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Modularization of Services in Institutional Channels

by July 24th, 2016

  The latest edition of Euromonitor International’s research into Institutional Channels has revealed that businesses are starting to contract out more services in order to save on manpower, money and efficiency. These businesses are looking to re-focus efforts on core business offerings, and therefore taking services away from their bottom line and putting them on […]

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Cities on the Forefront of Economic Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

by , and July 23rd, 2016

  Cities are at the forefront of the impressive economic changes in Sub-Saharan Africa. These urban areas boast larger shares of the region’s middle class and consumer spending, as well as households with modern lifestyles, making them a lucrative target for market entry and expansion in the region. Companies that want to capitalize on the […]

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Trends in Small Cooking and Food Preparation Appliances

by July 23rd, 2016

According to Euromonitor International data, small cooking appliances and food preparation devices are expected to grow robustly over the next five years. Manufacturers are using new technology in order to satisfy consumer demand; mini-versions of products being a prime example. SEB Group recently launched various sizes of its light fryers, targeting two-person households. Oster, Ninja […]

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Key Trends in Eyewear for 2016

by July 22nd, 2016

  2016 is a slow year for the eyewear industry due to the weakening currency against the US dollar and poor performance in Eastern Europe and Latin America. However, more competition is expected this year due to sunglasses and spectacles becoming lifestyle accessories. With this trend, eyewear retailers are now offering products at lower price […]

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Potential Conflicts Between Retailers and Consumer Finance Companies

by and July 21st, 2016

Retailers and payment companies continue to battle, but what about shoppers? Walmart’s tussle with Visa in Canada and Costco’s transition from American Express to Visa serve are the two most recent high-profile examples. Listen to Euromonitor’s Retailing and Consumer Finance analysts outline reasons for these conflicts and debate their potential effects. Listen as MP3 http://traffic.libsyn.com/euromonitor/VisaWalmart.mp3