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停滞する米国のCBD市場:2020年、何がうまくいかなかったのか

Alexander Esposito

Alexander Esposito

22 Sep 21

カンナビジオール(CBD)は2019年、米国の消費者市場に見事に参入してみせた。非向精神活性剤であるCBDは、わずか1年の間にほぼゼロの状態から40億米ドル強の売上を記録したのである。しかし、この新興産業の勢いは、2020年後半には停滞してしまったようだ。売上高は前年比で約20%の伸びにとどまり、まだ販売が開始されたばかりの製品としては予想を大きく下回っている。また、消費者の反応の違いも浮き彫りになりつつある。

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Healthy Ageing: Golden Opportunities for the Silver Generation

Emil Fazira

Emil Fazira

21 Sep 21

By 2040, 16% of the population in Asia Pacific will be aged over 65. Yet, age-specific, non-prescription food which targets this increasingly health-conscious demographic is still limited in Asia Pacific. At the same time, consumers tend to shift away from thinking strength and fitness are key factors of health as they age.

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郊外移住:小売業者は変化を見逃したか?

Bob Hoyler

Bob Hoyler

21 Sep 21

2020年、米国では、新型コロナウイルス(COVID-19)のパンデミック発生を機に、「都市脱出(主要都市から周辺地域への移住)」が叫ばれるようになった。在宅勤務制度の普及によって物理的なオフィスに縛られなくなったホワイトカラーの労働者が、大挙して米国の大都市の中心部を離れ、郊外や小規模な都市に比較的安全な場所を求めて移住するようになるだろうと言われている。

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From Taboo to Typical: Global Cannabis Comes of Age

Shane MacGuill

Shane MacGuill

20 Sep 21

As global cannabis industry leaders gathered at the International Cannabis Business Conference in Berlin in late August our overarching reflection was of an industry that is - if not maturing - entering the end of its beginning as a legitimate mainstream commercial force. Ultimately, the nature and potency of that force will be determined as much by the industry’s collective ability to address consumer needs as by the intricacies of compliance and complexities of operations.

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Healthy Beverages in 2021: Functional Benefits and the Importance of Better-For-You Drinks

Howard Telford

Howard Telford

20 Sep 21

The beverages industry, as with most areas of consumer goods, retail, and our wider society, has experienced the most tumultuous year that anyone can remember. According to Euromonitor International, total volume growth across all channels tracked was down 3% globally in 2020. While this may not sound like a lot, this is a significant figure in an industry where some degree of volume growth continued even during the Great Recession of 2008-2009.

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Quick Commerce in Western Europe: Trends, Operational Models and Prospects

Maria Bogdanova

Maria Bogdanova

20 Sep 21

Quick commerce is gaining traction in Western Europe with Euromonitor International counting 30 companies currently competing on the market, most of which established in the past 10 months and is mainly focused on grocery deliveries. With consumers in the region getting accustomed to fast and ultra- fast deliveries, it is important for brands and retailers to understand the trends, operational models and prospects ahead.

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How Did Consumer Behaviour Change Under the Pandemic? A Case Study for Latin America?

Carmen Silva

Carmen Silva

19 Sep 21

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had a massive impact globally, acting as catalyzer for many disruptive changes, across markets, categories, channels and in determining new trends. Euromonitor has tracked how consumer behaviour has changed following the pandemic and how it has impacted purchases of consumer health products. Though much behaviour and trends that emerged during the pandemic proved near-universal in nature, some surprising outliers or unexpected outcomes can be found at the local level, sometimes determined by cultural habits, beliefs, or simply structural challenges.

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Electric Mobility: What’s Going to Drive the Polish EV Market?

Fransua Vytautas Razvadauskas

Fransua Vytautas Razvadauskas

17 Sep 21

By 2040, 80% of all new vehicle registrations in Poland will be electric. Consumer appetite for electric vehicles is being pushed by favourable government policies, growing supply of affordable electric vehicles, and an improving charging infrastructure, among other factors. However, with 1.5% of all new vehicle registrations being electric in 2020, Poland is still far behind major European economies such as Sweden, Norway and Demark in electrifying its vehicle fleet.

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Domestic Players Create Opportunity and Change in China Pet Food

Sunny Moon

Sunny Moon

17 Sep 21

The pet food market in China has shown a different pattern during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic compared to other countries, tending to go against increased pet ownership, and with a growing role for domestic players.