Retail Innovations 10 - Argos (London). Retail trend Technology Intervention

Retail Innovations 10 - Argos (London). Retail trend Technology Intervention

Argos, the UK catalogue retailer, reinvented its concept with a new, smaller and digital format. A great example of the global retail trend "Technology Intervention".

The retailer has modernized its proposition with an in-store multichannel offering, responding to consumers’ increasing propensity to shop online, therefore earning its status as a leader in digital retail in the UK.

Retail Innovations 10 - Bilder & de Clercq (Amsterdam). Retail trend Retailvention

Retail Innovations 10 - Bilder & de Clercq (Amsterdam). Retail trend Retailvention

Bilder & de Clercq separates itself from other food retailers by delivering meal solutions, rather than letting people search for inspiration and ingredients on their own. The concept, winner of this year´s Ebeltoft Retail Innovation Award, is an example of the global trend "Retailvention".

Retail Innovations 10 - Hedonism (London). Retail trend Experiential Retailing 2.0.

Retail Innovations 10 - Hedonism (London). Retail trend Experiential Retailing 2.0.

As part of Ebeltoft Group´s Retail Innovations 10, the London based Hedonism concept is a global example of the Retail Trend: Experiential Retailing 2.0.

The store has done for wine what the Regent Street Nespresso shop has done for coffee.

Retail Innovations - A Decade of Change

Retail Innovations - A Decade of Change

For the last decade Ebeltoft Group has been watching developments in Retail Innovation around the globe, identifying concepts and global trends that shape the retail sector.

RETAIL INNOVATIONS 10 highlights the latest concepts and key trends worldwide. This year, we evaluated over 120 cases, identifying the 7 global innovation trends and 60 of the best innovation cases from 21 countries.

Retail Internationalization -Trends, Failure & Success Drives and Future Outlook

Retail Internationalization -Trends, Failure & Success Drives and Future Outlook

"We have reached the point where it has become impossible to neglect the impact and importance of "international" in retailing, both in terms of expansion opportunities as well as new challenges".

Ebeltoft Group´s "Retail Internationalization" white paper elaborates on the exclusive global insight on what international growth methodology can best enhance success when expanding in tomorrow´s global retail market and pinpoints the Key Drivers for Success when expanding abroad.

Retail Innovation 9 - Fabindia Case

Retail Innovation 9 - Fabindia Case

Ebeltoft Group´s Retail Innovations 9 features the case of Fabindia (India) that show how retailers around the world are using the retail trend "Hyper-Local" to build their brand and create a differentiated advantage.

Global Retail Innovations Trends

Global Retail Innovations Trends

During the ´14 NRF BIG SHOW in New York Ebeltoft Group hosted the exclusive session on "Global Retail Innovation Trends". Answering the very question how retailers anticipate and take advantage of the globally changing consumer´s needs, desires and way of engagement, reflecting in innovative approached and retail concepts.

Two world class retailers from Asics and Mymusli shared the stage and presented their innovation case and engaged with the audience to explain their view on the "new consumer" and how they took advantage of the ongoing changing sector.

Retail Internationalization - Trends, Failure & Success Drivers and future Outlook

Retail Internationalization - Trends, Failure & Success Drivers and future Outlook

During the NRF Big Show ´13 in NY, Ebeltoft Group hosted the Keynote session on "Retail Internationalization: What Will It Take to Thrive in the Global Arena?".

The session presented the findings of Ebeltoft Group´s global study on this subject as well drove an active discussion on the latest trends and future outlook with two top retailers. The session was presented by:

  • Neil Stern (Partner at Ebeltoft USA)
  • Jose Gomez (SVP Business Development at Mango)
  • Denis Knoop (SVP Affiliated Retail and New Markets at Delhaize Group)

Retail Innovation Session by Ebeltoft Group @ World Retail Congress 2012 (video)

Retail Innovation Session by Ebeltoft Group @ World Retail Congress 2012 (video)

During the recent WRC 2012, Ebeltoft Group hosted the leading session “New Concepts and Formats That are Transforming Retail”. The session presented a synthesis of the latest global retail innovation trends and future innovation drivers as well as an overview of the Award nominees and finalists of the Retail Innovation Award.

Interview Fabrizio Valente - Retail Innovations session @ World Retail Congress 2011 (video)

Interview Fabrizio Valente - Retail Innovations session @ World Retail Congress 2011 (video)

Ebeltoft Group hosted the leading session "Retail Innovations, still alive and kicking" that presented the emerging Retail Innovation trends during the World Retail Congress 2011.

Presented by Fabrizio Valente, CEO Kiki Lab (Ebeltoft Italy), the session presented an overview of the trends and explained that the focus on "Story-telling", is an emerging approach that can help retailers to build success through connecting with their shoppers via in-store story-telling of e.g. the retailer´s vision, mission or products. As example the Spanish retailer Happy Pills was presented; a new concept of candy store that looks as a pharmacy and targets adults.

Carrefour Planet presentation by Ebeltoft Group @ World Retail Congress 2011 (video)

Carrefour Planet presentation by Ebeltoft Group @ World Retail Congress 2011 (video)

During the World Retail Congress 2011 Cédric Ducrocq, CEO Dia-Mart (Ebeltoft France) co-presented with the CCO Carrefour Group, José Carlos González-Hurtado, the Carrefour's vision of the future and the new concept of Carrefour Planet, that is re-inventing the hypermarket format. A project with which the company takes the lead in the sector with a new and successful strategy and concept.