October 7, 2016
Euromonitor International has introduced a new macroeconomic scenario, mapping out likely outcomes should Donald Trump become US president. The scenario suggests US GDP would nearly stagnate in 2017. Growth over 5 years would be 4.7% less in total than currently forecasted. We assign a 10-20% probability to this scenario. 8th November, 2016 will see a […]
December 27, 2015
  Carrie Lennard, Business Environment Manager at Euromonitor shares the top three trends for the global labour market for 2016. In developed markets, average unemployment rates will reach their lowest levels since 2008, although markets such as Greece and Spain will still struggle. Automation will play a large role in 2016, and is concentrated mostly […]
Carrie Lennard
December 18, 2014
It has been six years since the financial crisis that brought the world economy to a standstill. Soon afterwards, policy makers and analysts began to outline the main features of the recovery.
August 15, 2014
Yesterday’s dismal eurozone Q2 GDP results appear to show the fragile recovery derailed. Real GDP growth for the bloc was flat at 0.0% quarter-on-quarter. The most notable results were the negative growth in the eurozone’s largest economy – Germany – and also it’s third largest Italy – which is now in the midst of a […]
July 27, 2014
The gender income gap is a highly relevant consumer market barometer, one that companies cannot afford to ignore when assessing market potential and making business decisions at all stages, from market entry and product development to marketing and advertising. Women are already the key decision maker for many purchases within the household, and today’s modern female […]
July 10, 2014
Economic growth in France, the eurozone’s second largest economy, has stagnated since 2012. Our Risks and Vulnerabilities Country Briefing highlights that one of the biggest threats to the country’s macroeconomic stability is the public debt, which the IMF forecasts will hit record levels in 2014 of 95.8% of GDP. The government has committed to reducing […]
July 6, 2014
Every newly employed person constitutes a new consumer, and a change in the overall employed population is one of the most useful indicators in finding the most prospective markets for sales growth. Over 2005-2013 employment growth was very different across the world, registering a 20% rise in Latin America compared with just a 2-3% increase […]
June 1, 2014
Consumer income and expenditure across Eastern Europe are expected to see positive developments in 2014, backed by the region’s higher growth rates and declining inflation. However, high unemployment rates and currency depreciation will continue to affect consumer confidence. Meanwhile, political uncertainty arising from the Crimea crisis represents a key risk to Eastern Europe’s consumer markets […]

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