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UK Christmas trading review 2016 & new year outlook
We review the performance of the UK’s leading grocery retailers, compare their tactics, and identify the successful elements of their trading strategies. We also look at the key issues that will shape trading in the year ahead.
Trading with Pret a Manger
We explore what makes Pret special, outline its trading priorities and explore how it plans to continue its impressive recent growth.
Diageo and Deliveroo put ‘spirit’ into the holiday season
It has been reported that Diageo has launched ‘thebar.com’, a new alcohol home delivery service across the UK, with Deliveroo.
UK Grocery Market Outlook, 2017 and Beyond
With business planners now turning their thoughts to 2017 and the years beyond, IGD Chief Economist James Walton considers the current state of the market and what might happen next.
Global Market sizes 2016–2021
The global grocery retail landscape is changing fast, with significant growth opportunities for your business. Better understand the largest markets and how we see them growing and evolving towards 2021 and beyond.
Global excellence in food-to-go: 7 ways to win
What are the key factors that define success in the food-to-go arena and who can you learn from?
UK market forecast 2016-2021: an update following the vote to leave the European Union
Following the release of new official forecasts, we update our UK grocery market projections to reflect possible impacts of the UK leaving the European Union.
15 store formats you must visit in 2017
We’ve selected the top 15 stores to see in 2017 that bring to life how grocery store formats are evolving globally against a backdrop of key industry trends.
UK Convenience Retailing 2016: Full guide to channel performance
An update of our annual comprehensive guide to the convenience sector. This report covers store numbers, sales, growth forecasts to 2021.
Trading with Greggs
In our latest food-to-go profile, we look at Greggs, the bakery-led food-to-go chain, and explore its strategy for growth.
UK Christmas forecast and retailer strategies 2016
We assess the prospects for the sector this Christmas and how retailers plan to make the most of the festive opportunity.
Trading with Applegreen
As food-to-go and convenience become increasingly prominent across forecourts, we profile this major forecourt retailer in the Republic of Ireland, outline its trading priorities and explore how it plans to continue to grow across the UK and US too.
Lidl UK launches new Twitter price drop campaign
Lidl has launched a new and innovative price campaign that encourages Twitter users to tweet about Lidl's products in order to lower the price in the run up to Christmas.
What next for Asda? Five priorities for Sean Clarke
In the lead up to the key festive trading period and 2017, we look at possible areas of focus for Sean Clarke in his role as Asda CEO.
Sainsbury's H1 2016/17 results: strategic priorities for 2017
We explore Sainsbury’s new strategic priorities and how the Home Retail Group acquisition will accelerate the retailer’s customer-centric multichannel strategy.
Mobile matters: the importance of m-commerce
This insight presentation looks at the influence that smartphones are having on peoples’ lives, and how they are becoming an increasingly important part of the shopper journey.
How to drive growth versus the discounters
As discounters continue to grow sales, market share and enter more markets than ever before, other big established retailers are having to adapt to compete. In this report we feature seven ways that retailers could flex their offer to drive performance and consider the implications for retailers and manufacturers.
One click beer reordering
As part of a trial, Peroni is aiming to work in collaboration with one hundred Ocado shoppers to test a Peroni Beer Button.
Price, Promotions & Loyalty in the UK: Autumn 2016 Update
In our latest round up developments in price and promotions and loyalty, we explore how Halloween and Diwali activity was stepped up, and review the latest price and private label investments
Online and Digital Summit 2016: Themes and insights from the Summit
Now in its fifth year, our Online & Digital Summit has become the definitive event for businesses looking to grow sales through the online channel. Read the key learnings from the Summit here…
Amazon: Understanding the ecosystem in the UK
This insight presentation is an in-depth overview of Amazon’s channels within the UK, while presenting shopper appetite for Amazon and key implications and considerations for industry.
Companies disrupting grocery retailing in Western Europe
In this presentation we look at how retailers, suppliers and third party platforms and operators are disrupting established patterns and shopper journeys, taking purchases of single items and larger shops from, invariably, store based operators.
Cashless retailing: a growing trend
In this report, we provide an overview of the latest developments in cashless retailing and identify a number of key trends and disruptors, to which retailers and brand owners should pay close attention.
Morrisons H1 2016/17 results: strategic priorities in 2017
Following its recent interim results, we assess the progress Morrisons is making against its ‘Fix Rebuild and Grow’ strategy.
Google to open a physical YouTube store
Innovation of the week: Google is set to open a physical YouTube store in London where popular YouTubers will be able to sell their merchandise to members of the public.