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The GB grocery market declined by 5.1% on 2020 in the 12 weeks to July 11th, according to the latest results from Kantar as the whole period annualised against pandemic-elevated comparatives. Despite this impact and a less-than-expected boost from Euro 2020, sales remained £3bn higher than the same period of 2019, Limited boost from Euro 2020 With many shoppers taking advantage of newfound ...
Just two weeks after rejecting a £5.5 bn takeover approach from US private equity group Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, the Board of Morrisons has unanimously recommended that its shareholders accept a £6.3 bn takeover offer from a consortium led by private equity firm Fortress. The new offer is pitched 42% above the price of Morrisons shares before news of CD&R’s offer broke and will involve the ...
In its new UK channel forecasts report, IGD maps out its expectations of how the food and grocery sector will move on from last year’s exceptional expansion. IGD predicts that last year’s 8.5% growth will slow to 1.7% in 2021 and then to 0.9% in 2022, as shoppers economise and the foodservice sector reclaims sales. This sharp decline will be followed by a period of modest recovery, that wil...

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21/07/2021
Our predictions for a return to growth. We examine the short and longer term outlook for each sub-sector (coffee specialists, food-to-go specialists, QSR, convenience/forecourts and supermarkets/hypermarkets) and highlight implications for operators, retailers and suppliers.
20/07/2021
Kantar market shares are generated using Kantar Worldpanel's till-roll scanning methodology and extrapolated using a sample of 30,000 households. Figures are calculated over a rolling 12 week period and include VAT.
13/07/2021
We explore five ways retailers and brands in the UK looked to engage and excite shoppers during the UEFA Euro 2020 championship. This includes best-in-class instore execution, showcasing popular categories and driving at-home spending.

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Strategic outlook for Morrisons

We review Morrisons recently released full year results and its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This report explores the progress Morrisons is making against its seven priorities and the rapid development of its online and wholesale operations. 

UK country presentation

This in-depth guide to the United Kingdom explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

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Morrisons snapshot

An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Morrisons.

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Ocado Solutions CEO, Luke Jensen, talks about Ocado’s response to demand, the online channel’s longer-term growth, micro fulfilment centres, express delivery, and more.

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