Tag Archives: IRI

Supermarkets must invest ‘heavily’ in technology, says IRI

Big-data firm IRI says supermarkets must invest “heavily” in technology to keep up with rapidly evolving consumer trends. Chief Commercial Officer, Asia Pacific, IRI, Alistair Leathwood, has outlined the challenges facing the retail sector in IRI’s ‘Retail Outlook for 2019 and Beyond: Staying One Step Ahead’. Investing in data and …

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IRI appoints new managing director for Asia Pacific

IRI has announced the appointment of Paul Hinds to the role of managing director for the Asia Pacific region. Mr Hinds is a “highly experienced and accomplished global IRI executive”, according to IRI. He will be based in the Sydney office. IRI describes itself as a “big data and technology …

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Squeezed Aussie shoppers cutting their spending

Anxious Australian shoppers are reining in their spending due to worries about the economy, according to new research by IRI. Early results indicate Australians are feeling more concerned about their financial situation. In fact, more than half (51 per cent) of respondents feel the economy will not improve in the …

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Private label leads the charge

Private label accounted for 18.1 per cent of all Australian FMCG dollar sales in the 52 weeks to May 21 this year, outpacing national brands, according to a report from market researcher IRI. “Private label has reached an important pivot point in Australia as supermarkets refine their strategies to respond …

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More shopping trips bring less spending: IRI

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IRI has released research findings indicating that shoppers are spending less in-store despite embarking on more shopping trips, which is driving the slowing growth in the grocery market. The slowing in Australian retail, and grocery in particular, reflects the impact of discounters growing their footprint and the increasing amount of …

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Costco CRX launches in Australia

Costco Collaborative Retail Exchange (CRX) is a single, global solution for category, POS and supply chain tracking at Costco, which is available in US, Canada, Mexico and now Australia. The state-of-the-art technology platform gives manufacturers a detailed solution for total Costco tracking. Rather than relying on several disparate data sources …

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Event: IRI on Coles, ALDI, private label and how to win

The next POPAI Professional Development Breakfast sees IRI present on the impact of Coles, ALDI and private label on grocery in the Australian market. Much has been said in the media about the impact of Coles, ALDI and private label, with both retailers making significant gains. In this session, IRI …

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