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In our new Eating In Vs Dining Out research, produced in collaboration with foodservice consultant Peter Backman, we explore the impact of COVID-19 on the UK food and drink market.

IGD's team of analysts share their perspectives via video and articles on the key themes impacting the trading environment through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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.

As President and CEO at Southeastern Grocers, one of the largest regional supermarket operators in the US, Anthony Hucker has a unique perspective on the impact of the pandemic. We speak to Anthony about business planning and what’s front of mind in his discussions with CPG partners.

We highlight the impact of COVID-19 on our five key global convenience trends, with examples from around the world and implications for you to consider.

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Sandwich chain Pret A Manger has confirmed that it has asked thousands of staff to work fewer hours as part of a post-pandemic restructuring. By reducing hours across the board Pret hopes to save a large number of jobs amongst its 8,000 UK employees.

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We provide monthly trading updates from Japan’s three largest convenience chains, 7-Eleven, FamilyMart and Lawson, as they look to accelerate out of recovery from COVID-19. July year-on-year trading update: 7-Eleven All stores sales down 5.5% Existing stores sales up down 5.1% Existing stores number of customers down 12.1% Existing stores spending per customer up 7.8% Nu...
As one of the leading private label manufacturers in the US, TreeHouse Foods has a great view of us food retail sector. We look at why it believes it is well positioned for the future. Branded suppliers responded faster to meet demand While the company was impacted in the second quarter by some plant closures and SKU rationalisation, which resulted in branded manufacturers gaining shelf spa...
Kroger’s QFC division, located in Seattle, is piloting contactless payments, enabling customers to pay using their mobile device. Supporting associate and customer safety The pilot enables customers to pay for their purchases through a range of technologies, including Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, Fitbit Pay, mobile banking apps and contactless chip cards, underpinned by near-field co...

Stay ahead with our round-up and expert analysis of the latest global FMCG news.

IGD Solutions market expert, Milos Ryba, addresses your key questions on channel shifts, shopper behaviour, business reactions to current challenges and more.