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Western Europe retail outlook 2022

We highlight five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Western Europe in 2022.

Global discount trends 2022

Five trends that will shape the discount channel globally this year including some considerations and implications for suppliers and retailers.

The war in Ukraine: its impact on grocery retailing globally

In this presentation we look at the short-term impacts and implications that the conflict could have on grocery retailing globally.

The future for forecourts in Europe

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

Reitan Convenience Sweden’s new sustainable category management strategy

How Reitan Convenience Sweden raised the bar by developing a new range for ‘the world’s most sustainable convenience store’.

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With legislation and shoppers driving sustainability programs, retailers and suppliers are innovating to meet targets and aspirations in this area. We are witnessing numerous initiatives such as electric delivery vehicles, minimising food waste and implementing vertical integration within the supply chain. Here are some of the latest developments.

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Leading UK convenience retailer Co-op has announced its full-year results for the 52 weeks to 31 December 2022, reporting revenue growth across food and wholesale. Overall, Group revenue reached £11.5bn, 3% higher than last year. Action taken at the start of the financial year has left Co-op in a strong position to face further economic challenges. These include tighter prioritisation of spend...
Having opened a Phase 1 investigation into the acquisition of Co-op’s 132 petrol forecourt sites by Asda in January 2023, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced it has found the deal raises competition concerns in 13 locations across the UK. In the 13 locations the CMA believes the businesses currently compete for customers and would not face sufficient competition after the...
The Grocer has reported that independent chain Jempson’s is to become the second Together with Morrisons retailer, with plans to convert its six stores to the dual-branded fascia. Jempson’s will convert its superstore in Peasmarsh to the new fascia later this spring, with the remainder of the estate to follow during 2023. The move will be a blow for Nisa, which has been Jempson’s primary supplier...


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Quick commerce has been one of the fastest growing and innovative segments of the food and consumer goods industry. We highlight how the landscape has evolved by region, the players you should be prioritising, market sizes for UK, USA and Australia, and an in-depth look at the business models and profitability of the channel.

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