Health articles

03 January 2020
It’s time to start planning for the year ahead. I’ve built on our five Global Retail Trends for 2020 with five key shopper related trends to follow and act on in the year ahead. You can find them in our new Shopper trends 2020 report.  For those of you who are a bit time poor (see trend 3 below), here is quick summary. 1. Value seeking The decisive result of the General Election me...
23 October 2019
There is a lot to be grateful for working at IGD. Whether it is the great colleagues, the lovely countryside setting or the tasty lunches. I am also lucky to be able see first-hand some of the great innovation taking place in the food and grocery industry. Our Retail Analysis online service includes visits to almost 1,000 stores in 50 countries every year. As part of our ShopperVista ...
03 October 2019
See our latest infographic looking at shopper attitudes towards Brexit with less than 1 month to go. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF Newsletters Get the latest industry news and insights straight to your inbox with our range of newsletters. Sign up here The best way to experience the benefits of Sh...
03 October 2019
With less than one month to go until the revised Brexit date of 31 October 2019, how are food and grocery shoppers feeling about the possible impact of Brexit?  In this blog, I outline a summary of our latest ShopperVista insight, based on online interviews with over 1,000 food and grocery shoppers every month. Brexit: next steps My colleague, James Walton, recently talked about th...
26 September 2019
Meeting the health needs of shoppers and consumers is an increasing focus for the food and grocery industry. Whilst much attention has been placed on the surge of interest in plant-based diets (read Dan’s blog from earlier this month), it’s important not to forget that health means much more than this to shoppers.   I’ve just completed a deep-dive into shopper attitudes and behavior aroun...
09 September 2019
Last year, I wrote a report and a blog talking about how post-millennials, in particular, were adopting plant based diets in fairly large numbers – 30% following or considering a vegan diet, 70% overall either following a reduced meat diet or considering doing so. Those were big numbers and, given that it was my first report for IGD, I was apprehensive on publishing. Was it an exaggerati...
13 May 2019
We know from our other ShopperVista research that shoppers are prioritising health and they’re doing this in different ways. The majority of shoppers are actively trying to improve their diet in some way. In April 88% told us this was the case; that’s up from 85% in 2018. The most popular ways are eating more fruit and veg (35%), reducing sugar (32%) and drinking more fluids (28%). S...
13 May 2019
See our snapshot into shopper attitudes toward health DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF Newsletters Get the latest industry news and insights straight to your inbox with our range of newsletters. Sign up here The best way to experience the benefits of ShopperVista is to try it To find out mor...
01 February 2019
Hear IGD future thinkers Toby Pickard, Vanessa Henry and Chris Irish discuss the global retail trends we expect to see in 2019. DOWNLOAD THE SLIDES IGD Futures The future of food and grocery Find out more
19 December 2018
Find out how shoppers are focusing on provenance this month. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF Newsletters Get the latest industry news and insights straight to your inbox with our range of newsletters. Sign up here The best way to experience the benefits of ShopperVista is to try it To find ...