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23 October 2019
There is a lot to be grateful for working at IGD. Whether it is the great colleagues, the lovely countryside setting or the tasty lunches. I am also lucky to be able see first-hand some of the great innovation taking place in the food and grocery industry. Our Retail Analysis online service includes visits to almost 1,000 stores in 50 countries every year. As part of our ShopperVista ...
03 October 2019
See our latest infographic looking at shopper attitudes towards Brexit with less than 1 month to go. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF Newsletters Get the latest industry news and insights straight to your inbox with our range of newsletters. Sign up here The best way to experience the benefits of Sh...
03 October 2019
With less than one month to go until the revised Brexit date of 31 October 2019, how are food and grocery shoppers feeling about the possible impact of Brexit?  In this blog, I outline a summary of our latest ShopperVista insight, based on online interviews with over 1,000 food and grocery shoppers every month. Brexit: next steps My colleague, James Walton, recently talked about th...
26 September 2019
Meeting the health needs of shoppers and consumers is an increasing focus for the food and grocery industry. Whilst much attention has been placed on the surge of interest in plant-based diets (read Dan’s blog from earlier this month), it’s important not to forget that health means much more than this to shoppers.   I’ve just completed a deep-dive into shopper attitudes and behavior aroun...
09 September 2019
Last year, I wrote a report and a blog talking about how post-millennials, in particular, were adopting plant based diets in fairly large numbers – 30% following or considering a vegan diet, 70% overall either following a reduced meat diet or considering doing so. Those were big numbers and, given that it was my first report for IGD, I was apprehensive on publishing. Was it an exaggerati...
04 September 2019
See our latest infographic looking at shopper attitudes toward Brexit. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF Newsletters Get the latest industry news and insights straight to your inbox with our range of newsletters. Sign up here The best way to experience the benefits of ShopperVista is to try it ...
02 September 2019
We have heard a lot about the possible impact of Brexit on food and grocery suppliers and retailers. What about the impact on shoppers? The story so far When my colleague Ellie wrote an article about Brexit in February, Brexit was scheduled for 29 th March 2019. This date was postponed and the revised date is 31st October.   We have seen Theresa May replaced by Boris Johns...
12 August 2019
See our latest infographic profiling the British shopper DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF Newsletters Get the latest industry news and insights straight to your inbox with our range of newsletters. Sign up here The best way to experience the benefits of ShopperVista is to try it To find out ...
09 July 2019
Read our snapshot of shopper attitudes and behaviours around technology this month. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC AS PDF Newsletters Get the latest industry news and insights straight to your inbox with our range of newsletters. Sign up here The best way to experience the benefits of ShopperVista is to ...
01 July 2019
You’ve probably heard lots of people referring to disruptive technology and innovative technologies in our industry in recent years, but what does this really mean to shoppers? In reality, not a huge amount to those living in the UK! For the most part, shoppers are focused on three main shopper needs when they’re doing their food and grocery shopping: Value (price / quality) Conveni...