As a Research Analyst, Jin conducts primary and secondary research and strategic analysis on China. In addition to this, she engages with key industry players for the benefit of research integrity and client knowledge.
Jin works across a range of industries in China. Prior to Euromonitor, Jin worked as a qualitative research analyst in fmcg industries, offering insights to support clients, a background which has proved a useful foundation for her current role.
The search for flexibility is a key theme running through company strategies in alcoholic drinks – more so now than ever. The nature of competition is gradually shifting, as maturity and changes in consumer behaviour prompt companies to diversify and seek opportunities outside their traditional areas of specialisation. The ready-to-drink (RTD) sector is a shared expansion focus.
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In 2022, consumer foodservice sales in Mexico recovered to their pre-pandemic levels and growth trend. Understanding channel trends, how competitors are innovating in response, and where growth opportunities lie are all crucial elements in building a well-informed consumer foodservice strategy.