COVID-19 reports

Access our in-depth Coronavirus (COVID-19) insight reports. The insights in this section cover the whole food and grocery supply chain from manufacturing and logistics to retailing and the shopper perspective.

Reports

Presentations

06/08/2020
This report explores what the post-COVID-19 world will look like for, health & beauty retailers and suppliers, and the opportunities and challenges to expect. 15 global case studies highlighting five key areas of change in the ‘new normal.
04/08/2020
This report looks at economic indicators including inflation and unemployment and GDP. It look at claimed grocery spend, time taken for shopping and levels of stress when grocery shopping. It also explores drivers of store choice, how shoppers' finances have been impacted, focus on saving money rather than quality, levels of multichannel shopping, usage of food and variety discounters, cooking, planning shopping, reducing food waste and usage of foodservice. It uncovers the latest savvy shopping tactics including special offers, coupons, end of aisle and pack sizes. It also look sat attitudes to own label vs brands.
30/07/2020
We look at how Target's decision to position its stores as distribution hubs three years ago has been vindicated by the COVID-19 pandemic and what this means for its future, including further digital developments.
17/07/2020
We share five innovation trends that have been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic as shoppers’ normal patterns of life have changed dramatically.
10/07/2020
With shoppers undertaking fewer trips but building larger baskets, we look at the strategies retailers are adopting to win the main weekly shop.
02/07/2020
We look at how the UK convenience channel could change in a post Coronavirus (COVID-19) world.
26/06/2020
In these unprecedented circumstances, a sustainable food system is increasingly important to consumers. To help your business plan for the pandemic and beyond, IGD has developed hypotheses of how the UK sustainability agenda will evolve in the short and longer term.
23/06/2020
This report showcases five autonomous delivery examples from around the world that are helping deliver the goods during the pandemic and where next for autonomous technology...
22/06/2020
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the Western European food retail market in 2020 and beyond.
22/06/2020
Swedish market leader ICA has accelerated the rollout of its ICA Pronto rapid delivery app to support older or more vulnerable people amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.