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The Impact of the New Administrative Measures on the China Consumer Health Market

by February 17th, 2017

The latest Administrative Measures of Health Food Registration and Filing, issued by the CFDA to accord with the newly revised Food Safety Law in China, were enforced from 1 July 2016, to replace the interim version enforced since July 2005. The new Administrative Measures regulate that only the CFDA accepts the registration applications for new […]

From mConsumer to Fast-Moving Startups: Consumer Health in the Age of Connectivity

by February 5th, 2017

The ever changing and evolving worlds of online platforms and mobile connectivity have been revolutionising the way consumers connect and communicate with brands and services as well as increasingly impacting the way businesses, and startups in particular, get their products to market. Consumer health is no exception. In a world where mobile internet subscriptions are […]

Monthly Health Series: Health Trends in Sports Nutrition

by December 22nd, 2016

Consumers in Western Europe continue to be highly health- and appearance-conscious. Reflecting this was a health and fitness presence across many consumer goods markets, such as packaged food, consumer electronics and fashion (with the rise of athleisure in clothing and footwear). The use of specialised sports nutrition products as a means to achieve optimum health […]

Import Substitution of Medicines in CIS Countries is Gaining Momentum

by November 8th, 2016

The crisis in the CIS zone in 2014-2015 inspired its members to start searching for new ways of obtaining products at affordable prices. After local currency devaluations in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and other CIS countries, goods imported in US dollars or euros became too expensive, as incomes remained unchanged in the local currencies. Although consumers […]

Deregulated Sales of Analgesics – A Failed Scandinavian Experiment?

by November 7th, 2016

Scandinavian liberalisation of analgesics sales during the 2000s increased accessibility in chemists/pharmacies and legalised sales in grocery retailers, which quickly established themselves as amajor retailer of analgesics. In 2015, grocery retailers’ shares of analgesics sales in Denmark, Norway and Sweden were among Western Europe’s highest at 17%, 26% and 21%, respectively. Nevertheless, increased accessibility has […]

Vietiniai gamintojai auginasi raumenis Baltijos šalių sporto papildų rinkoje

by November 6th, 2016

  Baltijos šalių maisto papildų rinka augo apie 8% kasmet per paskutinius penkerius metus ir 2016 metais viršijo 16 milijonų eurų. Pagrindinė šio intensyvaus augimo priežastis – vis tvirčiau įsigalintis sveiko ir tvirto kūno kultas. Bėgimo, dviračių sporto ir kitų daug ištvermės reikalaujančių masinių renginių populiarumas verčia vartotojus gręžtis į sporto papildus, o treniruočių režimas […]

Monthly Health Series: Smart Accessories and Wearables in Athleisure and Health Consciousnesses

by , and October 25th, 2016

Since the launch of the Apple Watch, smart accessories have permeated many different industries. However if each individual market is examined, the popularity of smart wearables is varied depending on the consumer perception. For instance, in South Korea, they are considered tech-savvy and as a result the male population is more receptive to wearables. However […]

Clean Labels, Probiotics, Supplements and More – A Look into a Few Trends Seen at SupplySide West 2016

by October 21st, 2016

Euromonitor International had the pleasure of attending and speaking at SupplySide West 2016 in Las Vegas on 5-8 October. As one of the leading trade shows in the ingredients and consumer health space, SupplySide West showcased key trends focusing on innovation and prospects for the industry. Probiotics Euromonitor International was delighted to open up the […]

Introduction to Euromonitor Quarterly Global FMCG Industry Forecasts

by and October 19th, 2016

In Q3 2016, the global economic outlook declined as mounting uncertainty in Europe, the UK and the US outweighed any boost from the BRICs. This quarter, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) forecast growth revisions from Euromonitor International’s Industry Forecast Model generally point to marginal retail sales downgrades through 2020.