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Strategic outlook for Aldi UK
Reviewing the retailer’s priorities and plans 2018-2023
Strategic outlook for Tesco: H1 2018/19 update
We explore Tesco's progress against its six strategic drivers in its H1 results worldwide and present our forecasts for 2018-2023. We also take a deeper look at four focus areas: own brand renewal, price competitiveness, Booker and supplier relationships.
IGD Convenience Retailing Summit 2018 summary
We review five key themes from this year's Convenience Retailing Summit.
UK movers and shakers Q3 2018
We provide an updated overview of the key executive changes amongst UK retailers and suppliers that took place in the third quarter of 2018.
UK Retail and Shopper Trends: Q4 2018
Stay up-to-date with the latest UK market data, shopper trends and sector developments.
Strategic outlook for Morrisons: H1 2018/19 update
We review Morrisons newly released half year results and explore the next steps in its drive to build a stronger and broader business.
Jack’s: Tesco’s new discount format
We share our first impressions of the new challenger in the discount channel.
UK discount: factors influencing future growth
We combine our latest shopper insight with our retail expertise to explore the accelerators and inhibitors to growth in the UK discount channel.
IGD’s Store of the Year 2018
Our analysts have visited over 750 stores, in more than 50 countries, during 2017/18. From these country and store visits, each analyst has submitted their nomination for the Store of the Year based on the store offering benefits for the shopper, what makes the store unique, where it fits into the retailer’s strategy and where it showcases new thinking.
Health & beauty: discount
We explore the health and beauty category in the UK discount channel.
Ask your voice assistant to “Send Me a Sample”
Product sampling company Send Me a Sample has made it possible for consumers to order products by simply asking their Google or Amazon voice assistants to send them a sample when they see an advert featuring the Send Me a Sample logo.
Sports nutrition market overview
A guide to the growing global sports nutrition market.
Trading with Costa
We profile the UK’s largest coffee shop chain, outlining its trading priorities and exploring how it plans to sustain growth both in the UK and globally.
M&S raises the traceability stakes
Marks & Spencer has launched a new, summer-long food marketing campaign that shines a spotlight on M&S’ beef traceability standards.
Sainsbury's trials till-free shopping
Sainsbury's is trialling till-free shopping via its SmartShop app. The retailer is the first UK supermarket to launch scan, pay and go technology.
Quieter Hour in all Morrisons stores
Morrisons has introduced a 'Quieter Hour' in all Morrisons stores that is designed to help customers who struggle with music and the other noise associated with supermarket shopping.
IGD Small Store of the Year 2018
We give a summary of the stores that have been shortlisted for the IGD Small Store of the Year award.
Hybrid tills: turning existing tills into self-checkouts
Henderson Technology has launched EDGEPoS self-checkouts. The self-checkout is simply bolted onto existing EDGEPoS tills, and requires no additional counter space.
We present 10 case studies - from Walmart, Alibaba, Carrefour and more - of how blockchain technology is being used to enhance the food and grocery industry. Our examples show how blockchain is helping improve transparency, offering a new path to purchase, creating loyalty schemes and more. The report also highlights industry considerations about the technology.
UK food-to-go market 2018
Our guide to understanding the food-to-go market and where the growth opportunities lie.
Online and the Frictionless Store
We look at how online is enhancing the in-store shopping experience
Chill out with frosé
Waitrose has launched frozen rosé wine popsicles, as the trend for alcoholic ice lollies continues to soar.
EU shopper update
IGD’s Chief Economist looks at some of the forces shaping food and drink retail in the EU.
Invent a new Dairy Milk bar
Cadbury is inviting the nation to ‘go madbury for Cadbury’ by offering everyone in the UK and the Republic of Ireland the chance to create and name their own Cadbury Dairy Milk bar.
UK labour market and migration update
New data from the UK government reveals that labour demand remains high, but Brexit may be affecting labour movement. Chief Economist James Walton investigates.