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28 May 2019
Augmented reality (AR) is one of the latest technologies to impact the food and consumer goods industry. According to Gartner, 100 million consumers will shop in augmented reality online and in-store by 2020. There’s a growing opportunity for our industry to use AR, as smartphone and tablet usage increases and mobile technology develops. And the experimentation has started. Here, we explore ...
24 May 2019
If you’re looking to innovate or reformulate food and drink products, watch this video to gain free consumer insights and practical tools to support your journey.   As the Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy continues to evolve and health becomes an ever-growing trend, improving product formulation remains a priority across our industry. This video looks at: Shopper ins...
21 May 2019
Watch the webinar recording to learn: how everyone in a business must see customer service as one of their responsibilities systems and processes that will help you effectively manage relationships with retail partners some tips on how you can achieve your goals by supporting your internal customers DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE Q&A Duration: 07:21 Some e...
16 May 2019
    Media Release Majority of Malaysian consumers want healthy foods but cost is a deterrent Malaysia, 16 May 2019 – According to a new report by Food Industry Asia (FIA) and research firm IGD, almost all Malaysians (99 per cent) are interested in maintaining a healthy diet and are actively trying to improve their consumption habits, however a significant majority (71 per...
13 May 2019
Outstanding small businesses are setting an example with innovative ideas that challenge established brands. Childs Farm showed how it’s driving a revolution in baby and child toiletries. Childs Farm is a range of mild, kind and delicious-smelling toiletries for babies and children. Products are made using naturally-derived ingredients and essential oils. It’s the fastest-growing and (curren...
13 May 2019
Heineken’s winning entry improved business efficiency and made a difference to its customers. It created a new team, combining skills from different functions to tackle a major challenge. How Heineken improved forecast accuracy Heineken always knew that weather affects demand for cider and beer, but this was difficult to quantify. Conversations on the subject grew as Heineken saw a gre...
07 May 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 in the areas of business excellence, people development, sustainability and individual success to be contested. This year’s Awards ceremony will be held on 7th November at Tobacco Docks, straight after IGD’s new flagship tw...
07 May 2019
Ubamarket, our award-winner, used digital innovation to make shopping easier. Its in-store app makes it easier for shoppers to find and pay for items.  How Ubamarket transformed the way we shop Ubamarket is a revolutionary new end-to-end, in-store retail app. It guides shoppers to their items, enables them to scan as they shop, and delivers personalised offers. The app links directly to s...
01 May 2019
According to WRAP's research and estimates compiled by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), approximately one-third of all food produced in the world is lost or wasted. To counter the enormous human and environmental costs of food waste, the UK government is considering legislation to deal with the issue. In September 2018, in partnership with WRAP we launched t...
25 April 2019
Singapore’s grocery market is forecast to see steady growth to SGD9.9bn by 2023, up 14.5% from 2018, according to the latest forecasts from international food and consumer goods researcher, IGD Asia.  Nick Miles, Head of Asia-Pacific at IGD, says: “By 2023, Singapore will be the 23rd largest grocery market in Asia, with a strong economy supporting high spend per capita. Although Singapore is...