Published in Food on 20-08-2021
Stefan Van Rompaey
In most countries, discounters are gaining market share, but not everywhere: the model also has weaknesses. Therefore, discounters are innovating with new store concepts - including convenience stores - and taking steps in digitalisation.
Create an account and get free access to 5 plus articles per month.
Always up to date with the most important retail news.
Access to exclusive interviews, analyses and research.
Be part of the largest retail community in the Benelux.
New players are gnawing away at the market share of the classic supermarket. The buying behaviour of younger generations requires a new, holistic view of consumer and shopper segmentation. "The classic compasses no longer suffice."
» Read more
German speedy delivery company Gorillas, which operates in six countries, is said to be granted 1 billion dollars (854 million euros) in a new capital round. The Berlin-based start-up had been looking for fresh capital for some time.
After cultured meat and lab-grown fish, now there is coffee made from cell cultures. Finnish researchers have succeeded in making coffee without the use of coffee beans.