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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.

Event

World Food Innovate Summit

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

Milan, Italy 14 Jun 22 | CET: 08:00 AM

The 20th Annual World Food Innovate Summit is a unique event responsible for creating a global network of food innovators and experts in the food industry.

Video

The Hometainment Trend in Snacks in Europe in a Post-COVID World

Margaux Laine

Margaux Laine

15 Feb 22

In this video, Industry experts Margaux Laine, Natalia Theofilopoulou, Aleksandras Bacevicius and Roland Szaki discuss how the pandemic has permanently changed the way consumers spend their time and money. Consumers are set to spend more time at home in comparison to post-COVID, impacting impulse purchase and physical shopping now threatened by the rise of pre-planned impulse and e-commerce sales. In the last 2 years, snacks players have developed solutions to address the increasing need for comforting and entertainment at home, and as such, answering the hometainment trend. 

Video

The Polarisation of Snack Prices in Post-COVID Europe

Simona Bernatonyte

Simona Bernatonyte

2 Feb 22

COVID-19 has brought financial uncertainty to virtually all national economies, prompting consumers to adopt thriftier expenditure habits. Conversely, those working from home or choosing to stay at home rather than go out for entertainment are also in a position to save money, leading to a search for more premium, entertaining product offers. Such different experiences arising from the pandemic have led to a clear trend towards polarisation in retail prices for snacks.

Article

Grocery Delivery, Dark Stores and Meals at Home: How Opportunities in Germany are Becoming Best Practice in Global Retail

Stephen Dutton

Stephen Dutton

30 Dec 21

The COVID-19 pandemic profoundly disrupted the market for meals in Germany. With foodservice largely restricted, most food spending is funneled into grocery retail and retailers are leveraging this position of strength, working with grocery delivery startups, to target consumers at home.

Article

Where is the Vegan Claim Headed?

Marina Dziuge

Marina Dziuge

23 Nov 21

In the aftermath of “plant-based” becoming a household phrase, what space does a vegan positioning have and how do we expect the claim to be utilised in the future?

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Podcast

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.

Article

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.

Article

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.

Article

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.

Article

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.