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20 February 2019
Watch the video if you are new to supply chain and want to learn about the key skills you need to progress your career, as well as the unique opportunities and challenges that you will face. You’ll hear about: Some of the most interesting elements of working in supply chain and in the wholesale business (0:09-1:27) The key skills you need to develop (1:28-1:48) The kinds of...
20 February 2019
Career and personal development tips from food and grocery insiders. KP Snacks director of HR, Johanna Dickinson, shares the lessons she has learnt from working in diverse areas of retail: Seek out opportunities to help broaden your experience early in your career Taking on project work can help you gain cross-functional understanding and develop your skills A sideways...
18 February 2019
Learn more about category management and how it can support your role. Watch the webinar recording and Q&A videos below to understand: What category management is The key objectives of category management and how it drives growth Areas of influence for category managers and how challenges are overcome The benefits of incorporating category management How t...
15 February 2019
This article presents a series of ten practical actions that businesses can take now, to prepare for the possibility of a “no-deal” Brexit. These are aimed at businesses currently importing goods to the UK from the EU. This does not currently require much admin, as the UK is within the single market and customs union. If we see no-deal Brexit, the UK will move outside these arrangements...
13 February 2019
Portion control is one of the tactics food and drink businesses can consider as part of a strategy to meet national public health targets.   This report is a consolidation of IGD shopper research on portion size and use of nutrition information on pack. DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD Sign up to our Healthy Eating newsletter SIGN UP H...
13 February 2019
Among those celebrating Valentine’s Day this year, the majority of shoppers (68%) are planning to eat at home, according to new shopper insights from research charity IGD. Over a quarter of shoppers (26%) are planning to cater for a specific dietary requirement or preference. Of these, 10% are planning to cater for a vegetarian and 5% for a vegan. This is followed by 4% who will be having a ...
12 February 2019
Managing director of Glow Training, Ian Golding, shares some simple, but powerful tips from his theatre background to help you network with more confidence and build a memorable first impression. Learning with IGD newsletter Keep up to date with the latest learning news, straight to your inbox. SIGN UP HERE Want to learn more o...
12 February 2019
The LEGO Group’s director of customer logistics for EMEA, Hugh Middleton, shares the lessons he has learnt at different stages of his career: Focus on developing your strengths Be resourceful – find people who can help you with your weaknesses Reflect on your relationships with those you work with. Take ownership and think about how you can adapt to get the most out of pe...
12 February 2019
Harrods private label confectionery, bakery and patisserie food product developer, Jennifer Smith, shares the lessons she has learnt at different stages of her career: Flexibility gives you more opportunities Think about your personal development within your role and how you can challenge yourself Have a positive approach to challenges – treat them as learning opportuniti...
12 February 2019
Our panel answer questions on how to help develop your career in the industry. What is your number one tip to a successful career? [00:10 – 01:23] How important do you think it is to have a personal brand? [01:25 – 03:32] If you could rewind the clock, what advice would you give yourself early on in your career? [03:35 – 05:30] Learning with...