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Quick commerce: supplier best practice

Quick commerce has emerged as a new route to market, providing new opportunities to engage and sell to shoppers. 

Online trends 2021: ecommerce 2.0

For 2021 and beyond, we summarise the key trends for the online channel. We're moving into ecommerce 2.0, as businesses shift their focus to online profitability and integrating online and offline. 

Impulse online

This report explains why impulse online is a challenge. There are twenty best practice ecommerce examples from around the world, ranked by impact. 

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Ecommerce business models

This report will help you understand the different ways in which you can sell your products online, the strengths and weaknesses of each model, and key global developments. 

Online profitability: in-store picking

In the first, of a four-part series, we estimate the P&L for retailers using in-store picking for click and collect and home delivery.

How to sell new products online

Learn how to support new products online from the basics through to advanced tactics.

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RedMart, operated by Lazada, has been operating in Singapore for 10 years. It recently unveiled its 350,000 sq ft West Fulfilment Centre, built at an estimated cost of SGD74m (US$55m).

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After Carrefour reported third quarter sales rose 4.0% to €20.5 bn, with like-for-like sales up by 0.8%, we look at five key takeaways from the results announcement. 1. Operations in France continue to gain share In its home market, on a two-year basis, Carrefour’s total sales were up by 3.5% in the third quarter, driven by the performance of its supermarkets, convenience stores and grocery...
What could happen when you combine on-demand delivery with cashierless technologies. Instacart, the leading on-demand grocery delivery service in North America, has acquired Caper AI, an AI-powered shopping cart and checkout technology platform. We consider what this means for Instacart. 1. Broadening out the services it offers retailers This is an interesting move by Instacart, broadeni...
Through its Store No8 incubation arm, Walmart is testing a text to shop service. This forms part of its braoder plans for conversational commerce. Conversational commerce Walmart’s Store No8 and Global Tech teams are testing a beta experience which enables customers to add products to their online shopping list by text. Available in selected areas, the retailer is aiming to make this more w...

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Innovation tracker

We are spotting thousands of innovations from the food and CPG industry each year from around the world. To help businesses stay up-to-date we present the ones to watch. See all our innovation case studies in our innovation tracker.