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Health and beauty retail trends in 2022
In this report, we highlight five key health and beauty trends we expect to see in the new normal and propose five key actions for retailers and suppliers to consider as they plan to win in 2022 and beyond.
Sustainability in Q3 2021
15 examples of sustainability-focused innovations changing the food and grocery industry during the third quarter of 2021.
Aldi launches new own-label chocolate bar with Tony’s chocolonely
Aldi is launching a brand new chocolate bar with Tony’s Chocolonely in a UK supermarket first.
What’s new in variety discount UK
The value sector has always been competitive, with multiple players and unique propositions to draw in shoppers looking for a bargain.
UK movers & shakers Q3 2021
The latest UK grocery retail appointments.
How grocery retail is emerging as a platform for health and wellness
The lines between grocery retail and healthcare are increasingly blurring and delivering a holistic proposition is essential as shoppers’ views of their health evolve.
Europe: 10 challenges facing the supermarket channel
In this presentation, we look at 10 challenges currently facing the supermarket channel in Europe and how retailers are working to overcome these.
Co-op launches micro market format
Co-op has added a new format to its portfolio with the opening of its first 24-hour self-serve, cashless micro-market.
Lidl to launch Eco-Score labelling trial
Lidl GB is trialling the Eco-Score label on products in stores to help shoppers make more sustainable decisions quickly and easily.
Eating In vs Dining Out: drivers of future change in the UK food and drink market
The UK food and drink market continues to face a period of unprecedented change. In this report we identify which of the 10 drivers of change will have the biggest long term impact on the UK food and drink industry, and what this means for businesses in the sector.
Co-op and Starship Technologies to expand partnership to 500 robots across five new towns and cities
Co-op and Starship Technologies have confirmed plans to extend their partnership, adding new robots to take the total fleet to 500 autonomous vehicles across the UK, while launching robotic delivery services in five new towns and cities.
Sainsbury’s launches My Nectar Prices
We explore how and why Sainsbury's is launching lower personalised prices for users of its SmartShop and Nectar apps. This report also looks at what the launch tells us about the development of Sainsbury's Food First and Brands that Deliver strategies and compares it to other loyalty scheme initiatives in the UK.
The UK convenience market 2021 - sector performance in the second pandemic year
Drawing on the IGD Convenience Retailing Survey 2021 we put the numbers on sector performance in the first half of the year and share our projections for the full-year out-turn plus our five-year forecast to 2026.
The future for forecourts in Europe
The impact of energy transition to forecourt convenience stores and how you can prepare.
Aldi introduces fridge doors to new and refurbished stores
It is estimated that Aldi will save the equivalent of over 2,000 tonnes of carbon emissions a year by installing fridge doors, along with significant energy and cost savings.
This back-to-school season is expected to be a strong period for retailers and brands, as parents feel more hopeful and confident about this school year. We highlight five key back-to-school themes including, focus on health, making shopping easy and exciting brand partnerships.
Sainsbury’s installs millionth Formula One fridge fitting to drive towards becoming Net Zero by 2040
Sainsbury’s has fitted Aerofoil technology to fridges in all its convenience stores and supermarkets to help save energy.
Asda partners with Pampers to provide free nappies
Asda is working with P&G’s Pampers brand, to provide free nappies for premature babies. The nappies are available from all of Asda’s 254 in-store pharmacies.
Summer retail activation in the UK, 2021
With COVID-19 restrictions having eased over the summer, retailers and brands in the UK have looked to create a memorable season and boost shopper spending. In this report, we highlight six key themes from the summer, including, spotlighting popular categories, activating the staycation trend, and offering engaging experiences.
How loyalty programmes are evolving in Western Europe
After a period of comparative inactivity, loyalty programmes are coming back into focus as retailers look to collect data to support long-term growth.
Tesco helps provide 3m meals for children
Tesco launched a ‘Buy one to help a child’ campaign. This saw it donate food for its partner, FareShare, to then redistribute to several children charities.
Meal deals: how are they evolving?
With 42% of food-to-go shoppers completing lunch deal missions we look at what matters to these shoppers. We showcase examples from retail and food service catering to different needs and identify potential opportunities for pricing, mission targeting and range development.
Packaging free: the global opportunity
Study why refillable packaging is important for retailers and suppliers and understand who is championing dry food refillable concepts and who is extending into liquid refillable formats.
Foodsteps launches carbon labels for restaurants and food businesses
Foodsteps, a food technology startup that allows businesses to easily calculate, reduce, and label the environmental impact of their food, has formally launched in the UK.
Gousto and Spotify partner to offer meal recommendations based on music taste
Recipe box Gousto has partnered with Spotify to leverage both brands’ industry leading technology by bringing personalisation to the next level, with a new platform that will provide recipe recommendations based on the listening preferences of Spotify users.