North America

Away-From-Home Tissue Market in North America: Structural Changes, Challenges and Opportunities

by November 25th, 2016

  North American tissue marketplace shows a high level of saturation. While retail brands struggle with high per capita and household penetration, slow population growth and pricing pressures, AFH segment is facing challenges that stem from fundamental structural changes and budgetary constraints across institutional channels. Product customization, new technologies in tissue and nonwovens, cost efficiencies […]

Analyst Insights on Black Friday Trends for 2016

by , , , , , and November 23rd, 2016

Black Friday always falls the day after Thanksgiving Day in the US, with a lot of workers choosing to take the day off to spend a long weekend with their families. Retailers have sought to take advantage of this by slashing prices in order to attract bargain hunters, but consumers don’t need to wait until Friday to […]

Business Dynamics: Trump has Pro-Business Policies but Companies Remain Sceptical

by November 9th, 2016

Euromonitor International’s USA Business Dynamics country briefing focuses on the economic superpower of the world. With the election result proclaiming Republican Donald J. Trump as the winning Presidential candidate, the business environment is poised to change. Trump’s pledge to review regulatory procedures that hamper business efficiency and reduce the corporate tax rate are intended to […]

Cycling Surge Sweeping across Major US Cities

by November 2nd, 2016

Sprawling, automobile-reliant US cities rarely evoke associations of extensive bike ridership. Yet, despite cycling’s popularity notably varying between the US’ 10 most important metropolises, each one recorded growing household ownership of bikes over 2010-2015, amid declining motorisation rates in most of them. A combination of push and pull factors is driving the change, which local […]

Euromonitor to Speak at Connected+ 2016

by September 15th, 2016

Event: Connected+ Date: October 12-13 Location: Toronto Event Description: By 2020, over 26 billion devices will be connected. This premier event offers a 360-degree view of the connected device ecosystems and all IoT verticals. Connected + 2016 is tailored to meet the industry’s need for a unified and collaborative forum and paves the way to […]