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Speciality Food Stores: Growing Retail Niches

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Food Specialists are thriving and managed to so amidst the retail giants.
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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?
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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.
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German Drugstores Conquer Europe

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Facing ongoing saturation in their home market, German drugstore operators are searching for growth opportunities overseas.
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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.
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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.
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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
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Grocers Fear the End of Stores

Are we witnessing a generalised decline in sales density for bricks and mortar stores due to online pressure? LZ Retailytics looks at the sales per sq m of grocery stores evolution across 40 European markets.

Multichannel Retailers and the Online Dilemma

Europe’s multichannel leaders will generate most of their sales growth online over the next 5 years. What are the implications?
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