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After six years as CEO of Sainsbury's, Mike Coupe will retire in May. Simon Roberts, currently retail and operations director, will take up the role from 1st June.

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The John Lewis Partnership has named Rupert Thomas as the Director of Food & Grocery across both its Waitrose supermarkets and John Lewis department stores.  The new role has been created as part of the new 'Future Partnership' structure that aims to bring the two brands together in a single operation for the first time, and sees a single executive team replacing the existing separate ones as of ...
Asda has become the first UK supermarket to roll out a one-hour click and collect service, according to reports from The Grocer. Express Click & Collect At the end of 2019, Asda launched trials of its Express Click & Collect service at its Killingbeck and Middleton stores. The retailer will now expand this initiative to further stores, with 25 offering the service by February. Hundreds of s...
Morrisons has promoted group marketing and customer director Andy Atkinson to be its next commercial director and David Lepley to group retail director. Andy Atkinson promoted As group commercial director Andy Atkinson will be responsible for the company's trading and manufacturing business. He joined Morrrisons in 2011 and has held a variety of roles including trading director and own bran...


We review the latest activity from leading UK retailers and suppliers as they seek to help shoppers be vegan for January and beyond. With examples from retailers including Tesco, Co-op, Waitrose, Sainsbury's, and Amazon, amongst others.
We look at range of the bulk offers now being explored by a growing number of retailers as a means to create a differentiated dimension in value for shoppers and to target a range of incremental customer needs.
2019 was a big year for Poundland. It began making significant changes to its proposition, as part of its continued evolution moving away from being a single priced retailer to a simple price retailer. It also began trialling a new chilled and frozen range. In this report we showcase what we’ve seen in stores, explore other changes happening in Poundland and what they mean for suppliers.
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UK Channel Forecasts webinar

Understand the growth opportunities within the UK grocery market in IGD’s newly released five year forecasts. In this on-demand webinar, Senior Retail Analyst Nick Gladding reveals the influences on the new market projections, the complications caused by Brexit and the trends within each of the major channels.

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This in-depth guide to the UK explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, we update our five year forecasts for the grocery market, quantifying the opportunities available in each retail channel. Drawing on a combination of economic base data from official sources and retailer specific forecasts, we set out our growth expectations.

This quick piece of analysis shows the development of four grocery retail models in the UK from 2011 to 2023.

Access key indicators for over 400 retailers and grocery market sizes for over 180 countries.

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