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Unprecedented Pent-Up Demand Drives Travel Recovery

Caroline Bremner

Caroline Bremner

10 Aug 22

The moment has arrived when travel and tourism can finally return to some form of normalcy, as enormous pent-up demand is unleashed in line with the easing of travel restrictions and mass vaccinations around the world.

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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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Global Economic Outlook: Q3 2022

Lan Ha

Lan Ha

4 Aug 22

The outlook for the global economy remains challenging, as the war in Ukraine lingers and private consumption shows signs of weakening amid intensified inflationary pressures and rising uncertainty. Take a look at our quarterly blog post highlighting the latest macroeconomic forecasts.

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Navigating Inflation and Pandemic Recovery: What's Next for Foodservice in Asia?

Emil Fazira

Emil Fazira

2 Aug 22

In light of recent challenges in the foodservice industry – from a shortage of raw materials, to inflation, and the labour crunch – strategies for the future must turn these headwinds into opportunities. This is made even more pertinent in the aftermath of the pandemic, at various stages across Asia; for instance, Southeast Asia’s recovering economies and China’s zero-COVID goal. QSRs must review their value proposition, leverage food-on-demand and revisit strategies for in-store hospitality.

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Evolution of Physical Space in Hospitality

Nadejda Popova

Nadejda Popova

28 Jul 22

Physical spaces are evolving amid the impact of the global pandemic on consumer lifestyles, business models and workplace alongside the influence of digital transformation. As more companies embrace technological innovation, physical spaces are redesigned to create unique user experiences across all touchpoints. They are transformed into spaces as a service.

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「疫外」走红,中国社区团购 “卷土重来”?

Han Hu

Han Hu

25 Jul 22

社区团购“过山车”般的发展。萌芽于2016年的社区团购,经过3年的快速发展和扩张,在2019年逐步进入洗牌期。2020年疫情催化下,社区团购重新获得关注。然而随着政策收紧,市场不断传出各大社区团购平台收缩团购业务的消息。2022上海疫情,封控中的物资团购群成了主要购物渠道,将社区团购重新带到了大众的视线之中。

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The Return of Consumer Activity Drives Growth in Eyewear in 2022

Natasha Cazin

Natasha Cazin

18 Jul 22

After undergoing a tumultuous period from the impact of COVID-19 in 2020, the global eyewear industry has been clawing its way back to growth, driven by consumers’ return to travel and socialising, and the inescapable momentum of e-commerce.

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Home as a Hub Can Transform Business Models

An Hodgson

An Hodgson

15 Jul 22

While consumers in many parts of the world are seeking to release their pent-up demand for out-of-home experiences, more home-centric lifestyles are here to stay. As it has become a sanctuary and a hub for many activities, the home now represents the last mile, requiring businesses to rethink their strategies and even business models to reach consumers in their homes.

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The Post-Pandemic Retail Reinvention: Three Takeaways from Shoptalk Europe 2022

Marija Milasevic

Marija Milasevic

6 Jul 22

Shoptalk Europe is one of the largest retail innovation shows for retailers, FMCS brands, e-commerce brands and solutions providers. We would like to share the most discussed trends shaping current and future retailing, such as the changing role of sustainability, the focus on experiential retailing and the metaverse.