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Daniel Johansson (Retail Analyst)

Daniel Johansson (Retail Analyst)

Recent Posts by Daniel Johansson (Retail Analyst):

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: ICA Gruppen Crai Magnit Casino Ahold Delhaize

Europe: Small Stores Outperform

Photo: LZ Retailytics
The smaller the grocery store, the faster it will grow, LZ Retailytics’ forecast for Europe shows.

Discounters: Thriving in the Toughest Markets

Europe’s toughest grocery markets have long been dominated by two retailers towering above their competitors. But now this supremacy is fading as even the largest of the power duos are forecast to lose market share to discounters.
Topics: Schwarz Group Aldi Reitangruppen Dansk Supermarked

Time to Export the Minimarket

The minimarket is the least exported grocery format in Europe. With proximity shopping on the rise, who can become a pan-European convenience leader?
Topics: Carrefour Tesco Auchan Ahold Delhaize Reitangruppen Couche-Tard Spar South Africa

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: Esselunga Aldi Colruyt Group Sainsbury's Tesco Schwarz Group Azbuka Vkusa Morrisons

Growing Grocers: Europe’s Hidden High Flyers

LZ Retailytics has identified ten European grocery retailers which sit outside the top 40 ranking, whose sales growth is forecasted to thrash that of the top ranked grocers over the next five years.
Topics: Globus Eurospin Axfood Maxima ATB Eurotorg Consum Cooperativa Dino Profi

Discount Drives Dansk Supermarked to #1 by 2019

Photo: LZ
LZ Retailytics forecasts Dansk Supermarked will be the largest grocery retailer in Denmark by 2019.
Topics: Dansk Supermarked Coop Danmark (DK) Reitangruppen Dagrofa

MD Launches Ambitious Expansion Plan

Italian discounter MD has disclosed a growth target of EUR800mn over the next four years, to be driven by store network expansion and refurbishments. The retailer will kick this off by opening 40 new stores this year, its CEO Patrizio Podini told Italian magazine GDO Week.
Topics: MD

Conad Launches National Grocery E-commerce Solution

Conad’s largest co-operative Pac 2000A has founded a company aimed at supporting Conad merchants to sell groceries online, Italian magazine GDO Week writes. The company called Eurecart was formed through a partnership with IT specialist Intema.
Topics: Conad

Aldi Süd Enters Italy with Customised Concept

Germany-based Aldi Süd has now detailed its market entry in Italy and is to open its first ten stores on 1 March in the northern parts of the country. These are then to be followed by at least another 35 before the end of 2018.
Topics: Aldi