COVID-19 reports

Access our in-depth Coronavirus (COVID-19) insight reports. The insights in this section cover the whole food and grocery supply chain from manufacturing and logistics to retailing and the shopper perspective.

Reports

Presentations

05/05/2020
This presentation builds on IGD’s pre-COVID market and channel estimates and provides a point-in-time view on the potential shifts in context of three scenarios for the US, China and the UK. These shifts are indicative of what may lie ahead. A detailed breakdown of channel shares is provided for the totality of 2020 with a reference to 2021.
01/05/2020
In our quarterly survey of companies operating in the CPG industry, we look at at how they felt about eight business activities and how they believed this might change over the next six to 12 months.
29/04/2020
This is part of a series of reports that highlight how the world could change after the COVID-19 pandemic. This report looks at how "more frequent business disruption" could affect the industry in the future and explores ways businesses can prepare to mitigate against it.
28/04/2020
We look at how the discount channel could change in a post Coronavirus (COVID-19) world through 10 hypotheses and what it could mean for suppliers.
28/04/2020
We look at the impact of the pandemic on our five discount trends, shaping the discount channel, we identified for 2020. We also explore various areas to watch across Europe, North America and Latin America where the channel is expected to succeed.
27/04/2020
In this report, we provide 10 hypotheses on how the online channel will be impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19).
22/04/2020
Although food retailers have seen significant spikes in sales and are expected to benefit from elevated demand in the short term, the overall financial outlook is less clear. We look at the factors impacting sales growth, costs and profitability over the coming months and what these mean for the trading relationship.
22/04/2020
As the first country to come out of lockdown, China is providing a glimpse of what the future holds for food-to-go globally after the initial impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) lessons.
21/04/2020
Coronavirus brought a surge in demand for Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) in March 2020. Senior leaders now have to think further ahead. This presentation outlines six strategic considerations for CPG businesses.
16/04/2020
A weekly update highlighting five of the recent changes in shopper behaviour and sentiment we have seen in our ShopperVista data looking at financial confidence, changing shopping missions, store choice drivers and channel usage.