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Drinks On the Doorstep: The Rise of Domestic UK Wine and Spirits

Anna Ward

Anna Ward

17 Jun 22

According to Euromonitor’s latest research on alcoholic drinks, the UK is showing a clear trend towards domestic products with a distinctive, modern heritage and premium cachet. Anna Ward explores this burgeoning trend, and asks how sustainable it is, given the cost of living crisis and rising inflation.

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Unpackaged: The Future of Bottled Water in Germany

Linda Lichtmess

Linda Lichtmess

21 Dec 21

German consumers are increasingly switching from bottled water to tap water. Not only is tap water seen as the more sustainable alternative, but bottled water is becoming a more political issue. Rising competition from tap water is placing pressure on soft drinks as consumers see the increasing appeal of counter-top appliances such as SodaStream that make carbonated water at home possible.

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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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Plant Power in Western European Functional Beverages

Anna Ward

Anna Ward

25 Jun 21

Complexity is an increasingly important feature of the functionality trend in beverages. Widely recognised botanicals such as chamomile, while still important, are being complemented by other ingredients of plant origin that are currently less…

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Wellbeing and Premiumisation Enable Water in Glass Bottles to Prosper in Turkey

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

22 Jun 16

When it comes to packaging of bottled water, compared to glass and other pack types, PET remains the most popular pack type in the world by far. Whilst this also holds true for Turkey, glass bottles are increasingly becoming popular amongst Turkish…

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Euromonitor to Speak at PET Value Chain 2016

Karine Dussimon

Karine Dussimon

9 Feb 16

Event: PET Value Chain Date: 8th – 9th March 2016 Location: Crowne Plaza Amsterdam City Centre, The Netherlands Event Description: Now in its fourth year, this unique and commercially focused conference is fast becoming the key meeting place for the…

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Beauty and Personal Care in Western Europe: Trends Defining the Region

Mylan Nguyen

Mylan Nguyen

4 Jul 22

Social occasions and travel have made a comeback, boosting the recovery of fragrances, colour cosmetics and sun care in Western Europe. But inflation is now in the mix, and consumers want their beauty products to do more. New trends (hint: multifunctionality) are emerging in the region as pandemic-related changes subside. What are consumers looking for in their personal care products today and where are they buying them? Listen in to find out.

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Drinks On the Doorstep: The Rise of Domestic UK Wine and Spirits

Anna Ward

Anna Ward

17 Jun 22

According to Euromonitor’s latest research on alcoholic drinks, the UK is showing a clear trend towards domestic products with a distinctive, modern heritage and premium cachet. Anna Ward explores this burgeoning trend, and asks how sustainable it is, given the cost of living crisis and rising inflation.

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Europe Leads Euromonitor International’s Sustainable Travel Index

Caroline Bremner

Caroline Bremner

8 Jun 22

Climate change poses a significant threat to the future of travel and tourism, with this industry accounting for 8% of global carbon emissions. If travel and tourism were a country, it would rank third behind the US and China in terms of the scale of its emissions.

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Post-Pandemic Lipstick Effect in a Post-Mask Germany

Magda Starula

Magda Starula

1 Jun 22

Mask wearing in Germany - or the country's famously strict Maskenpflicht rules - is likely to end in the coming weeks, and consumers will be able to shop and dine maskless for the first time in over two years. Lipstick sales, and by extension many other facial care products, are expected to surge in its wake. The greatest opportunities, however, will be private label brands offering "accessible luxury" to consumers who are both excited to show off but are also sensitive to prices.

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Value Creation, Sustainability, Digital Engagement and Emotional Wellness: UK Beauty in 2022

Amy Rollinson

Amy Rollinson

20 May 22

As cost of living concerns rise, value creation has become a defining feature of beauty in the UK, while digital engagement offers brands unique ways in which to connect with target consumers. Demand for sustainability remains high, with regulation leading change, while heightened awareness of mental wellbeing promotes products with ties to emotional wellness.

Podcast

Hybrid Working Podcast Series: Impact on Food and Nutrition

Natalia Theofilopoulou

Natalia Theofilopoulou

18 May 22

This episode is part of a series we have recently started, that explores how hybrid working has impacted several industries in Western Europe. This is the second episode in the series. We will focus on how retailers in the food and nutrition space are responding to this recent change in working patterns, in terms of retailing, product assortment and distribution.