Co-branding of Different Brands and Events Invigorates China Consumer Electronics Industry

by January 22nd, 2017

Manufacturers of consumer electronics are seeking solutions to improve their profitability, but are restricted by saturation and fierce price competition. Thus, transformation seems to be urgent in order not to be squeezed out of the industry. With the fast development of video content on video websites, TV manufacturers started to cooperate with these platforms to […]

Rising Obesity Rates in the Gulf States Create an Opportunity for Health-Positioned Beverages

by January 22nd, 2017

Obesity is a growing concern in many nations in the Middle East, especially in the area surrounding the Persian Gulf. In the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nearly a third of adults are now obese and diabetes and other weight-related diseases are becoming serious public health issues. While there are a number of […]

Top 3 Markets by Kitchen Penetration Growth in 2017

by January 21st, 2017

Euromonitor International has identified the world’s top three markets by household kitchen penetration growth in 2017. Based on factors such as growth of kitchen possession, associated facilities and kitchen-based durables penetration, the leading markets are Ethiopia, Uganda and Pakistan. These frontier markets are opening up new opportunities for providers of household goods and services, particularly kitchen […]

Looking Ahead to 2017 in Pet Care

by January 20th, 2017

An overview of some of the trends that might make headlines during the coming year: The challenge posed to pet superstores by internet retailing, internet retailing in India, the prioritisation of the needs of pets at home, and the possible impact of politics on international trade. Pet superstores seek to fight back against internet retailers […]

5 Key Trends That Most Shaped Mobile Payments in 2016

by January 20th, 2017

In 2016, mobile-driven commerce will reach an estimated US$972.25 billion across the 46 markets where Euromonitor International conducts this digital research. Most impressively, mobile payments are expected to reach US$3 trillion by 2021. While that is a lot of money transacted across these small-screen devices, mobile-based payments will equate to only an estimated 11%of all […]

New Apparel and Footwear Research Category Overview: Sportswear Maintains Momentum

by January 20th, 2017

US$1.7 trillion; that’s how much the global apparel and footwear market was valued at in 2016. Although this is an impressive performance given economic headwinds and political turmoil, it was also the industry’s weakest growth since the 2008 recession, at 4%. Notably, performance would have been decidedly weaker had it not been for sportswear; for the […]