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Economic And Consumer Trends To Watch In 2017

by February 23rd, 2017

Global market research company Euromonitor International released today a new white paper “Global Economies and Consumers in 2017”. Euromonitor International analysts predict 2017 will be marked by slowing growth in consumer expenditure in developed markets. With many of these countries struggling to raise productivity, weighed down by debt and ageing population, stagnation represents a threat. […]

Global Economies and Consumers in 2017

by February 23rd, 2017

The global economy is entering an increased period of political volatility, particularly in advanced economies, while real consumer spending in emerging and developing markets is expected to strengthen, with markets like Brazil and Russia returning to growth.  In this briefing, Euromonitor International explores the economic and consumer landscape in 2017, reviewing top trends within the following […]

The Connected Consumer Chat – Digital Predictions for 2017

by and February 23rd, 2017

  The rapid uptake of connectivity has underpinned generational shifts in how consumers live, work, play and shop. In this video, Euromonitor International analysts around the globe give their predictions for how connected consumers will browse and buy digitally in the upcoming year. Watch and discover how these developments will unfold across different countries of […]

Fashion Retail 20/20: New Concepts and Retailing Trends

by February 22nd, 2017

with Bernadette Kissane, Apparel and Footwear Research Analyst at Euromonitor International and Arthur Zaczkiewicz, Executive Editor of Strategic Content Development at WWD The apparel and footwear industry as a whole has moved into a continuous stream of products. Fast fashion has disrupted traditional buying cycles, while consumer behaviour has shifted to prioritise technology and experience […]

Private Label Continues Penetration in Romania

by February 21st, 2017

Despite the fact that the average wages in Romania are still notably smaller than in developed countries, private label’s penetration in Home Care and Tissue and Hygiene industries remains significantly low. This could be mainly explained by dominating share of multinational players that historically preserve confident leadership in this country. However, over the next five […]

Automation and the Future of Work

by February 20th, 2017

The discourse on automation is gaining momentum as A.I. and robotics become increasingly sophisticated, emulating tasks initially performed by humans. This is transforming workplaces as more jobs get automated with strong implications for both governments and entrepreneurs. Automation will have an impact on the competitive landscape for businesses, while governments are likely to be faced […]

The Three Key Factors Driving the Green Economy

by February 20th, 2017

Growing threats to sustainability is leading both governments and businesses to explore different elements of the green economy including renewable energy and green technology. As the green economy gains traction, it is important for all stakeholders to understand the key factors driving it as they are relevant for policy making and determining the future business models. […]