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Three Reasons Why Japan Is Falling Behind in Mobile Commerce

by April 22nd, 2017

Many see Japan as a technology leader in various industries and the country is continuing to develop innovative solutions in the digital space. However, if we look at adoption of technology on the consumer side, there is greater inconsistency than might be expected. Euromonitor International’s 2016 Digital Consumer Index unveiled a remarkable gap between Japan’s […]

Connected Consumers and the Disruption of the Vitamin and Dietary Supplements (VDS) World

by April 21st, 2017

Connected consumers are increasing purchases of VDS products mainly due to two factors: 1) they are learning more about self-care and are therefore buying more nutritional products for prevention, and 2) consumers monitoring real-time health are leading to an increasing demand for personalized nutrition (eg customized VDS) that integrates their health data. More investment in nutritional […]

Ranked: Top Hair Care Companies by Region

by April 21st, 2017

Your browser does not support iframes.     Using business intelligence data allows businesses to build and support an actionable growth strategy. Additional tools such as competitior analytics provides opportunities for stealing share from competitors. In our recent blog post, we showcased how a company can use Euromonitor International’s competitive intelligence framework to identify growth […]

Heart Health Positioning: Challenges and Opportunities

by April 20th, 2017

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 17.5 million people die each year from cardiovascular disease (CVD), which accounts for 31% of all deaths worldwide. This makes CVD the world’s number one killer. Unhealthy behaviours like use of tobacco, inadequate physical activity and eating foods containing too much salt or saturated fats increase the risk […]

Mastercard – VocaLink Deal Passes Crucial Regulatory Test

by April 19th, 2017

On Tuesday, 11 April 2017, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that proposed steps by Mastercard International Inc and VocaLinkHoldings Ltd had adequately addressed competition questions relating to Mastercard’s planned acquisition of VocaLink. The decision clears the way for the GBP700 million deal to close in the coming weeks. Once completed, the acquisition […]

The Future of Online Grocery

by April 18th, 2017

  Online grocery, especially the purchase of food and beverage products, faces an uphill battle in the US. However, companies from all sectors are aiming to bring these products online. Their efforts are proving fruitful with sales increasing dramatically. Learn more about trends within online grocery at our upcoming networking cocktail hour and discussion panel […]