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

22/05/2020
In this report we have identified six hypotheses focused on how health and wellness trends could evolve both for individuals and households and wider societal trends.
19/05/2020
With the UK once again on the brink of recession, we examine key differences from an economic, retail and shopper perspective.
15/05/2020
We look at the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on our five global convenience trends we identified for 2020, with convenience channel forecasts and case studies from North America, Europe and Asia for inspiration.
14/05/2020
As CPG suppliers adjust to a more stabilised trading environment, we highlight 10 issues which are front-of-mind as they trade through the next phase of the pandemic.
06/05/2020
This report looks into what is required to re-start foodservice supply chains post-coronavirus (COVID-19), looking at considerations from the points of view of foodservice outlets (such as food-to-go operators, restaurants, pubs, leisure and non-commercial sectors) , wholesalers, distributors, suppliers and manufacturers.
05/05/2020
This presentation builds on IGD’s pre-COVID market and channel estimates and provides a point-in-time view on the potential shifts in context of three scenarios for the US, China and the UK. These shifts are indicative of what may lie ahead. A detailed breakdown of channel shares is provided for the totality of 2020 with a reference to 2021.
01/05/2020
In our quarterly survey of companies operating in the CPG industry, we look at at how they felt about eight business activities and how they believed this might change over the next six to 12 months.
29/04/2020
This is part of a series of reports that highlight how the world could change after the COVID-19 pandemic. This report looks at how "more frequent business disruption" could affect the industry in the future and explores ways businesses can prepare to mitigate against it.
28/04/2020
We look at how the discount channel could change in a post Coronavirus (COVID-19) world through 10 hypotheses and what it could mean for suppliers.
28/04/2020
We look at the impact of the pandemic on our five discount trends, shaping the discount channel, we identified for 2020. We also explore various areas to watch across Europe, North America and Latin America where the channel is expected to succeed.