COVID-19 reports

Access our in-depth Coronavirus (COVID-19) insight reports. The insights in this section cover the whole food and grocery supply chain from manufacturing and logistics to retailing and the shopper perspective.

Reports

Presentations

27/01/2021
In the second part of our two-part series, Eating In vs Dining Out 2021, we examine the factors that will affect the industry over the coming year and how businesses can prepare for what lies ahead. Read part one to understand the impact COVID-19 had on food and drink consumption patterns last year, specifically the shift between in- and out-of-home spend.
20/01/2021
In the first part of our two-part series, Eating In vs Dining Out 2021, we review the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on food and drink consumption patterns last year, focussing specifically on the shift between in-home and out-of-home spend. In part two we examine the factors that will affect the industry over the coming year and how businesses can prepare for what lies ahead.
23/10/2020
Six months ago we shared a series of hypotheses focused around how retail, society and shoppers could be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. With many countries continuing to feel its impacts, we have revisited our expectations and outlook for the next six months.
30/09/2020
Understand current and planned stockpiling of food and groceries, overall and at a category level, as a result of COVID-19. Results are from 25-27 September 2020.
20/08/2020
This report explores why we believe shoppers will increasingly seek creative and social experiences as a result of COVID-19.
26/06/2020
In these unprecedented circumstances, a sustainable food system is increasingly important to consumers. To help your business plan for the pandemic and beyond, IGD has developed hypotheses of how the UK sustainability agenda will evolve in the short and longer term.
23/06/2020
This report showcases a number of autonomous delivery examples that have been trialled or scaled up since the outbreak of COVID-19.
09/06/2020
As retailers consider a post-coronavirus (COVID-19) operating environment, efficiency is growing in importance. In the medium term we expect retailers to look to limit costs throughout their operations.
09/06/2020
This deck explores why we believe that the physical store will need to become more agile and flexible in order to survive in both a rapidly changing world, as well as to accommodate extreme trading cycles.
20/05/2020
The drone company that had to abandon its fast-food delivery tests during March with Just Eat in Dublin has partnered with Ireland's health authority to deliver medicine in Moneygall.