IGD - The global food & consumer goods experts

About IGD

About IGD

IGD is a research and training charity that helps the food and consumer goods industry deliver the needs of the public. Using our insight and expertise, we ensure the industry and its employees are equipped to secure a sustainable future where everyone has affordable, safe and reliable food and consumer goods. 

Upcoming events

Every year we have a great line-up of conferences and events covering many areas of consumer goods retailing worldwide. Many events, through our Leading Edge initiative, are free to attend.

For a full list of all our planned events, have a look at our interactive calendar.

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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Why social media is key to a multichannel strategy

Why social media is key to a multichannel strategy

Our Senior Retail Analyst for Online and Digital, Lisa Byfield-Green, looks at why social media is key to a multichannel strategy.

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Inside Netto Leeds: how can they win in the UK?

IGD's Priya Chandarana explores Netto's UK discount offer following a trip to Leeds to see the first store opening.

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