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COVID-19 has had a significant impact on grocery shopping habits in Brazil. Social distancing has led to people spending more time at home than ever before, creating a desire for hyperlocal convenience stores.

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Latin America is one of the most advanced regions for quick commerce, which we define as groceries and essential products delivered in under one hour. In the last year we have seen the emergence of new pureplay businesses (e.g. JOKR, Getir, and Gorillas), and the launch of new ultra-fast delivery services from existing plyers (e.g. Rappi Turbo), which can fulfil deliveries in 10 or 15 minutes. ...
Given its size and population, Brazil has comparatively few convenience stores. There are a handful of forecourt convenience operators, like ampm which operates over 2,000 stores, but leading grocery convenience store players (GPA and Carrefour) have less than 400 stores combined. OXXO, the region’s largest convenience retailer, opened its first store in Brazil in December 2020 and set out amb...
Since the start of the pandemic, Brazilian retailer GPA, part of France’s Casino Group, has shown impressive agility in responding to changes in consumption habits. The surge in online shopping has accelerated its digital and omnichannel strategies, which it continues to evolve at an impressive pace. In Q1 2021, the number of GPA customers using ecommerce grew by 60% year-on-year, and the numb...

Presentations

13/07/2021
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
10/06/2021
We review GPA's performance, plus progress against key strategic objectives.
05/05/2021
This report will help you understand the importance of key markets in North America and Latin America, including the USA, Canada, Brazil, Mexico and Colombia, and their prospects through to the end of 2022.

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Brazil country presentation

This guide to Brazil 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.

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