August 22nd, 2015
Ikea is testing new click-and-collect outlets in Spain. These outlets offer a limited range of goods for customers to see and test, the idea being that customers will place orders online and collect their purchase at the outlet. Most sales from the Spanish outlet are actually taking place inside the store instead of online, but […]
August 10th, 2015
The Muslim religion is the second largest and fastest growing religion in the world, with Muslim consumers expected to reach 26 percent of the global population by 2030. Muslim consumers seek products that cater to their religious needs and comply with Islamic requirements: from halal production process to halal labelling and packaging. The lack of […]
July 20th, 2015
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June 29th, 2015
Euromonitor International is pleased to announce that the new 2015 Home and Garden system edition now includes Decorative Paint data in volume terms (litres). This new dataset allows users to compare the evolution of per capita consumption over the last 15 years (2000-2014) with forecasts to 2019 in all 32 researched markets.
June 22nd, 2015
The home and garden industry showed a positive performance in key developed markets in 2014, including the US, Germany, the UK, Japan, Canada and Australia. Strong performance of the US dollar against local currencies in some key markets, including Japan, Canada and Australia, belies the true performance of the global industry in 2014.
June 17th, 2015
After years of uncertainty, key developed countries (US, Germany, UK, Japan, Canada and Australia) showed positive performances in local currency terms in 2014. However, the Eurozone again delivered negative growth. Homewares was the fastest growing category in eleven countries. Gardening may be small in many countries, but was also fastest growing in ten. In Western […]
June 11th, 2015
Zara Home delivered the highest growth of all the Inditex brands in 2014, with a 21% increase in value sales. Zara Home also continued its worldwide expansion, entering new markets such as Algeria and opening its first store in Australia in early 2015. The company only operates online in several countries, including Norway, Switzerland and, […]
May 12th, 2015
On the surface, Brazil looks like an attractive market. It is the seventh largest global economy and has a population of 200 million, with high consumer expenditure and high demand for commodities. But Brazilians are spending less, industrial confidence is deteriorating, and inflation is rising, meaning a future of slow growth and economic recovery. Consumer goods companies […]
May 4th, 2015
Euromonitor International is pleased to announce that the 2015 Home and Garden edition is now live and available to access on Passport. The updated research provides latest insights on how the home and garden industry performed during 2014 and identifies key prospects through to 2019.
April 28th, 2015
The senior market is a lucrative market to explore. The population over 60 stood at 912 million in 2014, representing 12.6 percent of the global population. By 2030, this segment will account for 18 percent, reaching 1.5 billion globally. While China is the fastest growing ageing market with over 60s forecast to grow by more […]