The just-food international basket

The just-food international basket

Exclusive data highlighting the price of brands and own-label products in key categories across Europe and the US. Compiled in association with industry analysts IRI.



DATA: The just-food international basket - Q3 2014 27 Nov 2014

Compiled exclusively for just-food by IRI, the data shows the cost of a typical basket of goods in eight markets every quarter. The numbers also outlines trends in branded and private-label pricing, as well as the volume sold on promotion.


Shopper trends: How more promotions can mean higher prices for consumers 27 Nov 2014

A focus throughout Europe on offering high volumes of products on promotion is not making the average shopping basket any cheaper, and consumers are not necessarily getting a good deal on price and are ending up paying more for their average shop, according to IRI's Tim Eales.


DATA: The just-food international basket - Q2 2014 16 Sep 2014

In association with IRI, the just-food international basket shows the cost of a typical range of goods in eight markets every quarter. The data also outlines trends in branded and private-label pricing, as well as the volume sold on promotion.


Shopper trends: Signs of confidence but promotions centre stage 16 Sep 2014

There is a sense across a number of markets that consumer confidence is improving and the latest data from the just-food international basket, compiled exclusively by IRI, shows the total cost of a shop is, on average, increasing. However, consumers are buying more products on deal and the price gap between brands and own label is shrinking. IRI's Martin Wood crunches the numbers.


Shopper trends: Prices of own-label and brands converge 2 Jun 2014

In a major consumer recession like the one we've experienced in recent years, one would expect own label to be 30-40% cheaper than brands. But retailers are allowing that price gap to close, writes IRI's Tim Eales.


The just-food international basket - Q1 2014 2 Jun 2014

The latest data from the just-food international basket looks at the first three months of 2014 - and it shows the gap between own-label and branded prices is, broadly, closing.


Shopper trends: Avoiding a promotions catastrophe 28 Feb 2014

In the latest quarterly food pricing barometer for just-food, manufacturers across Europe and the US continue to increase their use of promotions. However, long-term deals reset the shopper's perception of what a product is worth and it can be hard for brands to recover, writes IRI's Tim Eales.


just-food international basket - Q4 2013 28 Feb 2014

The latest data from the just-food international basket looks at the fourth quarter of 2013.


The just-food international basket - Q3 2013 20 Nov 2013

The latest data for the just-food international basket - for the third quarter of 2013 - shows private-label prices are continuing to rise but, in the main, consumers are not reacting negatively.


The just-food international basket - Q2 2013 10 Sep 2013

The latest data from the just-food international basket, published today, covers the second quarter of 2013. The basket is a group of 17 items from tuna to milk that highlights the difference in price between national brands and own label in seven international markets.


Shopper trends: Private-label prices close in on brands 10 Sep 2013

The last quarter's just-food international basket, compiled exclusively by IRI, highlights a continued rise in the price of private-label products in each of the eight countries monitored by the data. At the same time, the price of national food brands is decreasing in those countries worse hit by the continued economic turbulence – namely Spain, Italy and Greece where the presence of deflation underscores the seriousness of the austerity measures.


Shopper trends: Promo levels at tipping point 29 May 2013

The latest data from the just-food international basket, compiled by IRI, supports the notion promotional intensity is easing. IRI's Tim Eales says retailers are using offers less on own label and, more broadly, consumers are now less loyal to brands, meaning branded manufacturers are looking again at how to promote their products.


The just-food international basket - Q1 2013 29 May 2013

The latest data from the just-food international basket, published today, covers the first quarter of 2013. The basket is a group of 17 items from tuna to milk that highlights the difference in price between national brands and own label in seven international markets. Amid the worst economic conditions for a generation, shoppers are becoming more promiscuous in their behaviour and the data will prove valuable to brand manufacturers, own-label suppliers and retailers alike.


The just-food international basket - Q4 2012 28 Feb 2013

The narrowing of the price gaps between brands and own label was a key trend to emerge in the data on the just-food international basket for the fourth quarter of 2012.


Shopper trends: is a low-price strategy sustainable? 28 Feb 2013

The price gap between private label and brands did, in the main, close in the last quarter in 2012, according to the latest figures from the just-food international basket. SymphonyIRI, which compiles the data for just-food, argues the numbers support its belief that an over-use of price-based promos is dated.


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