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How to Win Convenience: Lessons from the UK

The UK convenience channel continues to evolve and innovate as competition intensifies. We are witnessing consolidation, greater franchising and the blurring of traditional channels; with fresh food as the key battleground.
Topics: The Co-operative Tesco

Premiumisation of German Drugstores

In the German drugstore channel, we are currently experiencing a development akin to the European trend of supermarketisation – a strategy to drive higher sales densities in increasingly saturated markets. What does this change?
Topics: Rossmann dm

Spain: Seeking a Challenger to Mercadona

Spain is one of the most fragmented grocery markets in Western Europe. Yet, its market leader, Mercadona, records a market share as high as the next four largest grocers combined. Can anyone challenge the Spanish giant?
Topics: Carrefour Covirán Dia Eroski Mercadona

Secrets of Europe’s Most Productive Grocers

Photo: LZ Retailytics
Some grocery banners across Europe truly excel at maximizing their sales density. But why are they so productive?
Topics: Sainsbury's Schwarz Group Aldi Esselunga Colruyt Group Morrisons Tesco Azbuka Vkusa

Hypermarkets: Big Was Beautiful

LZ Retailytics provides evidence that hypermarkets represent the second largest modern grocery retail channel in Europe. But performances vary significantly between geographies, retailers and store concepts.
Topics: Carrefour Schwarz Group E. Leclerc Lenta Globus

Discounters in Search of the Perfect Size

The discounters are growing – not only in sales and product range, but also in store size. Extending stores has become crucial to grow sales at discounters -- much of the future sales gains will be driven by larger outlets.
Topics: Eurospin Schwarz Group Jerónimo Martins Aldi Norgesgruppen

Poland: Proximity Supermarkets Outpace Discounters

Domestic supermarkets are the new retail stars in discount-dominated Poland. Despite intensifying price battles, these proximity banners are expected to open almost 3 stores for every new discounter over the next 5 years.
Topics: Maxima Schwarz Group Eurocash POLOmarket Dino

Sainsbury's Asda Deal: A New Giant Emerges

Sainsbury’s proposed merger with Asda is the biggest takeover in UK food retailing. If it goes ahead, Sainsbury’s would become #6 in Europe and create a UK duopoly with Tesco. To us, the move also signals the start of a European exit for Walmart.
Topics: Sainsbury's Walmart

Europe 2017: Retail Consolidation Speeds Up

The 2017 European grocery retail ranking reveals that the market is consolidating fast. Traditional retailers are caught between price-focused discounters and the high service standards set by online players.
Topics: Amazon Schwarz Group Aldi X5 Retail Group

A Stronger Tesco: Reasserting its Market Position

With its recent acquisition of Booker and strong annual results, LZ Retailytics forecasts show that Tesco will grow its UK leadership and surpass Carrefour to become Europe’s third largest grocery retailer by 2023.
Topics: Sainsbury's Tesco