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Tesco: beware the Wal-Mart effect

Not content with pocketing one in every three pounds spent on groceries in the UK, the supermarket giant Tesco has now become the first British retailer to smash the GBP2 billion profit barrier. However, Tesco should beware the pitfalls of high street omnipotency - consumers' perception that it has grown too powerful could damage its image in future.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Apr 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

Tesco: Make a Meal With proposition brings versatility to ready meals

With its Make a Meal With range of cooked and seasoned meats, Tesco has extended the prepared meal concept beyond simply 'peeling back the film and heating' and created a proposition that obviates the need for time-consuming preparation but still provides an opportunity for consumers to display their cooking skills.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Sep 2010
Expert View
Expert View

The growing US Hispanic population presents a wealth of opportunities for the CPG industry

The Hispanic population in the US has jumped by 42% over the last 10 years to reach 50 million, making it the second largest consumer market after white Americans. The emerging young, bilingual and urban Hispanic population has significant 'cultural capital' and growing spending power, and therefore CPG marketers will have to adjust their strategies to cater for this burgeoning demographic.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Sep 2010
CommentWire
CommentWire

Thresher Group: Blockbuster competition

Thresher Group is looking to become a one-stop shop for all that a consumer could want for a good night in. Alongside its alcoholic drinks range it is planning to offer indulgent meals as well as movies to rent. This move highlights a trend towards offering an occasion-specific proposition and the lucrative potential of targeting 'staying in'.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Sep 2003
Expert View
Expert View

Time-starved consumers still want to be well-fed

European consumers are taking an increasingly functional attitude to eating as a result of work, family and leisure commitments, and eating-on-the-go offers the flexibility needed for busy lifestyles. However, time-starved consumers want more than just convenience from on-the-go meals. As well as providing convenience, manufacturers must add health functionality to their products.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Nov 2005
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

UK frozen ready meals: smaller households choose the easy option

Published By Datamonitor
02 Nov 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

UK ready meals: chilling out

Chilled ready meals now account for over 50% of the average Briton's spend on prepared meals according to Datamonitor. This makes the UK the only country in Europe where spending on chilled prepared meals exceeds that on frozen meals. The growing popularity shows increasing consumer awareness of the health benefits of fresher food.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Apr 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

UK single-person households: targeting the powerful solo pound

A recent report by the Institute for Public Policy Research and Unilever predicts that more than one-third of the UK's population will live alone by the year 2021. Consumer products manufacturers and retailers should not ignore this trend: by tailoring marketing strategies and new products towards single-person households, they will be able to attract the increasingly powerful 'solo pound'.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Nov 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

UK supermarkets: diversify or die?

In a new round of supermarket price cutting, Asda and Tesco have reduced prices by a total of GBP167 million. Both supermarkets, which together account for 46% of supermarket spending, are advancing their position and threatening the existence of smaller and less profitable rivals as a result.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Apr 2005
CommentWire
CommentWire

Unilever: meals on ice

Unilever is reportedly debating a sale of its frozen foods unit. Frozen savory food is a low-growth, low-margin market, so Unilever would do well to sell off its Bird's Eye/Iglo/Findus business. However, the same is not true for ice cream, which fits well with Unilever's strategy of building world-leading brands through innovative marketing and new product development.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Aug 2005

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