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Emerging Market for Dog food in Middle East and Africa

Anje du Plessis

Anje du Plessis

6 Sep 21

Despite difficult financial conditions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, humanisation and premiumisation are widespread across the region. Historically, dog ownership was very low due, with several reasons making it challenging to own dogs, although this is now changing. The pandemic has forced retailers to up their game in terms of e-commerce and it is expected that this growing shift will continue over the forecast period.

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End of Qatari Blockade - What Now for the Region?

Ismail Abouzeid

Ismail Abouzeid

21 Jul 21

During January 2021, the blockade imposed by United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain on Qatar (due to suspicions that the country had aligned itself with parties that were a threat to the region) came to an end, with all parties…

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How E-Commerce, Trading Down and Staying Close to Home are Shaping Consumer Trends in the Middle East

Mehrnoush Shafiei

Mehrnoush Shafiei

27 May 21

In 2021, challenges brought by Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to weigh heavily on the Middle East. Uncertainties over the regional and global outlook, coupled with residual effects of the pandemic, such as increased unemployment and social…

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Global Consumer Trends in the Middle East

Amna Abbas

Amna Abbas

8 Apr 21

This article is part of a series highlighting the Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2021 report. Inevitably, Euromonitor International’s Global Consumer Trends 2021 are heavily influenced by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and its economic…

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The Impact of Coronavirus on North Africa and the Emerging Middle East

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

18 Mar 21

There are three major trends that Euromonitor International observed in the regions of North Africa and the emerging Middle East during the coronavirus pandemic. The first trend is stockpiling, where consumers hoarded basic staple foods such as pasta…

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Accelerating Travel Innovation after Coronavirus: Outlook for Asia and the Middle East & Africa

Caroline Bremner

Caroline Bremner

27 Nov 20

Asia Pacific was the first region to face Coronavirus (COVID-19), with the pandemic first emerging in Wuhan, China, leading to the lockdown of millions of people in an attempt to curtail the spread in the first half of 2020, with many restrictions…