Featured insights and store visits from Europe

Omnichannel in Europe

In this presentation, we define omnichannel retailing and look at how it impacts on retailers' and suppliers' operations.

Europe: 10 challenges facing the supermarket channel

In this presentation, we look at 10 challenges currently facing the supermarket channel in Europe and how retailers are working to overcome these.

The future for forecourts in Europe

The impact of energy transition to forecourt convenience stores and how you can prepare.

European grocery retail alliances: an overview

Following several changes in 2021, in this insight presentation we provide an overview of the key groups, their members and their size.

The state of discount in the post-COVID world

In this report we analyse the performance of the channel in 2020 and its outlook to 2022. 

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Across all its operations, Migros has grown sales by 2.2% to CHF28.85 bn in 2021.

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We highlight five trends that will shape the convenience channel this year and beyond. RA subscribers can access the full report here . 1) Return of regional divergence COVID-19 removed a lot of the nuances between convenience stores in different markets and regions globally. Many retailers incorporated a wider selection of pantry and essential items. While some categories w...
We round up some of the latest initiatives by Circle K, including the latest technology that it has introduced to enable frictionless fuel payments in Europe. Using technology to improve the experience  Following the roll-out of Automatic Number Plate Recognition technology to 284 stores in Sweden last year, Circle K is now expanding deployment in Norway and Denmark. In the latter, the reta...
McDonald’s has opened a new restaurant in the UK that is its testing ground for sustainable initiatives. The restaurant is its first restaurant in the UK and Ireland certified to the UKGBC Net Zero Standard. Where is the store? McDonald’s launched its zero-carbon store in Market Drayton, Shropshire, in December 2021. Source: Google maps What makes this McDonald’s restaurant diff...

Presentations

21/01/2022
Five trends that will shape the discount channel globally this year including some considerations and implications for suppliers and retailers.
21/01/2022
After a highly challenging and volatile year, 2021 finished on a resilient note for the grocery sector. Find out what drove festive performance, the retailer results and channel trends.
20/01/2022
A guide to France’s grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.
19/01/2022
A guide to the UK’s grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.

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