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Starbucks' "mini" Frappuccino paves way for portion-controlled indulgence

Starbucks in the US has announced the addition of a new "mini" Frappuccino to its menu, in an effort to meet the needs of weight-conscious consumers who still want a little indulgence. The mini blended iced drink measures around 300ml; 50ml less than the - previously smallest "tall" size.

Published By Datamonitor
14 May 2015
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Discovering green gold: opportunities during an olive oil shortage

Once upon a time in Puglia, a county in Southern Italy, millenary olive groves provided 12% of worldwide olive oil production. Well, following a fairytale plot, a maleficent bacteria disguised with a musical name, Xylella fastidiosa, along with adverse weather conditions contributed to a decline in production of 20% in 2014.

Published By Datamonitor
13 May 2015
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Telephone still crucial to online insurance propositions

Brokers with an online presence are proving popular with insurers operating in fast-flowing, high volume commercial lines. However, it's the additional call service facilities that drive the true value of an internet-based proposition.

Published By Datamonitor
12 May 2015
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Are fruit juice makers throwing away their answer to the sugar content conundrum?

It is no secret that the fruit juice industry is increasingly under fire from critics who see it as contributing to the global obesity crisis. With the sugar content of carbonated soft drinks coming under a microscope globally, it was likely only a matter of time before fruit juice faced similar scrutiny. However, are juice-makers actually throwing away the best answer to the sugar content issue?

Published By Datamonitor
11 May 2015
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ZugarZnap illustrates new breed of insurer

The launch of a new insurer focused on online distribution, social content, and customer engagement signals the next generation of provider - not to mention the disruption the existing market will increasingly face.

Published By Datamonitor
11 May 2015
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PLA Innovation of the Week: detox beyond juice - a new cereal takes the detox concept into foods

Detoxing is said to rejuvenate the body by ridding it of toxins thought to build up over time. Earnest Eats "detoxifying" hot cereal moves the concept to foods with a high fiber cereal containing ingredients that support digestion, healthy liver function, and the body's natural detox process. New in the US, this product is the Datamonitor Consumer Product Launch Analytics innovation of the week.

Published By Datamonitor
11 May 2015
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How Alipay became China's Super Mobile Wallet

Alipay knew it had to drive engagement with its mobile wallet to stay ahead in the game. With this in mind the company has integrated a variety of services into the Alipay Wallet app, leading to its emergence as the Super Mobile Wallet of China.

Published By Datamonitor
08 May 2015
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PLA Innovation of the Week: the first-ever molded paper jug for cat litter

Plastic jug packaging is popular because it is strong and light. However, plastic is made from fossil fuels and has solid waste issues. Purina Pro Plan Renew clumping litter minimizes these issues with a recycled and recyclable molded pulp shell jug that contains zero plastic. New in the US, this product is the Datamonitor Consumer Product Launch Analytics innovation of the week.

Published By Datamonitor
07 May 2015
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Octopus suppresses credit card usage in Hong Kong

The Octopus card is the payment tool of choice in Hong Kong, to the extent that it has suppressed the usage of bank-issued payment cards. This is driving issuers to constantly offer promotions and discounts in order to drive usage.

Published By Datamonitor
07 May 2015
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Not all millionaires enjoy investing

While millionaires may have ample funds to invest and grow, not all of them find investing worthy of their time or effort. According to UBS Wealth Management's Investor Watch 1Q2015, only 30% of US millionaires actually enjoy investing.

Published By Datamonitor
06 May 2015

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