January 30th, 2016
It looks like Walmart’s New Year’s Resolution is to shed stores. On 15 January 2016, the company announced that it would close 269 stores globally, including a surprising 154 in the US, its home market. In both cases this is a relatively small portion of its stores.
January 14th, 2016
Euromonitor International’s research teams identify the top trends in their fields of research for 2016. For more insights, download our whitepaper, “Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2016” Watch on YouTube
January 12th, 2016
The explosion in Istanbul’s most prominent tourist attraction on the 12th of January is expected to impact negatively on inbound flow to Turkey on the short-to-medium term.
December 21st, 2015
Euromonitor International is pleased to announce the expansion of its flagship Beauty and Personal Care coverage with Beauty Survey. With this unique offering, you can visualise consumer attitudes and behaviours relating to beauty product usage, purchase decision-making and brand affiliation in an interactive dashboard and related analysis.
December 9th, 2015
JAB Holding’s US$13.9 billion buyout of Keurig Green Mountain represents a further statement of intent regarding the investment group’s ambitions in the coffee space. While the company has focused its efforts on the US in 2015, with the Keurig deal following the acquisitions of third-wave coffee players Stumptown Coffee Roasters and Intelligentsia Coffee, the long-term […]
November 30th, 2015
A state of emergency was declared in Tunisia on the 24th of November after an explosion struck a bus carrying members of the presidential guard, killing at least 13 people.
October 29th, 2015
China’s one-child policy since 1979 has resulted in a unique population profile that sets it apart from most other emerging countries, namely that it is facing a demographic time-bomb because of rapid ageing, before the country has reached developed economy status. The decision by the government in October to end the policy and allow all […]
October 27th, 2015
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. is reportedly close to reaching a deal in its acquisition of Rite Aid, a rival drug store company. If the acquisition is approved, it would unite the first and third largest drugstore chains and the combined company would control nearly half of the US drugstore market. Anti-trust issues notwithstanding, the deal […]
October 13th, 2015
As part of its strategy to broaden its geographic footprint, Chobani is rumoured to be looking for a strategic investor in its operations. PepsiCo and Coca-Cola Co are, somewhat unsurprisingly, tipped to be the most likely partners but could an association with either of the soft drinks giant prove to be a poisoned chalice. Whilst […]
September 24th, 2015
The news surrounding foul play by Volkswagen in the EPA emissions tests is a major blow to the group and in particular the core VW brand in the US, which has already seen its share of US light vehicle sales contract from 3.0% in 2012 to 2.2% in 2014 and further to 2.1% in the […]