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Households Country Briefings 2017: Analysing a Changing World

by April 24th, 2017

Euromonitor International is pleased to announce the launch of Households Country Briefings for 2017. The new set of reports – beginning with the release of China, USA and Singapore – will tackle ongoing changes in household demographics across 85 significant economies. Global shifts in gender, ageing, migration, housing and education are transforming the size, location […]

Keurig’s Dominance Is Proving a Hindrance To Pod Coffee Expansion in North America

by April 23rd, 2017

Prior to about 2009, one cannot really speak of a“global” market for coffee pods, because the market was so heavily centralized in Western Europe that Switzerland by itself had more annual sales than the entire developing world. However, in the relatively short amount of time since then, Europe has fallen in share to less than […]

Three Reasons Why Japan Is Falling Behind in Mobile Commerce

by April 22nd, 2017

Many see Japan as a technology leader in various industries and the country is continuing to develop innovative solutions in the digital space. However, if we look at adoption of technology on the consumer side, there is greater inconsistency than might be expected. Euromonitor International’s 2016 Digital Consumer Index unveiled a remarkable gap between Japan’s […]

Connected Consumers and the Disruption of the Vitamin and Dietary Supplements (VDS) World

by April 21st, 2017

Connected consumers are increasing purchases of VDS products mainly due to two factors: 1) they are learning more about self-care and are therefore buying more nutritional products for prevention, and 2) consumers monitoring real-time health are leading to an increasing demand for personalized nutrition (eg customized VDS) that integrates their health data. More investment in nutritional […]

Ranked: Top Hair Care Companies by Region

by April 21st, 2017

Your browser does not support iframes.     Using business intelligence data allows businesses to build and support an actionable growth strategy. Additional tools such as competitior analytics provides opportunities for stealing share from competitors. In our recent blog post, we showcased how a company can use Euromonitor International’s competitive intelligence framework to identify growth […]

Heart Health Positioning: Challenges and Opportunities

by April 20th, 2017

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 17.5 million people die each year from cardiovascular disease (CVD), which accounts for 31% of all deaths worldwide. This makes CVD the world’s number one killer. Unhealthy behaviours like use of tobacco, inadequate physical activity and eating foods containing too much salt or saturated fats increase the risk […]

Mastercard – VocaLink Deal Passes Crucial Regulatory Test

by April 19th, 2017

On Tuesday, 11 April 2017, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that proposed steps by Mastercard International Inc and VocaLinkHoldings Ltd had adequately addressed competition questions relating to Mastercard’s planned acquisition of VocaLink. The decision clears the way for the GBP700 million deal to close in the coming weeks. Once completed, the acquisition […]