Michelle Grant is the Head of Retailing at Euromonitor International. She has a degree in economics and finance from Washington University in St. Louis and extensive experience in global market research. She helps global organizations build the future of their business based on actionable insights.

May 14, 2018
Marketplaces, digital platforms that are open to third-party merchants, have steadily increased their share of global digital commerce. In 2017, digital marketplaces totalled USD$567 billion and accounted for 41% of all digital commerce sales, up from USD$290 billion and 17% in 2008 – a share gain of 24 percentage points.   What is a marketplace? […]
March 28, 2018
The digital revolution continues to shape the global retailing industry. Internet retailing is expected to be the fastest growing channel in the world through 2022. Two markets, China and the US, account for 60% of the growth in internet retailing through 2022, although China will continue to grow at a faster pace. More impressive is […]
January 26, 2018
Euromonitor International recently published the latest edition of Passport: Retailing industry data, and below are three key trends shaping the performance of the global retailing industry. The digital revolution continues Internet retailing is expected to be the fastest growing channel in the world through 2022. Even more important is that mobile internet retailing will be […]
December 12, 2017
We are proud to announce that Michelle Grant, Head of Retailing Research at Euromonitor International, has been named to LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Retail list! See some of her top articles and quotes in the list below. Articles What’s New in Retail? “Download What’s New in Retail: Emerging Global Concepts in 2017, to discover what […]
October 4, 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 […]
September 21, 2017
Michelle Grant, Head of Retailing at Euromonitor International, was presented the Women2Watch Innovation Award 2017 from Remodista, recognizing her thought leadership within the retail industry. The second annual Women2Watch program consists of 80 influential executives who are solving retail technology problems. To better understand her leadership and influence within the retailing industry, Michelle provides insight […]
August 12, 2017
Michelle Grant, Head of Retailing, will be attending Shop.org on September 25-27 in Los Angeles. The 3-day summit is an annual ecommerce event that showcases the future of digital retail and the trends, techniques and technology that will help industry players increase ROI and profitability today. The speakers are from a varied background, including brands […]
June 16, 2017
Amazon announced today that it will buy grocery retailer Whole Foods in a US$13.7 billion deal. What will this acquisition mean for Whole Foods, Amazon and the grocery industry? Amazon is now an offline grocer Grocery is the largest consumer category in the US and it enjoys a high purchase frequency. Amazon has always had an […]
White Papers
December 5, 2017
Innovation is at the forefront of the retailing industry as companies develop new concepts to enhance the customer experience and add value to the standard shopping trip. From phygital to facial recognition, retailers continue to advance the way consumers browse, shop and buy. Download What’s New in Retail: Emerging Global Concepts in 2017, to discover […]
December 15, 2016
China is the second largest retail market in the world and it will see the largest absolute sales growth for a retail market globally in the next five years. Since 2012, Alibaba Group Holding has been the largest retailer in the Chinese market, thanks to its immensely popular business to consumer platforms. Download this company […]
November 23, 2016
As shoppers demand for faster, more convenient services through any channel or device at any time, retailers around the world are innovating ways to meet these demands. Our white paper showcases the diversity and richness of the retail environment worldwide, highlighting new concepts, trends and utilising Euromonitor International’s retailing data. Download this white paper to: […]
May 21, 2014
On May 21st 2014 Airbnb reached an agreement with the New York Attorney General to handover anonymous data on its hosts in New York City.  The Attorney General has been pursuing this information to better enforce a 2010 state law that prohibits rentals in multiple dwelling buildings for less than 30 days unless the permanent […]
January 20, 2012
Download as an MP3 On January 19, 2012, President Obama signed an executive order allowing a task force to create a national tourism strategy in the US. Michelle Grant, travel and tourism industry research manager at Euromonitor, explains the strategy that will be set forth by this bill. The task force will promote national parks, […]
January 12, 2010
Click here to listen – In this episode of Globalcast, Euromonitor research manager Michelle Grant discusses the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act and the impact it could have on travel should it pass in the coming years. Learn about: The push to lift the travel ban for Americans The role of the Cuban Ministry […]
December 16, 2008
Click here to listen – In this episode of Globalcast, Euromonitor International analyst Michelle Grant analyzes the impact President-elect Barack Obama will have on the global travel industry How international travel destinations will benefit from the election President-elect Obama’s expected involvement with the visa waiver program How will inbound tourism into the US be affected? […]

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