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Latest food and grocery industry analysis

Nick Miles, our head of Asia-Pacific, examines the key themes affecting the Australian grocery retail market and influencing retailers’ strategies this year.

As supply chain teams shrink and there is less time for training, how do you keep their skills up to date? Give your supply chain training more impact with our infographic based on our recent research.

Our research reveals that 85% of shoppers are making some attempt to improve their diets throughout the year. Retail analysts Laura and Maddie look at how retailers and suppliers have been responding to these shopper needs as we start 2018.

A large proportion of shoppers are buying food-to-go as part or all of an evening meal. Rhian Thomas examines the opportunities this generates for suppliers and retailers.

The UK will leave the EU on 29 March 2019. It’s now just a year away and the exact nature of the country’s post-Brexit relationship with the EU is still unclear. In this report, our chief economist James Walton has examined the present situation and possible challenges ahead

In this report IGD and the Consumer Goods Forum look at ten areas to consider as you prepare for the physical store of the future.



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