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How Inflation in Latin America is Impacting Consumers and Manufacturers of Home Care Products

Paula Ferolla Correia

Paula Ferolla Correia

16 Sep 22

Euromonitor International forecasts that Latin America will be the region with the highest rate of inflation in 2022 at 15.1%. Consumers are generally expected to exhibit increasingly price-sensitive behaviour when shopping for home care products. They are expected to purchase in bulk and look for promotions and discounts more frequently.

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US Pet Care and the Future of Premiumisation

Anne Scott Livingston

Anne Scott Livingston

6 Sep 22

The US is the world's highest value pet care market, but as with so many countries, its future growth potential faces very real challenges posed by rising inflation and tough choices when it comes to consumer spending.

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Humanisation a Key Driver of Pet Product Sales

Liseth Galvis

Liseth Galvis

11 Aug 22

In 2020, the pet population in Western Europe increased substantially. More time spent at home as a result of home seclusion resulted in more adoptions, as people had more time to look after pets. In 2021 and 2022 growth in the pet population continues at a slower pace, driven by new lifestyles such as remote working. This has allowed more bonding between humans and pets, therefore reinforcing the humanisation trend.

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Hybrid Working Podcast Series: Impact on Consumer Appliances, Electronics, Home Improvement and Gaming

Alexandre Loeur

Alexandre Loeur

5 Aug 22

The third in a series that explores how hybrid working has impacted several industries across Western Europe. In this episode we turn our attention to what it means for industries like consumer electronics and appliances, home improvement & gardening, toys & video games, and hygiene. Euromonitor’s Alexandre Loeur is joined by Veronika Kandusova, Per Brandberg and Miles Agbanrin. They discuss how the music and sports industry turned to gaming to engage with consumers, how people transformed their homes into workspaces, gyms or entertainment hubs and assess if these changes are here to stay.

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New Business Models – The Challenge at Hand

Ian Bell

Ian Bell

2 Aug 22

Businesses are in a constant state of flux, evolving to be organisations adapted to ‘of the time’; often this involves structures designed to mitigate for future challenges and change. There are a litany of examples of where this has failed, sometimes spectacularly, but for every Kodak, for every Nokia, there is an Apple or a Google suggesting, at times, adaptation can be world-conquering. For the vast majority, the reality of business model adaptation and development lies in the multitude of grey shades found in between graveyard and high earth orbit.

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New Business Models: From Connectivity Boom to Pandemic Dynamism and Inflation Surge

Ian Bell

Ian Bell

22 Jul 22

Only 55 companies have remained on the Fortune 500 list continuously since its inception in 1955. In that year, GM was the biggest company in the world. 70 or so years later, Wal-Mart, a discount store, is the biggest, while GM filed for bankruptcy in 2009. A generation ago, a “Kodak moment” referred to a picture-worthy moment. Today, it is widely used to describe companies that failed to adapt to market disruptions. Clearly, companies need to innovate their products and business models to survive.

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