IGD - The global food & consumer goods experts

About IGD

About IGD

IGD is the leading source of insight for the food and consumer goods industry. As a research and training charity we provide leadership to the industry to ensure it delivers the needs of the public. Find out more about us here.


IGD events

We have a great line-up of conferences and events covering all parts of our research and insight. The Big Debate is sure to be a hot ticket, and our series of retailer trade briefings are extremely popular, enabling you to hear about their strategy directly from the board. Find out more about our events calendar and how to book here.


IGD research

Our team of experts generate world class research and insight across all major global markets. One of the ways we do this is through a range of online services. Find out more about international consumer goods retailing, supply chains and shopper insight here.



We develop the capability of people in our industry to ensure they are equipped to thrive in today’s fast changing world. Find out more about how Leading Edge and the IGD Academy can help you and your business. 

Multichannel retailing factsheet

Multichannel retailing - Smoothing out the points of friction

Why is multichannel such a big deal? Everyone has a view on multichannel retailing. Some see it as a gradual evolution, others as a panacea for falling sales. At IGD we see something different....

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Three key shopper trends for 2015

IGD shopper insight manager Michael Freedman picks out three of the latest big picture shopper behaviour trends as highlighted by ShopperVista, our British grocery shopper sentiment monitor.

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Five promotions to learn from for 2015

In this article, IGD senior retail analyst Harriet Cohen highlights five of our favourite promotions from 2014, and those that we think are likely to be built upon for 2015.

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Careers at IGD

We're looking for people passionate about food and grocery to join our team. Current vacancies include...

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