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21 April 2015
Although still in their infancy, fixed-cost annual delivery passes are showing signs of becoming an important lever for loyalty in the online channel. We look at how these saver schemes are shaping online shopper behaviour. For regular online grocery shoppers, these schemes help to reduce one of the main barriers to online grocery shopping: delivery charges. Nearly eight in ten (76%) s...
15 April 2015
What are the key developments in UK food and grocery retailing that businesses need to know about? Steve Jones, head of retail insight at IGD, explores four highlights that should be on your radar during April and beyond. RETAIL FOR REGULAR UPDATES SIGN UP
09 April 2015
Nick Davies, LLB (hons), barrister, will be our guest speaker for the  Networking: ‘Getting on with people’  masterclass taking place across May. We caught up with him for a quick chat about his transition from barrister to trainer, and what people can expect from his masterclass.  Q.  How did you get in to training, coaching and conference speaking? Back in 2000 my sister and I set up ...
09 April 2015
Paul Matthews, founder of People Alchemy , and expert in informal learning and management development, is running the March Leading Edge masterclass “ Super Managers: How they do it and how you can too ”. We caught up with him to ask about his latest thinking about performance and capability at work. Q. How did you get involved in management and leadership development? Like many thi...
09 April 2015
Nick Davies, LLB (hons), barrister, will be our guest speaker for the  Networking: ‘Getting on with people’  masterclass taking place across May. We caught up with him for a quick chat about his transition from barrister to trainer, and what people can expect from his masterclass.  Q.  How did you get in to training, coaching and conference speaking? Back in 2000 my sister and I s...
02 April 2015
IGD Shopper Insight Manager Vanessa Henry reviews the EDLP activity from the Big Four grocery retailers and the impact this is having on shopper price perception.   Our latest  ShopperVista tracking data  has revealed some encouraging findings for the industry – an increasing number (41%) of main grocery shoppers say they agree strongly or slightly with the following statement: ‘I tru...
26 March 2015
Joint business plans (JBPs) have become an increasingly important tool for food and grocery professionals but if you fail to consider your customer or supplier early enough in the process, you're likely to come away with mismatched objectives and a JBP that doesn't deliver. Developing joint business plans is most efficient and effective when the objectives and implications for the custom...
26 March 2015
Bosses of food and grocery companies are going back to school to help students understand how lessons learnt both in and out of the classroom can help them as they move into working life. Grocery leaders across manufacturing and retailing, including Tom Moody, Vice President & Managing Director of Procter & Gamble and Asda Chief Executive and IGD President, Andy Clarke, are taking part in ...
18 March 2015
In this Leading Edge webinar video, Emily John from Franklin John Ltd teaches you the five most important Excel functions you need to use on a daily basis. The functions covered are: Control and Shift Shortcuts for very quick spreadsheet navigation VLOOKUP formula – everyone needs to know how to do this Sort and Filter – find the information you’re looking for faster Da...
18 March 2015
In this Leading Edge webinar video, Emily John from Franklin John Ltd teaches you the five most important Excel functions you need to use on a daily basis. The functions covered are: Control and Shift Shortcuts for very quick spreadsheet navigation VLOOKUP formula – everyone needs to know how to do this Sort and Filter – find the information you’re looking for faster Da...