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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.
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Iceland to Go Plastic-Free on Own Label Packaging

UK frozen food specialist Iceland has announced plans to eliminate plastic packaging from all its own brand products by the end of 2023. The five-year programme will start immediately, with the imminent launch of two new ready meal ranges, which will be packaged in trays made from paper and pulp.
Topics: Iceland

Iceland Hopes for 400 Larger Format Stores

Frozen Food retailer Iceland has set a target of 400 stores for its larger format banner, The Food Warehouse. The retailer currently has 52 stores trading under the banner and is looking to add 30 stores per year going forward.
Topics: Iceland

Frozen Food Specialists at a Crossroads

LZ Retailytics notes that European frozen-food store operators are evolving their concepts in different directions to sustain growth, in France, Belgium and the UK.
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Iceland Leverages Multichannel for Growth

Iceland Foods has emerged as one of the fastest growing retailers in the highly competitive UK grocery market. Key to its recent success has been its online business, its out-of-town ‘Food Warehouse' and a new store concept for its core Iceland banner.
Topics: Iceland