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SWOT Analysis of Abercrombie & Fitch Co

Abercrombie & Fitch Co is a US-based apparel and footwear retailer. It operates the Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie Kids, Gilly Hicks and Hollister brands. The company has been struggling in recent times, with global sales declining by 5% in 2016. As fast fashion players and e-commerce giants disrupt the retail landscape both in the US […]
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Mobile Shopping: Improving the Consumer Journey

In October, Euromonitor International was pleased to participle in Mobile Shopping, a three-day conference in sunny Palm Springs, California that brought together retailers and startups in fashion, technology, travel, finance, consumer foodservice and more to discuss the world of digital commerce. At the same time, these brands shared their approaches to mobile shopping, presented technologies […]
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The Shift in How We Give Back

Consumers are embracing social causes with the aim of helping to enrich lives and make the world a better place. People are giving more than ever before in terms of helping strangers, donating money and volunteering their time. Euromonitor International’s GCT Survey of 2016 found that 53% of all respondents across all countries felt they […]
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Trends Shaping Airline Loyalty

Airline loyalty programmes are embracing change, but at a slow pace in light of the numerous disruptors in the travel industry and the changing nature of ultra-connected customers. Revenue-driven strategies and costly co-branded cards, once seen as the main tool to deliver profitability, are no longer the right answer to retain and convert passengers into […]
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Packaging’s Ecological Footprint

As global retail sales of packaging increased by 2% in 2016, the environmental damage caused by the “make, use, dispose” economy is of growing concern. This is particularly evident in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East/Africa, which are seeing ongoing population growth. The sustainable development of packaging is a pressing necessity ecologically, and also […]
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Drivers of Global Population Change

Euromonitor International identified rapid urbanisation, accelerating migration and population ageing as the most important forces of global population change, as they have the power to transform the world we live in. The pace of change, however, varies significantly between different countries. Global population change The world population is expected to exceed 8.5 billion in 2030, […]
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Emerging Markets in Apparel and Footwear

Fashion giants like Inditex and tech behemoths like Amazon are intensifying competition and shaping apparel and footwear markets globally, as they benefit from economies of scale, lean supply chains and big data analytics. Meanwhile, the digital evolution continues to speed up the pace of change, which permeates throughout the industry. The frantic pace of the […]
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Euromonitor at EDANA Outlook 2017: Western Europe Highlights

In September 2017, Euromonitor International presented at EDANA’s Outlook 2017; an annual conference dedicated to the nonwovens industry. From manufacturing, to marketing to product development, the event brought together experts and decision-makers from all professional functions and from all levels of the value chain. Over three days, delegates attended a number of talks and seminars […]
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New Insights on Fresh Food

Fresh food industry in 2016 Global sales of fresh food reached 2 billion tonnes in total volume terms 2016. Overall growth of some 3% in 2016 exceeded the performance in the previous year, and was in line with a CAGR of 3% achieved over the 2011-2016 review period as a whole. Vegetables represented over 34% […]
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Top Three Trends Shaping Alcoholic Drinks

Euromonitor International’s research on the global alcoholic drinks industry has identified key trends shaping the consumption, sales and marketing of alcoholic drinks. Trend 1: Hometainment and rise of the internet of drinks The first trend is centered on entertainment in the home and technology. Interesting technological advancements will radicalise drinking rituals at home while streamlining […]
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Four Key Companies Share Insights at Shop.org 2017

I had the pleasure of attending Shop.org 2017 in Los Angeles where executives from Disney, TechStyle Fashion Group and Walmart, among others, shared their experiences. Although Amazon did not present at the conference, industry analysts shared their views on how Amazon operates with attendees. Disney embraces artificial intelligence Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer […]
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Growth Opportunities in Fairtrade Tea

The Fairtrade label in tea is a growing market. Generally speaking, consumers in the West tend to be more informed about ethical sourcing and some consumers are demanding it driving its popularity in markets like the US and Australia. With growth opportunities in emerging markets like China where Fairtrade is not very common as local […]
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The Long-Term Challenges Affecting the Global Economy

As the global economy continues its bumpy road to recovery following the financial crisis, new economic challenges are emerging or are coming into sharp relief: A slowdown in emerging markets – with China’s slowdown at the forefront of risks. Real GDP Growth in Emerging and Developing Economies: 1980s-2020s Source: Euromonitor International from national statistics/IMF/OECD/Eurostat Increasing […]
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