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21 June 2018
New study shows 90% of Singaporeans referring to nutrition labels to make informed and healthier food choices SINGAPORE, 21 June 2018 – Food Industry Asia (FIA) in partnership with IGD released a report today on the reformulation landscape in Singapore. Titled ‘Healthier Product Reformulation in Singapore’, the report which was previewed at the Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit surveyed c...
20 June 2018
IGD report identifies the ‘Influencer Shopper’ generation The shoppers of the future will be time optimisers, health conscious, individual, experimental and socially conscious, according to new research from IGD. Launching today, the report identifies an emerging group of ‘Influencer Shoppers’ that currently represents around 25% of the total shopper population. But with this likely to i...
05 June 2018
The UK food and grocery market is forecast to grow by 14.8% between now and 2023, giving it a value of £218.5bn, according to the latest forecasts released today by food and grocery research organisation IGD. Continuing last year’s trend, growth is predicted across all major grocery channels, with online and discount set to account for over half of the increase in market value to 2023. IGD...
31 May 2018
Research organisation highlights investment opportunities in digital commerce with vision for online store of the future New research launched today by research organisation IGD in association with The Consumer Goods Forum anticipates transformation ahead for online food and grocery retailing. Across three critical markets it forecasts the following growth rates: UK: online grocery ...
27 April 2018
China’s leading grocery retailers are forecast to grow at nearly double the rate of China’s total grocery retail market by 2022, according to the latest research from international research organisation IGD. Based on a report of the region’s top ten leading retailers, IGD predicts growth of 10.4% by 2022, compared to 5.8% of growth for the overall market, but anticipates this will come through ...
18 April 2018
As IGD celebrates a significant milestone for its charitable initiatives after successfully providing employability skills training to 25,000 students in secondary schools, the training and research charity for the food and grocery industry today announces two new additions to its Feeding Britain’s Future programme – the Educator Hub and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematic...
10 April 2018
Asia’s leading convenience retailers are predicted to grow 6.6% a year to 2022 by US$5.1trillion, according to the latest forecast from international research organisation IGD. Based on a survey of the top 10 Asian convenience retailers, the new research anticipates that convenience will be the fastest growing bricks and mortar channel in Asia over the next five years, resulting from both retai...
28 March 2018
From avocado-shaped chocolate eggs to free-from ranges, retailers are embracing a variety of trends to engage with shoppers this Easter, as identified by research and training charity IGD. Eggcellent treats: innovative eggs and free-from Products playing on popular consumer health trends are being seen on retailer shelves this year, including the prevalence of free-from chocolate and ot...
21 March 2018
Joanne Denney-Finch, Chief Executive at IGD, has today (21 March) announced her departure from research and training charity IGD from September 2018. Commenting on her decision, Joanne Denney-Finch said: “Last year was a landmark year for me, marking 20 years in my tenure as Chief Executive at IGD. During that time, we have built a strong team, whose contribution to our industry has never...
16 March 2018
The European grocery retail market will add €377.6 billion in sales to reach €2,289 billion by 2022, with growth in the region driven by the dynamic economies of Central and Eastern Europe, according to new forecasts from international grocery research organisation, IGD . The grocery retail markets of Poland, Romania and Russia are expected to enjoy strong growth to 2022, benefiting from gre...