IGD Channel Update
Welcome to the Q1 convenience round-up for 2017, the place for the latest news from the channel, free insight on future store concepts and a special piece on the importance of food-to-go shoppers within the channel.

I'm also delighted to announce the launch of the Convenience Retailing Summit on 6 June in London! There are details below on the programme and how the event will give you the tools needed to make the most of the sector's growth.

The Early Bird discount runs until 10 March, so book today and avoid missing out.
IGD Convenience Retailing
Summit 2017
Convenience Summit 2017
This year's event will provide the first look at the IGD channel forecasts to 2022. Insightful case studies will allow you to build better plans for your business now and prepare for the future.
Free Convenience Insight

As shopping online for food and groceries becomes commonplace, bricks and mortar stores must innovate to remain relevant. How many of the new 'store of the future' concepts launched around the world will prove a success?
Top Convenience Headlines
In order to really capitalise on the opportunity across the food-to-go channel, it's important to understand what drives shoppers to choose a particular store or channel.
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Tim Billson
Senior Retail Analyst, IGD
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