Available to NACS Retail and Global Supplier Council Members, NACS European Convenience Briefing features exclusive European convenience market data and analysis from Nielsen, trends from industry experts and inspiring retailer success stories. Connect to more insights and join the conversation at #NACSGlobal.

What a Year

As 2020 comes to a close, it goes without saying that we’ve all had our fair share of “surprises,” “new normals” and “unprecedented times.” To get out of this situation and back into a time of growth will require a lot of effort, investment, trust and cooperation—and what better industry to lead this journey than ours!

Dec 29, 2020   read

By Mark Wohltmann




Low Impact

Swiss shoppers are satisfied with convenience stores and buy there with a similar frequency as before the pandemic.

Dec 23, 2020   read

By Marco Fuhrer

Consumers 




Rev Your Engines

The race is on for government intervention to achieve zero emissions. How should roadside retailers respond?

Dec 23, 2020   read

By Dan Munford


Reflection

Another quarter has gone by and the pandemic still has its grip on Europe and the world. After a near standstill months before, are we still far from “normal”?

Sep 08, 2020   read

By Mark Wohltmann


Patchy Recovery but Convenience Still Delivers

Western Europe fuel sales recover, but in the U.K. and Ireland large cities and public transport remain stranded. The convenience industry continues to show it can deliver on that most valuable of pandemic-era promises: clean stores.

Sep 03, 2020   read

By Dan Munford



Variable Impact in Scandinavia

The impact of the lockdowns has been the source of severe market changes. For some players, the coronavirus has been a true source of growth, for others a source of great problems.

Sep 03, 2020   read

By Magnar Møkkelgård


Back to Success

The lockdown phase in Switzerland has passed, and consumers are now returning to normal everyday life and heading back to work.

Sep 03, 2020   read

By Marco Fuhrer



The Pacemaker Is Gearing Up

Germany’s REWE To Go offers services to meet the needs of a mobile society that want to quickly gain their bearings and be on their way.

Sep 03, 2020   read

By Christian Warning






Welcome

Enjoy your first edition of the exclusive, members-only NACS European Convenience Briefing.

May 27, 2020   read

By Mark Wohltmann

NACS  Global