March 3rd, 2017
The competitive landscape of the eyewear industry is undergoing a string of changes. The merger of two eyewear giants, Essilor and Luxottica, will create an industry behemoth that may prove either boon or bane to smaller players. Meanwhile, there is reassessment of corporate strategy in the eyewear licensing business as luxury conglomerate LVMH follows in […]
August 29th, 2016
Several consumer electronics categories are set to be standouts over the forecast period. The growth prospects of wearables in consumer electronics continues to be bright, and wireless speakers are still a key growth category as well. In computers, there is a shift from standalone devices to convertible laptops and tablets, and in TVs, LCDs will […]
February 19th, 2016
Sportswear brand Under Armour is certainly flying high in North America. In Euromonitor International’s latest research, it held 4% of the North American sportswear market in 2015; notably surpassing long-time sportswear titan adidas to become the number two sportswear brand in value behind Nike.
December 26th, 2015
Over the past few months, the Swiss watches industry has been challenged by strong headwinds. In Euromonitor International’s latest research, the global luxury timepieces market saw a retail value decline of 4% in 2015, a far cry from the peaks of as recently as 2013 when growth of 20% was common in major markets such […]