Online articles and infographics

02 March 2016
It wasn’t so long ago I wrote a blog about Amazon’s latest developments. True to form, the retailer has announced yet another significant investment – this time in the UK. After months of speculation about the launch of Amazon Fresh in the UK, the online retailer has entered into a new grocery supply deal with Morrisons. Over the coming months, Morrisons’ products will be available to Ama...
11 February 2016
I recently noticed a Valentine’s Day deal from Morrisons, who are currently selling that well known aphrodisiac - Oysters, for just 25p each. I think it is a fabulous deal and have already decided to pick some up. But, and this is a big ‘but’, the other part of me is thinking what my will wife think if she ever found out I bought her 25p oysters? Source: Morrisons Some re...
27 January 2016
I’ve been following Amazon’s latest investment initiatives with interest - it’s a company that never seems to rest! In the last week, the online retailer has announced it is beginning to roll out grocery collection lockers in France following a successful completion of a test phase. It launched grocery sites in France last September and began installing lockers in November. It has now rea...
20 January 2016
This week Aldi has launched its online grocery service, offering 54 different wines by the case. Online ordering is available for home delivery and pick-up from the Collectplus parcel service. After the retailer’s introductory offer, delivery will be free for orders over £50, but shoppers making smaller orders will be charged £3. Although there are no concrete plans for a full online groc...
12 November 2015
    Understanding food and grocery shopping in-store can be complex. People take different approaches depending on what type of shopper they are, what mission they are on and even what store they choose to shop in. When people shop online, the sheer number of different options available to them can make it even more challenging to understand their shopping journey. But staying close...
12 November 2015
Although still in their infancy, delivery saver schemes could be an important lever in driving loyalty in the online channel in the future. One of our latest Online Channel Focus reports looks at how they are changing online shopper behaviour. A relatively significant proportion of online grocery shoppers – 26% - claim to subscribe to one of the current four saver schemes, Tesco, A...
21 September 2015
Britain has an insatiable appetite for world foods and today many of these global ranges are now staple items in shoppers’ food cupboards. As we travel more often to increasingly different locations (in the 12 months to June 2015, over 60m visits abroad were made by UK residents) and, as foodservice in the UK becomes more varied, we want to continue enjoying exotic tastes in our own homes. Vas...
14 July 2015
At our recent annual Category Management and Shopper Marketing Summit I shared some of our latest ShopperVista data about the future of multichannel retailing. More growth in the online channel is one of my predictions and it is set to become an even bigger part of the UK grocery market over the next few years. Online set to drive market growth We released our annual UK grocery market p...
09 July 2015
IGD's recently released channel forecasts expect the UK grocery market to grow by £23.1bn by 2020, making it worth £200.6bn. Three channels in particular are predicted to drive the growth; convenience, discount and online.     Source: IGD Channel Forecasts Since the start of this year our ShopperVista tracking data has shown: Record highs for the number of shoppers...
01 July 2015
Last week the team and I were at our annual Category Management and Shopper Marketing Summit in London to hear 24 speakers from leading retailers and manufacturers share their latest insight and case studies. The largest event of its kind in Europe, this year’s summit attracted an audience of over 400. If you missed out, here’s a round-up of the topics that shaped the conversation in ...