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Within a convenience store retail outlet, the cold vault space is the beachfront property in the store and, on average, there are typically five cold vault doors dedicated to beer. To help c-store retailers optimize their beer assortments within that valuable in-store real estate, Anheuser-Busch/InBev (ABI), IRI and the Category Management Association (CMA) partnered on a new study — the results of which were released recently to Convenience Store News.

With the overwhelming amount of data available, Stephanie Augier, European lead for analytics at IRI, discusses the importance of analysing Big Data to unlock its full potential.

José Carlos Gonzalez-Hurtado, President of International, IRI, believes that Big Data Collaboration [BDC] between retailers and manufacturers can reap untold benefits - all that's needed is the right platform.

Gaining access to an increasing amount of data does not necessarily lead to better decision-making.

José Carlos González-Hurtado, President of International at IRI, calls for an industry standard on Big Data Collaboration (BDC) to 'redefine the way that data is shared'.

José Carlos González-Hurtado is the author of the article entitled ’Why Big Data Collaboration could be the new ECR - IRI's take’ in, 23rd June 2017.

UK – IRI, a big data and predictive analytics provider for FMCG manufacturers and retailers, has launched a growth solutions team to support its manufacturer clients.

IRI has enhanced its core business of providing big data and predictive analytics for FMCG manufacturers and retailers, with the launch of a Growth Solutions practice. Former Premier Foods exec Daniel Hunt joins to help lead the practice.

With leading UK supermarkets cutting the number of products they stock by up to 10%, fewer new branded items are being launched and sales from new products are down.

Europe have risen an average of 26 per cent in the two years to 2016, with those in Spain recording the steepest rise of 36 per cent, according research group IRI. This year’s advance in wholesale prices has yet to reach supermarket shelves because of a time lag, but industry executives, warn it is likely to happen.

The success of private label and the impact of price increases across European countries is driving up value sales of olive oil, according to the latest figures from IRI.

The success of private label and the impact of price increases across European countries is driving up value sales of olive oil, according to the latest figures from IRI.

The make-up industry in the UK has seen a massive boost thanks to the image conscious, peer driven selfie shopper

Driven by the desire to share images on Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook, the trend for face sculpting or contouring, and for thick eyebrows has led to a huge boost in make-up sales

The IRI’s new Big Question report on the grocery price war revealed it has saved UK shoppers £9.3bn over three years. Despite rising inflation a... Visit today for more information!

LONDON: Recent modest increases to food and drink prices in the UK have often been blamed on Brexit, the country's decision to leave the European Union, but a new report suggests the trend is almost entirely due to fewer promotions.

Inflation has started to creep into food prices in the UK, but base prices - those for products not sold on promotion - have not gone up, IRI data shows.