The home care industry in Latin America is currently navigating a complex landscape characterised by inflationary pressures, which have adversely affected sales across various categories, both in terms of volume and value. Given this situation, what strategies should be employed to navigate this landscape, and what key insights can be gleaned from this context?
In 2022, Southeast Asia accounted for 19% of home care sales in Asia Pacific, second only to China. It is a dynamic region, which offers immense growth potential. Southeast Asia is home to high growth economies such as Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam which, as per Euromonitor International’s data, are expected to grow faster than China over the forecast period.
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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