Retailers' Strategic Initiatives, Q2 2018
12 Jul 2018
Reports & Presentations
Our Retailers' Strategic Initiatives update is essential reading for anyone in the FMCG community. Using the STEIP framework, this new report captures the latest strategic initiatives from the world’s largest grocery-led operators that PlanetRetail RNG believes will have the biggest impact on the future of retail.
Using the STEIP framework, this report outlines initiatives across our 4 key winning strategies – Store of the Future, Ecommerce & Digital System Management, Supply Chain & Fulfilment, and Engagement & Retention. Each initiative is supported with clear implications and actions – helping suppliers and retailers understand how best to respond to these strategic shifts.
Table of contents
Initiatives from Q2 2018
Store of the Future
Carrefour opens smart supermarket with Tencent
Alibaba debuts 24-hour future pharmacy
Ecommerce & Digital Ecosystem Management
Target uses Restock to build its digital ecosystem
Walmart enters partnership with Tencent
JD.com and Google forge international ecommerce alliance
Supply Chain & Fulfilment
Kroger agrees Ocado tie-up for US online grocery
Alibaba aims for 72-hour European delivery
Engagement & Retention
Walmart launches personalised shopping service
Best Buy launches 24/7 ‘Total Tech Support’
Corporate Mergers, Acquisitions & Alliances
Reasons to buy
- Gain an in-depth understanding of retailer initiatives that will have the biggest impact on the future of retail.
- Understand how best to respond to these initiatives with a clear set of implications and actions.
- See first-hand how other manufacturers and retailers have responded to these initiatives with case studies.