How Euromonitor International Utilises Primary and Secondary Research

by May 2nd, 2017

Primary research is the collection of original information or the acquisition of first-hand data by different methods. Secondary research is a collection of existing information, with a special focus on public sources of material. Primary research can be defined as the collection of original information or the acquisition of first-hand data by different methods. For example […]

China: Consumer Lifestyles in 2016

by May 2nd, 2017

The country is at a turning point in terms of consumer lifestyles and the generational gap between younger consumers and those who endured the Cultural Revolution. Older consumers are fastidious savers and work defines them, whereas the younger generation are drastically different. They are comfortable spending and they are increasingly individualistic and independent. They want […]

JAB Grows Share and Influence in US Foodservice with Panera Bread Purchase

by 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 […]

How to Create a SWOT Analysis

by May 1st, 2017

What is SWOT analysis? SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis is an easy, yet powerful business strategy tool that many managers and business owners use to inform corporate strategy. To put it simply, a SWOT analysis helps identify, list and act upon your business key strengths and weaknesses.  The tool also creates awareness surrounding […]

Key Takeaways from SNAXPO 2017

by April 30th, 2017

SNAXPO, the world’s largest, most comprehensive trade show devoted exclusively to the international snack food industry, was held this year from 1-4 April in Savannah, Georgia.  There were over 1,100 industry professionals and almost 150 exhibitors in attendance to showcase the latest equipment, ingredients, products and services from around the world.  SNAXPO also held various […]