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25 September 2018
Businesses take the lead to drive down UK’s annual £20 billion food waste bill , equivalent to more than £300 per UK citizen. All major retailers and 50% of larger food businesses to Target-Measure-Act and report on food waste by September 2019. 90 organisations begin epic journey - taking a ‘farm to fork’ approach to commit to a ground-breaking Food Waste Reduction Roadmap ...
19 September 2018
With the news today of Tesco announcing its new brand and stores - Jack's, IGD shares the top ten stats that you need to know about the UK discount channel: Shoppers perceptions of Aldi and Lidl are changing as the food discount channel evolves with shoppers perceiving Aldi and Lidl more as supermarkets than as discounters. Over half (53%) of British grocery shoppers refer to Aldi as a ...
12 September 2018
In a world first, IGD works with the University of Cambridge to test different ways to help people make healthier choices in workplace restaurants With 85% of consumers aspiring to improve their diet, research and training charity IGD is today launching a new guide for companies that will help the four million people working in the food and grocery industry to improve their diet and eat we...
30 August 2018
The UK’s food-to-go sector is set to grow at twice the rate of overall grocery retail, with international research organisation IGD predicting the channel to grow to £22.8bn by 2023, up from £17.8bn in 2018. IGD’s food-to-go research splits the market into five segments, with the organisation’s latest forecasts suggesting food-to-go specialists will experience the fastest growth. Increasing ...
16 August 2018
Asia’s online grocery channel is set to grow by $176bn (194%) to 2022, making it the fastest growing channel in Asia, according to new figures from international research organisation IGD. The research, the first deep dive into the region’s online channel from IGD , forecasts that the online channel will account for 6.9% of total grocery retail sales in Asia by 2022, more than doubling its...
01 August 2018
Research and training organisation IGD has today (Wednesday 1st August 2018) added a new research and insights platform to its roster of services, with an Eastern focus that builds on the company’s existing expertise in the region: IGD Asia . Lead by IGD’s team of industry experts headquartered in Singapore, the service will offer field-based research and analysis into Asian food...
27 July 2018
Source: IGD research  Asia’s large format retailers are set to grow 3.3% a year to 2022, with Vietnam, India and Philippines forecast to see double-digit growth from large format players over five years, according to global research organisation IGD.  Most of this growth is predicted to be driven by domestic retailers, except for Vietnam where foreign retailers have been investing to g...
20 July 2018
New forecasts launched today by IGD, reveal that the UK convenience channel is set to add £7.1bn in the next five years to reach £47.2bn by 2023. The convenience channel will benefit from strong store growth over the period, helping to fuel the channel’s compound annual growth rate of 3.3% to 2023.  Patrick Mitchell-Fox, Senior Business Analyst at IGD , said: “Growth in the convenience chan...
17 July 2018
Source: IGD ShopperVista 2018. Base: 1,700+ British grocery shoppers each month Shoppers’ financial outlook saw a significant lift coinciding with the recent World Cup festivities, according to the latest ShopperVista data from IGD. Indeed, the number of shoppers believing they’re going to be better off financially in the next 12 months hit the highest level IGD has recorded*, showing a...
12 July 2018
The shortlist has been unveiled for the IGD Awards 2018 , the annual event celebrating the best of the food and grocery industry. Celebrating nearly three decades, over 540 winners, 10,000 entries, 3,400 hours of judging, 15,000 attendees and 1,800 judges, the awards ceremony is a historic event that will take place in London on 2 rd October, where more than 600 senior executives will ...