IRI enlists the advisory services of former P&G SVP of CMK Joan Lewis

After years of feeling hemmed in by the economy, Gen Y is finally feeling ready to spend, with IRI reporting their consumer confidence is at an all-time high.

Martin Wood, head of strategic insight – retail for IRI, said: “We've seen some reports suggesting that supermarkets were running out of eggs in the final week before Easter.

Consumers are spending more than $1.2 trillion on eating and drinking, and snacks are playing a growing role in their daily eating habits.

US — IRI president and CEO Andrew Appel (pictured) has joined the Advertising Research Foundation (ARF)’s board of directors for a three-year term.

Large food and beverage companies are starting to fight back with mixed success against the smaller, more nimble companies that continue to steal market share, according to market analysts.

Consumer, shopper and retail market intelligence company IRI has announced the appointment of Tim Dummer as its new UK head of grocery and health & beauty.

This edition of CGT's Review & Outlook Report features over 100 influencers and leaders in the consumer goods industry that are laying the groundwork today for greater success tomorrow, and well beyond.

Target executives are betting on young Hispanic adults to help shore up the company's future.

Big Data is getting even bigger, thanks to a series of deals for data integration between major marketing research and analytics firms. The latest brings together Kantar Shopcom, a division of Kantar Retail, with IRI.

The goal is to help IRI’s customers stay ahead of the trends that are shaping and, in many cases, reshaping the market for consumer packaged goods.

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IRI was featured on National Public Radio’s Marketplace show last night! Susan Viamari, our editor of Thought Leadership, was interviewed for a segment called “Retail’s New Normal.”

With declines in household incomes, a growing trend toward self-care among consumers, a changing demographic landscape and a greater emphasis on digital, the retail environment is undergoing significant change, but that change is spelling opportunities for smaller companies, according to Bob Sanders, EVP healthcare practice leader at IRI.

America is shopping again - but how, have our habits changed. See the surprises in this Consumer Reports exclusive.

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It has been another fascinating, enterprising and challenging year for the market research industry. But considering the pace of change in the MR world for over a decade, it’s foolish to dote on the recent past. What’s the likelihood of any prognosticators in this 19th annual RBR Predictions Issue betting on what they think will happen? That’s hard to say, but only becaIRI has unveiled a partnership that enables consumer packaged goods companies and retailers to target likely purchasers of their products across all channels and media