June 14th, 2007
The sale of Spanair by SAS is the latest strategy implemented by a major airline in the growing battle between low cost carriers and legacy airlines, according to Euromonitor International.
June 8th, 2007
In the last decade there has been a big increase in the number of Turkish households and couples with children still make up the overwhelming majority of households, in contrast to its more mature European neighbours. Their pooled incomes are attractive to consumer-related sectors while the rise in household numbers will also benefit the construction industry.
June 5th, 2007
Home to 3.5% of global inhabitants, Indonesia is the world’s 4th most populated nation. Key consumer statistics are rising and despite pressures on its resources, Indonesia represents an attractive prospect for consumer marketers.
June 4th, 2007
Major travel groups are responding to fierce competition from online travel agents, such as Expedia and Travelocity, in the fight for the lucrative online travel retail industry, according to the new report just published by Euromonitor International, “Global E-travel habits”.
May 22nd, 2007
A new wave of functional foods, originating from Japan, are heading to Europe and look set to provide a wealth of inspiration for innovative food and beverage companies, according to Euromonitor International.
May 21st, 2007
Despite rising incomes and the expansion of the middle class, the provision of adequate and affordable housing is still an important issue in Russia. Renewed state investment in housing has been made a national priority alongside efforts to encourage growth in the private housing sector.
May 17th, 2007
Rising inflation in Argentina has encouraged the government to adopt unorthodox means of tackling the problem, including price freezes and controversial recalculation of figures. Uncertainty over the government’s commitment to economic probity and orthodox management will act as a disincentive to investment.
May 11th, 2007
Emulation or divergence – to what extent do different politics, history and culture make for a different consumer mindset? Attitudes in Asia are compared with those in the US and Europe
April 30th, 2007
Red Bull aims to strengthen its global position by expanding its presence in Asia. While its ambitions for the region are unquestionable, the probability of success in Japan is uncertain.
April 23rd, 2007
The cosmetics and toiletries markets in Indonesia and Turkey are showing great potential for growth according to the latest research from Euromonitor International, attracting interest from a growing number of international cosmetics players.