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16 July 2015
IGD’s chief economist James Walton gives us five quick lessons on pricing for food and drink professionals; how it is set, what can affect it and the unseen factors. Lesson one – There is only one ‘right’ price Price is the mechanism by which markets allocate resources to meet competing needs. The mechanism is very simple, with just two forces at work – supply and demand. In the di...
15 July 2015
In this short video IGD's Graham Dorrington (Senior Commercial Capability Manager) will take you through the three main attributes for high performing teams. In this short interview, you’ll learn to recognise what makes a high performing team: What are the three main attributes? How important are a clear set of objectives? Why is it important to understand the differe...
15 July 2015
In this short video IGD's Graham Dorrington (Senior Commercial Capability Manager) will take you through the three main attributes for high performing teams. This topic is covered in much more detail within our Line Management workshop along with many other useful tools to help you put in place key processes and procedures to ensure you have an effective team, conduct effective and appropri...
14 July 2015
Could your success in the online channel come from mirroring three fundamentals of traditional store-based retailing? IGD's Vanessa Henry outlines the current status of online grocery in the UK and explains why you should be tackling shoppers’ concerns around cost, quality and the shopping environment itself. At our 2015 Category Management and Shopper Marketing Summit, I shared some...
13 July 2015
Our team of analysts travel around the world, seeking out the latest in FMCG retail innovation. We have selected some of the best stores from our visits across the year so far, including best in class examples from the UK, Denmark and China. UK – Waitrose Food & Home, Salisbury Selected by: Priya Chandarana, Retail Analyst Waitrose's newest flagship, this store has a clear foc...
06 July 2015
John Hotowka is a professional after-dinner and business speaker, magician and Professional Speaking Association Award of Excellence winner. Here, John talks to us about the key things you can do to help you achieve your goals. It is said that no man is an island. Yet, in May 2010 I came pretty close, weighing in at 20 stone. 100 weeks later I had lost 100 lbs of unwanted flab in...
06 July 2015
The IGD Category Management and Shopper Marketing Summit took place on 23rd and 24th June, where 24 speakers from leading retailers and manufacturers shared their latest insight and case studies. The largest event of its kind in Europe, this year’s summit attracted an audience of over 400. If you missed out, here’s a round-up of the topics that shaped the conversation in 2015, from IGD s...
30 June 2015
The Chinese online grocery market is set to be worth almost $180bn by 2020 – nearly five times its current value of $41bn, according to IGD’s Top 10 Online Grocery Markets report. In other leading markets, online growth is expected to continue at double-digit rates. This makes investment in the channel essential for companies wishing to meet the needs of the rapidly evolving multichannel sh...
25 June 2015
We work in partnership with the food and grocery industry, providing insight and leadership, growing industry capability and delivering a better future. As a charity, we measure our success through the quality and reach of our impact. Charitable Impact Report This short report outlines the highlights of our 2015 charitable work in action. Use the download button below...
23 June 2015
19th June 2015 Actions Consolidation of stock Meet the ECR Reducing Wasted Miles work group members * This information is only for use by ECR workgroup members when undertaking ECR business. Paul Blears, Manager, Physical Distribution, UK and Ireland, Kellogg’s Email address*: [email protected] Mobile number*: 07557 214743 Nu...