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26 November 2018
On-shelf availability is arguably the most important measure of success for supply chain teams.  This is especially true in low-growth environments where sales growth can depend on increasing availability. Understand the other ways in which availability can impact your business, then see seven areas of focus for improving. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR REGULAR UPDATES...
23 November 2018
Innovative advances in technology, coupled with seamless in-store shopping experiences, are among the IGD’s top predictions for 2019’s global retail trends. Data, and particularly customer data, will offer more personalised shopping Sustainability concerns will change the way retailers do business Stores will offer more seamless shopping experiences Healthy eating and wellness wi...
23 November 2018
The UK government has published a series of 106 ‘technical papers’ providing advice to companies on preparing for a No Deal Brexit. This is obviously a lot for anyone to digest and so we have summarised the key points here for you. We do however recommend that you read in full any paper that covers a critical element for your business. 1. Trading with the EU In the event of No Deal, th...
22 November 2018
“I believe we can get a good deal, but, it’s right that we say, because we don't know what the outcome is going to be, let's prepare for every eventuality.” Theresa May, UK Prime Minister, July 2018.  Although the UK and EU are working hard on a settlement, there is no guarantee of success and No Deal remains a possibility. This note summarises the main short-term risks of that scenario ...
22 November 2018
However much (or little) disruption it might entail, we will get beyond the initial transition period. So, we brought together almost a hundred food and grocery CEOs to discuss building productivity, exports and skills to deliver lasting prosperity. See our conclusions.   DOWNLOAD BREXIT AND ECONOMICS FOR REGULAR UPDATES SIGN UP
20 November 2018
We’re educating people to use front of pack nutrition information and make healthier choices. Our free, evidence-based messaging can be easily shared on your social media with bold imagery. Watch to find out how. Sign up to our Healthy Eating newsletter SIGN UP HERE
19 November 2018
The research and training charity IGD today (19th November 2018) announces the appointment of Susan Barratt as new CEO, effective from 1st January 2019. Susan succeeds Joanne Denney-Finch who stepped down in September 2018. Susan has a breadth of both national and international experience across FMCG, most recently as CEO of Natures Way Foods, where she led the company for more than a decade...
16 November 2018
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14 November 2018
Propercorn, known for its delicious, healthy popcorn flavours, was born in 2011. It’s now a dynamic and growing business with its products available in 15 countries. Propercorn became an IGD member in 2014/15. We spoke to Sorcha Norris, head of category, to find out how membership has helped the company develop. You can improve your understanding of the wider industry Your small bu...
14 November 2018
If you look after the wellbeing of your people, they will be healthier, happier, more productive and loyal, delivering better business outcomes. So, when our industry leader’s forum of 30 Chief Executives asked us to set up a wide-ranging programme to promote healthy eating nationally, we were determined to include the workplace as one of our activities. In partnership with world-renowned ex...