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Buying Local in Lockdown

In collaboration with 56 Degree Insight, the Scotland Food & Drink Partnership has conducted research on consumer shopping habits during lockdown, particularly focusing on buying local products from independents and high street retail. The research covers what channels they have been using, what local products they’ve been consuming and whether these habits will continue beyond lockdown.

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A Focus on the Discounters

Aldi and Lidl arrived in the UK grocery market in the early 1990’s and since then have built their market share by increasing their stores across the country. This work which was commissioned by The Knowledge Bank from Kantar explores their performance over the last 12 months in Scotland, looking at opportunities for future growth and taking a look at some of the strategic developments that we can expect over the next 12 months.

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A Focus on the Retailers

Tesco, who are the biggest grocery retailer in Scotland and The Co-op who are the biggest convenient retailers in Scotland are both key players in the Scottish grocery market. Their performances have been impacted in the last year and their strategies have had to evolve to adapt to the competitive pressures and opportunities.

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