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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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The Socialisation Paradox: A Dichotomy of Consumer Comfort

Amy Rollinson

Amy Rollinson

16 May 22

Consumers are approaching a return to pre-pandemic life in different ways based on their comfort levels. Certain consumers are eager, whilst others are hesitant, to resume their normal activities, creating The Socialisation Paradox. This impacts a range of industries, from travel, food service, alcoholic drinks and home. Some consumers will continue to invest in making their home a sanctuary, while others will seek hedonistic endeavors. For some, foreign travel is an exciting prospect, while anxiety of others continues to buoy domestic tourism.

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Domestic Hygiene in Developing Markets

Anjali Jain

Anjali Jain

7 Sep 21

Hygiene has become a buzzword since the beginning of the pandemic, with simple measures like wearing a mask, maintaining social distancing, and washing hands considered the best ways to prevent the spread of the virus. Given the threat of infection, hygiene beyond personal care has become relevant to consumers as they spend more and more time at home. This has led to domestic hygiene becoming an important part of our daily lifestyles. However, since 2020, given the evolving nature of the situation across countries, it is a good idea to reassess what domestic hygiene means today. In this podcast we speak with our Senior Analyst Anjali Jain for this understanding. 

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Premiumisation in the Indian Laundry Detergent Market

Anjali Jain

Anjali Jain

12 Sep 19

Premiumisation as a trend is being noticed in the laundry and fabric care category in India, especially in liquid detergents which are almost double the price of a regular powder detergent Manufacturers are offering products which are of superior…

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Cookware and Bakeware Retail Market Trends in the US

Erika Sirimanne

Erika Sirimanne

4 Sep 19

Erika Sirimanne, Head of Home and Garden at Euromonitor International, recently discussed cookware and bakeware trends with Penny Rosema at the US Cookwares Manufacturers Association (www.cookware.org). During this podcast Erika discusses how…

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Home Care Trends in Southeast Asia

Rusne Naujokaityte

Rusne Naujokaityte

24 May 19

Southeast Asia is a fast-growing region, with its population set to exceed 700 million in less than 10 years. Urbanisation and female involvement in the household in the region is leading to the purchases of consumer appliances such as automatic and…