Featured insights and store visits from Asia

In this deck we introduce a model for the distribution of FMCG products in Asia, helping you better understand your options and the capabilities suppliers need to succeed.

JD.com’s autonomous warehouses, powered by proprietary advanced supply chain technologies, allowed the ecommerce giant to respond quickly to uncertainties and fluctuations in product availability and consumer demands during the COVID-19 crisis. In this report, we explore how advanced technologies have enabled these warehouses to achieve maximum efficiency and accuracy on a massive scale.

Webcast: In our third Coronavirus (COVID-19) webcast we explore how the pandemic has impacted retail across Asia and five key learnings we can take from the region.

We review CP Group's current performance, plus progress against key strategic objectives.

We review A.S Watson’s current performance, plus progress against key strategic objectives.

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The data released by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy showed that the country’s retail sales were up by 2% YoY (year-on-year), driven by increased online sales of sanitary items and food products in the face of coronavirus.

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Jonathan Wang, the head of JD.com’s 7FRESH, shared his view at the "2020 China Community Business Annual Meeting" organized by the China Chain Store and Franchise Association (CCFA) last week. The main points are summarized here in this article. Driven by urbanisation From the perspective of China’s social structure, community stores are typically defined as those within the life circle of ...
The US social media giant hopes to increase its market share in a competitive market dominated by local players. Rolling out online store, Facebook Shops Facebook has rolled out its latest innovation, Facebook Shops, in South Korea. Sellers can create their own collection and customize the look and feel of the shop with images and colours that showcase their brand. Shoppers can browse ...
Like many markets around the world, Japan has seen a surge in demand for online grocery following the outbreak of COVID-19. Online grocery adoption increasing COVID-19 has changed some long-established shopping habits, e.g. daily shopping trips. At the start of the pandemic, fear of product shortages and empty shelves in-store may have encouraged shoppers to explore alternative shopping cha...


Ho Chi Minh is seeing explosive growth in modern grocery retailing, we pick our top 12 stores to see if visiting the city.
In this deck we introduce a model for the distribution of FMCG products in Asia, helping you better understand your options and the capabilities suppliers need to succeed.
Retailers' strategies and business models are evolving. They are increasingly building alliances with each other, IT and tech companies and others to enable them to build skill and scale quickly. These collaborations are also helping them deal with challenges that require greater global cooperation or are too big to be dealt with as individual companies.
We look at Walmart's strategic priorities as it aims to become the world's leading omnichannel retailer and build out an ecosystem that is broader than its physical and digital stores.
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Take inspiration from our reports on Asia’s best grocery stores and understand what the latest concepts mean for you.

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