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IRI announces change in senior management team: Anthony Graham to lead IRI Solutions and Innovations team as Lynda Gammell moves to new IRI role

IRI, the big data and technology expert for consumer industries, has announced the appointment of Anthony Graham as Executive Vice President of International Solutions and Innovations to replace Lynda Gammell. This senior management change in the International division of IRI took effect Tuesday, 3 January 2017.

Prosecco bursts Champagne’s bubble with faster sales growth across Europe, according to IRI figures

- UK Prosecco sales grow by 25% despite drop in Champagne prices
- France – home of Champagne production – sees volume decline

Europe’s FMCG brands reduce reliance on price promotions claims IRI

IRI Price and Promotion in Western Economies report reveals a pause in promotion escalation as manufacturers re-assess their value.

Market Overview 2015

Ο κος Παναγιώτης Μπορέτος, Εμπορικός Διευθυντής και Αν/της Διευθύνων Σύμβουλος της IRI Hellas, παρουσίασε την Τετάρτη 9 Μαρτίου 2016 τις τάσεις της συνολικής αγοράς του 2015 στην ετήσια Τακτική Γενική Συνέλευση της «ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗΣ ΕΠΙΤΡΟΠΗΣ ECR», όπου συμμετείχαν περισσότερα από 100 στελέχη των εταιρειών μελών του συνδέσμου. Τα σημαντικότερα ευρήματα της έρευνας με θέμα Market Overview 2015 συνοψίζονται ως εξής: • Η τάση των πωλήσεων για το σύνολο της αγοράς το 2015 συγκρινόμενη με το 2014 είναι αρνητική (-2,1%), αρνητικές ήταν αντίστοιχα και οι τάσεις για τον όγκο (-0,4%) και την αξία (-2,1%) • Αρνητική ήταν και η τάση των πωλήσεων για τις 8 μεγαλύτερες λιανεμπορικές επιχειρήσεις (-1,2%) από το 2014 στο 2015 • Οι κυριότεροι λιανέμποροι σε σχέση με το σύνολο της αγοράς φαίνεται να παρουσιάζουν μεγαλύτερη πτώση όσον αφορά τις πωλήσεις σε αξία το δεύτερο εξάμηνο του 2015 σε σχέση με το αντίστοιχο εξάμηνο του 2014 • Η εβδομάδα του δημοψηφίσματος ήταν το μοναδικό θετικό διάστημα όσον αφορά τις παραπάνω τάσεις σε όλο το 2015 • Υπήρξε σημαντική μείωση στις πωλήσεις σε αξία (-3,5%) τους τελευταίους 24 μήνες • Τα συσκευασμένα και κατεψυγμένα τρόφιμα είναι οι κατηγορίες που παρουσιάζουν θετική τάση σε όλη την αγορά, με τα γαλακτοκομικά να έχουν πιθανά μία μείωση το 2016 σε σχέση με την κατηγορία των συσκευασμένων που φαίνεται να παραμένει σταθερή. • Η πρόβλεψη για το 2016 όσον αφορά τις πωλήσεις σε αξία δείχνει μία αρνητική τάση της τάξης του -3,9%.

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

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

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

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 technology, which makes it possible to aggregate and find associations for trillions of data points in a matter of seconds.

Rising price of olive oil costs European shoppers 231 million euros

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

Grocery price wars continue to keep prices down as economies recover in Europe – according to IRI Price & Promotion report

Despite strong evidence that European markets are starting to recover, it seems that neither prices nor sales are recovering in line with these trends. To some extent, we are witnessing the ongoing impact of the price wars in the region. While lower prices suggest a better deal for shoppers, this is not necessarily translating into sales growth.

Price war not a long-term path to success for retailers and manufacturers only short term boost for shoppers, says IRI

Analysis by global insight leader, IRI, of the FMCG price war in France has highlighted key lessons for both retailers and manufacturers in other European countries, including the UK, Spain and Italy, where they are currently experiencing deflation or stagnation in grocery products and the early stages of a price war.

IRI continues expansion with investment in out-of-home experts, GIRA Foodservice

IRI, the retail and FMCG market intelligence company, has become the major shareholder in GIRA Foodservice, the leading provider of information about European out-of-home markets. The new alliance will enable IRI to further expand its channel coverage in this sector and deliver the industry’s most comprehensive range of services, analysis and solutions on the out-of-home market.

IRI Shopper Marketing Cloud™ Paves the Way for Top-Line Growth

Aims to Be the World’s Single Largest Integrated Set of Consumer, Purchase and Media Data

IRI Acquires Datasea

Purchase Represents Latest Step in IRI Strategy to Expand Global Footprint and Growth Capabilities in Emerging Markets; IRI Will Introduce Advanced Analytics and Consumer and Shopper Marketing Services to Chinese Manufacturers and Retailers

IRI’s Global Analytics Centre of Excellence becomes ISO certified

Global market and shopper intelligence firm IRI, has received ISO 9001:2008 certification for its global Analytics Centre of Excellence (ACE), demonstrating its commitment to deliver high quality solutions and services and achieve continuous improvement.

IRI Assortment Optimization solutions help retailers and manufacturers plan the best in-store line-up

Planning in-store assortment has always been a challenge for manufacturers and retailers, particularly since they have different goals. In response, IRI has launched a new advanced analytics solution that will enable manufacturers and retailers to work together to meet their goals and the demands of the shopper and provide a smoother journey to growth.