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 […]
December 3rd, 2016
The Trump Effect: Fiscal Stimulus versus Negative Supply Shocks Trump’s surprise victory in the November presidential elections has significantly shifted the outlook for the US economy. Our initial post-election forecast was for a major downturn, leading to annual GDP growth of 0.4-0.7% in 2017-2018. The positive financial markets response in the last two weeks has […]
November 27th, 2016
Euromonitor International is pleased to provide our blog readers with the executive summary of our new economic outlook Global Economic Forecasts: Q4 2016. The victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections is another political shock to the economies of the developed world. After initial downward movements, global stock markets rebounded and even increased […]
October 13th, 2016
Tesco is in a dispute with Unilever after resisting to increase prices for a number of its iconic household brands ranging from Marmite to Dove. Unilever, arguing price increases are inevitable in the wake of a weaker pound, is in fact uniquely positioned to push through higher prices for its brands. The move, then, could […]
July 25th, 2016
The Income and Wealth Distribution Model is an interactive visual tool showcasing disposable income, net wealth and joint income-wealth across 50 countries. This innovative model provides a complete view of the personal economic resources to finance consumption, giving insight on consumer behaviour and purchasing decisions. Request a demo today!
May 29th, 2016
China’s economy is still on track to grow by 6.5% in 2016 and 6.2% in 2017, based on the official GDP measure. This is at the low end of the government’s target of 6.5-7% growth in 2016 and annual growth of 6.5% in 2016-2020.
April 6th, 2016
As bottled water is forecast to drive growth of the soft drinks market in many countries, it is time to assess the potential playing field and examine scenarios as to how Danone and Nestlé’s market shares will develop in 2020.
March 28th, 2016
China’s economy has slowed significantly in the last five years. Some of this slow-down is a normal part of the convergence process of a developing economy. As a country reduces the gap in income per capita relative to advanced economies there is less scope for catch-up growth. China‘s income per capita is now around 25% […]
March 1st, 2016
Chinese stock markets have decline by more than 20 percent so far in 2016 since the latest peak in June 2015. Although these fluctuations may not impact the Chinese economy, the declines are a sideshow to bigger problems in debt markets. China’s acclimation of debt is very high compared to other emerging markets. These […]
February 20th, 2016
The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and PepsiCo recently held their analysts conference on Q4 2015 financial results. TCCC announced plans to refranchise and focus on brand building and marketing, whereas PepsiCo’s discussion of growth initiatives appeared a bit vague with little mention of the progress of the integration of the Power of One Strategy in the […]