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Ranking: Top 30 Retailers in Germany 2018

The of the top retailers in Germany shows that Germans like to shop in their supermarkets. Despite the discount-affinity of customers and the supermarketisation of discounters, Edeka is set to retain its throne.
Topics: Amazon Edeka Schwarz Group Aldi Rewe Group

Online Grocery: The Discounters’ Achilles’ Heel

Discounters have a concept-inherent disadvantage online: They have no cost leadership as their efficiencies are generated instore. Their focus on huge volumes and low prices makes profitability appear out of reach.
Topics: Amazon Dia Schwarz Group dm Aldi

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

Tesco responded to the Aldi and Lidl threat this week with the unveiling of a new UK discount format, Jack’s. LZ Retailytics visited the first store and assesses the format in this photo report.
Topics: Schwarz Group Aldi Tesco

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

Discounters: More to Gain in Western Europe

Photo: LZ Retailytics
Full Steam Ahead: The discounters in Europe will add another 10mn sq m of sales area by 2023.
Topics: Edeka Schwarz Group Jerónimo Martins Aldi X5 Retail Group

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

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

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

Germany: A New Era Beyond Price Begins

Photo: LZ
The 2017 ranking of the Top 10 grocers in Germany shows how the strong have been getting stronger.
Topics: Amazon Edeka Lekkerland Rossmann Schwarz Group dm Aldi Rewe Group Globus Metro Group Norma Metro AG Feneberg Budnikowsky