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In these unprecedented circumstances, a sustainable food system is increasingly important to consumers. To help your business plan for the pandemic and beyond, IGD has developed hypotheses of how the UK sustainability agenda will evolve in the short and longer term.

Exploring how retailers and manufacturers globally are continuing to commit to and invest in sustainability initiatives.

In this report we focus on six hypotheses for how health and wellness trends may develop in the future. We showcase examples from around the world where things are changing as a result of the pandemic and consider what trends we saw before COVID-19. 

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SPAR Italy has introduced more environmentally friendly products to its DESPAR Scelta Verde EcoLogico range, as Spain’s Mercadona sets new standards for its sustainable stores. Separately, UK-based Co-op has eliminated plastic and glitter from its entire Christmas range.

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Promotions, partnerships and easier access wage payments are amongst the ways retailers are supporting shoppers, staff and their local communities through the prolonged COVID-19 period. We round up three initiatives from Morrisons, Booths and Holland & Barrett. "Buy one give one free" twist on BOGOFs from Booths Northern grocer Booths has launched a new promotion to support its food bank co...
As it looks to standout in local markets and develop its offer to meet shoppers’ health-focused needs, Ahold Delhaize’s operations in Belgium and US have launched new initiatives to help encourage shoppers to live healthier and more sustainable lives. Ahold Delhaize US aims to boost sales of healthier products… As part of an initiative in conjunction with the Partnership for a Healthier Ame...
Loblaw has partnered with League, Canada’s leading health operating system (health OS) technology provider, to launch the PC Health app. National roll-out planned over the next few months The PC Health app maintains the PC branding related to its President’s Choice private label. Through the app, Canadians will have free access to registered nurses and dietitians, who can provide advice and...

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To survive and indeed thrive, businesses need to know and understand these four forces and assess the potential impacts and opportunities for their business, and then apply this thinking to their future plans and strategies.

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