Metaverse, or the highly interactive three-dimensional virtual world, has emerged as a hype of 2021-2022. As the metaverse explodes to a multi-trillion-dollar-worth opportunity in the next 5 to 10 years, early comers will be the ones to reap the benefits. This podcast presents the top ways to benefit from this transformation.
In this podcast, Euromonitor's Julia Illera, Rachel He, Amulya Pandit, and Herbert Yum discuss the key findings from their recent report, Wellness: Longevity and the Quest for Healthy Ageing in Asia Pacific. Hear insights on the link between rising longevity and consumers’ search for a healthy life and learn the three key pillars to indentify the wellness opportunities in the APAC region.
Adeife Onwuzulike, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) at Euromonitor International, shares her expertise and knowledge in this area with Marguerite LeRolland, Head of Fashion and Fflur Robert, Head of Luxury at Euromonitor International and addresses questions around what’s here now and what’s to come next.
The third in a series that explores how hybrid working has impacted several industries across Western Europe. In this episode we turn our attention to what it means for industries like consumer electronics and appliances, home improvement & gardening, toys & video games, and hygiene. Euromonitor’s Alexandre Loeur is joined by Veronika Kandusova, Per Brandberg and Miles Agbanrin. They discuss how the music and sports industry turned to gaming to engage with consumers, how people transformed their homes into workspaces, gyms or entertainment hubs and assess if these changes are here to stay.
Physical spaces are evolving amid the impact of the global pandemic on consumer lifestyles, business models and workplace alongside the influence of digital transformation. As more companies embrace technological innovation, physical spaces are redesigned to create unique user experiences across all touchpoints. They are transformed into spaces as a service.
Experience More is transforming in the current climate due to inflationary pressures eating into consumers’ discretionary spending, yet the desire for experiences regardless of channel – in real life or the metaverse – remains unabated. Brands are adopting a ‘less is more’ approach, with no-frills, removing filters, reducing choice and knocking down barriers to ensure that brand experiences are inclusive and appealing to all, opening up new opportunities to forge long lasting connections.
In this podcast, Shane MacGuill, Euromonitor International’s Global Lead for Nicotine & Cannabis discusses the drivers of environmental sustainability regulation in tobacco and cannabis industries, its role and implications on businesses and consumers.
Social occasions and travel have made a comeback, boosting the recovery of fragrances, colour cosmetics and sun care in Western Europe. But inflation is now in the mix, and consumers want their beauty products to do more. New trends (hint: multifunctionality) are emerging in the region as pandemic-related changes subside. What are consumers looking for in their personal care products today and where are they buying them? Listen in to find out.
With inflation being the highest in 40 years, we discuss its impact on airline players, their operations, debt structures and pent-up consumer demand. We focus on the importance of rising oil prices and the increasing issues with staff shortages in the aviation sector. Find out more about the latest insights and data from Euromonitor's Senior Project Manager, Nadejda Popova.