May 8th, 2015
Listen as MP3 On May 7, the UK elected a Conservative majority, which leaves the future of the UK’s membership in the EU uncertain. This podcast discusses what could happen if the UK does withdraw from the EU in 2017 (a possibility being called a “Brexit,” short for British Exit, in commenter parlance) across political, […]
April 22nd, 2015
As the UK prepares for its general election on May 7th 2015, the Conservative Party is ahead by four percentage points at 36.0% of the vote according to an Observer poll at the time of writing. The significance of this is that if the Conservatives win the election, part of their manifesto is to guarantee […]
April 11th, 2015
In 2014, India and China were home to a combined one third of the world’s total female population. Both of these countries are key markets with growth economies but they are at very different stages with respect to female literacy and employment rates. Watch the video for complete insights. In 2014, India and China were […]
March 6th, 2015
Although ownership of passenger cars varies greatly across emerging markets, nearly every emerging and developing country saw their proportion of passenger cars per household rise from 2009-2014.
March 4th, 2015
The global female population totalled an estimated 3.6 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach 4.2 billion by 2030. Average disposable income amongst women is the highest it’s ever been, and women are living longer than men.
February 25th, 2015
A rising population with higher education goes hand-in-hand with a shift toward more sophisticated job sectors. This, in turn, drives rising levels of disposable income. This video examine causation, trends and specific markets experiencing the highest growth rates in consumers pursuing advanced degrees. A rising population with higher education goes hand-in-hand with a shift toward […]
January 24th, 2015
Download as MP3 This podcast discussed how to determine if a country's business environment is improving, which countries are seeing improvement in 2015 and the factors motivating this change in each market. While emerging markets are the obvious choice when companies consider expansion, neither should developed markets be excluded from consideration. Listen for complete insights.
January 8th, 2015
Wondering what 2015 has in store for your business? Well fear not, the Countries & Consumers team at Euromonitor have compiled a list of their expert predictions for regions and individual countries for 2015. We’ll revisit these in another article at the end of 2015 to check which of them proved correct. A greater number […]
January 8th, 2015
Corruption can occur anywhere along the supply chain, most commonly in health and safety legislation, child labour, and component standards. This video discusses some possible solutions for companies to identify and correct these corruptions in their product supply chains. Corruption can occur anywhere along the supply chain, most commonly in health and safety legislation, child […]
December 3rd, 2014
There is a strong correlation between adult literacy and income levels, which limits consumer discretionary spending. In 2013, adult literacy rates in emerging markets stood at 81.4% of the population aged 15 and over. In some markets, this remains a significant obstacle in attracting foreign direct investment. Listen as MP3