Retailer Iceland go plastic free

Retailer Iceland to Go Plastic-free

February 15, 2018

Iceland, the UK’s leading frozen food specialist, is committing to become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023. The process will […]

Frozen Food Retail Growth Accelerates

Frozen Food Retail Growth Accelerates

January 4, 2018

The frozen food retail sector finished the year on a high maintaining the impressive growth that saw it exceed the GBP6bn milestone for the first time ever in 2017. Statistics from Kantar Worldpanel for the 52 […]

Global Retail Trend Predictions For 2018

Global Retail Trend Predictions For 2018

December 5, 2017

The top five trends expected to shape the global retail market over the next 12 months have been unveiled by IGD, the international grocery research organization. The predictions, identified by IGD’s international research, shopper insights […]


Shopper Insight: Cashless Is King

October 5, 2017

Toby Pickard, IGD’s Senior Innovations and Trends Analyst, gives an overview of the latest developments in cashless retailing and identifies a number of key trends and disruptors to which retailers and brand owners should pay […]


Frozen Retail Market Grows 3%

July 27, 2017

The latest frozen food retail statistics have shown that frozen food continues to excel with value growth across almost every category in the 52 weeks to 18th June 2017. The latest statistics, provided by Kantar […]


UK’s Iceland Records Strong Growth

March 9, 2017

Supermarket chain Iceland has recorded “ahead of the market” growth, with sales up 8.8%. Grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, for the 12 weeks ending 26 February 2017, show supermarket sales grew at their fastest […]

Picard Frozen Food Stores

Frozen Retailer Picard Is Testing New Concepts

November 17, 2016

Picard has focused on increasing the number of stores, in France and internationally, over the past few years. Now it is concentrating more on what happens inside the stores. According to reports by IGD, it […]

Frozen Retail Market UK

Ice Cream & Frozen Fish: Top Performers in UK

September 22, 2016

The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published for the 12 weeks ending 11 September 2016, show that despite continued deflation of 1.1%, supermarket sales increased by 0.3%. The best-performing frozen food categories, ice-cream […]

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Inside SIAL’s Shopping Basket

August 4, 2016

In the last 20 years, hypermarkets and supermarkets have represented 70% of the market share in Europe – not only because consumer habits are deeply engrained, but because these outlets have managed to retain customers […]

Frozen Food Among Top Impulse Purchases

Frozen Foods among Top Impulse Purchases in Retail

May 30, 2016

According to research by Mintel, the category of frozen foodstuffs is among the main impulse purchases in retail outlets, together with snacks and energy drinks. “While shoppers’ planned purchases typically revolve around essentials like food, […]

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