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Grocers Bet on New Growth Channels

Drugstores, pharmacies and speciality food stores have become European grocers’ fastest growing channels while their non-food formats are struggling. But what are the drivers of this trend and will more grocers turn to new channels?
Topics: Casino ICA Gruppen Magnit Crai Ahold Delhaize

Agrokor: An Empire Crumbles

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Agrokor’s ownership change will reshuffle the cards in the Balkan retail sector, providing opportunities for local heroes to extend their footprint.
Topics: Agrokor Schwarz Group Bingo

German Drugstores Conquer Europe

As the German health & beauty market becomes increasingly saturated, German specialists are searching for growth opportunities beyond their borders. Turnover is shifting slowly but steadily from the home base to international markets.
Topics: Rossmann dm Müller

Europe: Small Stores Outperform

It’s a common prediction that hypermarkets are set to grow more slowly than small stores. But LZ Retailytics went beyond classic channel breakdowns to see exactly which store sizes will outperform in the next five years.

Europe: X5 Claims its Place at the Top

There is a new rising star on Europe’s retail horizon. Russian X5 Retail Group, pushing its proximity discount banner Pyaterochka beyond the Urals, will claim its place among the long-standing top 10 grocers by 2022.
Topics: Magnit Lenta Auchan X5 Retail Group Dixy Group