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Grocery researcher IGD expands team in Asia-Pacific

IGD, the international food and grocery research and training charity, is strengthening its presence in Asia-Pacific with a new team on the ground in Singapore.

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IGD reveals top five food-to-go trends for 2017

With food-to-go taking a bigger bite of grocery markets around the world, Gavin Rothwell, Senior Retail Insight Manager at research organisation IGD, identifies the top five trends he believes will shape this sector in...

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IGD reveals top grocery shopper saving tactics

New research from IGD reveals food prices top the list of factors UK shoppers think will have the most impact on their financial circumstances in the coming year, with two thirds (65%) saying this will have an impact....

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ECR UK expands mentoring initiative

IGD’s Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) UK is set to expand its mentoring scheme in 2017, with the aim of establishing 100 partnerships between retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and foodservice companies.

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Asia's grocery market poised to accelerate

Asia will continue to be the biggest engine of growth in the grocery market and its sales will exceed that of Europe and North America combined within five years, according to new forecasts from research organisation IGD.

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IGD strengthens communications team

We've bolstered our communications team with two senior appointments: Sian Brenchley as Director of Corporate Communications and Allan Edwards as Director of Stakeholder Relations.

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