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24 July 2012
Our Feeding Britain's Future group supports delivery of an industry-wide programme to help young people improve their employability skills. Since 2012, IGD has helped drive best practice on skills and employability. The industry is Britain’s biggest private sector employer with 3.8m people, accounting for one in seven of all jobs.  As such, it has a vital role to play in tackling unemployme...
24 July 2012
IGD is a great place to work, with excellent employee benefits, a beautiful working environment and a supportive team culture: We stretch the mind at the heart of the industry At IGD, you’ll have the opportunity to build a unique network and develop unrivalled understanding of the global food and grocery industry. Our team is renowned for its thought leadership and expertise, making...
24 July 2012
Our board of trustees and board of directors of IGD Services Limited are drawn from the members of IGD . They oversee our charitable activities and ensure we deliver public benefit. Jointly with the executive team they have the legal responsibility for how money is raised and how the resources are expended.   Chairman Geraldine Huse Global...
24 July 2012
Andy Clarke , chief executive, Asda, became President of IGD on 1 January 2015. The president chairs our industry leaders’ forum, the Policy Issues Council (PIC) , which is a think tank that supports our work programmes. PIC meets regularly to engage on several projects each year. These projects deliver important improvements across the industry, in areas where IGD members ...
24 July 2012
Our chief executive and the directors have in-depth experience of our industry and have all played a significant part in making IGD as strong as it is today. Nick Downing Commercial Director “The most important part of my role is ensuring our customers get the service and support they need from IGD. We are continually listening to our 750+ members, adapting our services ...
24 July 2012
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24 July 2012
This group brings together supply chain and HR professionals to equip supply chain people to adapt to today's fast-changing world, achieve greater efficiency and keep the shelves full, ensuring consumers have access to food and fast moving consumer goods. 2017 areas of focus: Involve more companies in customer-supplier ECR Mentoring to give 200 mentors and mentees a broader understan...
24 July 2012
Our work with the industry, helping to tackle sustainability challenges, doesn’t stop at research. Our vision is to become a leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and a best practice beacon for other organisations, particularly small and medium sized enterprises. For IGD CSR includes all elements of sustainability, including the environment and communities. Our internal CSR programm...
16 July 2012
As London prepares to welcome visitors from around the world for the Olympics, we present our choice of five distinctive stores in and around the capital that emphasise the focus on quality products and in-store theatre. 1. M&S Stratford City: new style food hall emphasises food specialist strengths M&S is one of the anchor stores in Stratford City – Europe’s largest urban shop...
16 July 2012
More shoppers than ever before plan to shop at food discounters in a bid to hunt down the best bargains and value, according to our latest ShopperVista research. Here, we look at the discount trends and the reasons behind them. New and existing shoppers chasing value The discount channel is growing and our research shows that the highest level to date - 42% of shoppers - claim t...