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As the coronavirus epidemic developed, Chinese consumers became even more focused on their health. In addition to taking physical exercise, people are also looking to supplement their diets and improve their immunity through healthy food. In China, dairy products are widely recognised as having ...

 
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Ahold Delhaize USA posted strong overall growth, and particularly significant online growth, in its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2019. Q4 2019 net sales increased 2.7% to reach USD11.47 billion. Same-store sales excluding gas increased 2.3% and 2.6% when adjusted for weather events that impacted ...

 
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The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel shows that spend in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) in urban China grew by 5.3% in 2019, up by 0.2ppt compared to the previous year. Despite slower economic growth and trade tension with the US, retail sales growth released by the government maintained ...

 
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In a society with so much focus on millennials, we have almost forgotten another, even more promising generation: seniors. Brands and distributors have not yet developed customer relations adapted to the over-55s and there are few specific offers that appeal to rather than stigmatise the elderly. ...

 
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Multimodal shopping

10 Feb 2020  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 7 Everyone loves a good macrotrend. Think ageing, urbanisation, sustainability, retailtainment, and so on. I find it relatively easy to make the leap from macrotrend to implication and I think most of us do. For example, if populations are getting older, logically ...

 
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The country and the world have been paying close attention to the novel coronavirus outbreak in the past 2 weeks which, according to China’s National Health Commission up to 12am on 4 February 2020, has caused 20,471 infected in China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) and 150 people ...

 
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Data Lakes of Gold

5 Feb 2020  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 6 The latest buzzphrase at industry conferences is the expression: “Data is the New Gold” or some variation thereof. Sometimes it is “Data is the new oil” Now, I’m feeling somewhat lazy and hurried today so won’t bother researching ...

 
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The latest figures from Kantar show the grocery market achieved modest 0.3% growth during the past 12 weeks as January once again brought consumer commitments to Dry January and Veganuary. Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar, comments: “Many people start the ...

 
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Metro closed its first quarter of 2020 on December 21, 2019 with 1.3% sales growth versus Q1 2019, amounting to CAD4.0 billion. These sales incorporate same-store food sales of 1.4% and food basket inflation of 2.0%. Accounting for the shift in Christmas sales, same store food sales would have ...

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