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Britons are defrosting decades-old diets

09 July, 2020

Fruit is out; fry-ups are in.

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Britons are defrosting decades-old diets

IRI Helping CPG Retailers And Manufacturers Measure Impact Of Coronavirus Outbreak

26 June, 2020

IRI has released two economic indicators for consumer packaged goods (CPG) retailers and manufacturers in Europe in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. The IRI Demand Index and IRI Inflation Tracker measure weekly changes and also provide insights and key trends for brands and...

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IRI Helping CPG Retailers And Manufacturers Measure Impact Of Coronavirus Outbreak

ESM COVID-19 Update – Wednesday 24 June

24 June, 2020

COVID-19 Update, from ESM: European Supermarket Magazine, is a series that examines how retailers and consumer goods firms across Europe and further afield are tackling the Coronavirus pandemic.

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ESM COVID-19 Update – Wednesday 24 June

CEO Series: Interview with Andrew Appel of IRI

03 June, 2020

Keeping work and home life separate can be especially difficult while working remotely as a result of COVID-19. Get to know the CEO of IRI, Andrew Appel, and glean some insight into big data, and what leadership looks like in a pandemic.

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CEO Series: Interview with Andrew Appel of IRI

Shopper views captured at disruption peak

01 June, 2020

Among revelations from surveys taken in March and April, Australian shoppers and households are shown to be pessimistic about the severity and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic's economic damage.

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Shopper views captured at disruption peak

Going for the on-the-go dollar

01 June, 2020

Delivering annual sales of $513 million and growth of 11 per cent, the on-the-go food category is one of the key drivers of growth for the P&C channel.

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Going for the on-the-go dollar

Pharmacy sales boom, but what next?

01 June, 2020

Australian retail pharmacy scan sales exceeded $800 million in the four weeks to March 22 (up 26 per cent versus the same period in 2019) as COVID-19-induced anxieties drove a surge in store traffic, transactions and stockpiling of self-care products.

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Pharmacy sales boom, but what next?

Supplying data to suppliers, the Coles and IRI team

22 May, 2020

Coles in partnership with IRI will provide suppliers with a great insight into customer needs, utilising data from more than 2500 supermarkets, Coles Express convenience and Coles Liquor stores.

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Supplying data to suppliers, the Coles and IRI team

Coles offering suppliers more data-driven insights

22 May, 2020

Supermarket giant Coles is investing in data insights for suppliers with the launch of Coles Synergy, an analytics tool created in partnership with market analytics provider IRI.

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Coles offering suppliers more data-driven insights

Organic food trends during COVID-19

18 May, 2020

Australia has the world’s largest Organic certified area of land, no surprise that 70% of Australians buy some form of organic food, contributing to the nation’s organic industry worth AU$2.6 billion. Half of Australians claim this motivation is based on personal health, being...

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Organic food trends during COVID-19

Home cooking explosion and the popularity of ethnic flavours

15 May, 2020

Australians have changed almost all aspects of their lives due to COVID-19 disruptions. As the home became the centre of life, there have been some positive consequences of lockdown. The obvious one is 58 per cent of us cooking more often, albeit out of necessity as restaur...

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Home cooking explosion and the popularity of ethnic flavours

Budget beer up during lockdown

07 May, 2020

Independent craft beer faces challenges according to data from the IRI, Big Data and Consumer Insights IRI Worldwide which has highlighted the move by consumers to larger packs and lower-priced beer during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Unwrapping Christmas 2019: The Calm Before the Storm

01 May, 2020

To take our minds away from the global pandemic for a moment, Ishakya Gunaratne, Consultant at IRI, provides a wrap of a successful Christmas 2019 and questions how current events may shape Christmas 2020.

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Unwrapping Christmas 2019: The Calm Before the Storm

Retail recovery could be L-shaped as consumers remain frugal

28 April, 2020

In a blow to retailers hoping for a rebound in consumption when the COVID-19 crisis eases, only 15 per cent of consumers plan to return to their old spending habits.

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Retail recovery could be L-shaped as consumers remain frugal

Pets getting picky with their food

27 April, 2020

Almost 60% of Australians have bought Pet Food in the Supermarket which is a good reflection of pet ownership. Pet Food in grocery is a $2.4 billion category and includes cat, dog, birds, rodents, litter and pet accessories sales. Dog has the largest share of sales, worth $1.8...

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Pets getting picky with their food

Does AI have the power to enable strategic business development?

11 March, 2020

The world is changing at pace and our preferences as consumers are more complex than they were a decade ago. The next generation of consumers are more experimental and granular than those before them, which makes it harder for organisations to understand and predict their ever...

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Does AI have the power to enable strategic business development?

A Decade of Drinks

09 March, 2020

Daniel Bone, Insights Director at IRI reflects on a decade of drinks trends and offers predictions on which categories will show growth in 2020.

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A Decade of Drinks

Australia is Perplexed by Plastic

09 March, 2020

Suppliers have a role to play in helping to close the gap between consumers’ sustainability ideals and practice.

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Australia is Perplexed by Plastic

IRI releases top trends for 2020 FMCG

12 February, 2020

The Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) annual insights report by IRI® reveals the issues and trends for the 2020 FMCG sector. “There are some serious problems and challenges facing the FMCG sector for 2020,” says IRI Chief Commercial Officer, Alistair Leathwood.

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IRI releases top trends for 2020 FMCG

Australian supermarkets increase international food offerings

07 February, 2020

From adobo chillies to zaatar, major supermarkets are ramping up their offerings of international foods in response to a growing multicultural population and increasingly adventurous home cooks. "International cuisines have grown more and more popular in Australia over the pa...

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Australian supermarkets increase international food offerings

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