IRI, a fast-growing, innovative, global provider of technology, data and predictive analytics for the consumer, retail, and media sectors, today announced the appointment of Kirk Perry, Google’s president of global client & agency solutions, as president and CEO and a
IRI acquires retail consumer insights provider Intelligent Shopper Solutions (ISS) from Kognitiv Corporation
IRI, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, today announced that it has acquired Intelligent Shopper Solutions (ISS), a leading retail consumer insight provider that enables collaboration between retailers and suppliers, from Kognitiv
IRI and Co-op collaborate to provide data science apprenticeship programmes for the UK’s future business leaders
IRI, a global leader in big data, technology and analytics solutions for consumer, retail and media companies, is working closely with Co-op, one of the UK’s largest food retailers, to provide more young people with an alternative route into employment
Stay-at-home consumers indulge in cooking, but cosmetics sales suffer from work from home trend, new IRI COVID-19 impact report reveals
The stay-at-home and work-from-home culture means more people are spending time indulging in cooking, and, for those who can afford it, are opting for premium products and ingredients. This is according to the latest (November) Markets Dashboard - FMCG in
Segmenting the market is a tried and tested approach for marketers to help them understand the different types of consumers that they want to reach and to develop approaches that suit each. However, in the current environment, retailers need a
£3bn at risk if Government ban on promotions of food and drink products high in sugar, salt and fat goes ahead, IRI analysis shows
The UK Government’s proposed ban on off-shelf promotions of food and drink products high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) will have a major impact on FMCG manufacturers and retailers, according to new figures released by IRI, a global leader
IRI launches CPG economic indicators to measure COVID-19 impact on consumer spending and pricing in Europe
IRI, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, has released two economic indicators for CPG retailers and manufacturers in Europe in the wake of COVID-19. The IRI Demand Index and IRI Inflation Tracker
IRI has revealed the latest consumer spending trends during the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK, US, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, New Zealand and the Netherlands for the week ending 12 April 2020 compared with same period last year.
Consumer demand begins to stabilise towards previous year trends in Europe and the US, latest Consumer Spending Tracker shows
IRI has released its latest Consumer Spending Tracker covering the UK, France, Italy, Germany, US, New Zealand, and now Greece and the Netherlands.
Just when you thought you had it nailed, your media strategy was out of date the next day…or was it?
So you spent your money on the “best” media money could buy, to reach the audience that you “learned” was the target audience for your brand, yet the return on investment (ROI) isn’t what you expected?
The media that brands are currently investing in is changing rapidly, creating uncertainty in the advertising space and making it harder to prove the impact of media on brand sales. TV still represents a much larger proportion of media spend
New research from ESM in association with IRI, has revealed the product categories that have shown the most growth in France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK.
Gone are the days of large-scale manufacturing and the adoption of a one-size-fits-all approach to retailing. The key to retail growth in the FMCG industry is personalisation. Possessing a more in-depth understanding of what, when and where consumers are buying,
Paul Hinds, senior vice president of international retail solutions, IRI: 1.) It’s not loyalty, but impactful customer engagement that retailers need to focus on Loyalty programmes remain an important component of the
IRI: two-thirds of British shoppers prefer to buy products from companies that use less plastic packaging
According to IRI’s European Shopper Insights Survey, two-thirds of British shoppers identify with retail companies that clearly demonstrate their commitment towards using less packaging, respect the environment and demonstrate fairness, transparency and integrity. British shoppers, particularly younger millennials (18-24-year-olds) are worried about
Half of UK consumers ‘buy local’ to support small producers, but a third of non-buyers refuse due to higher prices
Despite the progress made by many local and national brands in the UK, there is still work to be done in convincing shoppers to convert from global brands. This is according to IRI’s latest European Shopper Insights Survey, which suggests
Glitter season is in full swing with sales of glitter cosmetics worth more than £300,000 to retailers during the four week period 25June 2018 to 21 July 2018 [IRI Retail Advantage] and up an impressive 321% compared to the same period
While an estimated 1.9 billion people watched the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle on Saturday 19 May, it was UK supermarkets that were smiling as shoppers pushed up sales of sparkling wine, cakes and baking products. According to
UK consumers spent £36 million on gin in supermarkets during the week before Christmas, a 45% increase on the previous year, according to the latest retail data from global insight leader IRI (to Saturday 23 December). That equates to 2.2
Product range continues to drive shoppers into stores, with the majority of shoppers preferring a ‘wide range of products’ over convenience, quality and store services in many cases. This is according to a new Shopper Insights Report of 2,600 European
IRI first to market with new analytics package for convenience retailers to help stores maximise sales and ROI
IRI, a leading provider of big data and predictive analytics for retailers and suppliers, has launched the first analytics solution for convenience retailers, enabling convenience stores to access the company’s market-leading analytics capabilities. Previously only available to the major multiples,
Boots UK has partnered with IRI to develop and operate a range of world-class customer insight tools for its product brands.
The pressure on UK retailers to be more transparent in their pricing has seen the number of trade promotions fall to their lowest levels for 10 years, and in 2017, shoppers will receive £3.7 billion less in promotional savings. This
Coconut is the ingredient of choice for today’s shoppers looking for inspiration when buying health and beauty products, according to the latest data from IRI, the provider of big data and predictive analytics for FMCG manufacturers and retailers. Figures show 23%
Food to go is one of the fastest growing convenience categories sold by convenience retailers, according to IRI, a provider of big data and predictive analytics to FMCG retailers and manufacturers. Sandwiches, sushi, salads and snacks purchased ‘to go’ grew