Noteworthy that M&S are row(e)ing back from their international ambitions, closing stores (some of which will be anchors in the towns they occupy) and also pushing more into food. A fair ambition, given Steve Rowe’s success in food; he built the chain into a real powerhouse in food. Albeit with a tiny market share but […]
The 6Ps of Discount Retailing was developed by Grocery Insight as a model to analyse Discount. This presentation explores the Discount blueprint, and how Discount stores adapt to local markets and create advantage through a combination of provenance, pricing, price, place, PR, and raw productivity.
Throwback Thursday (Friday) no.4 looks back into the archives from 2011 (July) with the Kirkstall store of the future changes. This isn’t the first phase, rather other adjustments that had been dropped in further down the line.
Due to the work pressure, finding time to write a good blog each week is becoming a near impossibility, however there is a need to keep the blog / website updated for the thousands* of visitors who beat a weary path to Groceryinsight.com each working week. The blog in the older days was a regular […]
Well done to the Co-Operative Lampeter for their Retail Halloween win for 2014! After the relative success of the Retail World Cup 2014 (well done to Caxton Metro and their delayed prize) its time the focus moves onto Halloween. A relatively small event a few years ago has grown to a huge retail event, fuelled […]