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 […]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Tech-Savvy Households Embrace Durables Discounts

by November 28th, 2016

The US tradition of post-Thanksgiving shopping, named Black Friday to mark the day when retailers move from the red into the black, has caught on rapidly across the world. From South Africa to Singapore, households are embracing the promise of discounts on big-ticket items. The rise in broadband access, smart-phone social media and globalisation of […]

Households Trends: Homes as Digital Consumption Units

by August 6th, 2016

Households are becoming more connected in a digital sense than ever before. The natural progression cycle of technology means that every home has more opportunity to access services such as broadband, pay-TV and gaming networks with every single year. With tech becoming increasingly integral to household lifestyles, the household consumption economy is on its way […]

The Impact of Millennials on Global Households

by June 18th, 2016

The millennial generation (persons reaching young adulthood around the year 2000) is set to make a significant impact on households with their strong preference for energy efficiency, renewable consumption, smart home technology, comfortable surroundings and casual spaces. They have seen the ratings, read the comments and they know what brings value and what doesn’t. But […]