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14 August 2019
MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release: 14 August 2019   IGD: UK CONVENIENCE CHANNEL TO BE WORTH £48.2BN BY 2024   New forecasts from IGD reveal that the UK convenience market is set to grow by £6.9bn in the next five years, to reach £48.2bn by 2024. The channel will benefit from lots of new store openings over the period, helping to fuel a compound annual growth rate of 3.1%...
24 July 2019
- Channel set to experience double the growth of wider UK food and grocery market -  The UK food-to-go market is forecast to be worth £23.4bn by 2024, up from £18.5bn in 2019, growing by 26.4%. According to new research from IGD, the channel is set to experience double the growth of the wider UK food and grocery retail market – 12.5% – over the next five years.  FT...
05 July 2019
The shortlist has been unveiled for the IGD Awards 2019 , the annual event celebrating the best of the global food and consumer goods industry. The awards ceremony is a historic event spanning back nearly three decades. More than 500 senior executives will gather to hear the winners be announced at the IGD Awards ceremony at London’s Tobacco Dock on the 7 November following IGD’s new two-da...
02 July 2019
Online grocery in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, with the market set to grow from its current value of US$99bn to US$295bn by 2023, according to the latest forecasts from international researcher IGD Asia . Highlights from the research include: By 2023, IGD expects online grocery sales across Asia’s top 12 grocery markets to grow to US$295bn, a 198% increase This represents a ...
21 June 2019
Research and training organisation IGD has this week launched IGD Solutions , a brand-new, bespoke service for consumer goods retailers and suppliers using a blend of expertise across all the products and services IGD is known for.   Led by IGD’s team of global industry experts, IGD Solutions is the only tailored service dedicated to unlocking growth for retailers and suppliers that ...
20 June 2019
The UK food and grocery industry is forecast to grow by £24.1bn, or 12.5%, by 2024, bringing the market to a total value of £217.7bn, according to the latest forecasts from research organisation IGD. Highlights* from the data include: Online and discount will contribute almost two-thirds of cash growth and will boost their combined market share from 18.6% to 23.4% over the next five ye...
19 June 2019
Media Release Thailand, 19 June 2019 – According to a new report by Food Industry Asia (FIA) and research firm IGD, almost all consumers in Thailand (99 per cent) are interested in improving their diets and a majority (82 per cent) are happy for products to be reformulated, provided that taste is not compromised.   The first of its kind in Thailand, the report titled ‘Healthie...
14 June 2019
China will overtake the US to become the world’s largest grocery market by 2023 in value terms, according to the latest forecasts from international researcher IGD Asia . The country’s total market size will reach CNY11.0tn (US$1.8tn), more than Asia’s next four largest grocery markets (India, Japan, Indonesia and South Korea) combined.   Nick Miles, Head of Asia-Pacific at IGD, says : ...
05 June 2019
  Digital technologies are revolutionising the way the food and consumer goods industry operates and online sales are forecast to grow 163% by 2023 across major markets, according to a new report from research organisation IGD , in association with The Consumer Goods Forum.   Looking at how companies can respond to this change and how businesses will utilise digital technology to...
30 May 2019
Ella and Matthew Mills will join food industry leaders on stage in November Ella Mills, Founder and Brand Director of Deliciously Ella, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the upcoming food industry event IGD Live , where she will be joined on stage by her husband and CEO of the brand, Matthew Mills. The couple will deliver a joint 20-minute presentation on ‘Finding new rout...