Amazon moves to global n°3 retailer

Fresh from the Retail Big Show, Deloitte publishes a detailed study of the World’s top 250 retailers. G.R.N. considers the results. What are the main trends forming international retail? The Retail Big Show and the annual Deloitte study provide an interesting overview.

Through . Published on 18 February 2020 à 13h35 - Update on 14 October 2022 à 10h40

At the start of 2020, the most striking trend revealed a radical shift of food retailers towards a unified model. Online sales for Kroger (n°5 worldwide) increased by 58% in 2018. Eager to expand dramatically for e-commerce, Kroger partnered with Ocado to set up automated warehouses across the U.S.A. An iconic example of change is Walmart, the global leader. With a turnover of US$514 billion, Walmart is 4 times the size of any closest rival. Unlike Kroger, Walmart anchored an omnichannel strategy on the existing store network. 90% of potential American customers live approximately 15km from one of the 4,700 superstores,…

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