Tag Archives: GlobalData

Quorn’s carbon footprint tracker set to impress

According to GlobalData, Quorn is the first major brand of its kind to develop and launch a carbon footprint tracker, to highlight the quantity of carbon released when transporting the product from ‘farm to shop’. “Quorn’s carbon footprint tracker will help the brand to strengthen its ethical credentials in relation …

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Tesco dropping plastic-wrapped multibuy packs is step ahead of its rivals, says GlobalData

Media Release January 28, 2020 Tesco is taking the war on plastic to the next level, recently announcing plans to reduce 350 tonnes of plastic per year by getting rid of its plastic-wrapped multibuy packs of beans, soups, sweetcorn and tuna. As well as the bonus of being an ethical …

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Plant-based products go premium as consumer interest rises, says GlobalData

Media Release January 24, 2020 As we are in the midst of Veganuary, consumer interest in plant-based products has gone beyond product origin into product quality. Consumer survey research from 2019 Q3* shows that the majority of respondents, equating to 71% of global consumers, find plant-based food/drink products somewhat/very appealing, …

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Employers should tailor benefits packages to maximise employee satisfaction, says GlobalData

Media Release January 24, 2020 A recent survey has found that there are differences in the priorities of different generations when it comes to employee benefits packages, and employers should maximize packages by giving employees what they value most, says GlobalData. GlobalData’s UK SME Adoption of Employee Benefits 2019 report found that older …

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Plastic-free packaging sways purchases

According to data and analysis company, GlobalData, 35 per cent of shoppers are more likely to purchase products with plastic-free packaging compared to products with recycled plastic. Refill service “Many brands and supermarket chains have either chosen to introduce packaging with reduced or recycled plastic such as Solero’s first wrapper-less …

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Autonomous vehicles will dominate deliveries, says GlobalData

GlobalData says autonomous vehicles will be the main source for all deliveries in the future, not just groceries. The data and analytics company made the prediction after examining the case study of Kroger, an American supermarket chain. Kroger, in partnership with self-driving-car start-up Nuro, began a trial of autonomous grocery …

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International news: Sainsbury’s and Asda amalgamation agreement

Supermarket chains Asda and Sainsbury’s have agreed to merge in a deal that will create Britain’s biggest supermarket chain. According to GlobalData, the combined retailer would have a 23.3 per cent market share of food and grocery compared to Tesco’s 22 per cent (2018 est). ‘‘Overall, we see this as …

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GlobalData pushes FMCGs to experiment with voice-recognition technology

Leading data and analytics company, GlobalData says voice-activated devices are becoming a ubiquitous presence in consumers’ lives and the growing market for virtual digital assistants presents new opportunities for retailer and brands. According to GlobalData’s report ForeSights: Voice-Activated Shopping, voice-activated shopping is multi-tasking friendly and can increases the ease and …

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High hopes for lactose-free dairy drinks

The lactose-free flavoured milk category is set to grow, according to data and analytics company GlobalData, which found that 24 per cent of surveyed Australians aged 25-34 years think products with ‘lactose-free’ claims are healthier, while 17 per cent affirmed they were intolerant to lactose. The Australian lactose-free flavoured-milk category …

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Ageing population offers huge opportunities for FMCG marketers

The number of people aged 60 will increase by 56 per cent globally, from 900 million in 2015 to more than 1.4 billion, by 2030, according to GlobalData, which says FMCG brands will have to adapt to cater for this age group. In its latest report, TrendSights Analysis: Aging Populations, …

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