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Kearney GRDI 2015: A Slideshow

Every year, A.T. Kearney produces a Global Retail Development Index (GRDI): “The 2015 GRDI reflects a retail environment in developing markets filled with exciting challenges. These markets continue to entice global retailers, which are still investing in building a long-term … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Food Retailing in Developing Countries

For a variety of reasons — including technology, road infrastructure, shopping habits, and more — food retailing in developing countries can be complicated. Recently, Peter Child, Thomas Kilroy, and James Naylor of McKinsey addressed this topic: “Just 20 years ago, modern … Continue reading

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Retail Sales Growth in Developing Markets

The developed (mature) retail marketplace is seeing relatively stagnant sales growth around the globe. However, many developing markets are witnessing strong sales increases across various retail store categories. In addition, the popularity of different store formats is evolving. This has … Continue reading

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