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We review Couche-Tard’s fourth quarter performance and its outlook as it navigates the current phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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While celebrating Canada Day is usually marked by large-scale events and gatherings, we look at how retailers in Canada are adapting their approach this year given social-distancing requirements. Being relevant in the moment These four initiatives highlight how retailers have been able to pivot and ensure their campaigns are relevant for the type of activities that consumers will be partici...
Sobeys has launched its Voilà by Sobeys grocery ecommerce service in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Partnership with Ocado Sobeys has partnered with UK-based Ocado to launch this service. It has built a Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC) adjacent to its existing automated distribution centre in Vaughan, Ontario, optimising Ocado’s solution. Robots are used to assemble orders, with Voilà asso...
We review Sobeys’ fourth quarter performance and the outlook for its new financial year, including the launch of its new ecommerce service and the shift in sales from supermarkets to discount stores. Key numbers Fourth quarter sales increased by 12.7% to $7.0bn, driven mainly by the COVID-19 pandemic Same-store sales increased 18.0% Adjusted net earnings increased 43.2% to $181.2m ...

Presentations

01/07/2020
We continue the private label series, looking at the five ways retailers are developing private label globally in 2020 and the impact this has on manufacturers and suppliers. This presentation looks in more depth at rapid response to consumer needs and how this has been accelerated by COVID-19.
18/06/2020
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.
15/06/2020
We look at Amazon's commercial performance, its strategic priorities for the next five years, and the implications for retailers and manufacturers.
15/06/2020
We visited Longo's latest store concept in Toronto, where it has partnered with Amsterdam Brewery to integrate a brewery into the store.
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We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the North American food retail market in 2020 and beyond.

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