IGD is a training and research charity.
We’re proud to help launch the world’s first Food Waste Reduction Roadmap in partnership with WRAP. The Roadmap sets out a clear path we should all follow collectively to tackle UK food waste wherever it occurs.
Retail Analysis is your window on the world of retail, providing insights on retailers, countries, stores and trends.
Our team of retail experts track the latest industry trends, deliver and analyse key news, and visit retailers and their stores around the world to provide you with commercial insights that will help you build stronger plans and work more effectively day-to-day.
Digital retail models of the future
Our new research examines how data and technology are transforming retail business models.
Better understand what’s influencing grocery shoppers today, with insight on this means for future behaviour both pre-shop and in-store. We talk to thousands of British grocery shoppers each year. We explore their behaviour, missions, sentiment and preferences across a range of different key industry themes and topics.
Shoppers of the future
Future-proof your business now to win with shoppers in 2025.
Use your supply chain to be more efficient, improve capability and grow your company. Supply Chain Analysis gives you the latest insight, case studies and thought leadership on how to build a successful supply chain.
Supply Chains for Growth
Download our report to understand how supply chain excellence will be a source of growth and value for the future.
Insight and capability to successfully trade in Asia's FMCG markets
Asia Trends 2019
Our top five trends shaping the Asian retail market and influencing retailer strategy over the next year and beyond.
Most visited retailers
City GuidesView All
First store of Lots Wholesale Solutions opens in Delhi.
The Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group), a Thai conglomerate, has opened its first store in India. Located in Delhi, it is a 4,600 sq m cash and carry store operating under the banner of Lots Wholesale Solutions.
Lots Wholesale Solutions is targeting the traditional channel, local retailers and local suppliers and has announced its intention to break even within five years. It has also said that it will be looking to open two more stores in 2018 and another five in 2019. These stores will be located mainly in the Delhi area as it sets out to establish its presence there before venturing into other parts of India.
Operating as a members-only store, the store is focused on fresh food and groceries and also provides storage facilities and modern warehousing. The retailer has also indicated plans to launch an ecommerce platform for its members.
In Thailand, CP Group’s main retail operations is the 7-Eleven franchise, and it also operates the Makro cash and carry business. It also operates stores in China under the Lotus brand and has now turned its focus on the Indian market.
More information about the CP Group can be found here.
Sign up here for our free Asian newsletter and follow us on twitter @IGDAsia.