Videos

06/08/2020
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the North American food retail market in 2020 and beyond.

Walmart presentations

Presentations

10/08/2020
In the second half of 2019, Walmart introduced a voice assistant app called ‘Ask Sam’. The app, originally developed for Sam’s Club, was designed as an additional way to help staff find answers to do their jobs more effectively and better serve customers.
03/08/2020
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Walmart.
21/07/2020
As Walmart resumes discussions to sell a majority stake in Asda, this two-pager summarises the timeline to date and Asda’s recent performance.
06/07/2020
Walmart is repurposing its large car parks through the summer to offer drive-in cinemas.
06/07/2020
Walmart has shared more details on its cashier-free test in Fayetteville, USA.
26/06/2020
Retailers' strategies and business models are evolving. They are increasingly building alliances with each other, IT and tech companies and others to enable them to build skill and scale quickly. These collaborations are also helping them deal with challenges that require greater global cooperation or are too big to be dealt with as individual companies.
18/06/2020
We look at Walmart's strategic priorities as it aims to become the world's leading omnichannel retailer and build out an ecosystem that is broader than its physical and digital stores.
09/06/2020
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the North American food retail market in 2020 and beyond.
05/06/2020
In Latin America grocery retailers and FMCG businesses are starting to consider the future of retail in a post-Covid-19 world. This report builds on our 10 global hypotheses, which we published in April, focusing on the six that have been the most prevalent in the region. We look at the how these hypotheses have played out, giving examples of how businesses have responded during the pandemic. We give our view of how we expect these changes to continue to evolve in the medium term and provide implications and considerations for manufacturers.
26/03/2020
In this report, we discuss how grocery shopping has evolved in five different ways in China during the pandemic. These are unlikely to be short-term changes and may not go away when the pandemic is over. These changes will have a long-lasting and profound impact on path to purchase, fulfillment models, supported by new partnerships and innovations. What these changes mean to retailers and brands in other parts of the world and what actions they can take are also discussed.