Decode the Future of the Retail Industry

We have decades of experience in being the trusted, gold standard intelligence provider to leading Retail brands, manufacturers, property companies, and financial institutions, helping them to make faster, more informed decisions.
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How We Help

Using the collective power of trusted data, expert knowledge and advanced technology, we provide the intelligence you need to decode the future in uncertain times.

Our solutions are designed to help you with key strategic activities.

  • Market & Competitive Intelligence
  • Strategic Planning and M&A
  • Innovation & R&D
  • Marketing
  • Business Development
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What We Do

We cover the entire spectrum of the consumer value system – from suppliers, manufacturers and distribution channel, all the way through to consumer insights and trends across the globe.

With in-depth analysis, exclusive news, and highly detailed databases at your fingertips, we give you complete 360° insight into the industry.

Market Data & Insights

  • Granular, bottom-up market value, size and share analysis, with multi-variate forecasts across retail, fuel, and automotive markets
  • Comprehensive coverage, with more than 30,000 standardized and comparable market statistics across 49 sectors globally covering both online and offline channels as well as product sectors
  • Over 150,000 market shares for leading retailers in all countries
  • Analysis from world-renowned retail thought leaders such as Maureen Hinton and Neil Saunders, both names in the RETHINK’s Top 100 Retail Influencers for 2021
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  • A single, integrated thematic research platform that provides an easy-to-use framework for tracking all themes across all companies in all sectors
  • A theme map which monitors the disruptive impact of the top 30 to 40 themes in the sector
  • A tool to help senior executives protect their blindside, predict their industry’s future and benchmark their competitors against disruptive threats
Retail Thematic Analysis

Competitor Intelligence

  • 150,000 market shares across major retail sectors for detailed competitor benchmarking
  • Tracking over 5,500 retailers with insights into financials, trading updates, news, innovations, strategy and analysis
  • Expert-curated strategic assessments on more than 600 companies, covering Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats
Retail Competitor Intelligence

Expert Panels & Consumer Surveys

  • Quarterly expert panel surveys to capture more than 5,000 senior executive
  • Primary consumer research, with detailed analysis of more than 500,000 consumer survey responses every year
  • Proprietary Consumer TrendSights framework tracking consumers’ consumption behaviour trends and showing how best to innovate to exploit them
Retail Expert Panels Consumer Surveys


  • Research across 52 countries, including 12 next-generation emerging markets
  • Latest survey data across different age groups and generations, regions, countries, genders and household sizes
Retail Innovation

Macroeconomic Indicators


  • Macroeconomic data for more than 200 countries, covering over 900 economic, demographic, and employment indicators
  • Detailed analysis on 60 countries, covering political, economic, sociological, technological, legal, and environmental factors (PESTLE analysis)


  • Macroeconomic data for over 3,000 cities, including 300 economic, demographic and employment indicators
  • Detailed profiles on 184 cities, covering political, economic, sociological, technological, legal, and environmental factors (PESTLE analysis)

Global Risk Report

  • Global Risk Report covering key global and regional risks; also highlights major country-level risks, based on our our proprietary risk index for 136 countries
GlobalData Macroeconomic Indicators

Real-time Intelligence


  • Over 10,000 news alerts every year provide an up-to-date view of the latest competitor landscape
  • Real-time sentiment analysis of the Top-100 global “Influencers” in the industry


  • Database of more than 28,000 M&A and financial transactions for a comprehensive view of investments opportunities
  • Real-time monitoring of M&A and financial transactions, with move than 2,200 new deals identified and profiled each year
  • Series of ‘Smart Money’ quarterly reports and monthly round-ups highlighting latest trends and key deals

Analyst Engagement

  • Unlimited “Ask an Analyst” functionality with 24-48 hour response time to accelerate decision making
Retail Real time Intelligence

Our Solutions

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We produce hundreds of quantitative and qualitative reports annually. Ranging from strategic reports, industry forecast reports, sector reports, panel reports, insight reports, trend trackers, and country profiles.

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Our consulting services provide you with contextualized, real time market insights. Our consultants are highly experienced in helping clients identify new opportunities, minimize risk, gain competitive advantage and improve profitability.

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