The Rise of Self-Care Solutions at Retail

The aging population along with the rise in chronic disease and other factors have led to more demand for doctor, hospital and other healthcare services. What does this mean for retailers? Judith Kolenburg reports on the opportunity for retailers to leverage their store brands to strengthen their position in the healthcare market. Meanwhile, while consumers want to life healthier lifestyles, convenience and taste make ultra-processed foods appealing. Hans Kraak discusses the widespread consumer confusion surrounding the definition of ultra-processed and which foods fit into this category. Click here to download video.

Growth Drivers in the European Retail Market

The ability for businesses to change direction and pivot their strategies when necessary is critical in today’s retail industry. Stephen Wynne-Jones, Editor at ESM – the European Supermarket Magazine – explains why flexibility is essential for business success. Wynne-Jones also addresses other recurring topics at the business table, including AI and sustainability. CLICK HERE FOR FULL INTERVIEW. Click here to download video.

Private Label Sales Hit New Record in 2023

Private label accounted for 54% of the total grocery market growth in 2023, with sales reaching €340 billion in Europe, an all-time record. Judith Kolenburg shares the highlights of NielsenIQ’s latest data compiled in PLMA’s International Private Label Yearbook. Meanwhile, one category of the grocery sector – organics – is under pressure. Pascal Kuipers explains how farmers are finding themselves caught between strict European environmental legislation and shoppers’ tight budgets. Click here to download video.