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Online Grocery: The Discounters’ Achilles’ Heel

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Grocery e-commerce is the discounters’ Achilles’ heel: Their concept-inherent strengths lie instore.
Topics: Amazon Dia Schwarz Group dm Aldi

Prepare for Disruption in Belgium

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How much of a threat is Dutch Jumbo’s market entry for established players in Belgium?
Topics: Jumbo Colruyt Group Ahold Delhaize

Speciality Food Stores: Growing Retail Niches

Speciality Food retailers are thriving amidst the retail giants. Despite their smaller sizes, they are not insignificant. The 15 largest operators in the channel will account for 2.4% of the European grocery market in 2023.
Topics: Casino Krasnoe&Beloe Picard Grand Frais Iceland

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

Aldi Feels the Burden of Supermarketisation

Wider ranges are designed to reignite sales growth at Aldi. But they also bring higher complexity and costs. More space is needed, as are more store employees. Aldi Nord in Germany has already halted new listings.
Topics: Schwarz Group Aldi

Tesco Takes on the Discounters

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LZ Retailytics assesses Tesco’s new Jack’s discount format, which aims to undercut Aldi and Lidl
Topics: Schwarz Group Aldi Tesco