Supply Chain Analysis
Waitrose & Partners
Availability and service
Collaboration and best practice
Cost to serve
Demand and supply planning
Waste and sustainability
The Carrefour supply chain playbook
Discover Carrefour’s strategic priorities, supply chain developments and ways of working. Use the report to collaborate better and align your approach to working with Carrefour.
Global retail alliances in 2020
Retailers' strategies and business models are evolving. They are increasingly building alliances with each other, IT and tech companies and others to enable them to build skill and scale quickly. These collaborations are also helping them deal with challenges that require greater global cooperation or are too big to be dealt with as individual companies.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): what can be learned from Taiwan?
In this report, we look at how Taiwan has responded to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, outlining government policies, business activities and retail predictions to look out for.
Loop: taking reuse mainstream
This report explores the Loop platform, from TerraCycle, detailing what its introduction could mean for key stakeholders in the supply chain.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): new grocery retail experience in China
In this report, we discuss how grocery shopping has evolved in five different ways in China during the pandemic. These are unlikely to be short-term changes and may not go away when the pandemic is over. These changes will have a long-lasting and profound impact on path to purchase, fulfillment models, supported by new partnerships and innovations. What these changes mean to retailers and brands in other parts of the world and what actions they can take are also discussed.
Supply Chain Trends 2020
Each year, we call out the trends we believe will most influence supply chains in the year to come. In this report, we detail our selection, bringing to life our thinking with case studies and raising questions and considerations to help you capitalise.
Blockchain 2020: a clearer vision for supply chains?
This report looks at how blockchain is progressing in the food and consumer goods industry, including what's been achieved so far, future prospects and whether it can deliver value for businesses that have invested.
How retailers are developing Click and Collect
Using global examples from retailers including Walmart, E.Leclerc, Carrefour and Amazon, among others, we explore different click and collect formats and how retailers and operators are approaching the opportunity.
5 key characteristics of a flexible omnichannel fulfilment network
This report explores why omnichannel fulfilment is a growing influencer of retail success, what a flexible omnichannel network looks like, and how businesses including Carrefour, Walmart, Ocado, Jumbo and Alibaba are creating them.
Carrefour launches Europe's first food blockchain
Carrefour has announced a European first with a food blockchain initiative. It plans to extend the initiative to eight more product lines by the end of 2018.