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Morrisons has announced plans to close four of its supermarkets, following a performance review of its existing estate.

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Tesco has launched the second phase of its Remove, Reduce, Re-use and Recycle plan. The new plans sets out four steps that will govern packaging design across all product categories. The sequence is as follows: Remove all non-recyclable and hard to recycle material Where this isn't possible, these materials must be reduced to a minimum, including excess packaging Explore new opportuni...
One Below was launched by Poundworld founder Chris Edwards, following on from the original retailer ceasing operations in July 2018. We look at where the new variety discounter is six months on after its first store opening in February 2019. Rapid expansion One Below now operates 48 stores across the UK. The retailer looks on track to reach its target of 100 stores by the end of 2019. Ne...
In the 12 weeks to August 11th supermarket sales were flat according to new market data from Kantar. We look at the factors influencing this and key retailers' performance.   Poor weather affects sales Retailers are still failing to repeat the success of 2018, and the strong results generated by the hot summer. Despite the hottest day of the year falling within this period, the weather has ...


Kantar market shares are generated using Kantar Worldpanel's till-roll scanning methodology and extrapolated using a sample of 30,000 households. Figures are calculated over a rolling 12 week period and include VAT.
We explore how retailer and brands are capturing shopper spend this summer through price and promotions, making the events more convenient and showcasing ethical standards in health and sustainability.
A British chain of restaurants and tea rooms based in London claims to be the first in the UK and Europe to introduce a robotic waitress to serve its customers.
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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.

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

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