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Costa Coffee uses virtual reality for barista training
Ahead of the busy Christmas period, Costa Coffee has implemented VR (virtual reality) training elements into its existing barista-teaching programme.
Overview of the UK forecourt sector
We give an overview of the UK forecourt sector, including latest developments and the execution of key missions.
UK's leading forecourt operators
We give the latest overview of the UK’s leading forecourt operators, including their performances and strategies.
Aldi tests electronic shelf-edge labels
Aldi is currently testing electronic shelf-edge labels (SELs) in its store in Glascote.
See the label in action here.
Strategic outlook for Sainsbury’s: H1 2018/19 update
We explore Sainsbury's interim results and its strategy to build a more distinctive proposition, centred around unique products, format innovation and integration of the Argos business. This report includes performance data and forecasts for formats to 2023 as well as an analysis of the proposed merger with Asda.
Waitrose is trialling DNA-personalised food choices
Consumer DNA testing pioneer DnaNudge is collaborating with Imperial College London to explore – for the first time – the effects of DNA-personalised food choices on health outcomes for pre-diabetic individuals.
UK economic and fiscal update
OBR has published a new set of economic and fiscal forecasts and the Chancellor has issued the last Budget before Brexit. Here are the key points.
Ocado is giving a free Halloween trick or treat through Alexa
Ocado is offering UK customers a free trick or treat through Amazon’s voice assistant. Ocado was the first UK supermarket to launch a ‘skill’ on Amazon’s Alexa enabled devices like Echo and Dot back in 2017.
Online market sizes
We share our forecasts for online, in some of the world's leading markets.
Waitrose trials unattended in-home grocery deliveries
Waitrose & Partners is trialling an in-home grocery delivery service, While You’re Away, in London. Waitrose will be the first UK supermarket to deliver groceries this way.
Retail execution at Halloween 2018
We explore best-in-class Halloween execution in the UK and beyond.
Meal kit metamorphosis
Six ways meal kits are changing and implications for the grocery industry
Strategic outlook for Aldi UK
Reviewing the retailer’s priorities and plans 2018-2023
Strategic outlook for Tesco: H1 2018/19 update
We explore Tesco's progress against its six strategic drivers in its H1 results worldwide and present our forecasts for 2018-2023. We also take a deeper look at four focus areas: own brand renewal, price competitiveness, Booker and supplier relationships.
IGD Convenience Retailing Summit 2018 summary
We review five key themes from this year's Convenience Retailing Summit.
UK movers and shakers Q3 2018
We provide an updated overview of the key executive changes amongst UK retailers and suppliers that took place in the third quarter of 2018.
UK Retail and Shopper Trends: Q4 2018
Stay up-to-date with the latest UK market data, shopper trends and sector developments.
Strategic outlook for Morrisons: H1 2018/19 update
We review Morrisons newly released half year results and explore the next steps in its drive to build a stronger and broader business.
Jack’s: Tesco’s new discount format
We share our first impressions of the new challenger in the discount channel.
UK discount: factors influencing future growth
We combine our latest shopper insight with our retail expertise to explore the accelerators and inhibitors to growth in the UK discount channel.
IGD’s Store of the Year 2018
Our analysts have visited over 750 stores, in more than 50 countries, during 2017/18. From these country and store visits, each analyst has submitted their nomination for the Store of the Year based on the store offering benefits for the shopper, what makes the store unique, where it fits into the retailer’s strategy and where it showcases new thinking.
Health & beauty: discount
We explore the health and beauty category in the UK discount channel.
Ask your voice assistant to “Send Me a Sample”
Product sampling company Send Me a Sample has made it possible for consumers to order products by simply asking their Google or Amazon voice assistants to send them a sample when they see an advert featuring the Send Me a Sample logo.
Sports nutrition market overview
A guide to the growing global sports nutrition market.
Trading with Costa
We profile the UK’s largest coffee shop chain, outlining its trading priorities and exploring how it plans to sustain growth both in the UK and globally.