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Presentations

19/08/2020
As the UK emerges from the COVID-19 lockdown, these new forecasts map out how we expect the pandemic to shape the future of the grocery market and retail channels. Drawing on a combination of official data and expert insights we present four scenarios for market growth and detailed channel narratives.
23/07/2020
An in-depth look at Aldi and Lidl UK’s ecommerce development, including factors accelerating and inhibiting their evolution online and shoppers’ changing expectations and behaviour.
20/07/2020
We look at the strategy of the variety discounter to deliver value thanks to its efficient operating model. This report also provides an overview of the latest development, the impact of COVID-19 and highlights some considerations for your business when trading with the discounter.
24/06/2020
In 2019, LetterOne Retail became the majority owner of Spanish retailer DIA Group. Its ‘Make DIA a Champion’ strategy aims to turn the business's performance around in five years.
10/06/2020
We look at how the discount channel has evolved in Europe since the Great Recession and what operators’ different areas of focus are. Over the last 12 years, discounters invested billions in their stores and private label products whilst maintaining the value proposition and even launching ecommerce. We also highlight some considerations for your business when trading with discounters in a post-COVID-19 world.
28/05/2020
Aldi is implementing an automated traffic light system at the entrances to its stores, to control the flow of customers.
19/05/2020
With the UK once again on the brink of recession, we examine key differences from an economic, retail and shopper perspective.
12/05/2020
Lidl Ireland has launched a WhatsApp chatbot to help people identify the quietest times to shop.
05/05/2020
This presentation builds on IGD’s pre-COVID market and channel estimates and provides a point-in-time view on the potential shifts in context of three scenarios for the US, China and the UK. These shifts are indicative of what may lie ahead. A detailed breakdown of channel shares is provided for the totality of 2020 with a reference to 2021.
28/04/2020
We look at how the discount channel could change in a post Coronavirus (COVID-19) world through 10 hypotheses and what it could mean for suppliers.