December 13, 2016
Holiday shopping is in full swing. High traffic provides prime opportunities to capture consumer attention and garner brand loyalty; however, as purchase behaviours shift, new consumerism alters priorities and value conscious consumption dictates decisions. Euromonitor International analysts look at the Christmas trends across different industries and countries. SHOPPING TRENDS ACROSS INDUSTRIES – Quest for innovation […]
December 9, 2016
It is a serious business in most Eastern Europeans’ cultures when it comes to celebrating Christmas and New Year. No matter how the economic landscape might be, consumers will find a way to enjoy the end-of-the-year holidays – and all retailers are waiting for this period. This year, internet retailing will continue building on its […]
December 13, 2016
There is a famous epiphany at the end of Dr Seuss’ children’s classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas, when the Grinch, rather like Ebenezer Scrooge, feels compelled to see Christmas from an entirely new perspective. “Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more!” It’s heart-warming stuff. […]
December 13, 2016
Politics “steal” Christmas – less money to spend on celebrations in Eastern Europe With little time to go before the winter holidays, manufacturers and retailers are finalizing seasonal strategies, hoping to grow their share from consumers’ holiday budgets. Companies competing in the beauty and personal care, consumer electronics, toys and games and packaged food industries […]
November 16, 2014
December shopping trends and forecasts vary from region to region due to differing consumer cultural and economic circumstances.  Globally, though, retailers will aim to further unify their online and offline shopping experiences and take advantage of 24-hour buying dates. Listen to the full podcast for complete insights into consumer intentions in each major economic region. […]
November 10, 2014
This Christmas, consumers in different parts of the Asia-Pacific region are not sharing the same level of optimism. While some are likely to spend big on properties and online shopping, there are many who are facing the reality of an economy that is losing steam. Key trends Spending curbed by the declining dollar; Facing the […]
December 13, 2016
Download as pdf A sign that economic recovery is picking up in the UK, Christmas dinners are set to be cheaper this year, down by an estimated 21.0% year-on-year in nominal GBP terms. British households typically enjoy a meal of turkey, ham, brussels sprouts and potatoes on Christmas day, with wholesale prices in November dictating […]
December 13, 2016
Businesses are placing their resources into the online domain more than ever before as the festive season approaches, with digital battle lines being formed across web platforms. Even markets without traditional shopping spikes in December and November are beginning to tap into the festive mentality, with China’s Singles Day on November 11th becoming the world’s […]

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