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In 2030, the population of Thailand will reach 69.6 million, an overall increase of 0.9% from 2017. Deaths are set to outnumber births for the first time in 2026 and by 2028 positive net migration will no longer be able to mitigate decline. The urban population will grow strongly in 2017-2030 overtaking the rural population for the first time...

  • Thailand
  • Demographic
  • Demographic Indicators

Global value sales of sportswear grew by 4% in 2017, benefiting from more consumers exercising, and the desire to project an image of health on social media. To differentiate their offer, sportswear brands will collaborate with designers and use tech wearables, and also increasingly compete on sustainability. As digitalisation challenges traditional...

  • Clothing And Textile
  • Sporting Goods
  • Sportswear
  • World
  • Demand

In 2030, the population of Brazil will reach 225 million, an increase of 7.7% from 2017. Increasing deaths, falling births and low net migration mean that population growth will slow down every year over this timeframe. Meanwhile, the country will age rapidly up to 2030, compounded by falling birth rates and increasing life expectancy. The...

  • Brazil
  • Demographic
  • Demographic Indicators

Rural households present major opportunities for businesses to expand their footprint in new territories and markets. Rising incomes, growing tech penetration, and strong demographic indicators make rural consumers an appealing proposition. However, challenges that include logistics, rural flight, and poor facilities are obstacles for business....

  • Residential Construction
  • World
  • Demand

Cultivating trust in financial services can be a daunting task. Alleviating concerns is likely to require a combination of education and technology. Leaning on consumer familiarity with mobile phones is an important avenue for fostering both trust and knowledge, as is utilising technology to bridge gaps in infrastructure. In Eastern Europe,...

  • Banking
  • Payments
  • Eastern Europe
  • Demand

Gross lending witnessed the continued impact of the weaker economic environment and labour market in 2018, which mainly negatively affected wholesale banking for most players. With repayments remaining a key issue for banks, companies are planning to revise repayment plans to ease the process and focus on new market segments within retail...

  • Bank Lending
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Demand
  • Forecast
  • Trade

Paris has been resilient as one of the world’s leading tourist destinations, despite a host of challenges related to security, accommodation and overcrowding. With a clear focus on reinventing the city for the modern traveller by transforming its infrastructure, culture and attractions, Paris is well placed to compete with emerging cities...

  • Business Tourism
  • Hotel
  • Tourism
  • France

Flat economic performance in Western European markets impacts negatively on men’s grooming, still embedded in price competition and stagnation. Consumers, less loyal than ever, appear decided to turn to cheaper alternatives for products they increasingly consider as staples. Exceptions exist however, most notably in men’s toiletries where...

  • Body Care
  • Male Grooming
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Western Europe
  • Procter & Gamble Company

While Toys “R” Us was a long languishing company, its sudden exit from the market on the back of high debt and a lack of innovation has left a vacuum in the US toys and games market. Retailers of all sorts are hoping to fill this void as the USD5 billion annual sales that Toys “R” Us previously generated is a tempting target. Toy makers meanwhile...

  • Toy
  • Toy And Game
  • United States
  • Demand
  • Walmart Stores, Inc.

The global lighting industry is undergoing a major transition from traditional lamps to light-emitting diode (LED) lamps. This report focuses on the current state of the global lighting market, the demand drivers shaping the future of the lighting industry, and the changing competitive landscape Euromonitor International’s Global Overview...

  • Electronics
  • LED
  • Lighting
  • World
  • Demand

Sales of dishwashing in Middle East and Africa are driven by improving economic conditions, leading to rising disposable incomes. Promotions and discounts drive growth of dishwashing, and are expected to continue to do so in coming years. In developed markets, innovations in terms of fragrances and product attributes are required to attract...

  • Grocery Store
  • Egypt
  • Middle East
  • Demand
  • Procter & Gamble Company

The habits, preferences and attitudes of global consumers directly shape their goals and priorities, and have an enormous impact on the products and services they decide to buy and use in their everyday lives. Understanding trends in consumer lifestyles is essential for companies as they shape their product development, marketing and long-term...

  • Non-Store Retail
  • World
  • Demand

Consumer expenditure has grown steadily in recent years despite several economic and political challenges, although many consumers remain cautious spenders. As internet penetration expands an increasing number are expected to take advantage of the variety of consumer-related benefits associated with online access. Younger consumers are expected...

  • Housing
  • Mexico
  • Demand

Unilever is the world’s largest tea company, and the third largest hot drinks company. Rising black tea demand in developing countries is keeping topline sales growth strong, but consumers in developed markets are starting to shift away from black tea brands like Lipton towards more premium alternatives. Euromonitor International’s...

  • Beverage
  • Tea
  • World
  • Demand
  • Unilever PLC

Fast food in Latin America is growing at a significant pace, as the economies recover post-recession. Independent operators dominate but chained brands have made their mark through aggressive investment in product innovation. While chained fast food is present in most markets of the region, it remains underpenetrated as operators perceive...

  • Fast Food
  • Food Services
  • Brazil
  • Latin America
  • Demand

Novartis ranks second in the global contact lenses and solutions market. The company has established a strong foothold in North America and Western Europe, and is continuing to grow its presence in Asia Pacific. Novartis has recently expanded both its Dailies and Air Optix product ranges, but continues to face tough competition in the area...

  • Eyewear
  • Medical Device
  • World
  • Demand
  • Novartis AG

Tourism struggled in Mozambique over much of the review period amidst instability, kidnappings and clashes between local factions, as well as a resurgence of the RENAMO (Mozambique National Resistance) insurgency. However, the situation began to improve from the end of 2016, which is improving both tourist and investor confidence in the country...

  • Tourism
  • Mozambique

Latin American governments have, in recent years, pushed measures to promote competition and implement projects to improve digital connectivity in the region. Telecom monopolies have been dismantled, thereby lowering prices and improving access, and mobile broadband investments have been expanded. Going ahead digital commerce is a key growth...

  • Internet Services
  • Argentina
  • Latin America
  • Demand
  • Forecast

With near unanimity, the time for taking action to mitigate climate challenges is now, with an official roadmap of Sustainable Development Goals to 2030 and the importance of collective environmental stewardship. Consumer attitudes are also shifting in the right direction, with the majority of consumers seeking to have a positive impact on...

  • Internet Services
  • Mobile Services
  • Africa
  • Middle East
  • Demand

In the Industry Insights survey series, Euromonitor International connects with industry professionals to explore trends and innovations. This report focuses on the home care industry, drawing on an Industry Insights survey of 244 professionals working in home care in over 77 countries around the world. Euromonitor International’s Voice...

  • E-Healthcare
  • Home Healthcare
  • World
  • Demand

International expansion has been a long-standing focus for Japan’s largest brewer, Asahi, as its domestic beer market struggles with maturity-driven decline. The acquisition of SABMiller’s European operations has significantly expanded Asahi’s reach and altered its geographic profile; Eastern Europe has now become the company’s largest regional...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Cider
  • Asahi Group
  • Heineken N.V.

Eastern Europe’s robust fixed-line networks and high next generation broadband penetration makes it the emerging world’s digital leader. Historically, the region benefited from community broadband networks. In recent years, governments have promoted competition and investment in 4G LTE services. 5G networks will be rolled out over the next...

  • Broadband
  • Internet Services
  • Eastern Europe
  • Demand
  • Forecast

DuPont Industrial Biosciences is just one part of the Specialty Products division of the newly merged DowDuPont business, itself a true giant of the global chemical industry. This profile assesses the activities of this individual unit, including its structure, strategies and financial performance. It also reviews trends in its core ingredients...

  • Detergent
  • Household Products
  • Laundry Care
  • World
  • DuPont

Faced with demographic challenges in its home market of Japan, Kao has had to look abroad to secure growth. This report covers the company’s strategy for growth in China, where its Merries brand of nappies/diapers has enjoyed rapid expansion, as well as other markets in Asia Pacific. Furthermore, the report analyses the company’s strategies...

  • Baby Hygiene
  • Demand
  • Kao Corporation
  • Procter & Gamble Company
  • Unicharm Corporation

In 130 years of existence, Kao Corp has achieved some notable successes. It is the 10th largest beauty and personal care (BPC) player worldwide, and has respected skin care expertise. In the wake of J-Beauty, Kao has pushed to expand internationally with a certain degree of success. Its reach is, however, still limited to immediate neighbours...

  • Personal Care
  • Japan
  • World
  • Demand
  • Kao Corporation

Challenging conditions persist in Carlsberg’s core European markets; macroeconomic difficulties in Eastern Europe and a maturity-driven slowdown in Western Europe. As a result, the company continues to pursue geographic expansion in Asia Pacific at the same time as working to adapt to changing trends in mature markets. How does the landscape...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Cider
  • Carlsberg Group
  • Heineken N.V.

Diageo remained the leading player in spirits globally in 2017, but growth was slower than for its main competitors, as stagnation for key brands in mature markets and portfolio difficulties in emerging regions continued to throw up challenges for the company. However, despite a range of risks on the horizon, opportunities abound. This profile...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Spirits
  • Demand
  • Diageo plc
  • Pernod Ricard SA

The megabrands are the top 100 fmcg brands measured by retail sales value. While a number of the major names have maintained their rankings for some time, the balance across the list is shifting. Consumer attitudes to health, premiumisation and changes in how consumers research and shop online are having a profound impact. In addition, the...

  • World
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • L'Oreal S.A.
  • Mengniu Group
  • Shiseido Company

Hoya Corp is increasing production capacity to expand within contact lenses, and aims to increase brand awareness and revenues within a category offering strong growth prospects. The company is looking at growing quickly in emerging markets with rising income levels. Hoya is also looking to expand via acquisitions. With its latest addition...

  • Eyewear
  • Carl Zeiss AG
  • Essilor group
  • Hoya Corporation
  • Rodenstock GmbH

Asia Pacific is one of the fastest-growing regions in the world, driven by strong manufacturing and services sectors in major economies such as India, China, Japan and Singapore. Furthermore, countries such as Hong Kong and Singapore attract large foreign direct investment (FDI). Rising exports result in trade surpluses boosted by free trade...

  • APAC
  • China
  • Economy
  • Investment Environment
  • Trade