Patrick Coveney appointed IGD president

Patrick Coveney appointed IGD president

Patrick Coveney, chief executive officer of Greencore Group, has been appointed president of IGD by its Board of Trustees. Already an active member of IGD’s Policy Issues Council, Coveney will take on the presidency from Andrew Higginson on 1st January 2021. Coveney...
Return to normality sees shopper confidence grow during August

Return to normality sees shopper confidence grow during August

Confidence among food and grocery shoppers has grown slightly during August thanks to the Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme, according to the latest market insight from IGD. The IGD Shopper Confidence Index blends a range of measures that relate directly to...
UK food market to grow by £2bn by 2022

UK food market to grow by £2bn by 2022

The food and grocery market in the UK is set to grow by £2 billion by 2022, according to the latest channel forecast research from retail analysis company IGD. The research suggests that the grocery market in the UK will grow by 10% between 2019 and 2022, which...
Shopper confidence in food hits seven-year high

Shopper confidence in food hits seven-year high

While overall shopper confidence remains at one of the lowest levels on record, consumer trust in food has hit a seven-year high, according to the latest results from the IGD Shopper Confidence Index. The IGD Shopper Confidence Index in May 2020 remains low at -10...