Digital technologies are revolutionising the way the food and consumer goods industry operates and online sales are forecast to grow 163% by 2023 across major markets, according to a new report from research organisation IGD, in association with The Consumer Goods Forum.
IGD has launched a major new event for the UK grocery industry. IGD Live will take place on the 6-7 November 2019 at London’s Tobacco Dock, offering delegates the opportunity to learn, connect and grow.
The leading 20 global grocery markets are set to generate an additional US$1.9tr in sales, growing by 28% between 2018 and 2023, new forecasts from global research organisation IGD predict.
The UK grocery market is set to experience 2.4% growth this Christmas, with shoppers predicted to spend £21.6bn over the festive period, according to the latest forecast from research organisation IGD. With nearly half (48%) of shoppers agreeing that food and
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
The research and training charity IGD has announced the appointment of Susan Barratt as new CEO, effective from 1January 2019. Barratt succeeds Joanne Denney-Finch who stepped down in September 2018. Barratt has a breadth of both national and international experience across
Andrew Higginson, chairman of Morrisons, has been appointed as president of IGD, the research and training charity, by its Board of Trustees. Already an active member of IGD’s Policy Issues Council, Andrew Higginson succeeds IGD’s current president, Leendert den Hollander, with
Tesco has today launched a new brand, and stores - Jack’s. Part of the Tesco Family, Jack’s is claimed to offer great tasting food that is grown, reared or made in Britain at the lowest possible prices to bring customers
Asia’s online grocery channel is set to grow by $176bn (194%) to 2022, making it the fastest growing channel in Asia, according to new figures from international research organisation IGD. The research, the first deep dive into the region’s online
New forecasts launched today by IGD, reveal that the UK convenience channel is set to add £7.1bn in the next five years to reach £47.2bn by 2023. The convenience channel will benefit from strong store growth over the period, helping
IGD: shoppers of the future will be time optimisers, health conscious, individual, experimental and socially conscious
The shoppers of the future will be time optimisers, health conscious, individual, experimental and socially conscious, according to new research from IGD. Launching today, the report identifies an emerging group of ‘Influencer Shoppers’ that currently represents around 25% of the
The UK food and grocery market is forecast to grow by 14.8% between now and 2023, giving it a value of £218.5bn, according to the latest forecasts released today by food and grocery research organisation IGD. Continuing last year’s trend, growth
Asia’s leading convenience retailers are predicted to grow 6.6% a year to 2022 by US$5.1trillion, according to the latest forecast from international research organisation IGD. Based on a survey of the top 10 Asian convenience retailers, the new research anticipates
The European grocery retail market will add €377.6 billion in sales to reach €2,289 billion by 2022, with growth in the region driven by the dynamic economies of Central and Eastern Europe, according to new forecasts from international grocery research
From bitcoin, blockchain, robotics and artificial intelligence to climate change, sugar taxes, social and political change, the food and grocery industry is dealing with disruption on an unprecedented scale, according to Joanne Denney-Finch, chief executive of international grocery research organisation,IGD. In
One-third (31%) of consumers would eat out more if healthier options were more readily available, according to new research into the out-of-home market unveiled this week by IGD. Interest in healthy eating is on the rise and so is eating
With a predicted worth of £23.5bn by 2022, the UK food-to-go market can be expected to deliver a number of exciting innovations in 2018 and beyond, according to international grocery research organisation IGD. Five trends in particular are set to
he UK grocery market is set to experience 2.6% growth this Christmas, with shoppers predicted to spend £22.2bn over the festive period, according to the latest forecast from training and research charity IGD.
The top five trends expected to shape the global retail market over the next 12 months have been unveiled by IGD, the international grocery research organisation. The predictions, identified by IGD’s international research, shopper insights and catalogue of global retail
The global grocery retail market will add $2.7 trillion in sales to 2022, with growth in the next five years dominated by Asia, according to new forecasts released today by international grocery research organisation IGD. Asia’s grocery retail market will
E-commerce in Asia is set to experience a growth explosion over the next few years, according to new figures released today by IGD, the international grocery research organisation. With Singles’ Day, the world’s biggest online shopping event, currently underway across
Global grocery retailing is undergoing a period of momentous change, according to Joanne Denney-Finch, chief executive of international researcher IGD, giving the industry an unprecedented opportunity to deliver an inspirational, exciting future for shoppers. Speaking to delegates at APRCE in Kuala
Online retail is forecast to be fastest-growing segment of all UK grocery channels in five years’ time, IGD reports
The UK food and grocery market is worth £184.5 billion, and online grocery currently accounts for £10.4 billion of this. Although supermarkets and hypermarkets will still hold the biggest share of the market in five years’ time, online grocery retail
The US grocery market is forecast to be worth $1,722bn by 2022, with strong growth expected in both the online and discount channels, according to new figures released today by IGD, the international grocery research organisation.
The UK grocery wholesaling sector has experienced another year of growing sales, which is forecast to continue for the next four years thanks to the expanding out-of-home market. According to figures from grocery research organisation IGD, UK grocery wholesalers saw sales