The effects of the Ukraine-Russia war are being felt across the entire food industry in Europe, including in the retail sector. From the surging costs of refrigeration to managing shortages on-shelf, how is food retail most impacted by the conflict?
As pressure mounts to improve public health and reduce out climate footprint, industry is innovating to encourage greater uptake of healthier and more sustainable food and drink products. IGD examines what’s working, and why.
UK retail giant Tesco has extended its partnership with TerraCycle spin-off Loop to roll out in-store dedicated fixtures offering a range of consumer goods in durable, waste-free packaging designed to be returned, industrially cleaned and reused.
What key challenges are in store for supermarket retailers as we move into 2021? Will bricks-and-mortar continue to play an important role? Do experts predict e-commerce to continue its unprecedented boom?
What major food trends will we see develop in the coming months on-shelf? And how will retailers respond to mounting pressure for improved sustainability credentials? FoodNavigator asks three retail experts to look into their crystal balls.
There are three key categories available in Harrods’ London flagship store for food brands looking to secure a listing, and all provide suppliers with a seal of quality, according to the luxury retailer’s food chief Chris Dee.
Alternative supermarket HISBE is balancing purpose and profit to ‘set a new course’ for conventional retail. “Now is the time for supermarkets to evolve and we are here to help show the way,” says executive director Ruth Anslow.