Countdown to Rio 2016

by July 18th, 2016

Brazil is hosting the Olympics at a time of economic and political crisis. The recession, a succession of political and corporate corruption scandals, resulting large-scale protests, and the zika virus are never far from global news headlines, and unsurprisingly are at the forefront of consumers’ minds in Brazil itself. How does Brazil compare to previous […]

Highlights for Eyewear in 2016

by July 16th, 2016

The global eyewear industry is expected to be worth US$120.0 billion in 2016, with slow growth of 1% from the previous year. This is primarily due to weakening currencies against US dollar, resulting in poor performance in Eastern Europe and Latin America, affecting the global market. Nevertheless, the outlook for eyewear remains bright, with growing […]

Pet Care: Regional Prospects

by June 27th, 2016

Euromonitor International’s latest pet care research forecasts good prospects for pet food over the next five years, particularly in Asia Pacific as more pet owners adopt commercially prepared food. North America will remain the largest region in value terms, but Latin America is expected to be the second largest contributor in absolute value terms, right […]