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UK channel forecasts: 2022-2027
Understand the opportunities and challenges within the UK retail grocery market and component channels in IGD's newly updated five year forecasts.
Retailers’ responses to inflation globally
A global overview of the impact of rising costs on grocery retailers and their suppliers in major markets. How shopping habits and channel dynamics are evolving. How retailers are reacting and adapting to try to continue to deliver value to their shoppers.
Ireland Country Presentation
This guide to Ireland explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2026 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
UK retail and shopper trends Q2 2022
The latest retail and shopper trends report considers the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q2 2022, including inflation and shopper confidence. We also take a look at the UK eating out market forecast, five trends shaping UK convenience retailing and sustainability.
Aldi commits to only selling plastic-free wipes
On 3rd March, three days after Tesco announced it will scrap all baby wipes containing plastic, Aldi announced it will remove single-use plastic from all its own-brand wipes by the summer, in a bid to further reduce plastic waste.
The impact of inflation on UK grocery retailing
We investigate five key questions as value becomes the major challenge for retailers, suppliers and shoppers in the year ahead.
Food-to-go in retail
This report covers the latest developments in food-to-go in small and large stores around the world.
Aldi introduce a pizza robot in Australia
Launched at Aldi’s Corner Store format in Sydney, a robotic vending machine serves warm pizzas (AUD 8.99) cooked in two minutes.
Discount by numbers - Europe outlook to 2026
The discount channel is set to add more than €100 bn of sales by 2026 in Europe, more than any other modern retail channel in the region.
Valentine’s Day UK, 2022
Alongside Valentine’s Day in-store execution from ten UK retailers, we highlight innovative and emerging trends and products. This includes the quick commerce offering, dine-in deals and celebrating self-care.
Australia retail outlook 2022
The latest retailer results, our forecasts for how the market will grow towards 2026, plus five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Australia in 2022.
Switzerland Country Presentation
A guide to Switzerland’s grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.
Netherlands Country Presentation
A guide to the Netherlands’s grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.
UK retail and shopper trends Q1 2022
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q1 2022.
Belgium Country Presentation
A guide to Belgium’s grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.
Veganuary UK, 2022: is plant-based the future?
This Veganuary, over 600,000 people pledged to switch to a plant-based lifestyle just two weeks into the month-long campaign.
Global discount trends 2022
Five trends that will shape the discount channel globally this year including some considerations and implications for suppliers and retailers.
Sustainability in Q4 2021
10 examples of sustainability-focused innovations changing the food and grocery industry during the forth quarter of 2021.
Austria Country Presentation
A guide to Austria’s grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.
12 ways Lidl and Aldi are evolving their models
We review 2021 to highlight some of Aldi and Lidl's major developments and how they are transforming their models.
What will Christmas 2021 look like?
After a challenging festive season in 2020, people are looking forward to a more normal and memorable Christmas in 2021.
Aldi trials packaging deposit return scheme
Aldi has started a trial of a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers at its Bathgate store in West Lothian, Scotland
Strategic outlook for Aldi
Aldi is expected to generate an additional €14 bn in sales globally between 2020 and 2022. We review its strategic priorities, the sales outlook to 2022 and the impact of COVID-19 on its model.
UK retail and shopper trends Q4 2021
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q4 2021.
Early Christmas in-store activation in the UK
This year we spotted retailers in the UK stocking Christmas products earlier than usual.