Press Releases

IRI Appoints Baljit Dail as President of IRI Global

13 February, 2019

CHICAGO — Feb. 13, 2019 — IRI®, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, today announced the appointment of Baljit “Bal” Dail as president of IRI Global, effective April 1, 2019. In this role, Dail will lead and support I...

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LoopMe & IRI partner to close the loop on brand advertising

21 December, 2018

Twinings are the first UK brand to utilise PurchaseLoop Sales, providing an attributable advertising solution

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IRI Health & Beauty trends 2019

13 December, 2018

As we head into 2019, IRI provides some insight into what the Health & Beauty category has in store for us. Publishing 5 top trends, expect to see growth in naturality, veganism, bolder hair colours, male grooming and increased competition from alternative sales channels.

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IRI 2019 trends

13 December, 2018

IRI has published its top 5 FMCG trends for the year ahead, covering topics as diverse as loyalty programmes, packaging choices, geocentric purchasing and Brexit.

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New Mountain Capital and Vestar Capital Partners Close Investment in IRI

03 December, 2018

New Mountain Capital (“New Mountain”) and Vestar Capital Partners (“Vestar”) announced today that they have closed the transaction through which Vestar will lead a new investment in Information Resources, Inc. (“IRI”).

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Vestar Capital Partners to Lead New Investment in IRI

15 November, 2018

Transaction Supports Next Phase of IRI’s Growth, Fueling Further Innovation and Capabilities Expansion

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Rise of Plasticphobia in Europe highlighted by three-quarters of grocery shoppers wanting to buy products with environmentally friendly packaging

14 November, 2018

IRI’s European Shopper Survey reveals Italian shoppers care most about this issue while German shoppers are less likely to worry about packaging on the groceries they buy

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Over two-thirds of British shoppers prefer to buy products from companies that use less plastic packaging and respect the environment, says IRI’s European Shopper Survey

14 November, 2018

While British shoppers support retailers’ efforts to lower their carbon footprint, fewer are willing to pay more for organic or ‘Km 0’ products, compared to other Europeans

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IRI Shopper survey shows half of UK consumers ‘buy local’ to support small producers, but a third of non-buyers refuse due to higher prices

12 November, 2018

Fresh food has strongest affinity with shoppers buying local products Innovation and affordability means young millennials more inclined to buy international brands

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Premium prices pose a barrier to the rise of ‘conscious consumerism’ among European shoppers

22 October, 2018

IRI’s European Shopper Survey reveals consumers in Italy, Greece and Spain relate more closely to retailers who claim to care about the environment

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Millennials maintain their ‘amore’ for big brands

22 October, 2018

IRI’s European Shopper Survey reveals younger generations of consumers prefer global brands to local when shopping for groceries Two-thirds of younger millennials use the internet for new grocery product research

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IRI Wins Top Operational Excellence Award at MRS Operations Awards 2018

27 September, 2018

IRI, a leading provider of big data and predictive analytics for FMCG manufacturers and retailers, has been recognised for its outstanding operational excellence at this year’s MRS Operations Awards 2018. The Operations Awards or ‘Oppies’ are the only awards that recognise ope...

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IRI Reveal European Food Manufacturers at Risk of Losing Control on Nutritional Labelling

19 September, 2018

Food manufacturers need to get serious on nutritional labelling or risk losing control of the issue entirely according to analysis by IRI, the big data and technology expert for consumer industries.

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Sales of glitter cosmetics hitting peak sparkle, up 321%, according to IRI

01 August, 2018

Summer festivals and Love Island see shoppers buy 60,000 more glitter products

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European Shoppers focusing more on quality than price with Olive Oil purchases as volume sales decline – IRI analysis

18 July, 2018

Price inflation and higher production costs drive Olive Oil market up to €3bn

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Google Selects IRI to Join New Measurement Partners Program

18 July, 2018

IRI to Provide Marketing Mix Analysis Solutions That Boost Return-on-Marketing Investment by as Much as 12 Percent

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Sales of beard oil up impacting men’s razor purchases – IRI data analysis

22 June, 2018

226% increase in beard products sees it bucking trend in male grooming

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Sugar tax adds £5m in soft drink retail sales according to IRI market data

29 May, 2018

Bracknell, UK: Since the UK soft drinks sugar levy came into force on 6th April 2018, market data from IRI, the provider of big data and predictive analytics for FMCG manufacturers and retailers, indicates that in the two weeks following the introduction of the sugar levy, sal...

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Sales of sparkling wine, cakes and baking products up during Royal Wedding as shoppers toast the happy couple

25 May, 2018

£1.68 billion spent in UK supermarkets during a week of wedding fever

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