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October 23, 2014

Three Main Trends in the Confectionery Market


Consumers in both emerging and developed markets are increasingly turning to chocolate as an affordable indulgence even as demand for sugar confectionery and gum is declining due to dental health concerns. This podcast outlines three major trends in confectionery happening alongside rising cocoa prices.

Podcast features Iman Hamidaddin - Consulting Analyst

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October 18, 2014

Sound Bite: The Implications of Infant Formula Scandals in China


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A series of food safety scandals in China began in 2008. As a result of these scares, Chinese parents lost trust in domestic infant milk formula and began purchasing imported and smuggled products instead. To combat this trend, some retailers began offering insurance on purchase to protect consumers against tainted foods and boost sales.

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Lianne van den BosLianne van den Bos - Food Analyst

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Pinar HosafciPinar Hosafci - Senior Packaged Food Analyst

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October 16, 2014

The Power of Online Consumer Reviews


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Consumers listen to and trust their peers more than the brands they are purchasing from. The new post-recessionary consumer is more cautious than their predecessors and will rarely make a purchase without checking out other consumers' opinions first. More brands are building up their social media presence as a tactic to connect with these online consumers directly and to collect these reviews to feature on their websites.

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October 12, 2014

Trends in Digital Advertising


Vita KrasodomskyteWith Vita Krasodomskytė, Industry Analyst – Eastern Europe

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In this podcast, we discuss up-and-coming digital advertizing markets, digital and mobile innovations and future prospects for the the industry.

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October 11, 2014

Technology Trends, September 2014



With Pavel Marceux, Technology, Communications and Media Specialist

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In the first edition of this monthly tech trends podcast, Pavel discusses the Alibaba IPO, Google's monopoly case in Europe and Apple's move into mobile payments.

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October 5, 2014

The Active Ageing Trend in Asia


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Euromonitor International estimates that there is a least 7 years of gap between life expectancy and healthy life expectancy globally. A new term ‘active ageing’, is emerging with increasing interest to close the gap. Today’s consumers are willing to spend on products that reduce the signs of ageing and address concerns over health issues. Packaged food and beverage markets are also benefited by active ageing trend in Asia Pacific. Manufactures have already tapped into the trend and introduced new products targeting aging consumers and people who are interested in anti-aging. 

Minji KimSpeaker: Minji Kim, Research Analyst


October 4, 2014

Retailing Brands Opening Cafes


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In the fierce competitive environment in retailing industry Hong Kong, retailers are seeking new strategies to fit the lifestyles of modern consumers trends in Asia. To entice consumers’ appetite, MUJI recently  launched a new café attached to their retail outlet in June 2013 known as MUJI Café & Meals. Located at one of the prime districts in Causeway Bay, MUJI Café & Meals complements the existing retail store with a self-service outlet serving Japanese dishes. This form of diversification brings about novelty, create excitement as well as showcases its home furnishing and packaged food products. It is expected that more retail owners to move towards infusing culinary elements into their portfolio to keep their brands relevant and successful in the market.


October 3, 2014

Luxury Companies Embracing Digital Retailing


In marketing to millenials, luxury brands are finding that a digital presence no longer drags their brand downmarket but rather provides an accessible aspirational touchpoint with consumers.

Filippo BattainiPodcast features Filippo Battaini, Retailing Analyst

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September 27, 2014

Demand for Convenience in Foodservice Sparks Internet Retailing Sector in Norway


featuring Heidi Resset, Research Analyst

Home delivery foodservice orders saw a 4% increase in value terms in 2013, but less than 1% of grocery sales occur online in Norway. Online sales growth is driven by ease of use of technology and recipe subscription services but true growth and changing consumer behavior will take time.

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September 26, 2014

Commodities Roundup: August and September 2014


An HodgsonAn Hodgson, Industry, Infrastructure and Environment Manager

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Commodity prices in energy and agriculture fell in August 2014. Natural gas prices in the US fell by 3.8% for the first time in nine months as a result of supply stockpiles and mild weather. Pork prices plunged by 15.1% from the 29-year high seen in July. Falling energy and agricultural prices both lower production costs for businesses and increase purchasing power for consumers, which boost GDP in affected markets. Looking forward, we can expect the price gap between crude oil in the US and Europe to widen in the coming months.

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