Facts about Retail

Get a clearer picture of the value retailers contribute to the European economy, the diversity of their businesses, and the benefits they bring to Europe’s citizens.

Commerce for Ukraine

Retailers and wholesalers support the people of Ukraine

Wholesale at the Centre of Europe’s Economy

Discover the diverse roles of wholesalers across a wide range of sectors and the challenges they face.

European E-Commerce Report 2022

European e-commerce is still growing but new global challenges lie ahead.

Latest Releases

27/09/2022Press releaseEnvironment, Sustainability & Energy
Energy crisis – alarm bells ringing for European retail and wholesale
27/09/2022Position paperEnvironment, Sustainability & Energy
Retail and wholesale and the energy crisis – an urgent need for support
19/09/2022Press releaseCompetitiveness & Single Market
SMEI – Make the Single Market the priority at times of crisis
19/09/2022Reports and studiesCompetitiveness & Single Market
Single Market Barriers Overview
14/09/2022Press releaseJobs & Skills
Retail and Wholesale committed to making forced labour history, but needs consistent EU rules
09/09/2022Press releaseEnvironment, Sustainability & Energy
Quick action on energy vital in tackling cost of living crisis
26/07/2022Press releaseEnvironment, Sustainability & Energy
Retail and wholesale – supportive policies can help us help Europe in the energy crisis
13/07/2022Press releaseCompetitiveness & Single Market
Rule of Law vital for business and the single market

State of Grocery Retail 2022

Read the report by EuroCommerce and McKinsey

Farm to Fork:
Europe’s food retailers and wholesalers act sustainably

Every day, food retailers and wholesalers take action, demonstrating their strong commitment to sustainability. They cooperate with farmers & other partners, promote sustainability & healthy lifestyles, and support sustainable practices. You will find below some of the sector’s examples supporting the Farm to Fork strategy.

Retail & Wholesale: an essential service

1 in 4 companies in the EU are SME retailers and wholesalers

Retail and Wholesale represents 10% of the EU’s GDP

We provide work to 26 million Europeans, so 1 in 7 of all jobs