The Power Shift: From Brand to Retailer

The Power Shift: Brand to Retailer | Redseer Strategy Consultants

In the UAE’s grocery sector, established brands continue to enjoy robust profit margins, yet retailers are increasingly facing significant challenges due to intensified competition and evolving consumer preferences. However, within these challenges lies a silver lining of growth opportunities. A notable trend is the rising strategic focus on private labels among grocery retailers. Private labels […]

Indonesia Quick Commerce: Can it crack the code like India? 

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Quick Commerce (QC) stumbled in Indonesia (and elsewhere) thanks to some business model hiccups. But look at India – QC’s not just surviving, it’s stealing thunder from mainstream e-commerce giants.  This playbook could be the key to unlocking QC’s true potential in Indonesia. It’s a challenge, but winnable. Grab and Astro – the QC frontrunners […]

eGrocery’s Surge & Challenges

eGrocery was a category that exhibited minimal growth through the previous decade until a recent watershed event came to be – the COVID-19 pandemic. With social distancing norms in place, people across multiple geographies switched to quick commerce and slotted deliveries for the convenience and reliability they offered. This fastest-growing subset of eTailing has seen significant […]

What does eCommerce Consumer Confidence look like post festive season 2023? 

Both online and offline retail in India started gaining momentum from Q1FY24 with offline retail growing faster than ecommerce in Q2FY24. As per seasonal trends and captured in our ECCI of 131 for Jul’23 this led to a strong festive season of Oct-Nov ‘23.  Not surprisingly in the post-festive period, the sentiment for future 4-months […]

Navigating the UAE’s Super-App Market Landscape 

The e-commerce landscape in UAE is witnessing a decline in the number of shopping apps used by consumers due to their increasing preference for streamlined app usage. Super-apps have emerged as a response to this trend, as major brands like Careem, Talabat, Noon Food, and Amazon expand to become comprehensive one-stop solutions for diverse consumer […]

Will eGrocery crack the code among digital non-natives? 

eGrocery was a category that exhibited minimal growth through the previous decade until a recent watershed event came to be – the COVID-19 pandemic. With social distancing norms in place, people across multiple geographies switched to quick commerce and slotted deliveries for the convenience and reliability they offered. This fastest-growing subset of eTailing has seen significant […]

Decoding UAE’s eGrocery Market Landscape

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Over the past years, UAE eGrocery market been evolving. It has now matured and has a level of penetration comparable to developed markets. At the same time, the market has experienced a shift, moving from marketplace-driven to a balanced mix of omnichannel and hyperlocal players. Going forward, the eGrocery market is expected to double, attaining […]

UAE employees: A >$100Bn opportunity

In the ever-changing world of employee benefits, several interesting trends have come to the forefront. The UAE region, known for its appeal to expats, continues to attract individuals looking for new opportunities. However, a competitive market has led to a fierce talent war, making it challenging for employers to retain their employees. In this dynamic […]

KSA Omnichannels & Hyperlocals: Competition or Harmony?

eGrocery market in KSA has been undergoing continuous evolution over the past few years. During the pandemic, omnichannels managed to secure a significant market share by leveraging their offline resources. However, in the post-pandemic era, they are struggling to compete with digital natives due to their inferior technology and lack of resources for fast delivery. […]

From Aisle Strolling to One-Click Buying: Unravelling eGrocery Boom 

Until the end of the last decade, eGrocery was still a category with minimal growth. Then the pandemic thrust the service to the forefront of people’s needs as social distancing norms made it hard to shop groceries offline. In the wake, quick commerce also gained prominence as platforms offered reliable service and buyers preferred the […]