May 2nd, 2017
Sugar has been portrayed by the mainstream media as the number one demon in our food. Supporting this is an ever increasing link between sugar consumption, obesity and diet-related disease. This negative depiction of sugar has reached a point where it is compared to other harmful substances, such as alcohol, tobacco and even certain hard […]
May 1st, 2017
JAB Holding Company’s purchase of Panera Bread is the latest example of market consolidation in US foodservice. Euromonitor discusses how JAB might leverage Panera’s meal-oriented menu offerings to complement its portfolio of brands and increase daypart coverage as well as JAB’s growing influence in global foodservice and what the Panera transaction means for the future […]
April 28th, 2017
Households are in a constant state of flux, with demographics, migration, new income trends and technologies constantly changing the shape of the home. Euromonitor has identified the top 8 trends that have the largest impact on households.
April 28th, 2017
The rise of technology is impacting many parts of the fashion industry such as apparel, footwear and personal accessories. Euromonitor analyses the impact of technology on purchases of personal accessories and how brands are utilizing technology to improve business efficiencies.
April 25th, 2017
As 2017 unfolds, consumers aged over 50, the most vocal and youngest of whom are part of a generation known for their outspoken views, the baby boomers, are living a changed ageing narrative with shifting perceptions and attitudes towards maturing. This sees articulate ‘ambassadors’ and organisational advocates ‘disrupting ageing’ via louder consumption demands, shifting work […]
April 20th, 2017
2016 proved to be a momentous year for the smart home, as the sector finally received its first mainstream device. Dubbed the voice speaker, the smart home hub, or the home assistant – the Amazon Echo has captured the imagination of the public and is set to revolutionize the digital household.
April 12th, 2017
A growing emphasis on hydration and concerns over calorie intake on sugary drinks is being shaped by rising health concerns among consumers everywhere. Although these trends are seen globally, it is particularly evident in Europe and North America in light of the current sugar debate and sin tax legislations. It’ is a growing trend that […]
April 8th, 2017
The Southern European states of Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal were some of the hardest hit countries during the economic downturn of 2008-2009. Rising unemployment, falling incomes and decreased consumer confidence quenched the high pre-crisis performance of many industries — one of them being airlines. An economic recovery has been witnessed across these countries with […]
April 7th, 2017
It’s been three years since the IEPS tax was instituted in Mexico. What does the uncertain impact of the tax on soft drinks mean for future efforts to impose drinks taxes in the US and UK and what factors determine how successful a sugar tax regime might be in driving down consumption? Senior Beverages Analyst […]
April 1st, 2017
As the largest single region by card payment value, Asia is positioned to drive global card payment trends over the forecast period. Euromonitor International’s recent report on the region looks at what is driving this growth and how payment policy has positively and negatively impacted certain markets. This podcast looks at the key findings of […]