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Poundland: four strategic priorities
We explore how Poundland's priorities have changed under new owner Steinhoff International and what this means for suppliers.
Hellmann’s teams up with Quiqup
Global dressings brand, Hellmann’s, has partnered with on-demand delivery startup Quiqup to deliver fresh ingredients to consumers at the click of a button.
Three key themes from IGD Online and Digital Summit 2017
We highlight the three key themes from IGD Online and Digital Summit 2017
Meal for tonight
We look at the important evening meal mission and highlight best-in-class execution from around the world.
Costcutter launches biometric payment
Costcutter has installed technology in its Brunel University outlet that will allow shoppers to pay for their purchases with the veins in their fingertips. This is an industry first in the UK.
Tesco H1 2017-18: strategic priorities
We explore Tesco's newly released interim results and the opportunities the retailer's trading momentum offers suppliers.
Sainsbury's trials 30 minute Click & Collect
Sainsbury's has launched a trial 30 minute click & collect service using its Chop Chop app. This is a first for a UK grocer to offer a sub one hour collection option.
Europe’s top 10 grocery retailers in 2022
We provide our strategic outlook on the development in the European grocery retail market in both Western as well Central and Eastern Europe, with insight to the strategy of the leading players like Lidl, Carrefour, and Tesco. The report will illustrate key themes across the European grocery retail market and see how the region’s top retailers are driving and being driven by these changes. A channel-by-channel analysis and insight will highlight trading priorities and strategy of the region’s largest retailers.
UK Retail and Shopper Trends: Q3 2017
Stay up-to-date with the latest economic data, shopper trends and sector developments.
10 ways Aldi UK is evolving its in-store offer
We examine how the discounter is evolving its product range and communicating price and quality more compellingly.
Five key themes from IGD Wholesaling 2017
We share five key themes from the IGD Wholesaling 2017 conference, identifying the influences shaping channel engagement both now and for the future.
Best in class imagery
Find out how to improve the visibility of your products online through effective imagery.
Morrisons interim results H1 2017: strategic priorities
As Morrisons releases its first half results we explore the opportunities for suppliers as it delivers against its ‘Fix, Rebuild and Grow’ strategy.
10 top tips for selling more online
We offer our latest insight on the online shopper and give you 10 tips to sell more online. We'll help you influence shoppers to try your brand and make your products easier to order.
Ocado is the first UK supermarket to launch an Alexa skill
Ocado is the first UK supermarket to launch an app or ‘skill’ as Amazon calls it, for Amazon Echo devices.
Point-of-sale activity in UK wholesaling
We review examples of the latest B2B customer communication from suppliers into the independent retail channel.
Overview of UK forecourts
We review how forecourts are evolving from roadside fuel stop to retail destination and who is leading this evolution.
Retailer loyalty schemes revisited
As retailers focus on delivering the basics, how are loyalty mechanics boosting customer satisfaction? We shine the spotlight on summer activity, update on UK and international loyalty developments, and share inspiration from beyond grocery.
Destination retail: the growing prominence of in-store concessions
"Everything under one roof" is making a resurgence in large format stores. We examine the leading retailers' strategies driving this trend.
Diageo’s Johnnie Walker My Edition
Johnnie Walker’s My Edition is a new product concept, currently in development from Diageo’s Futures team.
Amazon’s Alexa is driving conversational commerce
How Amazon is creating a ‘speak easy’ shopping experience to grow its ecosystem
IGD Innovative Store Award 2017
The best stores we've visited over the last year.
UK movers and shakers H1
We summarise the key appointments in the UK grocery market so far in 2017.
13 Transformative technologies in Q2
This report showcases the top 13 ‘Transformative Technology’ case studies that we have spotted in quarter two of 2017. These innovations show how the industry is continuing to innovate and evolve to make shopping more efficient, convenient and relevant to shoppers.
UK food-to-go market 2017
Our guide to understanding the food-to-go market and where the growth opportunities lie.