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Surge in UK Convenience Market

    Surge in UK Convenience Market

UK convenience stores’ sales are forecast to reach £44 billion by 2017, according to the latest research by IGD. This represents a 29% increase from the current value of £34 billion. The average annual growth rate for the convenience sector is set to be 5.1% between now and 2017.
IGD’s ShopperVista research highlights some of the […]

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Better Off Families Look to Discounters to Save on Food Bills

    Better Off Families Look to Discounters to Save on Food Bills

Nearly a third (31%) of UK shoppers say they will be using discount supermarkets, such as Aldi and Lidl, more this year, according to the latest IGD ShopperVista research. This is up from 24% a year ago and is the highest level since the monthly tracking survey began in 2010.
People from higher socio-economic groups with […]

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China’s Grocery Market Now Biggest in the World

    China’s Grocery Market Now Biggest in the World

China has overtaken the United States as the world’s biggest food and grocery retail market, according to the latest research published by IGD. The Chinese grocery sector was worth £607 billion at the end of 2011, while the US market came in at £572 billion over the same period and is the second largest in […]

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UK Shoppers Plan and Shop Around More to Secure Best Value

    UK Shoppers Plan and Shop Around More to Secure Best Value

An increasing number of consumers in the UK are now planning before going out to do their food and grocery shopping, compared to three years ago, according to the latest IGD shopper research. Nearly seven in ten shoppers (67%) plan most of their food and grocery shopping before they even get to a store, up from […]

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British Shoppers Expect Higher Food Prices and Prepared to Use Different Shop Formats

    British Shoppers Expect Higher Food Prices and Prepared to Use Different Shop Formats

Nine out of ten British shoppers expect food prices to be more expensive in the year ahead, according to the latest research from IGD ShopperTrack. And they are planning to use several strategies to help them manage their budgets. 29% of shoppers intend to use more discount grocery stores in the next 12 months, and […]

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UK Online Grocery Sales to Double by 2015

    UK Online Grocery Sales to Double by 2015

More than a quarter (27%) of UK food and grocery manufacturers say they would consider building their own e-stores in the future in a bid to engage directly with shoppers online, according to research published by food and grocery analysts IGD. The research also reveals that the value of online grocery shopping is forecast to […]

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More British Shoppers Expect Higher Food Inflation

    More British Shoppers Expect Higher Food Inflation

Most British shoppers are expecting food prices to rise and are actively seeking out value in order to deal with this, according to IGD’s latest research. More than nine out of ten shoppers (91%) think food prices will be higher in the next 12 months, with a third (33%) believing they will be much more […]

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Tesco to Outpace Global Rivals

    Tesco to Outpace Global Rivals

With a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5% between 2010 and 2015, Tesco is set to be the fastest growing retailer of the global grocery top four, according to the latest forecasts from international food and grocery analysts IGD. Driven by sharing best practice in areas like loyalty and services across its markets, and […]

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UK Food and Grocery Market to Reach £183 Billion by 2015

    UK Food and Grocery Market to Reach £183 Billion by 2015

UK consumers will spend £182.7b in grocery retail outlets by 2015 – an average annual growth of 3.9% – according to latest figures released by IGD, the international food and grocery retailing expert.
IGD’s ‘UK Grocery Retail Outlook: Opportunities Beyond 2010’ report,  predicts that the UK convenience sector, currently valued at £32.1b, will continue to outperform […]

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UK Online Grocery Retailing Set to Double by 2015

The value of grocery shopping conducted over the internet in the UK is predicted to nearly double to £9.5b in five years, compared to its current level of £4.8b, according to new research published by IGD – the international food and grocery experts. Online shopping will represent 5.2% of the overall UK grocery market by […]

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UK Industry Responds as One in Three Shoppers Want Waste Reduction Prioritised

    UK Industry Responds as One in Three Shoppers Want Waste Reduction Prioritised

Nearly a third of UK shoppers want food and grocery retailers and manufacturers to focus on reducing waste. IGD consumer research shows 29% of shoppers think reducing waste should be one of the main sustainability priorities for the industry.
The findings come as 33 leading food and grocery companies have announced they are voluntarily committing to […]

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Healthy Balanced Diet Communications Guide For Food Companies

A new guide to help UK food businesses communicate with consumers in a clear and consistent way about achieving a healthy balanced diet is being published by IGD, the international food and grocery experts. The Best practice guide to communicating to consumers about a healthy balanced diet has been developed to ensure information provided is […]

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