By identifying regions and the stages of an issue's life cycle on a certain issue, NACS is able to support the industry by sharing best practices and helping retailers prepare for potential changes. The information NACS can share offers greater insights into "where to look" and "what to look out for."
Methodology: Online survey, where the participant can choose which issues he/she has knowledge of, then chose which countries he/she has knowledge of, then score the issue per country from 1-10
Participants: Senior industry professionals working in and with the convenience sector, including retailers, supplier companies, consultants, media
Rating: Rating is being done using the following guidance
1 – 2: Infancy state (less than 10% adoption)
3 – 4: Developing state (10% to 35% adoption)
5 – 7: Active deployment state (35% to 75% adoption)
8 – 10: Mature state (75% to 100% adoption)
Evaluation: Rating should be done, considering such things as:
• Marketplace presence
• Commerce integration
• Government regulation/involvement
• Media coverage
• Social consciousness of the issue or opportunity
Coverage 2017: 100+ respondents from 34 countries: Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA, Vietnam.