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17/05/2018
TL Tradewinds Co. Ltd. has rapidly expanded the market for lotus seed snacks in Asia and now the Thai social enterprise is working on plans to open up the category in Europe.

10/05/2018
Instagram levels the playing field for brands big and small looking to connect with consumers and be part of a wider conversation.

27/04/2018
Food-to-go is one of the most important categories for the independent convenience sector and is growing at a rapid pace.

24/04/2018
The fight against Britain’s obesity crisis moved up a gear this month when Public Health England’s sugar tax came into force for soft drinks.

07/03/2018
The dairy category is one of the most important in European retail. Using data from IRI, ESM examines how macroeconomic factors such as price increases are impacting sales in this important segment.

08/11/2017
A European Shopper Insights Report conducted by IRI, the big data and technology expert for consumer industries, shows that the influence and importance of emerging specialist retail channels, like drug stores, pharmacies and make-up stores, is growing.

26/10/2017
UK – The majority of shoppers prefer a ‘wide range of products’ over convenience, quality and store services according to IRI’s Shopper Insights Report.

24/10/2017
Product range continues to drive shoppers into stores, with the majority of shoppers preferring a ‘wide range of products’ over convenience, quality and store services in many cases, according to new research.

24/10/2017
Product range continues to drive shoppers into stores, with the majority of shoppers preferring a ‘wide range of products’ over convenience, quality and store services in many cases, according to new research.

23/10/2017
The majority of UK shoppers select a store because of the services it offers over convenience, quality, and price and promotions, according to research by big data provider IRI.

10/10/2017
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.

09/10/2017
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.

09/10/2017
IRI, a provider of big data and predictive analytics for retailers and suppliers, has launched what it’s calling “the first analytics solution for convenience retailers”, giving c-stores access to the company’s analytics capabilities.

05/10/2017
A “large proportion” of European shoppers are buying “healthy”, organic, vegetarian and free-from foods, new research from IRI reveals.

05/10/2017
Retailers can drive spend with free-from and organic food as IRI research shows the trend towards healthier products continues to grow.

05/10/2017
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.

04/10/2017
Now is as good a time as any for food manufacturers to highlight the health benefits of their products or introduce new, healthier, lines, as European shoppers are buying food with less salt, sugar, fat or calories, according to analysts.

02/10/2017
IRI, a leading provider of big data and predictive analytics for retailers and suppliers, has launched the first analytics solution for convenience retailers, enabling convenience stores to access the company’s market-leading analytics capabilities. 

25/09/2017
Smartphones are helping shoppers to find information on promotions and offers that will help them reduce the cost of their grocery shop, according to new research.

25/09/2017
European shoppers are increasingly accessing information on products, promotions and prices via their smartphones, according to new research.