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Walmart: strategic priorities in 2017
We identify how Walmart plans to win globally over the next five years as it continues to shift investment into digital channels, format reinvention and widening the price gap with competitors.
Tesco tests digital wine pairing display
Innovation of the week: Tesco Labs and ribot have created an innovative experiment that will help shoppers choose a great bottle of wine.
Tesco Extra, Royston, UK
We explore this newly remodelled Extra to see how Tesco is making the format more food focused and provide more inspiration for shoppers
Easter overview, UK
Showcasing best-in-class execution for Easter 2017
Tesco full year 2016/17 results: strategic priorities
We review Tesco’s newly released annual results and explore its commercial priorities going forward.
UK online retailers’ strategies
In this report, we provide you with our forecast for the online channel, retailer’s strategies and the implications for manufacturers.
McColl’s: strategic priorities in 2017
Exploring McColl’s recently released 2016 full year results, with a focus on the retailer’s transformation to becoming a single convenience brand.
Video-enabled shelf edge labelling
Innovation of the week: Premium UK retailer Waitrose is trialling a video shelf edge labelling system at several fixtures at its Trumpington store in Cambridge.
Waitrose: strategic priorities in 2017
Exploring Waitrose’s recently released 2016/17 full year results, with a focus on the retailer’s trading priorities for the year ahead.
Private label in Western Europe
We explore six trends shaping private development in Western Europe. Focus areas include creating ranges that echo changing shopper trends, driving new sales opportunities and using products to hero key categories.
Mother’s Day overview, UK
Showcasing best-in-class execution for Mother’s Day 2017
Morrisons uses AI to improve availability in store
Morrisons is using artificial intelligence (AI) to improve stock availability in-store, along with helping it improve efficiencies and customer service.
Morrisons: strategic priorities in 2017
As Morrisons releases its 2016/17 full year results we explore the opportunities for suppliers as it delivers against its ‘Fix, Rebuild and Grow’ strategy.
UK Retail and Shopper Trends: Q1 2017
Stay up to date with the latest economic data, shopper trends and channel forecasts, and see examples of the great initiatives in retail from across the globe.
Hello Fresh opens first UK pop-up
Hello Fresh, the meal delivery company, has opened its first retail space in Old Street station during March.
UK Spring Budget, 2017
The Chancellor has announced his new Budget, intended to continue fiscal consolidation in preparation for Brexit. IGD summarises the forecasts and policy measures most relevant to grocery businesses.
UK Grocery & Foodservice Wholesaling 2017
The latest update of IGD’s unique wholesaling sector dataset, providing performance statistics by route to market, customer channel and broad product category and also including top line forecasts out to 2021.
Food-to-go in retail: six retailers in Europe to learn from
We look at six retailers who are driving the agenda in food-to-go.
Habitat: Sainsbury’s hidden gem
We take a look at Sainsbury’s newly acquired Habitat business and the opportunities it creates.
Valentine’s Day overview, UK
Showcasing best-in-class execution for Valentine’s Day 2017
Robotic fruit and vegetable picker
Ocado is testing a robot hand that can pick and pack fruit and vegetables.
Variety discount growth drivers to 2021
Read this report to understand the key opportunities to unlock growth with the UK’s biggest variety discount players.
Click and collect
We take a look at how click and collect is developing in the UK, France, and the US. If executed well, click and collect can positively impact the reach of the online channel so it is important to understand its potential.
Trading with Starbucks
We take a closer look at how Starbucks plans to grow, and where it sees the opportunity for growth.
Western Europe outlook 2017
We take a look at who’s winning in the region, and the trends set to shape the sector in the year ahead.