May 26th, 2017
In the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, the value of the pound has depreciated by around 17% against the US dollar, and by 12% against the EUR. Retailers in the UK have not reacted as quickly, and UPs remained unchanged for another few months after the currency depreciation. As a result, from a global perspective, […]
May 25th, 2017
The luxury goods industry overall has entered a new phase, where conspicuous consumption is giving way to more meaningful luxury experiences. We are seeing bigger footprints in areas such as luxury travel and luxury health and wellness, and more collaboration is expected between luxury fashion brands, food and lifestyle in the short term.
May 14th, 2017
2017 m. gegužę alkoholiniams gėrimams Lietuvoje buvo padidintas akcizas. Šie pasikeitimai lems didesnį, negu buvo laukta, rinkos kritimą. Rinkos analitikės Julijos Poliščiuk teigimu, padidintas akcizas alkoholiniams gėrimams paskatins pirkėjus daugiau alkoholio įsigyti kaimyninėse šalyse bei padidins nelegalaus alkoholio pardavimų mastą.
May 13th, 2017
In May 2017, alcoholic drinks in Lithuania were subjected to higher excise rates. These rates will force consumers to turn to contraband and counterfeit alcohol, as well as increase cross border trade. The highest amount of alcoholic drinks is forecasted to be brought from Poland.
May 12th, 2017
Euromonitor’s newest pet care research shows good growth is expected for 2017. Similar to previous year in constant or real terms (that is, without the impact of inflation) global value sales are expected to increase by 2%. Considering the current economic climate and increasing instability, this growth is quite good. The global marketplace is increasingly […]
May 11th, 2017
Sub-Saharan African economic growth is expected to pick up in 2017 after reaching the lowest level in 22 years in 2016. Growth will be driven by a stabilisation of commodity prices and improvements in the largest economies in the region. Euromonitor looks at the outlook for the three largest African markets of Nigeria, South Africa […]
May 10th, 2017
The way we eat today differs from the notion of three balanced meals a day of just a generation ago. There are no strict rules when, how and what one should eat or drink – however, there is a growing demand for naturally healthy, free from preservatives, reduced sugar and no sugar beverages. The snacks […]
May 9th, 2017
В 2016 году Украинский рынок алкоголя продолжил падение, но оно значительно замедлилось в сравнении с 2015 годом, когда объем рынка сократился на 20%. За последние два года, повышение ставок акциза, а также введение дополнительных лицензий, сертификатов соответствия и налога на розничную продажу алкоголя привели к существенному повышению цен, сокращению легальных продаж и стремительному росту черного […]
May 7th, 2017
Clean label is a term that is in a constantly evolving, malleable to the demands of the global consumer. Global brand owners are continuing to show a keen interest in not only keeping pace with front runners in terms of clean label reformulation, but also in determining what the next level of “clean” could entail […]
May 6th, 2017
The third largest global consumer tissue and disposable hygiene products manufacturer and marketer, SCA Group, has recently confirmed its decision to split the company’s forestry and hygiene businesses, creating a new entity – Essity – with the focus on tissue, hygiene and recently acquired medical products business. The move appears well-judged as it will allow […]