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19 October 2018
Our excitement is definitely building with just under three weeks to go until Food-to-Go 2018. During the day we’ll hear industry leaders’ views on this dynamic market and get inspiration from three European retailers.  We’ll start by focusing on the food-to-go shopper Shoppers’ basic needs – value, choice and convenience – won’t change. But they’re already more time-pressed, heath and so...
03 October 2018
We held our annual IGD Awards ceremony, celebrating the best individuals and companies in food and grocery, on 2 October. Shoppers themselves vote for the winners of three awards. Understanding shoppers’ experiences is key to helping businesses deliver their needs; shoppers are at the heart of everything we do, after all. We talk to over 20,000 British shoppers every year, using our ShopperV...
03 October 2018
Find out more about the winner of IGD’s Retailer of the Year Award Newsletters Get the latest industry news and insights straight to your inbox with our range of newsletters. Sign up here Shoppers of the Future Future-proof your business now to win with shoppers in 2025. ShopperVista subscribers can view the report...
03 October 2018
Find out more about the winner of IGD’s Online Retailer of the Year Award Newsletters Get the latest industry news and insights straight to your inbox with our range of newsletters. Sign up here Digital Commerce 2018 Hear from Ocado at IGD's most technologically advanced event and learn how to make more of the most ...
03 October 2018
Find out more about the winner of IGD’s Food-to-go Operator of the Year Award Newsletters Get the latest industry news and insights straight to your inbox with our range of newsletters. Sign up here Learn more about tomorrow’s food-to-go shopper Discover the opportunities these changing consumption patterns create for y...
01 October 2018
I have just spent the last two days at our Convenience Summit hearing and seeing some great concepts, experiences and ideas about how the channel can meet the needs of the different food-to-go missions and maximise the market opportunity.  So firstly, how big could the food-to-go opportunity be for the convenience sector? In total we predict that the UK food-to-go sector will reach £22...
28 September 2018
Most shoppers aspire to eat and live well; 85% of shoppers claim that they are actively trying to improve their diet in some way.  Rising obesity levels, increased awareness, government campaigns, media interest and an ageing population keep health and wellbeing on the radar.  With healthy eating being top of mind for shoppers, retailers and suppliers should make health a priority within their ...
21 September 2018
The news we have all been waiting for (well those of us working in the food and grocery industry!)…the first two Jack’s stores opened this week, generating much excitement and media attention.  Tesco’s new discount format is set to become the challenger in the discount channel, competing on price with Aldi and Lidl, but what will shoppers think of this new value retailer? Jack’s is well posi...
18 September 2018
Shoppers choose Co-op as it offers more convenient locations and good quality products; Shoppers have noticed improved quality over the last few years at Co-op. DOWNLOAD AS PDF DOWNLOAD AS PDF IGD Co-op Trade Briefing 2018 22 November 2018, Manchester Succeeding together. Join IGD and Co-op for a day of looking to the future and building suppli...
17 September 2018
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