UK shoppers want their boundaries to be pushed and to experiment with new flavours, and this appetite has extended into world foods and spices, writes HIM’s Blonnie Walsh.
Food to go has long been considered a growth opportunity for c-store retailers. With the total food-to-go market set to be worth £21.2bn in 2019, the opportunity for growth has certainly not changed, writes HIM’s Chloe Kent.
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With multiple players now in the market, it will be very important for discounters to start to differentiate themselves beyond price and value to have that competitive edge, says HIM’s Alice Dolling.
Understanding the core differences between the average shopper and the healthy snacking shopper is essential, writes HIM’s Zoe Jag-Nathan.
Shoppers are increasingly turning to forecourts for their weekly top-up needs, writes Giorgio Rigali.
As many as 27% of shoppers want more healthier options to be available within meal deals so tap into this trend, says Giorgio Rigali.
More shoppers are using the discounters to top up, creating a huge challenge for the convenience sector, writes Giorgio Rigali.