Global retail trends 2019

Our annual report explores the five global trends we expect to shape
the global retail market over the coming year.

Five trends in 2019 and the forces driving them


Data dictates the way

Doing good is good business


Help me
be healthy

Anywhere, anytime


Each trend aligns to one of the four forces of change affecting the food and grocery industry

Societal Shifts

Transformative Technology

Altering Authorities

Resource Resilience

of UK shoppers say they would like in-store technologies to help them with their grocery shopping*
*ShopperVista, Base: 1,721 British grocery shoppers, Dec’17

of supply chain experts say they are prioritising developing a data-driven business culture**
**IGD Supply Chain Analysis ‘Supply Chains for Growth’

of all UK shoppers say they’ve become more aware of the environmental impact of plastic packaging in the last 12 months***
***IGD Shopper Vista Research

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