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The Disruptive Potential of Buy Now Pay Later in Western Europe

Frida Polyak

Frida Polyak

18 Jan 22

One of the key developments of the payment landscape has been the skyrocketing boom in demand for the modern day credit offer: buy now pay later (BNLP). Although the business model already existed pre-pandemic, the uncertain economic environment and easy accessibility significantly contributed to its success in the past year...

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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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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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Sainsbury's - Asda deal set to shake up UK grocery retail

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

21 Feb 19

In a mature market such as the UK grocery retailing, which is worth GBP170 billion, the approval of the merger between Asda and Sainsbury’s will lead to a major shake-up of the competition. Product innovation, convenience and price are the major…

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Football and Fashion: England Prepares for Waistcoat Wednesday

Florence Allday

Florence Allday

10 Jul 18

2018’s World Cup has been full of surprises, none more so than the seamless interweaving of fashion and football. British brand Marks & Spencer have cottoned onto the trend, adorning larger stores’ shop windows with their #LuckyWaistcoat…

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Article

The Disruptive Potential of Buy Now Pay Later in Western Europe

Frida Polyak

Frida Polyak

18 Jan 22

One of the key developments of the payment landscape has been the skyrocketing boom in demand for the modern day credit offer: buy now pay later (BNLP). Although the business model already existed pre-pandemic, the uncertain economic environment and easy accessibility significantly contributed to its success in the past year...

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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.