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Strategic outlook for Seven & i Holdings

We review Seven & i Holdings’ performance, plus progress against key strategic objectives.

Inside Sainsbury’s new Neighbourhood Hub stores

We explore key elements of Sainsbury's new Neighbourhood Hub format. The new stores are a food-led extension of the retailer's convenience offer and are set up to serve longer missions due to their size and location.

Your guide to convenience retail globally

Best in class convenience stores from leading markets and retailers from around the world.

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Global trends in convenience retail 2021

Five global trends that will shape convenience retailing in 2021 and beyond, with examples from Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America.

The leading convenience markets and retailers in Asia

We identify key convenience trends in Asia, leading markets and largest retailers in the region, and explain what this might mean to you.

UK convenience trends 2021

Five trends that will shape the UK convenience channel in 2021 and beyond. Each trend is brought to life using case studies already in operation, as well as the latest ShopperVista convenience channel insight. 

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FairPrice has opened a new convenience store size format. This is the retailer’s first small format store that is primarily focused on fresh produce. It is a pilot initiative and has a much smaller assortment than regular FairPrice supermarkets.

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Shell is extending its partnership with Waitrose & Partners, plus working with Mercedes-Benz AG to accelerate energy transition.   800 Shell Recharge points on Waitrose locations by 2025 Shell and Waitrose & Partners have announced that they will install 800 Shell Recharge charge points on up to 100 Waitrose locations across the UK by 2025, so customers can charge their vehicles while they ...
Morrisons is reported to be piloting technology that would offer customers a checkout free experience. Amazon style tech being trialled According to The Mail on Sunday, the retailer has partnered with US technology provider AiFi which uses cameras to track items put in customers’ baskets. They are then charged as they leave the store through an app – a system similar to Amazon’s Just Walk...
Looking for category and format inspiration in the convenience channel? IGD Retail Analysis subscribers can view our latest report: Your guide to convenience retail globally Below are some of the key highlights... Our recommendations Move convenience retail up the agenda by sharing best in class examples with your colleagues and retail partn...

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How you can grow in the convenience channel

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