April 15th, 2015
Procter & Gamble has stated plans to divest 90-100 brands. Some brands that could potentially be divested, including Wella and Braun, have already received a great deal of publicity. However, there also continues to be widespread speculation about other brands that the company could shed. The brands chosen are likely to be in three key […]
March 6th, 2015
Modern grocery retailers, such as supermarkets and hypermarkets, typically account for 70-90% of all grocery retail sales in developed countries. In this article, we have attempted to test whether there is a relationship between expansion of modern grocery chains and consolidation of industry sales among top companies.
February 23rd, 2015
In this report, we take a closer look at the economies of the US, Eurozone, China, Japan, Russia and the UK. We have also started to publish long term potential growth rate forecasts for 2022-2030.
February 14th, 2015
Urban landscape of Nordic countries is dominated by the respective capital cities of Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark. For example, the size of consumer markets (as measured by total annual household disposable income) of the capital cities was as much as three to five times as large as the second largest cities in the respective […]
February 10th, 2015
In 2013, China became the second largest consumer market globally, marking a symbolic transition for a country previously known as a manufacturing hub for Western companies to a US$3.4 trillion consumer economy.
February 2nd, 2015
With oil prices near to US$50 per barrel, it may be time to rethink the “new normal” and look at how cheaper oil would affect economic growth of different economies.
January 27th, 2015
“Category leader” is generally a highly coveted status as it allows price-setting power and a better ability to influence category trends, enables economies of scale and implies a better bargaining power over retailers and suppliers.
November 20th, 2014
The speed of the recovery from the 2008 global financial crisis has been unusually slow. The slow recovery is a symptom of the permanent decline in GDP following a financial crisis, since the economy never fully rebounds from the initial recession. We estimate long term output losses from the crisis ranging from almost none in […]
November 16th, 2014
While large companies have the advantage of economies of scale, enabling them to offer products at lower price points, consumers still demand variety and choice, enabling strong competition from smaller players. This video examines realistic expectations for large companies’ market share across various industries and markets. Learn more about Euromonitor’sCenter for Analytics, Modelling and […]
November 12th, 2014
Traditionally, specific countries are associated with specific drinks, for example tea in China, wine in France or beer in Belgium. Often a country is associated with more than one drink, for example vodka and tea in Russia or wine and coffee in Italy. It is the local heritage and culture of consumption that define these […]