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We share the five need to know developments of the past three months.

We review the five key trends set to shape the Latin American grocery market over the next 12 months and beyond.

We share the five topics that we expect to influence the wider Latin American food and grocery industry in 2018. We expect the strategies of retailers and suppliers alike to be influenced by the evolution of these trends during 2018 and beyond.

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Chile-based Cencosud are one of the top five grocery retailers in Latin America, with operations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia. The business has announced plans to invest US$300m in 2019, of which 50% will be invested into new and remodelled stores. A third will be invested into enhancing its ecommerce business.  

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Currency volatility and reduced consumer spend have proved challenging for Chile-based Cencosud, who appointed a new CEO and new regional business leaders during Q3. We dive further into the retailers Q3’s results and its performance in all its markets. The currency depreciation of the Argentine peso and Brazilian real against the Chilean peso have been the biggest contributing factor to an -8...
Chilean based retailer Cencosud continues to experience challenges in 2018, leading to decreasing revenue. We look at its Q2 results in more detail. This includes each markets performance and how it plans on improving results through delivering a strong omnichannel proposition. Challenging start to the year Cencosud's Q2 results follow the pattern of  Q1 with declining performance due ...
Chilean-based retailer Cencosud reported a challenging start to 2018 with mixed overall results heavily impacted by currency fluctuations. Adjusted EBITDA grew by 7.0%, while at a group level sales in Chilean Pesos declined by 4.0%. The sales dip in supermarkets was -5.7%, though this contrasted with performance as measured local currency performance, up 5%. The key drivers of stronger profita...

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