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“In 2019 growth slowed for the fourth consecutive year in the online grocery market, as the sector continues to struggle to reach new customers with much of the growth in the market coming from existing users. The start to 2020 has seen growth rapidly accelerate due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the legacy of which will be opening up the online grocery market to large numbers of customers who may not have shopped for groceries online before.”
– Nick Carroll, Associate Director of Retail Research
"While fuel sales generate as much as two thirds of total convenience stores revenue and remain a core traffic driver, c-store operators are increasingly turning their attention to in-store categories as the most direct path to increased sales and profits. Still, convenience stores face considerable challenges in categories like foodservice and packaged foods and beverages, where consumer preferences are changing and the competition is growing more intense."
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"The COVID-19 pandemic has been creating unprecedented challenges to society and to retailers from a variety of sectors, especially after the lockdown imposed by the UK government on 21st March. Considered essential, health and beauty players are some of the few that remain open and we are seeing a number of examples of how retailers can cooperate to support the government and each other during the difficult times."
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