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Sustainability trends in 2021

In this report we highlight four global sustainability trends we expect retailers to implement as part of sustainability strategies during 2021, and beyond. 

Lidl’s sustainability strategy

Explore Lidl’s sustainability strategy and how the discounter has implemented its strategy across the 29 countries it operates within. We focus on how Lidl is championing its sustainability strategy, providing examples of key regions where it is excelling.

COVID-19: how is health and wellness evolving? One year on

During the first lockdown in 2020 we identified six hypotheses setting out how health and wellness could evolve. These hypotheses were designed to help businesses plan for the next stages of the pandemic and beyond in the UK. A year on we re-visit them to see how they have evolved.

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Watsons, the flagship health and beauty banner of the A.S. Watson Group, is strengthening its sustainability commitment with a target to offset 2,250 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

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Vietnam is experiencing its worst wave of the pandemic, with Ho Chi Minh City as the epicentre of the latest outbreak.  The lockdown has disrupted the distribution of food in the city, especially for fresh vegetables.  The supply shortage has caused prices of commodities to increase significantly, such that people are unable to purchase essential food items.   Guardian and AEON are among the reta...
Carrefour has, to coincide with the first activity report from France’s National Pact on Plastic Packaging, reaffirmed its commitment to limiting the application of single-use plastic, among other initiatives. Carrefour has set itself ambitious targets for 2025 By 2025, Carrefour has targeted: Cutting single-use plastic packaging by 20,000 tonnes Having recycled material account fo...
Understand four sustainable initiatives from around the region that are set to change the way retailers tackle plastic and food waste. Eroski prevents generates of 1,100 tonnes of plastic Spain-based Eroski has taken steps that mean it has not had to use more than 1,100 tonnes of single use plastic annually. The retailer claims its success in removing plastics was helped by increasing the use...
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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.

Data

Use our COVID-adjusted forecasts on over 400 retailers in over 180 countries