The top four sports leagues in the US have been cemented for decades; with the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL dominating public awareness and brand sponsorship. The strength of these leagues seemingly left little room for challengers; yet, year on year, Euromonitor’s League Index indicates an ever-growing threat to this established hegemony, in the shape of MLS.
Consumer expectations for holistic care are growing, and businesses are setting sights on new opportunities, accelerating industry convergence within women’s wellness. This article explores how this is unfolding in North America across five prominent industries—sanitary protection, adult incontinence, skin care, sexual health and gut health— and discusses opportunities and challenges ahead.
Demand for lipstick in the US has improved as COVID-19 mask restriction requirements and lockdowns have relaxed. Demand is growing as consumers look to refresh their existing lip inventory after an extended period of limited use. Using Via, Euromonitor's e-commerce tracking tool, online prices, product availability and brands can be easily tracked and compared.
The role of the store has been challenged by consumers in both the physical and digital space, becoming destinations for discovery, inspiration, and experiences. Convenience, premiumisation and experience more are central to purchasing decisions for Generation Z and Millennials, with their willingness to browse in stores without immediate purchases and focus on spending that aligns with their values and needs most.
The US and Canada are arguably the most important markets in cannabis. Knowing each regions' regulatory, attitudinal, and market developments towards medical and recreational cannabis is critical to finding opportunity and understanding the future of one of the most exciting, high-growth industries. This article highlights key trends for the US and Canada drawn from Euromonitor's comprehensive cannabis reports that cover each market.