Press Releases

IRI and M&S to address Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2017 on how retailers and CPG manufacturers can share big data for smart growth
8/06/2017

Striking the balance for consumers: ingredient moderation drives permissibility in indulgent categories
1/06/2017

IRI research is showing shoppers are broadening their healthy eating habits and the brands taking advantage of these pockets of opportunities are realising growth. Embracing naturally nutritious ingredients, and being positioned as a ‘healthy’ alternative becoming an inspiring proposition to consumers.


IRI's Daniel Bone to join AFGC discussion on Health & Wellness trends impacting grocery.
21/05/2017

RI’s Daniel Bone will join the Health & Wellness Mega Trends Stream at the Food and Grocery Australia conference.


The rise of Premiumisation in liquor as Australians choose quality over price.
16/05/2017

IRI finds that Australian drinkers are opting for liquor brands that offer a superior taste experience, rather than the lowest price


Price rises and private label drive up sales of olive oil across Europe
3/05/2017

IRI announces change in senior management team: Anthony Graham to lead IRI Solutions and Innovations team as Lynda Gammell moves to new IRI role
25/01/2017

IRI, the big data and technology expert for consumer industries, has announced the appointment of Anthony Graham as Executive Vice President of International Solutions and Innovations to replace Lynda Gammell. This senior management change in the International division of IRI took effect Tuesday, 3 January 2017.


IRI finds that a mixed economic outlook is fuelling change in traditional shopper behaviour.
30/11/2016

Europe’s FMCG brands reduce reliance on price promotions claims IRI
29/11/2016

IRI Price and Promotion in Western Economies report reveals a pause in promotion escalation as manufacturers re-assess their value.


IRI and Costco Wholesale Announce launch of Costco CRX Australia.
23/11/2016

Enhanced Data and Technology Offerings Enable Category Performance Benchmarking, Real-Time Sales Tracking and Complete Supply Chain Management to vendors.


Cautious consumer confidence impacting Australian’s ‘household economies’
19/07/2016

IRI study reveals that one third of Australians are worse off financially than they were a year ago.


IRI highlights reduction in range assortment across Europe
13/07/2016

The new IRI white paper Shrink to Grow guides retailers and manufacturers on how to grow sales by monitoring assortment with big data analytics


Private label under pressure as share of total FMCG market falls – according to new IRI global private label report
7/07/2016

Price wars, national brand promotions and shopper behavior all challenging the role of private label on the shelf


Private label under pressure as share of total FMCG market falls – according to new IRI global private label report
6/07/2016

Price wars, national brand promotions and shopper behavior all challenging the role of private label on the shelf


IRI in conjunction with Australian Liquor Stores Association arm Liquor industry with new insights to drive growth in 2016.
23/03/2016

Key findings in the ALSA-IRI State of the Industry Report for 2015 confirm Australia’s retail liquor market continues to face many challenges.


IRI appoints former Reckitt Benckiser commercial executive as Executive VP of regional CGD
23/02/2016

Caspar Netscher – who also has a background in FMCG and telecoms – leads a focus on new business revenue and client retention


Launch of IRI Holistic Retail Solution will help retailers find fast insights from Big Data
11/02/2016

Bracknell, U.K – 11 February, 2016 – The big data leader IRI has expanded its retail offer in Europe to provide advanced analytics of combined retail data sources in a single unified platform. The IRI Retail Holistic Solution (IRI HRS) is underpinned by IRI’s Liquid Data technology, which makes it possible to aggregate and find associations for trillions of data points in a matter of seconds.


Rising price of olive oil costs European shoppers 231 million euros
9/02/2016

Bacterial disease blighting olive trees in Italy and a poor harvest in Spain has knock on effect on olive oil prices across Europe Retailer own label olive oil prices increase faster than national brands but remain cheaper option for shoppers


New year spending on beers, wines and spirits in UK supermarkets rises 3% compared with 2014
11/01/2016

Overall decline in grocery sales slows across the full 6-week Christmas period; -0.6% down on 2014 compared with -1.3% for rest of year


Sweet-toothed UK shoppers spend £219m on Christmas cakes, puddings and confectionery in Christmas fortnight – 8.3% more than in 2014
6/01/2016

Overall supermarket FMCG sales for the fortnight are pushed into growth as final week spending tops £3bn, up 7.4% on last year


UK shoppers get into the spirit of Christmas by spending £200m on Spirits - an extra £7m - in first two weeks of December
21/12/2015

- Falling FMCG sales show decline in sales of traditional Christmas cakes and puddings and some gift items