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    Euromonitor International: Insight

    • Japan Tobacco to Acquire Natural American Spirit Outside US

      Japan Tobacco to Acquire Natural American Spirit Outside US

      Analyst Insight by Don Hedley - Contributing Analyst Reynolds American Inc. has announced that the international rights to the Natural American Spirit brand name and associated trademarks, along with the international companies that distribute and ma…
      - 1 Oct 15, 1:40pm -
    • The Best New Retailing Concepts of 2015

      The Best New Retailing Concepts of 2015

      Analyst Insight by Michelle Malison - Retailing Research Associate The retailing team is very pleased to announce the best retail concepts as part of our ongoing research. The best retail concepts were nominated in four categories – grocery, non-gr…
      - 30 Sep 15, 4:00pm -
    • The Best Cities for Startups

      The Best Cities for Startups

      Listen as MP3 According to the recently released Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015 by Compass, the list of cities ideal for startups is dominated by North American and European cities. However, a few emerging cities cracked the list, including Sa…
      - 30 Sep 15, 1:00pm -
    • From Nobel Prize-Winners to Navigating the B2B Digital Landscape

      From Nobel Prize-Winners to Navigating the B2B Digital Landscape

      Post originally appeared on IIN Europe website “Stay curious and keep learning. You don’t have to have all the answers all the time,” says Sarah Boumphrey, Head of Strategic, Economic and Consumer Insight at Euromonitor International. “Grasp…
      - 30 Sep 15, 4:00am -
    • Generational Differences in Mobile Payment Preferences

      Generational Differences in Mobile Payment Preferences

      One of the most important things to consider when launching a mobile wallet is the end user, and a mobile wallet will rarely find success if it does not cater to the millennial generation. According to Euromonitor International Survey data, there are…
      - 29 Sep 15, 4:00pm -
    • White Paper | Cómo entender el impacto del comercio ilícito en las industrias a nivel mundial

      White Paper | Cómo entender el impacto del comercio ilícito en las industrias a nivel mundial

      Alrededor del mundo, un número cada vez mayor de bienes y marcas se ven afectados por el comercio ilícito, desde productos de consumo tales como vestuario, medicamentos, electrónica y bebidas alcohólicas hasta otras industrias como lubricantes y…
      - 29 Sep 15, 12:44pm -
    • White Paper | How to Understand the Impact of Illicit Trade on Business Around the World

      White Paper | How to Understand the Impact of Illicit Trade on Business Around the World

      Globally, an increasing number of goods and brands are affected by illicit trade, from consumer products like electronics, apparel, pharmaceuticals and alcoholic beverages to other industries such as vehicle lubricants and auto parts. The global valu…
      - 29 Sep 15, 10:00am -
    • Introducing the Industry Forecast Model

      Introducing the Industry Forecast Model

      The Industry Forecast Model is an interactive and highly visual dashboard that places the client in the driver’s seat. The Industry Forecast Model can help your business plan for shifts in economic environments, pressure test strategic plans, measu…
      - 28 Sep 15, 12:56pm -
    • Submerging or Emerging Economies?

      Submerging or Emerging Economies?

      Follow @SarahBoumphrey Emerging markets may have been getting bad press in recent times but the factors that have underpinned their growth are still real. No one can deny a slowdown is occurring, but the situation is more nuanced than that and commer…
      - 28 Sep 15, 4:00am -
    • O sucesso da Drinkfinity, da PepsiCo, no Brasil

      O sucesso da Drinkfinity, da PepsiCo, no Brasil

      Recentemente, a PepsiCo lançou no Brasil o sistema de hidratação Drinkfinity, que inclui uma garrafa de água e cápsulas contendo sabores, vitaminas e nutrientes. O produto se diferencia no estagnado mercado de sucos concentrados no país, que at…
      - 27 Sep 15, 4:00pm -

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    • The rise and fall of bitcoin

      The rise and fall of bitcoin

      THE great Sir Isaac Newton may have revolutionised our knowledge of the world but he still had his blind spots. He was sucked into the great mania of his day, the South Sea Bubble (pictured) and lost a lot of money. “I can calculate the motion of h…
      - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 5:57am -
    • Predicting doom for the bond market

      Predicting doom for the bond market

      INVESTORS are dragging their attention away from the stockmarket for a moment to figure out what is going on in the other main part of their portfolios: government bonds.
      - 9 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 6:50am -
    • Where did the inflation go?

      Where did the inflation go?

      THE strength of the global economy is one reason why the stockmarket has started 2018 in a buoyant mood (with the Dow passing 25,000). At some point, in any expansion, businesses find it harder to recruit workers or get the materials they need; these…
      - 14 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 9:38am -
    • Is the bubble only starting?

      Is the bubble only starting?

      READY for a melt-up? Investors are generally upbeat about the prospects for equity markets this year but one intrepid fund manager thinks it is likely that American share prices could rise by 50% in the next six months to two years. Perhaps the bigge…
      - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 5:34am -
    • What 2018 has in store for the markets

      What 2018 has in store for the markets

      WHAT is in store for economies and markets in 2018? Around this time of year, a large number of analysts and fund managers are giving their views. Among the most interesting and thoughtful approaches can be found at Absolute Strategy Research (ASR),…
      - 32 days ago, 18 Dec 17, 5:29am -
    • When politicians and executives get caught out

      When politicians and executives get caught out

      POLITICIANS and executives are held to different standards. That is pretty clear when it comes to issues such as sexual harassment, notwithstanding the resignation of Al Franken or the rejection by voters of Roy Moore.
      - 37 days ago, 13 Dec 17, 10:53am -
    • Putting a price on bitcoin

      Putting a price on bitcoin

      SCENE: A pet shop with a bored looking proprietor. A customer approachesCUSTOMER: I’d like to buy a parrot.OWNER: Certainly, sir. How about this one? It’s a Norwegian Blue. Beautiful plumage.CUSTOMER: It’s not moving muchOWNER: It is tired…
      - 42 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 9:09am -
    • How to spot the next crisis

      How to spot the next crisis

      WHILE the world of geopolitics looks as risky as ever, the markets seem to go on their sweet way, recording new highs for equity indices.
      - 50 days ago, 30 Nov 17, 9:44am -
    • Britain’s 1970s retread

      Britain’s 1970s retread

      THE strange 1970s revival in Britain has another twist. The main focus has been on the Labour party which, under Jeremy Corbyn, wants to return to the era marked by nationalisation and higher taxes.
      - 65 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 10:49am -
    • Where economic power goes, political power will follow

      Where economic power goes, political power will follow

      BACK in 1992, in his book "The End Of History and the Last Man", Francis Fukuyama argued that liberal democracy had triumphed. The return of authoritarianism in Russia, and the growing power of absolutist China, has undermined the argument at the geo…
      - 74 days ago, 6 Nov 17, 10:23am -
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    The Guardian: Nils Pratley on Finance

    • GKN should be no pushover as Melrose bid turns hostile | Nils Pratley
      Automotive and aerospace firm’s trustees may demand a big pay-off and it might not even need the remedy its suitor offersYou cannot blame Melrose Industries for firing off its £7bn hostile offer for GKN, the UK’s last big automotive and aerospac…
      - 1 day ago, 17 Jan 18, 2:47pm -
    • Pensions Regulator has questions to answer on Carillion | Nils Pratley
      Carillion’s payments to shareholders look a bit generous when compared with those into its pension fundThe Insolvency Service probably didn’t need to be told how to do its job, but there is no harm in the business secretary, Greg Clark, telling i…
      - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 2:16pm -
    • Blame the deluded board members for Carillion's collapse
      Lessons must be learned from this corporate calamity; Carillion took too many risks with too much debtResponsibility for Carillion’s collapse lies in the boardroom. It is the job of the directors to manage risk and the eight pages of Carillion’s…
      - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 12:50pm -
    • Why M&S's website isn't delivering on sales | Nils Pratley
      Massive investment hasn’t brought Marks & Spencer’s online operation up to speed with rivals – or with what customers expectNobody expected Christmas trading miracles from Marks & Spencer, but surely chief executive Steve Rowe would be able to…
      - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 2:39pm -
    • Just writing 'Dear CEO' letters won't protect the spread-betting punters | Nils Pratley
      The FCA’s review of how contracts-for-difference are sold and marketed demands more than just a warning to the industryEach time regulators lift the lid on the spread-betting industry the stench turns out to be horrible.“Consumers may be at serio…
      - 9 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 2:19pm -
    • Persimmon pay shambles shows need to ban long-term bonus plans
      Persimmon chairman Jeff Fairburn’s £110 bonus is an extreme example, but the whole long-term bonus system is rotten Jeff Fairburn, the £110m chief executive of Persimmon, will have reflected long and hard about how it looks to receive such an eno…
      - 10 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 2:13pm -
    • Mothercare shoppers throw a Christmas tantrum
      Customers just want cheaper stuff in the age of Amazon. The baby-centric chain’s poor festive sales means its lack of discounts is costing it dear“We do not want to be a company that goes on sale every two weeks as this does not build long-term t…
      - 11 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 2:10pm -
    • 'Melt-up' coinage could signal last hurrah for US stock market
      Jeremy Grantham, who dodged the dotcom bubble and US housing crash, now predicts a euphoric ‘melt-up’ before inevitable thud Welcome to the world of “melt-up”, a phrase we could be hearing a lot in coming months. It describes the idea that th…
      - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 2:27pm -
    • Next is right to greet its Christmas cheer with caution | Nils Pratley
      Retailer’s impressive festive season comes at end of a tricky year and its performance may not signal a high street upturnSalvation for retailers? Next’s mildly upbeat report on its pre-Christmas trading was good for share prices in the sector, b…
      - 16 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 2:16pm -
    • Chris Grayling's soft-shoe shuffle reveals rotten state of UK rail system | Nils Pratley
      Transport secretary should be required to set out the hit to public purse from his ministerial manoeuvre on East Coast lineJanuary’s howl of outrage over train fares carries extra force this year because it comes after a ministerial manoeuvre that…
      - 16 days ago, 2 Jan 18, 2:48pm -
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