Despite the size of the Nordics with fewer than 30 million people, the region can boast that it is the birthplace of globally-leading fmcg companies that are also at the forefront of sustainable innovation, including the likes of IKEA, Carlsberg and LEGO. What is it about Nordic region that enables business and sustainability goals to effectively combine and more importantly to be implemented?
The British Government’s anti-obesity regulation on products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) is likely to impact packaged food and soft drinks, both in terms of brands and consumers. Although the new legislation might come as a hindrance for some categories, it might also offer an opportunity for others.
As more European luxury brands tap South Korean celebrities as brand ambassadors, this podcast explores the growing influence of South Korean culture in fashion and beauty. The podcast also seeks to distinguish between what European and South Korean consumers look for in the luxury brands they choose and value.
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.
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.