July 22nd, 2016
The key challenge for the apparel industry following the Brexit vote is the cloud of uncertainty hanging over the economic conditions of both the UK and Europe. Fashion retailers are still waiting to see how the Brexit will effect them before price changes, but the cost of a weak British Pound will effect all retailers […]
July 21st, 2016
Euromonitor International research analysts explain the potential impacts of the Brexit on industries, economies and consumers. Although the Brexit brings many uncertainties, there are some bright spots for specific categories. Watch on YouTube
July 19th, 2016
My colleague, Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel, wrote on June 28 that “Dark clouds have gathered over the economic and political future of the UK following the dramatic decision to leave the European Union announced on 24 June 2016.”
July 18th, 2016
The UK’s referendum decision to leave the European Union has sent shockwaves across the world.
July 16th, 2016
The UK has decided by referendum to leave the EU (Brexit), a prime minister (David Cameron), has resigned and a new prime minister (Theresa May) is about to appoint her first cabinet.
July 14th, 2016
Tourism has generally been an afterthought in Norway, but with the economy starting to buckle under the pressure of falling oil prices, its value has never been more appreciated. This seems to have been overlooked by the coalition government, which recently introduced legislation that many feel will stop this burgeoning industry in its tracks. A […]
July 13th, 2016
In August 2014, Russia introduced sanctions banning Western food imports, which immediately increased prices and decreased consumption of import-dependent categories, among them dried fruits, which accounts for all the sales of fruit snacks in Russia.
July 10th, 2016
Following Britain’s referendum shocker, uncertainty is endemic and will remain so for the foreseeable future. The value of the pound immediately deteriorated, causing major problems for all British fashion brands that outsource their production in the Eurozone and the Far East, where orders are typically placed in US dollars.
July 8th, 2016
Bucking the global alcoholic drinks’ decline, the Eastern European cider/perry market continues to show a healthy development.
July 8th, 2016
Euromonitor International is watching the unfolding repercussions of the already infamous Brexit referendum closely, evaluating its likely impact on the organic industry and trade relations.