Six challenges for Dave Lewis as he takes on the top job at Tesco

Six challenges for Dave Lewis

As Tesco announces Dave Lewis, Unilever global president of personal care, is to take over from Philip Clarke as CEO, we highlight six challenges facing Dave Lewis when he takes up the reins...

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The next five years: how the UK grocery market will evolve

The next five years: how the UK grocery market will evolve

The UK grocery market is changing fast. In this article Nick Gladding introduces IGD’s new five year forecasts and outlines how shifting shopper...

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The online channel - where next?

The online channel - where to next?

With the online channel set to double in growth over the next five years, Vanessa Henry takes a look at the latest tracking data to see what shoppers think of the channel.

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Five ways to improve customer engagement

Five ways to improve customer engagement

The number one retailer priority in this year’s IGD Trading Relationship survey was price and promotion, the highest we’ve seen. Here are...

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About IGD - a research and training charity

About IGD

IGD helps the food and consumer goods industry deliver the needs of the public. Using our insight and expertise, we ensure the industry and its employees are equipped to secure a sustainable future where everyone has affordable, safe and reliable food and consumer goods. 

Upcoming events

Every year we have a great line-up of conferences and events covering many areas of consumer goods retailing worldwide. Many events, through our Leading Edge initiative, are free to attend.

For a full list of all our planned events, have a look at our interactive calendar.

Feeding Britain's Future goes to school

New for this year: industry offers pupils advice on employability skills

A schools pilot has been launched as part of our Feeding Britain’s Future campaign. Companies from across the industry are visiting schools to offer pupils skills training for when they enter the world of work, as well as providing insight into the food and grocery industry. 

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Key elements of a successful joint business plan

It’s that time of year again when retailers and suppliers start getting ready for the annual round of joint business planning sessions. In this article, Ian Walters, IGD's Commercial Capability Manager sets out the key elements of a successful joint business plan.

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IGD Awards finalists announced

FinalistsWe are proud to announce the finalists for the IGD Awards 2014. This year we received the highest number of entries on record. There are more than 70 shortlisted finalists across 14 awards. 

Working on Waste

Working on Waste

IGD is launching a brand new initiative which aims for companies to help consumers reduce food waste. The campaign, called ‘Working on Waste’ is supported by WRAP and will bring together food and grocery companies from across the UK during October.

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A guide to price and promotions

A guide to price and promotions

Price and promotional activity is becoming a key focus for retailers and manufacturers. Harriet Cohen explores how this has developed.

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Growing UK convenience market

According to the latest IGD Retail Analysis forecasts, the UK convenience market is set to be worth £49bn by 2019.

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C-store shopping in a multichannel world

C-store shopping in a changing multichannel world

Multichannel shopping is changing. Michael Freedman looks at three areas that suppliers and retailers in the convenience channel should focus on to drive growth. 

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