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Grocery Delivery, Dark Stores and Meals at Home: How Opportunities in Germany are Becoming Best Practice in Global Retail

Stephen Dutton

Stephen Dutton

30 Dec 21

The COVID-19 pandemic profoundly disrupted the market for meals in Germany. With foodservice largely restricted, most food spending is funneled into grocery retail and retailers are leveraging this position of strength, working with grocery delivery startups, to target consumers at home.

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Quick Commerce in Western Europe: Trends, Operational Models and Prospects

Maria Bogdanova

Maria Bogdanova

20 Sep 21

Quick commerce is gaining traction in Western Europe with Euromonitor International counting 30 companies currently competing on the market, most of which established in the past 10 months and is mainly focused on grocery deliveries. With consumers in the region getting accustomed to fast and ultra- fast deliveries, it is important for brands and retailers to understand the trends, operational models and prospects ahead.

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Restarting Europe: Exploring New Trends in the Evolution of the Physical Store

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

10 Sep 21

This episode is the second of our new podcast series on Restarting Europe, where Food and Nutrition Research Analysts Margaux Laine and Marie Breban will dig deeper into the evolution of the physical store after the COVID-19 pandemic. The episode explores two pillars shaping the future of the store in Europe – Betting on Suburbia and Exploring New Concepts. With e-commerce further gaining advantage during extended lockdowns, can physical stores compete by betting on community-driven initiatives? Can retailers and shops extend the role of the physical store, and where does sustainability fit into this new normal?

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Restarting Europe: The Role of the Physical Store

Maria Bogdanova

Maria Bogdanova

27 Jul 21

This episode is the first of our new podcast series on “Restarting Europe” where Food and Nutrition Analyst Margaux Laine and Consultant Maria Bogdanova look at the opportunities the opening of economies brings for retail. The rates of vaccination…

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Acceleration of Pet Food E-Commerce in Europe

Ekaterina Tretyakova

Ekaterina Tretyakova

19 May 21

COVID-19 has changed the way consumers shop - and in Europe consumers have turned to e-commerce to buy products for their pets. For example, in Poland, retailer My Lovely Dog offers tailored dog food subscriptions with a calorie calculator that helps…

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Retailers Need To Embrace Sustainability In Western Europe

Michelle Grant

Michelle Grant

24 Jun 19

This article originally appeared on Forbes.com. Western European consumers and governments are pressuring businesses to operate in a sustainable manner. Student-led protests and debates over investing 25% of the European Union’s budget to fight…

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Circular Fashion: Is Eastern Europe Ready for the Transition?

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

31 Dec 21

The podcast will explore consumers preferences in the market of Eastern Europe, including the Baltics region. Are Eastern European consumers ready to prioritize sustainability in their purchase decisions?

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Grocery Delivery, Dark Stores and Meals at Home: How Opportunities in Germany are Becoming Best Practice in Global Retail

Stephen Dutton

Stephen Dutton

30 Dec 21

The COVID-19 pandemic profoundly disrupted the market for meals in Germany. With foodservice largely restricted, most food spending is funneled into grocery retail and retailers are leveraging this position of strength, working with grocery delivery startups, to target consumers at home.

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Alle Zeichen auf Grün: Legalisierung von Cannabis in Deutschland

Linda Lichtmess

Linda Lichtmess

21 Dec 21

Am 26. September 2021 haben die Deutschen einen neuen Bundestag gewählt. Die daraus resultierende sogenannte Ampel-Koalition besteht aus der SPD, Bündnis 90 Die Grünen und der FDP. Nach 16 Jahren Merkel und der konservativen CDU/CSU-Regierung scheint das Land bereit für einen Wechsel. Die kommende Regierung verspricht nichts weniger als eine Modernisierung des Landes.

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Unpackaged: The Future of Bottled Water in Germany

Linda Lichtmess

Linda Lichtmess

21 Dec 21

German consumers are increasingly switching from bottled water to tap water. Not only is tap water seen as the more sustainable alternative, but bottled water is becoming a more political issue. Rising competition from tap water is placing pressure on soft drinks as consumers see the increasing appeal of counter-top appliances such as SodaStream that make carbonated water at home possible.

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Eastern Europe Eyed as the Next Silicon Valley: A Chance for Poland to Rise

Indre Zebrauskaite

Indre Zebrauskaite

14 Dec 21

COVID-19 has accelerated online presence and integration of digital solutions to minimise physical human contact. With an abundant pool of IT and tech graduates, well-developed digital landscape and relatively competitive wages, Central and Eastern Europe and especially Poland are being eyed by potential investors as the next Silicon Valley.

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A New Dawn: Adult-Use Cannabis Legalisation in Germany

Linda Lichtmess

Linda Lichtmess

14 Dec 21

Following confirmation that German's incoming traffic light coalition plans to fully legalise adult-use cannabis and thereby create Europe's first regulated market, in its largest and most influential economy, Linda Lichtmess outlines what to expect next.