COVID-19 in-depth insights

Hear from IGD’s analysts and industry leaders as they present their latest thinking on how Coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing the food and grocery industry in these webcasts.

Alexander Kremer, a director in’s Omnichannel Supermarket Group, shares his view on impact of COVID-19 on the business, how has established omnichannel offerings to meet shopper needs and ways that Western brands can adopt to enter China
We speak to Anthony Hucker about business planning and what’s front of mind in his discussions with CPG partners.
We explore why we believe the physical store will need to become more agile and flexible to survive in both a rapidly changing world, as well as to accommodate extreme trading cycles.
Watch this video to discover how health and wellness trends could evolve in a post Covid-19 world, along with our latest shopper insights and the implications for the short and longer term.
In this video, we join two of IGD’s experts to explore IGD’s five hypotheses of how sustainability could evolve, examining and suggesting implications for now and in the longer term
We highlight the impact of COVID-19 on our five key global convenience trends, with examples from around the world and implications for you to consider.
Hear directly from Stewart Samuel, program director Director, North America, Ray Leung, strategy solutions manager and Jon Wright, head of retail insight – EMEA, discuss the themes which are front of mind for product suppliers.
In an exclusive interview with IGD, Bestway’ Managing Director for Wholesale Dawood Pervez shares how his customers – convenience stores and independents have had to adjust their offer in the face of COVID-19.
Georgia Main Food Group has developed one of the most engaging store formats in North America. We speak to the company’s Marc McCurdy to learn how the coronavirus pandemic is shaping the business’ thinking around future store development.
Hear directly from IGD’s chief economist James Walton, head of UK retail insight Laura Jacobson, and senior shopper insight manager Michael Freedman as they share their expert opinions.
In an exclusive interview Co-op's Commercial Director, Matt Hood shares how Co-op have reacted to the challenges of COVID-19 and where he sees the opportunities for suppliers to help plan for the future.
Hear directly from IGD analysts as they explain the thinking behind the channel shifts in our newly released forecasts for 2020.
IGD spoke to Food Service Director Caroline Ottoy from Planet Organic in this exclusive webcast.
In an exclusive interview IGD spoke with Sainsbury’s Commercial Director Paul Mills-Hicks
In this webcast, you’ll hear how the growth channels, online and discount, will be impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Exclusive interview: In this 8 minute webcast you’ll hear directly from James Bate, Director in the Consumables department of Amazon UK.
We look to the future and how retail will look post-Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the second part of our ‘How Coronavirus (COVID-19) will change grocery retailing’ webcast.
In our third Coronavirus (COVID-19) webcast we explore how the pandemic has impacted retail across Asia and five key learnings we can take from the region.
In the second of a weekly webcast series IGD analysts look to the future and how retail will look post-Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Rhian and Michael share a round-up of the latest insights into the attitudes and behaviours of shoppers and launch our Shopper Confidence Index.