Consumer Health

Connected Consumers and the Disruption of the Vitamin and Dietary Supplements (VDS) World

by April 21st, 2017

Connected consumers are increasing purchases of VDS products mainly due to two factors: 1) they are learning more about self-care and are therefore buying more nutritional products for prevention, and 2) consumers monitoring real-time health are leading to an increasing demand for personalized nutrition (eg customized VDS) that integrates their health data. More investment in nutritional […]

New Global Briefing: Vitamins and Dietary Supplements (VDS) – Trends and Prospects

by April 6th, 2017

Trends toward a healthy lifestyle and prevention among consumers aiming to avoid expensive healthcare costs and extend healthy life span are generating growth opportunities and challenges for VDS firms. Companies are adjusting to a new connected and more informed consumer who is starting to demand clean label VDS, while regulatory limitations around health claims and […]

Euromonitor to Speak at Sports Nutrition Online Summit 2017

by March 2nd, 2017

Event Name: Sports Nutrition Online Summit Topic: Innovation and Opportunity in Sports Nutrition Date: March 9, 2017 – 07:30 a.m. – 08:15 a.m. GMT Link to Event: Description: The European sports nutrition market is dynamic and diverse, but dominated by just a few countries. In this online conference we ask which regions will see […]

What’s Next for the Consumer Health Industry under Trump?

by February 24th, 2017

While the US consumer health industry will remain a strong centre for investment, development and technology innovation in 2017 and is expected to reach US$77 billion by 2021, the election of Donald Trump has created uncertainty among the industry, government agencies and consumers, especially around regulations, local production incentives, and changes to the Affordable Care […]

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 […]