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The Evolution of Eating Occasions

Emil Fazira

Emil Fazira

22 Oct 21

Eating occasions have evolved significantly. Changes in consumer habits - and the concept of the home as a hub - will have a key influence in shaping eating habits over the next few years. Meanwhile, experiential dining out and food discovery at specialist retailers have been under threat, leading to a surge in experimentation at home. Value for money positioning is more important than ever as consumers seek novel experiences despite tightened budgets. Here we examine the drivers and innovation examples that businesses can benefit from in line with these evolving eating occasions.

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Skating Towards Recovery: The NHL’s Plan to Boost Commercial Performance in the 2021/22 Season

Egle Tekutyte

Egle Tekutyte

22 Oct 21

The National Hockey League (NHL), like many other top sports leagues, is eager to rebound as quickly as possible from the disruption caused by the pandemic. The 2021/22 season sees the league return to its 82 game regular season, where the majority of teams plan to welcome fans back to arenas operating at full capacity. To gauge how quickly any league or team can recover, it’s important to understand both the strengths and weaknesses of the sports property and the strategies being implemented that will drive commercial revenues in the short to mid-term.

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Global Economic Outlook: Q4 2021

Daniel Solomon

Daniel Solomon

21 Oct 21

The global economic outlook for 2021 has worsened moderately since mid-2021, offset by slightly more optimistic recovery forecasts for 2022. Global real GDP is now forecast to increase by 5.7% in 2021 (a 0.2 percentage point downgrade since July 2021), and by 4.8% in 2022 (a 0.2 percentage point improvement relative to the July 2021 forecast). Since July, real GDP growth forecasts for 2021 have been significantly downgraded for the US, Canada, China, India, and other Asia Pacific economies, such as Indonesia and Australia.

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