Health articles

20 February 2018
Aspiring to eat well is a goal that most of us share, with food discount shoppers being no exception.  90% of food discount shoppers claim to be trying to improve some part of their diet, eating more fruit and vegetables and reducing sugar are the top health priorities.   Areas of their diet that food discount shoppers are actively trying to improve Source: ShopperVista Apr'17. Bas...
13 February 2018
As you plan ahead for 2018, we update you on how shoppers are feeling and how this is impacting their behaviour in-store. We use data collected in January to explore shopper expectations for the year ahead Ethical shopping  - fad or fashion? With shoppers focusing increasingly on value for money, it is easy to overlook the importance of shopping ethically when it comes to food and groceri...
13 February 2018
Find out shoppers’ latest attitudes to ethics, support for British and trust in the food and grocery industry. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF REGULAR UPDATES Keep up-to-date with developments shaping the industry; sign up to our newsletters and be the first to hear about the latest industry news, IGD research and events. SIGN UP ...
11 December 2017
Stay up to date with the different missions shopper are completing across different channels. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF
14 June 2017
Each month we update you on how shoppers are feeling and how this is impacting their behaviour in-store. Using our monthly data from May, we explore shopper attitudes towards British suppliers, in-store technology and packaging. Read on to find out what this might mean for your business. Shoppers prepared to pay more for British With the future of the UK economy still unclear, 65% of groce...
19 May 2017
Our latest infographic looks at shopper pre-store planning, confidence and claimed shopping frequency. We also asked about attitudes to reformulation. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF>>   DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF>>
19 April 2017
At the end of February, Greggs announced strong 2016 results, with like-for-like sales up 4.2% and total sales ahead by 7% to £894m (source: Greggs Preliminary 2016 results). What is it that matters most to Greggs’ shoppers and keeps them coming back and what future opportunities could there be for this food-to-go specialist? 1. Greggs’ fans are loyalists While Greggs has been focusing more...
17 February 2017
    The majority of us feel that the most influential person on our diets is ourselves. Over three quarters of shoppers (77%) agree that diet is essentially a personal responsibility but companies do have a significant influence through their ranging, product formulation, merchandising, pricing and marketing. Health is always high on the list of shopper priorities, so what is the ...
19 January 2017
The clock is ticking. Theresa May has signalled that the UK will take a tough negotiating stance over the next two years as the country prepares to leave the EU. Sterling increased a little during her speech, however, the pound is down about 20% against the dollar and 13% against the euro since the June referendum. My colleague James Walton has said that the impact of sterling weakness...