About the Ebeltoft Group

International Partners


A global alliance of consultancy companies with members in over 20 mature and emerging retail markets.

Since 1990, The Ebeltoft Group have assisted retailers as well as suppliers in the retail sector remain competitive and achieve their goals by blending global retail expertise with the members local insight.

Ebeltoft Group serves 36 of the top 100 retailers and 29 of the top 50 manufacturers worldwide.

Since it was founded, Ebeltoft Group has analysed global retail innovation trends and, since 2005 they have presented this analysis  in their annual publication ‘Retail Innovations’ that focuses on emerging trends and the most interesting cases worldwide.

Retail Innovations 10 is a compilation of all the trends that have developed through the years. In this edition, the Ebeltoft Group evaluated over 120 cases, identifying the 7 global innovation trends and 60 of the best innovation cases from 21 countries.

Some of the global retail innovations trends are:

Offline-online Mashup – A new retail era is emerging, seamlessly blending the online and offline retail experience. Driven by e-commerce and digital in-store tools.

Experiential Retail 2.0 – Stores are shifting to social gathering places, centres for learning and information. The ultimate showcases for merchandise.

Hyper Local – There is real power in truly being local and eco-friendly. The powerful macro trends around freshness, sustainability and supporting the local community.

To obtain a copy of ‘Retail Innovations 10’, contact 180 DEGREES.