestyle and premium, Food-to-go, Local sourcing, Private label, Digital and technology
02/04/2019
Be inspired by the latest store concepts from Ahold Delhaize, 7 Eleven, Casino, SPAR, Musgrave, Coop Schweiz, Co-op and Fresh the Good Food Market. This report covers some of the best examples of food-to-go development in small formats that we've seen in our travels over the past six months.
20/08/2018
We give a summary of the stores that have been shortlisted for the IGD Small Store of the Year award.
13/03/2018
Having recently visited over 50 stores in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Eindhoven and Utrecht, we focus on the top 10 stores to visit in the Netherlands in 2018.
19/02/2018
We take a look at the trends set to shape retailing in Western Europe in the year ahead.