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15 April 2019
East of England Co-op, our 2018 winner, tackled one of the biggest challenges in our industry: the fight against food waste. It took a unique and fun approach to helping customers understand best before dates.  Co-op guide to dating East of England Co-op is the first major retailer to sell non-perishable goods past their best before date. The Co-op guide to dating demystifies best before ...
15 April 2019
Disney is committed to inspiring healthier future generations using the incredible power of its characters and stories. In 2014, Disney strengthened this in the UK through two programmes: Be healthy and Be active. It led to a wide range of programmes in 2018 to encourage healthier living. What the judges said Natasha Maynard, Nutrition and Scientific Affairs Manager at IGD, said: “Walt D...
15 April 2019
Asia will generate US$4264 billion of grocery sales by 2023 – almost the same as Europe and North America combined – according to new market forecasts from IGD Asia, the food and consumer goods research organisation. Findings include: Asia, the largest regional grocery market in the world , is expected to grow by a CAGR of 6% between 2018 and 2023 The grocery market will be worth ...
10 April 2019
Technological innovation is sweeping across Asia’s retail sector at a phenomenal pace, according to international consumer goods researcher IGD, offering enormous potential for retailers and suppliers to better meet shoppers’ ever-changing needs. Speaking at today’s China Chain Store and Franchise Association (CCFA) China International Retail Innovation Summit, Shirley Zhu, IGD Singapore Pro...
09 April 2019
Greencore, our 2018 winner, recognised it needed to change. Management training wasn’t delivering; there was a lack of accountability and high employee turnover. So, it created the Line Manager Framework and Grow with Greencore. These winning initiatives transformed the company’s learning culture. How Greencore did it Greencore’s very proud to have hand-crafted its learning programme. ...
08 April 2019
In a fast-changing industry, structured reflection can help you make sense of challenges and identify opportunities to navigate through them. Work through each step to build your knowledge. Step 1 Watch the webinar recording to: Learn about the business benefits See how to take a structured approach to reflection Be able to practice with some examples to get you started ...
03 April 2019
Every year in the UK, more than 10 million tonnes of food worth over £20 billion is wasted. The UK’s largest retailers and many of its leading food manufacturers and foodservice companies share a commitment to reducing food waste and now, we need your help. In a world first, IGD and WRAP launched the food waste reduction roadmap in September 2018 with the support of over 90 organisat...
25 March 2019
By Grace Marshall, Think Productive Many of us work with our heads rather than our hands, so switching off may not be as simple as leaving your desk. You could be more productive at work by learning how to focus on activities other than work. Doing so involves learning how to switch off that part of you that’s focused on your job and switching it onto other activities. When our heads ar...
12 March 2019
For the last 28 years, the IGD Awards have recognised the outstanding achievements of the global food and grocery industry. This year is no exception, with 21 awards to be hotly contested in the areas of business excellence, people development, sustainability and individual success. This year’s Awards ceremony will be held on 7th November at Tobacco Dock, straight after IGD’s new flags...
08 March 2019
What are the roles that relationships and social connections play in improving performance and productivity? The video below will answer this question by showing you: how improving social connections positively impacts performance, wellbeing and engagement how strengthening our networks and connections enhances performance and productivity the basic principles for engaging others to...