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Data technology driving agility in retail

15 October, 2019

Competition amongst suppliers and retailers are at an all-time high, and today's consumer is much less predictable than in the past.

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Data technology driving agility in retail

The Tipping Point – How AI Can Help Drive Growth In FMCG: IRI

10 October, 2019

FMCG consumers are less engaged and predictable than they have ever been, less loyal than previous generations and more interested in personalised experiences, Andrew Appel, president and chief executive officer, IRI, writes. The challenge this presents to manufacturers and r...

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The Tipping Point – How AI Can Help Drive Growth In FMCG: IRI

Voice technology isn’t just for consumers - it could help retailers democratise data

02 September, 2019

With 200 million smart speakers predicted to be in use by the end of this year, voice command has become ubiquitous in the home. But the opportunity for retail is real

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Voice technology isn’t just for consumers - it could help retailers democratise data

#IRIGrowthSummit: Invest in the tech of tomorrow to thrive in FMCG

11 June, 2019

At the inaugural IRI International Growth Summit held in London this week, IRI president and chief executive officer Andrew Appel discussed his views on data and technology as the next enablers of competitive advantage in a rapidly changing FMCG environment.

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#IRIGrowthSummit: Invest in the tech of tomorrow to thrive in FMCG

Trends in the South African Liquor Industry (Pages 30 - 33)

29 May, 2019

Innovation and premiumisation keeps consumers coming back

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Trends in the South African Liquor Industry (Pages 30 - 33)

Key liquor industry trends in South Africa 2019

11 February, 2019

Here’s a great FREE report from market research house, IRI, that offers useful insights into three key trends shaking and moving SA’s liquor market.

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Key liquor industry trends in South Africa 2019

#BizTrends 2019: 2019, a definitive year for FMCG

06 February, 2019

IRI’s Marylee Townshend predicts 7 trends that will influence the future of FMCG in South Africa.

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#BizTrends 2019: 2019, a definitive year for FMCG

Private label rises above SA's competitive trading environment

11 August, 2018

Now that the 'Ramaphoria' dust has settled, retailers and manufacturers are needing to come to terms with the fact that GDP growth is stagnant, and as a result, consumer confidence and sales have remained low.

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Private label rises above SA

Poundland to share sales data with suppliers through IRI partnership

04 August, 2018

Poundland has opened up its sales data to suppliers as part of a partnership with market intelligence company IRI.

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Poundland to share sales data with suppliers through IRI partnership

Cream Of The Crop

07 March, 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.

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Cream Of The Crop

Study: Start at the Core to Optimize Your Beer Assortment

10 October, 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 est...

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Is The Retail Sector Ready To Turn Big Data Into Smart Data?

09 October, 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.

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Can retailers and manufacturers turn big data into smart data?

28 August, 2017

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

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Prosecco shortage could see supplies run out as supermarkets stock up on cava

18 April, 2016

The popularity of prosecco is putting pressure on supermarket supplies, with many retailers looking to stock up on cava in case they run out of the UK's favourite fizz.

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Prosecco shortage could see supplies run out as supermarkets stock up on cava

Move over prosecco? Pignoletto, cava and other sparkling alternatives

18 April, 2016

Sales at major supermarkets shot up 34 per cent to £356 million in the year to the end of February, according to analysis by IRI. In fact, prosecco’s popularity is growing so fast that experts have issued fresh warnings of possible shortages of the Italian sparkling wine.

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Move over prosecco? Pignoletto, cava and other sparkling alternatives

The Deliciously Ella effect? Sales of avocados soar 31% in a year as more Britons buy greens to blitz

29 February, 2016

In the 52 weeks ending 2 January 2016, £145.6million worth of avocados were bought in UK supermarkets, a 31 per cent increase for the fruit, the data from market research firm IRI shows.

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The Deliciously Ella effect? Sales of avocados soar 31% in a year as more Britons buy greens to blitz

IRI Hires Former Reckitt Benckiser Exec for CGD Role

23 February, 2016

February 23 2016 - Retail and healthcare data giant IRI has appointed former Reckitt Benckiser exec Caspar Netscher as Executive Vice President of Regional Client Growth Development (CGD), based in its Netherlands office.

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IRI Hires Former Reckitt Benckiser Exec for CGD Role

How 2015 olive oil prices in Europe could direct strategy in 2016

01 February, 2016

There was a spike in olive oil prices in stores in a number of western European markets last year on the back of a fall in supply, caused by factors that are still having an impact on production.

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How 2015 olive oil prices in Europe could direct strategy in 2016

UK shoppers give pork the chop after processed meats linked to cancer

25 November, 2015

Supermarkets across the UK reported a £3m drop in sales of sausages and bacon in the two weeks after the report’s publication, as shoppers digested the news and considered the health effects of eating them.

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UK shoppers give pork the chop after processed meats linked to cancer

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