Store Visits: The Evolution of Cherry Hill Mall Illustrates How Malls are Changing to Meet Modern Retail Demands

by April 16th, 2017

I recently had the pleasure of touring Cherry Hill Mall in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, one of the first enclosed malls in the Northeast United States. Measuring 1.35 million sq. ft., the mall has nearly 12 million visitors annually. The visit shed light on how malls are changing to support retailers in a rapidly evolving brick-and-mortar retail […]

Colombia: Diversification is the Next Step for Economic Growth

by April 12th, 2017

In order to reduce the country’s exposure to fluctuations in commodity prices, the Colombian government is looking to diversify the economy. Colombia has been one of the fastest-growing economies in Latin America, driven by a boom in commodity prices and surge in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows, causing poverty levels to steadily fall. However, given […]

2017 Edition New Concepts in Consumer Foodservice Highlight the Greater Foodservice Experience

by April 11th, 2017

As part of the research toward the 2017 edition of Passport Consumer Foodservice, analysts in fifty-four countries were asked to submit the most interesting and most relevant new restaurant concepts in their market. These concepts will serve as content for an upcoming New Concepts in Consumer Foodservice global briefing (or two). A preview of three […]

Ageing: A Change in Age Perception and its Impact in the Latin-American Travel Market

by April 11th, 2017

According to Euromonitor International, approximately 26% of the global population will be above 50 years old in 2017 and this age group becomes even more relevant when we refer to the Latin American travel industry. The group of older tourists has been growing in Latin America above the global average. According to Euromonitor International’s latest […]

A mudança na percepção do envelhecimento e seu impacto no mercado de turismo latino-americano

by April 11th, 2017

Segundo dados da empresa global de pesquisa de mercado Euromonitor International, aproximadamente 26% da população global terá mais de 50 anos em 2017. E esse grupo se torna ainda mais relevante quando falamos do turismo na América Latina. A população de turistas mais velhos vem crescendo acima da média global na América Latina. Segundo estudo […]

Economy, Finance and Trade China: Heightened Capital Flight is a Key Risk China Faces

by April 10th, 2017

Euromonitor International’s China Economy, Finance and Trade Country Briefing, focuses on the world’s largest economy (in purchasing power parity terms) which is currently facing major internal as well as external risks. Despite continued economic deceleration, China has been successful in rebalancing toward services and consumption led economic growth. Nonetheless, the country continues to face downside […]