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29 August 2012
This policy outlines what IGD expects of members in terms of compliance with relevant competition laws when they are working on supply side projects with a trading partner, or with another supplier with whom they do not compete. Supply side projects focus on issues which may affect the supply chain, such as distribution and wastage. They are distinct from those demand side projects which are mo...
29 August 2012
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29 August 2012
1. DEFINITIONS 1.1 In the context of this Agreement, the words and phrases below shall have the following meanings:   "Agreement" means these Sponsorship Terms and Conditions together with the relevant Agreement Details and the Proposal; "Agreement Details" the document entitl...
29 August 2012
Working as individual companies we can address waste within the scope of our own control, but by working together with trading partners it is possible to consider and reduce total waste between factory in-gate and till. Do you see waste that you suspect could be prevented by working more closely with your suppliers or customers? Never had the right forum to raise the issue or been sure...
28 August 2012
Six out of ten shoppers (58%) say they are buying more of their food and groceries on promotion, according to the latest IGD ShopperVista research. This is up from 40% who said the same in 2008. Over half of them (53%) are now using more money-off coupons and vouchers, while 59% plan to use more of them over the next six months to make savings on their grocery shopping. It is younger sh...
22 August 2012
A planning workshop combining our category management, retail and shopper expertise to help an international snack company gain insights into the convenience channel and plan its strategy. Their challenge Our client required an external outlook on convenience market trends to stimulate and encourage broader breakthrough thinking for their category activities Our solution We develo...
22 August 2012
Research project commissioned by a global soft drinks corporation to identify what the future retail environment might look like. Their challenge Staying in touch with the shopper is important to keep one step ahead and success in this area can be achieved only through a deep understanding of the key trends that will shape the future of shopping. Our solution Drawing on extensive d...
22 August 2012
A UK water company, already a contributor to our Water Stewardship project, asked us to deliver a water stewardship masterclass at a conference they were sponsoring. Their challenge Their objective was to develop a thought leadership position for the food and grocery industry around sustainability, and in particular with water. Our solution We delivered a Water Stewardship Mastercl...
21 August 2012
Introduction The IGD Industry Nutrition Strategy Group (INSG) was established in April 2003 in light of the recommendations in the Curry Commission Report to establish a Group which will examine how the industry can play its part in encouraging healthy eating as part of a healthy lifestyle throughout the UK. Objectives To enable the food and drink industry to play a constructive role in ...
17 August 2012
This group brings together supply chain managers and environmental specialists from leading UK manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. It is focused on eliminating product and packaging waste from the supply chain. The learnings from the participating companies are shared widely through online tools, best practice guides and case studies. 2016 areas of focus: This year the group will...