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After Carrefour reported third quarter sales rose 4.0% to €20.5 bn, with like-for-like sales up by 0.8%, we look at five key takeaways from the results announcement.

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As Carrefour’s operations in France and Italy look to win with shoppers, we round up news from the two countries. Carrefour launches personalised shopping service in France Carrefour is to trial a new personalised shopper home delivery service under the OK Market! brand from four stores across Paris and Lyon. The service will enable shoppers to buy from a range of 20,000 SKUs and see a ‘per...
Europe’s largest retailer is accelerating its sustainable transformation. While many of the developments are not unique in the retail industry, the size and scale of Lidl means these solutions could contribute to make it a leader in Europe in terms of sustainability. We look at some of its latest developments in the region. Tighter plastic reduction targets through Reset Plastic strategy In...
Selex has increased its online sales in H1 2021 and Conad has launched a new, urban format in Milan. Separately, Lidl has expanded its climate neutral range, aiming to increase its positive effect on climate protection and the conservation of biodiversity and resources. Selex online channel grows by 45% Selex has seen sales through its online channel increase by 45% in the first six months of...

Presentations

06/09/2021
As competition and low levels of volume and value growth continue to affect markets in Europe, buying groups like AMS, Coopernic and EMD are becoming increasingly strategic for retailers looking to drive efficiencies throughout their businesses. Following several changes in 2021, in this insight presentation we provide an overview of the key groups, their members and their size.
24/08/2021
After a period of comparative inactivity, loyalty programmes are coming back into focus as retailers look to collect data to support long-term growth.
12/08/2021
Despite gaining market shares globally the discount channel posted varied performance from a market to another during the pandemic year. In this report we analyse the performance of the channel in 2020 and its outlook to 2022. We also have a closer look at 10 key markets, providing insights enabling you to quickly understand what to focus on to win.

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Italy country presentation

This guide to Italy 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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