Press Releases

IRI launches first Price & Promotion solution for the UK Convenience channel

07 July, 2016

Manufacturers can now understand which price-points and promotions resonate most with shoppers in £37bn impulse market

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Private label under pressure as UK supermarkets lose sales to discounters – according to new IRI report

22 June, 2016

Retailers also sacrificing private label products to help reduce range and assortment

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Optimistic Brits get the lager in as the Euro 2016 Football Championships kick off

17 June, 2016

IRI research shows extra £10.4 million of lager sales before first England game

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IRI highlights reduction in range assortment across Europe

17 June, 2016

The new IRI white paper Shrink to Grow guides retailers and manufacturers on how to grow sales by monitoring assortment with big data analytics

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Sales of coconut water and oil boosted by online influencers, as shoppers go loco for coco according to IRI figures

23 May, 2016

Consumers are going nuts for coconuts, according to new sales data from IRI, a leading provider of FMCG market intelligence and predictive, actionable insight.

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Prosecco keeps its sparkle as sales grow by a third in one year, with retailer own labels taking the biggest market share

18 April, 2016

IRI figures show sales of ‘still’ wine are falling – with white wine declining faster than red

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Poundland latest retailer to sign up to IRI Supplier Collaboration Gateway

04 April, 2016

Poundland, one of the UK’s largest discount and value retailers in the UK with over 750 stores, will be the first UK discounter to release data to its suppliers as part of a partnership with IRI, a leading provider of FMCG market intelligence and predictive, actionable insight.

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Sales of green vegetables and soft fruits soar as UK consumers get the blending and juicing bug

29 February, 2016

IRI figures show fizzy drinks and juices are falling out of favour as bottled waters rise

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IRI appoints former Reckitt Benckiser commercial executive as Executive VP of regional CGD

23 February, 2016

Caspar Netscher – who also has a background in FMCG and telecoms – leads a focus on new business revenue and client retention

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Launch of IRI Holistic Retail Solution will help retailers find fast insights from Big Data

11 February, 2016

Bracknell, U.K – 11 February, 2016 – The big data leader IRI has expanded its retail offer in Europe to provide advanced analytics of combined retail data sources in a single unified platform. The IRI Retail Holistic Solution (IRI HRS) is underpinned by IRI’s Liquid Data techn...

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Rising price of olive oil costs European shoppers 231 million euros

09 February, 2016

Bacterial disease blighting olive trees in Italy and a poor harvest in Spain has knock on effect on olive oil prices across Europe Retailer own label olive oil prices increase faster than national brands but remain cheaper option for shoppers

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How digital media drives shoppers on the path to OTC purchase

29 January, 2016

OTC manufacturers should consider switching more of their advertising budget from TV to digital channels to improve their return on investment according to new research from IRI.

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New year spending on beers, wines and spirits in UK supermarkets rises 3% compared with 2014

11 January, 2016

Grocery (food and drink) value sales in UK supermarkets over the full six-week Christmas trading period (to 2 January) were -0.6% lower than in 2014, according to data just released by global insight leader IRI.

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Sweet-toothed UK shoppers spend £219m on Christmas cakes, puddings and confectionery in Christmas fortnight – 8.3% more than in 2014

06 January, 2016

Supermarket FMCG sales reached £3.1 billion during a busy Christmas week (ending 26 December), an increase of 7.4% in value compared with 2014, according to the latest retail data from global insight leader IRI.

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UK shoppers get into the spirit of Christmas by spending £200m on Spirits - an extra £7m - in first two weeks of December

21 December, 2015

While overall supermarket sales are down, UK shoppers are spending more on Spirits in the run up to Christmas, according to the latest retail data from global insight leader IRI.

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