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Portugal to become a net exporter by 2017

Portugal will soon become one of the few European electricity net exporters, with a focus on natural gas and hydropower enabling it to exceed its energy demands. Additionally, a host of new grid interconnectors are due to be installed, enabling Portugal to export its surplus energy to neighboring countries.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Jul 2014
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Succession planning means client retention

Inheritance planning can be a delicate topic; however, discussing a client's legacy planning strategies well ahead of time is becoming increasingly important in Switzerland's HNW market.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Jul 2014
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Low-income customers can be profitable

Although not the typical focus for banks, low-income customers may be the key to increasing overall customer satisfaction levels.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Jul 2014
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Smart energy: putting consumers first

A growing number of governments around the world are trying to create more transparent, efficient, and competitive energy markets. Smart meters will be key to this transition.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Jul 2014
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Pucker up: drinking vinegar is a new trend to watch in the beverage sector

The tradition of drinking vinegar goes back centuries in Japan, where samurai warriors reportedly drank apple cider vinegar to boost their strength in preparation for battle. However, the rest of the world is just beginning to catch on to Japan's secret, as drinking vinegar is beginning to stake a claim as a rising trend to watch in soft drinks, cocktails, and more.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Jul 2014
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Keys to cross-sales success

Tighter rules on sales processes, coupled with a growing tendency among consumers to shop around, have created a challenging environment for cross-sales. However, tactics can be employed to soften the blow of this profitability squeeze.

Published By Datamonitor
09 Jul 2014
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Neuromarketing: why the FMCG world is on the cusp of a scientific revolution

Just over a decade ago, author Michael Lewis published a book named "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game." It told the story of how a man named Billy Beane - then general manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team - revolutionized the way that teams recruited players. He did so by dismissing the adage that identification of talent was about "gut instinct" and "feel."

Published By Datamonitor
09 Jul 2014
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Public sector insurers face growing liability claims

As yet another investigation into abuse claims hits the UK headlines, public sector insurers should be looking to increase their reserves, with the impact on liability claims likely to be significant.

Published By Datamonitor
09 Jul 2014
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How personal care can soothe minds: the future of scents for stress relief

The global economic downturn has resulted in a world of stress-overloaded consumers. Global respondents to Datamonitor's 2014 Consumer Survey placed stress second on a list of 47 health concerns, with 45% of the global population saying that they are concerned about it right now. Globally, consumers are desperately in need of de-stressing.

Published By Datamonitor
09 Jul 2014
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Social responsibility is a double-edged sword

Branded coffee shops are still growing in the UK, with more consumers seeking sociability and indulgence. While there is still plenty of room for growth, the market is dominated by the coffee-focused big three: Costa Coffee, Starbucks, and Caffe Nero. It has become crucial for coffee chains to understand what consumers expect inside their outlets as customers, and outside as members of society.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Jul 2014

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