This article explores the retail buyer's role in their business, provide an understanding of their needs, and explain how market intelligence can support your negotiations with buyers.
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With 800 registered retailers IFS claims to be one of the largest and most widely-used food safety standards in the world. Emerging from the drive in European retail to have a uniform quality assurance and food safety standard, today IFS standards help companies to comply with all legal food and non-food safety and quality requirements.
Retailers need to improve their offer to the 65+s to entice them to buy more frequently, particularly since these consumers want to look and feel younger for longer, warns Verdict.
UK retailer Body shop has brought ‘unusual and original notes of animal and spicy flavours’ , say Mintel, for a new fragrance for women.
Private label adds a good dose of originality and indulgence to commodity dairy products, such as Intermarché’s new butter with chocolate chips.
Leading French retailers have signed up to a nationwide responsible supplier scheme that aims to reinforce best practice for relations between buyers and suppliers.