According to Euromonitor International’s Global League and Club Indices 2023, five major US leagues and five European football leagues dominate league rankings, with the National Football League (NFL) consistently holding its status as the most commercially attractive league globally. In the club ranking football clubs from the five major European football leagues claim all top 10 spots with Manchester United retaining the top position.
Despite growth and innovation across pet care, global supply chains continue to grapple with instability. Faced by climate change, labour shortages, political tensions, and more, key players across pet care are seen expanding domestic manufacturing capabilities. Expansion efforts however, fuel competitive landscapes, with industry giants scooping up facilities previously key to private label production. Consequently, private label manufacturers will face challenges meeting demand.
North American retail soft drinks volumes have been characterised by modest growth over the last decade. The industry saw its next big disruptor in 2020 with the COVID-19 pandemic. With consumers shifting away from so many on-trade channels and on-the-go or convenience channels, consumption patterns accelerated growth in retail volume.
Amazon dominates in online sales of beauty and personal care in the US and is continuing to make gains in most categories. Amazon's success in beauty and personal care is due to its competitive pricing, product range, and logistics, but also to its savvy seasonal strategy, especially during the holiday season and its annual Prime Day promotion.
Enthusiasm is high among US fans as the new National Football League (NFL) season kicked off in September. While teams will compete for success on the field, off it both teams and brands are contending for the right commercial partnership. Even though the NFL boasts the highest sponsorship value among the top US leagues in 2023, much of it remains untapped and pressure is building up for the league to reform its commercial strategy so as to maximize revenue streams.
One of the most noticeable features of beverages in the last decade has been the dramatic growth in popularity of the metal beverage can. While proponents of the can like to tout features like sustainability and portability as the driving forces behind this, what has really happened is that the can has aligned itself well with some of the most dynamic growth categories in beverages. It is this category alignment that has been the key to cans’ success.