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Store of the future 2030

This report provides our vision for how food and consumer goods stores will evolve over the next decade. 

Global large formats

A report assessing the tactical and strategic direction for larger grocery concepts around the world.

How the checkout is changing the store

Discover four factors impacting selling space at the front of store and the opportunities to drive impulse sales. 

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Target has unveiled a new look for the largest stores in its network, optimising additional space and incorporating new design elements.

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Tesco has officially opened another cashierless store in London. The Tesco Express store in Chiswell Street is fitted out with Trigo’s cashierless technology, which is a combination of check-in gates, ceiling cameras and shelf scales to enable shoppers to purchase goods without needing to pay at a cash register. What makes this store even more interesting is that it offers shoppers the abil...
Israeli-based Trigo, which has developed technology to power autonomous, or checkout-free stores, has raised $100m in new funding to drive expansion in Europe and the Americas. We look at what this means for the broader sector. Taking the technology to larger stores Trigo has been one of the leading technology partners for retailers to help them develop autonomous shopping experiences. The ...
We look at how Kroger is using Everseen’s Visual AI platform to reduce customer friction and losses at self-checkouts. Reducing checkout errors Everseen’s platform is one of the most advanced in our industry, leveraging AI technologies from powerhouses including Lenovo and NVIDIA. It is being used by Kroger at over 1,700 stores to improve the shopper experience at self-checkouts, where erro...
Top stores to visit in 2022

Our new study ‘Top stores to visit in 2022’ showcases 60 global stores that are pushing the boundaries and driving our industry forward. Stores have been selected that align with the five themes of our Store of the Future 2030 model.

NEW 5-year forecasts to 2027!

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Gain a view of what future growth to expect and start building your long-term strategy with our retailer and market forecasts to 2027.

Four forces of change

To survive and indeed thrive, businesses need to know and understand these four forces and assess the potential impacts and opportunities for their business, and then apply this thinking to their future plans and strategies.

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