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02 October 2018
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02 October 2018
See top tips on progressing your career in supply chain in this short video with Boots Head of Supply Chain, Eddie Storr: What’s involved (0:10) The most enjoyable part of working in supply chain (0:30) Skills you need to be successful in supply chain (0:57) Opportunities to challenge yourself in supply chain (1:33) Tips on making an impact in your career in supply chain (2:14...
02 October 2018
A behind the scenes look at Sainsbury’s central London store showing you how products make it onto the shelf. With thanks to Sainsbury’s. Learn more about the unseen spaces in supply chain: Behind the scenes: at a distribution centre   PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Learning with IGD newsletter Keep up to date with the latest learnin...
02 October 2018
Boots open the doors to their innovative store service distribution centre to show you what’s involved in preparing products for their onward journey to stores. With thanks to Boots Learn more about the unseen spaces in supply chain: Behind the scenes: at a retailer PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Learning with IGD newsletter Keep up to...
26 September 2018
Andrew Higginson, Chairman of Morrisons, has been appointed as President of IGD, the research and training charity, by its Board of Trustees. Already an active member of IGD’s Policy Issues Council, Andrew Higginson succeeds IGD’s current President, Leendert den Hollander, with effect from 1st January 2019. Andrew Higginson, Chairman of Morrisons , said: "I am delighted and honoured to b...
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...
05 September 2018
How to use data to get a full picture of your category. Understand the WHAT as well as the WHY Use qualitative data as well as quantitative to get a richer picture of a situation. Your company should already have a wealth of quantitative data e.g. sales data that will tell you  what's happening with your accounts. However you might need further qualitative insight from external so...
04 September 2018
Over 1000 food and grocery professionals have volunteered for IGD’s Feeding Britain’s Future since January 2018. The schools programme brings industry professionals into schools to inspire and educate students about the world of work, but we were very happy to learn how useful the volunteers found them too! When we asked, 91% of volunteers told us that participating had contributed t...