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IGD announces eight essential employability skills for the future

IGD, the research and training charity for the food and grocery industry, has identified eight essential employability skills that will help set students...

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Be in it to win it at the IGD Awards 2017

Entries are now open for the IGD Awards 2017, the annual event celebrating the best of the food and grocery industry.

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IGD research identifies opportunities to engage the 'need it now' generation

In a new report examining post-millennials - those born between 1992 and 1999 - IGD research reveals...

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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...

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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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IGD: Singapore online grocery to more than triple by 2020

Singapore’s online grocery market is set to triple in growth over the next three years, from S$130m (US$91m) to S$0.5bn (US$0.35bn) by 2020, according to brand-new forecasts unveiled...

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