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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...

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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...

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UK shoppers set to spend £20.6bn on Christmas food and groceries

The UK grocery market is set to experience 1.2% growth over the Christmas period, with shoppers spending £20.6bn, according to forecast figures from IGD.

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Food and grocery industry toasts success at IGD Awards

Last night (Tuesday), some 500 leading figures from the world of food and grocery gathered at the annual IGD Awards in London, to celebrate the industry’s outstanding...

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IGD forecasts food-to-go to take bigger bite of UK grocery

IGD is predicting the burgeoning food-to-go market to be worth £21.7bn by 2021, up from £16.1bn this year, offering significant opportunities for growth.

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“Lead or lose” to compete in tomorrow's grocery landscape

Now is the time for food and grocery businesses to “lead or to lose”, according to IGD Chief Executive Joanne Denney-Finch, as she outlined her vision for the future of global retailing...

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