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Five global trends that will shape convenience retailing in 2021 and beyond, with examples from Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America.
Ahold Delhaize USA’s Retail Business Services is trialling UV disinfection robots from Ava Robotics in two of its affiliated distribution centres to help enhance cleaning procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the end of 2020, Kroger introduced smart carts to its Madeira store.
In 2019, Walmart began an autonomous vehicle pilot with Gatik to move customer orders on a two-mile route between a dark store and a Neighborhood Market in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Nuro is a leading California-based technology company specialised in developing and operating electric self-driving vehicles that are designed to deliver groceries.
Robomart is an autonomous grocery store which consumers can summon to their home in less than ten minutes using a dedicated app.
Hudson, a travel experience retailer with more than 1,000 stores in airports, commuter hubs, landmarks and tourist destinations across North America, has announced the next phase in its digital transformation journey with an agreement to use Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology in select travel convenience stores.
In spring 2021, participating customers in Bentonville, Arkansas, will be able to receive deliveries from their local Walmart directly into a temperature-controlled HomeValet-powered smart box placed outside their home.
Giant Food, the greater Washington D.C. regional grocery chain, is helping customers identify products owned by minority based businesses through updated shelf labels.
Albertsons has become the first American grocer to pilot an automated and contactless grocery PickUp kiosk.
Having announced the partnership last March, OTG, the hospitality group, has opened its first CIBO Express Gourmet Market convenience stores featuring Amazon’s ‘Just Walk Out’ technology.
Key influences shaping the direction of the food-to-go market around the world, this year and beyond. Illustrated with examples of retailers and operators already leading the way in adapting to changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This report covers the latest developments in food-to-go in large stores around the world, taking into account the impact of COVID-19 on innovation. It includes examples from retailers such as Kroger, Prisma, Asda, ICA, Walmart, Heinen, Ahold Delhaize, Grupo Éxito Wow, Coop Sverige, Central Food Hall, Colruyt and Mercadona.
Find inspiration from global operators, including Morrisons, Carrefour, Loblaw and Grupo Éxito in our Q4 highlights.
13 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the fourth quarter of 2020.
Piestro, the automating artisan pizza vending start-up, has announced it will partner with Kiwibot, the robotics delivery company to provide consumers with a contactless pizza delivery experience.
We look at Ahold Delhaize's medium term priorities following the evolution of its strategy to help it solidify its position as an industry-leading local omnichannel retailer in 2021 and beyond. We provide forecasts on how and where the retailer will continue to win and what will drive that growth.
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic Lidl introduced several innovative solutions to support vulnerable families in local communities.
Personalised nutrition start-up myAir claims to have created a nutritional solution for better management of stress. The company has developed a series of plant-based nutrition snack bars that aim to help manage stress.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global food-to-go trends
Lunchbox, Sodexo and delivery robot startup Kiwibot, have collaborated to offer autonomous and contactless food delivery across the University of Denver (UD).
Walmart is a partnering with GM-owned self-driving car company, Cruise, to pilot grocery deliveries in Arizona.
The hypermarket channel is perceived to be struggling to grow, whether in store or sales terms. However, on a global basis, this is not the reality. Retailers are finding ways to re-imagine the hypermarket format beyond grocery retail by applying seven strategies laid out in this report. This way hypermarket operators are able to enhance the shopper proposition and: - achieve more incremental growth - boost traffic to store - encourage more spend in-store - develop the omnichannel offer
Chipotle has introduced Real Foodprint, a metric provided by HowGood, an independent research company. Chopotle’s app allows shoppers to build a food order to calculate a Real Foodprint.
The hypermarket channel is perceived to be struggling to grow, whether in store or sales terms. However, on a global basis, this is not the reality. Retailers are finding ways to achieve incremental increases in basket size and are developing their proposition to attract shoppers back to the format. In this report we show winning strategies by hypermarket and large supermarket operators from around the world.