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Ingenious innovations and initiatives: May 2019

May's roundup of breakthrough developments in the retail world brings radical approaches to long-standing pain points, plus new ways to connect with consumers across a variety of digital and physical touchpoints.

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Aldi Stores in China – Lessons Learned in June 2019

25 Jun 2019

By: Ray Gaul, Sally Zhang

Aldi has made numerous changes to its standard operating model with its new China concept. How should suppliers and brands view these initiatives and what might they say about how the discounter is learning lessons for its future business?

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Aldi Shanghai: Walking the box

25 Jun 2019

By: Ray Gaul, Sally Zhang

German discounter Aldi has opened its first physical store in China, which sports revolutionary features previously unseen in any other markets. We visited to bring you this in-depth tour of the new concept.

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Followers: 440

Studies in Ultrafresh – British Strawberries and Cream

24 Jun 2019

By: Ray Gaul

With Wimbledon around the corner Kantar embarks on its annual study of fresh supply and merchandising in UK supermarkets focused around a single SKU, and this year we're wanting you to get involved through a unique client survey.

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E.Leclerc: France's leading retailer

21 Jun 2019

By: Clara Elbaz

Learn about France's #1 grocery retailer, E.Leclerc, and how its structure, strategy and EDLP focus makes it consistently the leading choice for French shoppers and a key account to secure for brands and suppliers.

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ASDA: The Five Slides You Need

20 Jun 2019

By: Derya Guvenc

Following the failure of its proposed merger with Sainsbury's, what new strategy will Walmart's UK banner pursue to reconnect with shoppers and how can suppliers play their part in helping its steady revival? This updated presentation identifies key initiatives at this major client.

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Followers: 71

Tesco reveals its strategic vision beyond 2020

19 Jun 2019

By: Derya Guvenc

At its Capital Markets Day yesterday, Tesco outlined a host of new initiatives for its future direction. We assess the key aims and ask what should brands and suppliers consider in shaping their forward strategy with this key customer?

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Why conscious consumption will change the landscape for brands

18 Jun 2019

By: Kelly Petropoulou

Across Europe and beyond, consumer demand for sustainable retail and governmental environmental initiatives are triggering vast change that poses new challenges brands must overcome to retain relevance and reach across a swathe of key customers.

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Followers: 103

Seen in Shanghai: Lessons from the land of ‘new retail’

17 Jun 2019

By: Meaghan Werle

The pace of change in China is reflected in Shanghai’s juxtaposition of old meets new, both in architecture and in retail.

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Followers: 103

Seen in Shanghai: Driving omnichannel connections at retail

17 Jun 2019

By: Meaghan Werle

As the path to purchase becomes increasingly complex in China, retailers are ultimately looking to connect with shoppers both online and offline.

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Followers: 103

Seen in Shanghai: Stores put emphasis on service and product quality

17 Jun 2019

By: Meaghan Werle

With more than 533 million online shoppers in China, brick-and-mortar retailers are feeling the pressure to give shoppers a differentiated reason to visit their stores.