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April 15, 2015

Key Differences Between Apple and Android Users

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This datagraphic is an exploration of Android and Apple tablet and smartphone users, drawing from Euromonitor International's 2014 Hyperconnectivity survey of ~8000 online consumers ranging in age from 15 to 65+ and living in 16 major markets. The Hyperconnectivity survey focuses on how technology is impacting global consumers’ paths to purchase and payment methods as well as their privacy concerns, social connections, and leisure activities. Data and analysis of results from this Hyperconnectivity consumer survey are now available in the Passport Survey system, with an extract from the full report available for download here.

April 6, 2015

生き残りをかける日本のテレビメーカー

日本のテレビメーカーが海外市場で苦戦しています。各社相次いで海外生産縮小やOEMへの切替を発表しました。 海外市場で経験したシェア低下を国内市場で繰り返さないために、各社はさらなる先端技術を取り入れることで、再び外国メーカーとの差別化戦略に乗り出しています。 ユーロモニターインターナショナルのリサーチアナリスト山口大海が、日本のテレビメーカーの生き残り戦略について解説します。

April 5, 2015

Japanese TV Manufacturers Focusing on Domestic Market

Japanese television manufacturers are struggling in international markets. Some brands are reducing overseas manufacturing while others are switching to OEMs. To combat competition overseas, Japanese manufacturers are choosing to focus on the extremely brand loyal domestic market. Watch the video for complete insights.

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March 27, 2015

Fashion Friday: Fashion and Technology Companies: Competitors or Partners in the Wearables Market?

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Global sales of wearable electronics are expected to grow more than twofold to US$20 billion in 2016. Given this projected growth, companies beyond just consumer electronics brands are expected to jump on this bandwagon, particularly luxury fashion houses.  For example, Ralph Lauren is launching a smart sports top later this year with a smart bag expected to follow not long after.

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March 24, 2015

Digital Trends: March 2015 - Payments, Cars and Music

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Alternative revenue channels are becoming increasingly saturated as technology companies compete in additional digital segments, created as technology saturates consumers day-to-day lives.  This podcast examines this theme, focusing on the payments, automotive and music entertainment industries. Listen for complete insights.

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March 23, 2015

Frugal Innovation: When Less is More and Simplicity Sells

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Frugal innovation, or removing non-essential and often costly features from a product or service, can be a win-win for business – because it’s a process which is sustainable, cost-effective, and potentially very rewarding in terms of extending reach to new consumers. At its heart, frugal innovation is about focusing on customers, observing their core needs and designing products, services and business models that meet these needs.

Not just for emerging market consumers

In the past, frugal innovation has been seen as an idea for emerging market consumers and indeed many impressive ideas have come out of emerging and developing countries.

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March 21, 2015

Why Online Privacy Matters to both Consumers and Brands

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As internet penetration grows in both emerging and developed markets, consumer concern about privacy and safeguarding personal information grows alongside it.  This topic has been highlighted by a number of recent scandals regarding privacy breaches from both government organizations and from brands.  These have pressed both consumers and brands to consider the ethics surrounding the use of consumer data. Listen to the podcast for complete insights.

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March 13, 2015

Hudl Tablet a Bright Spot for Tesco's Future

Tesco will be addressing their hypermarket woes by cutting about 100 stores and 10,000 jobs and cutting product offerings. One bright spot for Tesco's future, however, is the Hudl tablet, which accounts for a 3% share in the first quarter of its release. This tablet functions primary for Tesco as a delivery system for coupons, financial services and other loyalty initiatives.  Watch the full video for complete insights.

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March 10, 2015

The Apple Watch and Beyond: Key Takeaways from Apple Inc’s Latest Event

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The March 9 Apple event was centred around the announcement of pricing and availability of the Apple Watch line up. The product line is widely expected to spark mainstream consumer interest in autonomous wearable electronics. We expect the total market size of wearable electronics to reach 71 million units globally in 2015, however only 16 million will be autonomous wearables as low cost passive wearable electronics will remain dominant though 2016.

Global Volume Sales of Wearable Electronics by Type

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Source: Euromonitor International

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March 4, 2015

The Rising Power of Female Consumers

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The global female population totalled an estimated 3.6 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach 4.2 billion by 2030. Average disposable income amongst women is the highest it's ever been, and women are living longer than men.

What are you doing to reach this growing market?

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  • The size and distribution of the female consumer market
  • Literacy and education rates
  • Labour participation
  • Purchasing power

 

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Key Differences Between Apple and Android Users

生き残りをかける日本のテレビメーカー

Japanese TV Manufacturers Focusing on Domestic Market

Fashion Friday: Fashion and Technology Companies: Competitors or Partners in the Wearables Market?

Digital Trends: March 2015 - Payments, Cars and Music

Frugal Innovation: When Less is More and Simplicity Sells

Why Online Privacy Matters to both Consumers and Brands

Hudl Tablet a Bright Spot for Tesco's Future

The Apple Watch and Beyond: Key Takeaways from Apple Inc’s Latest Event

The Rising Power of Female Consumers