Internationally Mobile – How to Attract Students from Emerging Asia

by October 24th, 2016

Faced with demographic and economic pressures at home, the higher education sector in developed countries has turned outwards to increase student numbers. Emerging and developing Asia, with its strong economic growth, more favourable demographics and expanding middle class offers a fertile hunting ground for those institutions that can meet the needs of its students. A […]


Changing Landscape of India’s Income, Expenditure and Population

by October 15th, 2016

India’s income and spending levels recorded sustained growth over 2010-2015, on the back of the country’s strong economic expansion. However, on a per capita basis, income and spending levels in India remain below Asia Pacific averages, and its income gap continues to gradually widen. In the long run, consumption is expected to gain an increasingly […]


Euromonitor to Speak at 21st Asian Horological Trade and Industry Promotion Conference 2016

by October 3rd, 2016

Event: 21st Asian Horological Trade and Industry Promotion Conference (AHTIPC). Date: October 11 -13, 2016 Venue: Shangri-La Hotel Singapore Speaker: Jasmine Seng – Personal Accessories Industry Analyst Presentation Date: 12th  October Presentation Time: 16:20 pm – 16:40 pm Presentation Title: Workshop 2: Evolution or Revolution? Presentation Description:  E-commerce levelled the playing fields for smaller firms […]


Sustainability and Versatility Drive Homewares Material Innovation

by October 1st, 2016

In 2015, homewares recorded US$77 billion in retail value sales globally, accounting for 8% of total home and garden retail value sales. Asia Pacific accounted for the largest share of homewares revenue, at 34% of overall sales, closely followed by Western Europe with 31%. The highest expenditure in homewares per household is recorded in Switzerland […]


Fashion Friday: Chinese Tourists Looking to Australia as a Fashion Destination

by September 30th, 2016

Chinese tourists are visiting Australia with the intention to shop. Many of these tourists are buying luxury brands while they visit Australia, as the country has built its status as a luxury shopping destination with the arrival of many global luxury companies. National tourism campaigns are also specifically directed at Chinese tourists. According to Euromonitor […]


The Natural Trend in Beauty & Personal Care in India

by September 26th, 2016

The rising health and wellness trend is driving sales of natural, herbal and Ayurvedic beauty and personal care products. This opens up number of opportunities for players to develop and target products that are natural, herbal or Ayurvedic. The predominantly young consumer base in India is willing to spend and experiment with products: Ayurvedic Products […]