Assessing Premium Buyer’s Preferences in Beauty and Personal Care

by July 27th, 2016

  Assessing premium buyer’s preferences versus their actual spend shows a clear potential for expanding revenues in the premium segment in beauty and personal care. In a recent case study, Euromonitor International effectively targeted premium beauty buyers for a prestigious brand portfolio, uncovering insights on premium beauty buyers’ grooming habits, product preferences and purchase motivations, […]


Modularization of Services in Institutional Channels

by July 24th, 2016

  The latest edition of Euromonitor International’s research into Institutional Channels has revealed that businesses are starting to contract out more services in order to save on manpower, money and efficiency. These businesses are looking to re-focus efforts on core business offerings, and therefore taking services away from their bottom line and putting them on […]


Cities on the Forefront of Economic Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

by , and July 23rd, 2016

  Cities are at the forefront of the impressive economic changes in Sub-Saharan Africa. These urban areas boast larger shares of the region’s middle class and consumer spending, as well as households with modern lifestyles, making them a lucrative target for market entry and expansion in the region. Companies that want to capitalize on the […]


Key Trends in Eyewear for 2016

by July 22nd, 2016

  2016 is a slow year for the eyewear industry due to the weakening currency against the US dollar and poor performance in Eastern Europe and Latin America. However, more competition is expected this year due to sunglasses and spectacles becoming lifestyle accessories. With this trend, eyewear retailers are now offering products at lower price […]


Global Middle Class Expanding Despite Slow Economy

by July 20th, 2016

  The Middle Class in both emerging and developed economies will continue to grow over the next five years despite slow economic growth. This expansion is due to a number of key drivers, including improved income distribution, rapid urbanisation, riding education, increasing women in the workforce and improved business environments. Businesses can expect increased spending […]


Trends in Personal Accessories for 2016

by July 17th, 2016

  2016 is a sluggish year for personal accessories with many macro-economic factors continuing to plague the economy. The personal accessories industry is continuing to consolidate, with key industry players participating in mergers and acquisitions. A prime example of this activity is Tumi’s acquisition by Samsonite in 2015. Technology is also playing a key role […]


Technology in Foodservice: Improving the Operational Process

by July 15th, 2016

  On-site at the National Restaurant Show 2016, Euromonitor International explores the many uses of technology in foodservice. In this video, Euromonitor highlights ways in which foodservice operators are using technology to enhance operational efficiency and maintain profitability in the face of rising labour costs, rising rents, and price inflation. YouTube