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The lunchbox: a fashion statement

Published By Datamonitor
27 Sep 2000
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The potential implications for UK pubs and bars of e-cigarette regulation

In 2006-07 a smoking ban was introduced across the UK, contributing to a 10% fall in on-trade beer sales. The effect was felt hardest by smaller local pubs, and the ban encouraged chain pubs to focus on food. With the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes now helping to offset the effect of the ban, what will the likely effects on UK pubs and bars be when e-cigarettes start being regulated?

Published By Datamonitor
17 Sep 2014
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The power of the beard

The male toiletries market is predicted to see a compound annual growth rate of 3.4% over 2014-19. One of the key reasons for the steady growth of this market has been the rising popularity of facial hair such as beards and moustaches. Consumers are challenging attitudes towards facial hair, creating new opportunities for brands to innovate with products that meet these evolving needs.

Published By Datamonitor
24 Apr 2015
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The rapid rise of the beauty advent calendar

Traditionally, advent calendars have been associated with the confectionery space and have often been targeted at younger consumers. However, this concept is expanding as innovation concepts traditionally found in food and drink migrate into the personal care space. Advent calendars within the beauty space are now gaining rapid traction as a seasonal "must-have" for consumers.

Published By Datamonitor
19 Dec 2014
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The rise of beer in India shows no sign of stopping

Although the Indian alcohol industry has traditionally been dominated by stronger spirits, over the last five years beer has been able to make its presence felt with a CAGR of 14.98%. With over 47% population under 25, very low per capita consumption of beer (1.64 liters per person), and sufficient production of the raw material (barley), India has a sea of opportunities for the beer industry.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Jul 2014
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The Ryvita Company: snack attack

Ryvita is squaring up to Snack-a-Jacks in the growing low fat rice snack sector. Intense competition from Quaker's strong market leader and uncertainty concerning consumers' overall willingness to sacrifice taste for health will prove difficult obstacles to overcome. Success will ultimately revolve around the brand's well-established reputation in health-orientated food.

Published By Datamonitor
16 Jul 2003
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The Sanctuary: at-home comfort for consumers

The Sanctuary range of beauty products is based on the London health spa experience and geared to offering a 'professional' at-home pampering experience. The brand's packaging has been improved to strengthen its ties with comforting indulgence. Indulgence marketing is currently led by food manufacturers, but it is an area that could be further exploited by personal care manufacturers.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Apr 2004
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The Sun's celebrity-culture perfume will enjoy 15 minutes of fame

British tabloid The Sun has announced that it is to launch its first brand of perfume, called Buzz. The product has been created by fragrance specialist Roja Dove, and will initially be sold in high-end London department store Harrods. Although the fragrance targets the strong celebrity culture in the UK, it could struggle to make an impact on both luxury-seeking and value-conscious consumers.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Sep 2010
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The UK government must fight to restore consumer confidence

According to new Datamonitor research, 83% of the UK population blames the banking industry for the credit crunch and the economic downturn. More surprisingly, almost as many consumers place the blame on the government and financial regulators. Judging from these data, whoever wins the next election will face an unprecedented crisis of consumer confidence.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Jun 2009
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Thorntons: a sales boost comes but once a year

A poor UK retail environment has been blamed for the dip in sales in Thorntons' latest trading update. With own-store sales down by 4.4% and sales through the major food retailers slowing, the company should aim to make the most of the coming Christmas period and continue to leverage the position of its products as 'everyday' luxury confectionery brands.

Published By Datamonitor
18 Oct 2005

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