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16 May 2018
46% of shoppers feel that nutrition labels are too difficult to read, so IGD set about to help consumers better understand front-of-pack nutrition labels Watch our on-demand webinar to find out: The main areas of confusion from our consumer research What gets in the way of people using nutrition labels The simple messages you can use when talking to consumers How to use ...
04 May 2018
We’re getting ready to launch our new five-year forecasts for the UK grocery market (2018 – 2023).   We’ll be running a webinar to talk you through the major findings and take your questions. Here are five reasons why you should join us: 1.    Exploit the channels that will see the fastest growth  Inform your planning by learning which channels will grow fastest, and the factors affect...
02 May 2018
How do you find true insight? What’s the one thing you need to know about category management? What are the top trends and challenges right now? Discover the answers with Simon Attfield, our category insight manager. Uncovering true insight is the major issue Although we have access to a lot of data in our industry, many companies are struggling to get real business value from it. Often...
02 May 2018
It’s been a busy few weeks for Feeding Britain’s Future. As well as introducing new STEM workshops to its Feeding Britain’s Future programme, we are also pleased to announce the launch of our new Educator Hub , a free online resource for teachers and careers advisors to help them talk with confidence about our industry to secondary school students. Supporting schools to provide ...
02 May 2018
IGD’s ECR supply chain mentoring scheme, where a senior supply chain professional mentors a rising star at the next level down with retailers mentoring manufacturers and vice versa, is celebrating its biggest year yet with nearly 300 participants from 57 companies across the food and grocery supply chain. The scheme has grown from humble beginnings – five years ago the mentoring initiative...
10 April 2018
How does your category management and shopper marketing compare to your peers?  If your organisation uses the Advantage Group Survey you will likely know where your customers rank your capability against your competitors.  Whether your ranking is better or worse than expected it’s likely you won’t know what affected your ranking. You will still be asking: “What are my competitors ...
09 April 2018
Career and personal development tips from food and grocery insiders Wendy Manning, previously Vice President of Customer Logistics at Coca Cola European Partners, gives an insight on the lessons she has learnt at different stages of her career Related videos Food and Grocery Career Talks: Stuart Comer Watch here » Food and Grocery Career Talks: Vic Russell Watch...
09 April 2018
Career and personal development tips from food and grocery insiders Vic Russell, Brand Manager at Charlie Bigham’s, shares her four career lessons: Start with “why” (5:00) Good artists copy, great artists steal (6:50) Show them the world (9:01) Be happy (11:15) Related videos Food and Grocery Career Talks: Wendy Manning Watch here » Food and Grocery...
09 April 2018
Career and personal development tips from food and grocery insiders Sainsbury’s Head of L&D, Stuart Comer, talks about how the lessons he learnt early on have shaped his career: Knowing your strengths and passions are key to unlocking a rewarding career (8:03) The value of getting out of your comfort zone (13:25) Practice curiosity (22:50) Related videos Food an...
04 April 2018
Feeding Britain’s Future is an IGD programme that provides employability skills training to secondary school students with the support of volunteers from across the food and grocery industry. This summer we’re introducing new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workshops and we’re looking for volunteers from STEM roles across the industry to help inspire the next generation...