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Over $1trillion of food and consumer goods are traded between countries every year. At IGD we’re constantly analysing, charting and commenting on the issues that affect the industry around the world.

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Five priorities for Sainsbury's in 2017

Sainsbury's has entered 2017 with new energy, ideas and a strengthened leadership team to drive the business forward. In this article senior retail analyst Nick Gladding explores five areas of opportunity...

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New article:
How premium retailers are driving growth

Premium retailers are delivering consistently strong performances in tough economic times. Find out the secrets of their success.

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Webinar:
The way forward for UK Grocery in 2017

If you missed the webinar on 26 January watch the recording for our forecasts and predications for the UK grocery market in 2017 and our recap of Christmas 2016.

Upcoming event:
The IGD Tesco Business Update 2017

The IGD Tesco Business Update 2017

A crucial event in the calendar for Tesco suppliers. Hear from the Tesco leadership team providing a corporate and commercial update.

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Article:
Selling online in Asia

Shirley Zhu, Programme Director on IGD’s Asian research team, assesses four of the major opportunities for online grocery retailing in the region.

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Predictions for the Australian grocery retail market

The Australian grocery market is more competitive than ever. Two of Asia-Pacific’s largest retailers are battling it out for market leadership, the online, discount and wholesaling...

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One-click ordering: what does the future look like?

Our innovation analyst Toby Pickard examines developments in one-click ordering, and what they mean for retailers and suppliers.

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More retail insight

  • Five priorities for Sainsbury's in 2017

    Sainsbury's has entered 2017 with new energy, ideas and a strengthened leadership team to drive the business forward. In this article senior retail analyst Nick Gladding explores five areas of opportunity and what they mean for suppliers.

  • The way forward for UK Grocery in 2017

    If you missed the webinar on 26 January watch the recording for our forecasts and predications for the UK grocery market in 2017 and our recap of Christmas 2016.

  • How premium retailers are driving growth

    Premium retailers are delivering consistently strong performances in tough economic times. Find out the secrets of their success.

  • The evolution of the physical store

    Innovation analyst Toby Pickard takes a look at the latest 'store of the future' concepts that have recently been launched around the world.

  • Predictions for the Australian grocery retail market

    The Australian grocery market is more competitive than ever. Two of Asia-Pacific’s largest retailers are battling it out for market leadership, the online, discount and wholesaling channels are growing rapidly, and new contenders are potentially set to enter the market.

  • One-click ordering: what does the future look like?

    Our innovation analyst Toby Pickard examines developments in one-click ordering, and what they mean for retailers and suppliers.

  • What next for Asda?

    Senior retail analyst Chris Kirkland takes a closer look at possible priorities for Asda chief executive Sean Clarke. What do these mean for Asda and its suppliers?

  • Selling online in Asia: four emerging online grocery models

    Shirley Zhu, Programme Director on IGD’s Asian research team, assesses four of the major opportunities for online grocery retailing in the region.

  • Understanding Amazon in the UK

    Discover more about the evolution of Amazon in the UK, and what it will require from its most successful vendors in the future.

  • The Big Debate 2016: event round-up

    IGD's second Big Debate took place last week, discussing the evolving challenge of shopper satisfaction in grocery. We welcomed speakers from a wide range of businesses, both new entrants and veterans, and launched new and exclusive original IGD research. Read our summary of the day here.

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The IGD Booths Trade Briefing 2017

Following significant portfolio investment last year, it is now implementing its new commercial strategy led by new commercial director Nigel Murray.  Join us on 23 March 2017 to understand this new commercial vision, the role of suppliers in delivering this vision, and Booths' short, medium and long-term growth plans. 

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The IGD Sainsbury's Trade Briefing 2017

The IGD Sainsbury's Trade Briefing 2017 will take place in London on Tuesday 13 June. This is a crucial event for Sainsbury's suppliers.

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Retail Analysis

IGD Retail Analysis covers over 400 retailers, each with performance data coverage from our Datacentre. Many of these have a profile regularly updated by our in-house analysts.

International experts

Our research and expertise spans the globe. With offices in the UK, China and North America, we can help you understand international food and grocery markets.

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