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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 channels are growing...

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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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The IGD Asda Trade Briefing 2017

The IGD Asda Trade Briefing 2017

A new leader. New faces and thinking in the leadership team. Whether you’re already doing business with Asda or have them in your sights, this dedicated briefing will help you understand the latest Asda strategy and vision.

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

Our innovation analyst Toby Pickard examines developments...

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  • Predictions for the Australian grocery retail market

    20 January 2017

    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?

    15 December 2016

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

  • What next for Asda?

    08 December 2016

    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

    16 November 2016

    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

    26 October 2016

    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

    24 October 2016

    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.

  • Food-to-go: global lessons from North America

    20 October 2016

    Ahead of our first ever Food-to-Go Conference on November 22, we've been visiting food-to-go specialists, convenience stores and supermarkets across various North American locations to explore what we can take from the latest regional food-to-go best practice.

  • How well do you know the online and digital channel?

    27 September 2016

    Test your knowledge of how the world’s best online retailers are using technology to their advantage.

  • Management in the age of big data

    Managers have never known so much information. In theory at least, ignorance is obsolete for company leaders. Almost anything is potentially knowable, and decisions can be scientific and evidence-led. So how can grocery leaders achieve the critical balance our industry needs?

  • Infographic: food-to-go shoppers

    Take a look and discover some of the major points from 5 key food-to-go missions.

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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 Asda Trade Briefing 2017

This will be the first opportunity to hear from Sean Clarke and his leadership team about the changes they're making in Asda at the trade briefing in February. They'll share their key priorities for 2017 and beyond and what it means for your business.

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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.

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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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