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Last month our Future Talk webinar looked at where grocery retail is heading in North America, with a focus on store of the future developments. This replay is available for subscribers only.

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We look at Loblaw’s fourth quarter and full year performance, including the growth of ecommerce and what it’s doing to improve channel profitability. Q4 and full year key numbers Fourth quarter total revenue increased by 7.1% to $12.4bn, with retail segment sales up 7.5% to $12.2bn Food retail same-store sales growth of 8.6%, with its Market division delivering growth of 10.6%, and Di...
In our report on Valentine’s Day 2021 , we highlight five key themes from the event and explore best-in class retail execution from the UK and beyond. In this article we round up some of our favourite examples of in-store execution from the UK and Canada. M&S: creating an immersive in-store experience Marks & Spencer created a vibrant, love-themed vibe in-store. Its standalone fixtures dis...
In an update for analysts, Walmart has outlined its capital expenditure plans for the year ahead and the continued transformation of its business. Uniquely Walmart Walmart’s president and CEO, Doug McMillon, struck an upbeat tone in outlining his vision for the company. Building on the momentum of 2020 , the retailer plans to accelerate its strategy to deliver long term growth. It’s ai...


We look at Ocado's performance, the impact of COVID-19, its strategic priorities, and the implications for manufacturers.
As one of the major success stories of 2020, we review the strategic priorities for Costco and the opportunities for suppliers to engage further with one of the world's largest retailers.
Save-On-Foods' latest store development showcases its strengths in prepared foods, local sourcing and health and wellness, aiming to meet multiple shopper missions through its core supermarket format.
Find inspiration from global operators, including Morrisons, Carrefour, Loblaw and Grupo Éxito in our Q4 highlights.

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Canada country presentation

This guide to Canada 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.

North America retail outlook 2021

We highlight the five trends set to shape the North American food retail market in 2021.

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