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Russian retail sector consolidates and goes online

Russian retail sector consolidates and goes online

Published on Aug 18th, 2020

The turnover of the Russian food retail industry grew by 1.4% in 2019 to reach US$223.9 billion. The sector continues to consolidate, with the share of the top ten fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) chains in the retail food market increasing to 32.9%, led by X5 Retail Group and M&A transactions. Torgservice, which owns two popular hard discounters (Svetofor and Mayak) increased revenues by 26% and moved up to 9th place. In light of the slim profit margins, most industry observers predict continued consolidation in the retail sector.

Online retail sales jump 20% due to impact of coronavirus

Online retail sales jump 20% due to impact of coronavirus

Published on Mar 16th, 2020

The Coronavirus is changing the way people shop, with the restrictions on movement and health fears driving an increase in spending online. Analytics platform Contentsquare published a report based on its analyses of 1.8 billion user sessions and 50 million transactions on 1,400 websites worldwide between the weeks of February 16 and 23. The study compared the conversion rate, the number of transactions, the number of visits, the length of sessions in order to analyse changes in consumer behaviour online during the two-week period.

Upsurge in international demand at Alimentaria 2016

Upsurge in international demand at Alimentaria 2016

Published on May 12th, 2016

Alimentaria Barcelona, Spain’s biannual food and drinks fair, is becoming more international. Organisers were delighted by this year’s figures of more than 140,000 attendees from 157 countries (16 more than in 2014). The number of International buyers, importers and distributors increased by 62%.

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CAGR of 63% in line for India’s online grocery market to 2022

CAGR of 63% in line for India’s online grocery market to 2022

Published on Dec 07th, 2015

India’s online grocery market is still in a nascent stage and primarily confined to Tier 1 cities, says New Delhi-based market intelligence centre 6Wresearch.

And the hyperlocal model (which usually features on-demand delivery) is growing faster than the ‘pure-play’ one (such as  businesses that focus only on e-commerce) in India, it says in a recently published report summary.

Inside India’s biggest e-grocer - BigBasket

Inside India’s biggest e-grocer - BigBasket

Published on Jul 15th, 2015

BigBasket says fruit exporters have a big chance to grow their brands in India, the world’s 6th largest grocery market e-grocery

Currently India’s biggest online grocery player, BigBasket clocks an average 12,000 orders a day – 70% of which include fruit and vegetables – and sales growing 10-15% month on month.

Tudespensa earns a staunch customer base in Spain

Tudespensa earns a staunch customer base in Spain

Published on Jun 21st, 2015

One of Spain’s first exclusively online supermarkets, Tudespensa.com was launched in October 2012 and now has 80,000 registered customers with 30% growth expected this year.

Tudespensa– which translates as ‘Your pantry’ – aims to set the benchmark for quality and freshness in fresh produce e-commerce in Spain. Head of fresh produce procurement and pricing, Juan Carlos Chillaron, explains how.

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A look inside China’s premium fruit e-tailer Fruitday

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