United Kingdom presentations


Europe is often overlooked and dismissed as a low, slow growth region. However, our in-depth look at key countries, such as Russia, Germany, and the UK, and their expansion opportunities shows how the region is set to enjoy good growth to 2023. For nimble retailers and suppliers Europe should remain a focus for profitable growth.
Get up to speed on what we see as the key influences and trends to watch out for in the year ahead, and see how retailers and food-to-go specialists alike are driving innovation to reach new customers, missions and locations.
We look at the innovations and developments we expect to drive grocery retailing in Western Europe in 2019. Retailers are continuing to invest in foodservice, health, wellness and lifestyle choices. Ecommerce and digital are also being used to reduce friction in the customer journey.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched an interactive map that shows customers and stakeholders where every type of fish or seafood it sells is either caught or farmed.
We review retailer and supplier Christmas innovations across the globe, and showcase themes shaping the festive season this year.
We explore best-in-class retail execution in UK supermarket retailers this year.
Our guide to when to expect Christmas trading updates from UK retailers and how IGD will cover them.
We’ve selected 16 innovative store concepts to visit in 2019 that showcase several of the latest trends shaping format development globally. These include the growing role of technology, underpinning both ecommerce and customer engagement, and the creation of immersive in-store experiences.
We provide an updated overview of the key executive changes amongst UK retailers and suppliers that took place in the final quarter of 2018.
British coffee chain, Costa Coffee, has teamed up with Barclaycard to create a reusable ‘clever cup’ that customers can make contactless payments with.
Featuring 30 of our favourite global initiatives from events throughout 2018, we share 10 ways retailers and suppliers are seizing the seasonal opportunity.
We profile the recently formed Unitas Wholesale buying group, created by the merger of Landmark and Today's.
250 Sainsbury’s stores UK-wide have begun selling Eat Grub’s smoky BBQ roasted crickets, making them the first large grocery retailer in the UK to sell edible insects.
Ahead of the busy Christmas period, Costa Coffee has implemented VR (virtual reality) training elements into its existing barista-teaching programme.
We give an overview of the UK forecourt sector, including latest developments and the execution of key missions.
We give the latest overview of the UK’s leading forecourt operators, including their performances and strategies.
Aldi is currently testing electronic shelf-edge labels (SELs) in its store in Glascote. See the label in action here.
We explore Sainsbury's interim results and its strategy to build a more distinctive proposition, centred around unique products, format innovation and integration of the Argos business. This report includes performance data and forecasts for formats to 2023 as well as an analysis of the proposed merger with Asda.
Consumer DNA testing pioneer DnaNudge is collaborating with Imperial College London to explore – for the first time – the effects of DNA-personalised food choices on health outcomes for pre-diabetic individuals.
OBR has published a new set of economic and fiscal forecasts and the Chancellor has issued the last Budget before Brexit. Here are the key points.
Ocado is offering UK customers a free trick or treat through Amazon’s voice assistant. Ocado was the first UK supermarket to launch a ‘skill’ on Amazon’s Alexa enabled devices like Echo and Dot back in 2017.
We share our forecasts for online, in some of the world's leading markets.
Waitrose & Partners is trialling an in-home grocery delivery service, While You’re Away, in London. Waitrose will be the first UK supermarket to deliver groceries this way.
We explore best-in-class Halloween execution in the UK and beyond.
Six ways meal kits are changing and implications for the grocery industry