September 8th, 2006
While Boots Co was getting its fingers burnt in foreign ventures, Alliance UniChem was making Europe its oyster. Now that the two companies have merged, Euromonitor International examines the prospects for Boots’ cosmetics & toiletries products overseas.
August 21st, 2006
Health consciousness is one of the dominant drivers of consumer markets in the 21st century. In food markets there are virtually no products that can be marketed without addressing health concerns, and even basic foods must address issues of calorific content, additives, pesticides, organics, salt and sugar volumes.
August 11th, 2006
Americans eat the most fast food, but the Japanese spend the most on take-aways, according to new research from Euromonitor International.
August 4th, 2006
Croatia’s tourism industry has significant growth potential, with the latest research from Euromonitor International predicting arrivals to Croatia to grow by 42% between 2005 and 2010. Growth in the next few years is expected to be driven by the arrival of budget airlines and the expectation of EU membership in 2010. \
July 25th, 2006
Millions of consumers spend a major proportion of their leisure time living in virtual worlds where their avatars enjoy a parallel existence and buy products in their own right.
June 29th, 2006
At first glance, the future might not look too bright for Russian vodka companies. Faced with a declining domestic market and increasing competition from international players such as Diageo and, especially, Ukraine’s Soyuz-Victan and Nemiroff, it is hardly surprising to see them looking abroad to potentially lucrative export markets such as the US and the UK.
May 11th, 2006
According to the latest research from Euromonitor International, France still remains Western Europe’s top inbound tourist destination. Spain, at number two, however, has stronger annual growth figures as it is not as dependent as France on US arrivals.
September 27th, 2005
Cosmetics and toiletries products containing natural ingredients are reviving growth in maturing cosmetics markets, according to a new report from Euromonitor International – “The Growth of Natural Ingredients”.
August 12th, 2005
According to the latest research from Euromonitor International, sales of ice cream in Western Europe reached US$20.3bn in 2004, a decrease of 0.4% from the previous year. This stagnant value growth is the result of several key factors, including maturity of demand, concern over dietary issues and increasing competition from private label within the grocery channel.
July 26th, 2005
In this feature, Euromonitor examines the recent rapid development of the vending channel for impulse food and drinks in emerging markets, driven by a more modern vending infrastructure and changes in lifestyles, and eating and drinking habits.