Perceptions about private-label brands are favorable around the world, but value shares are not correspondingly distributed; they are much higher in developed regions like Europe, North America and Australia.
Even though the market is challenging for retailers, some companies have been able to break away from the rest and grow rapidly. Their performance highlights the opportunity - even when things look bleak. Let’s take a look at what these companies have done to succeed in a tough market.
Global consumer confidence edged up one index point in the third quarter to a score of 98—up from 97 in the previous quarter and up two points from the start of the year.
As snack manufacturers look to tailor offerings to deliver snacks that appeal to both the palate and the psyche, knowing what drives a consumer to pick one snack rather than another is vital to stay competitive in the $374 billion worldwide snacking industry.
Across the globe, shoppers are increasingly turning to the web to buy the things they need. But not all e-commerce categories are the same.
Global consumer confidence increased one index point to 97 in the second quarter of 2014, marking the highest level since first-quarter 2007.
Do consumers really care about conscious capitalism when it comes to buying decisions? For a growing number of consumers around the world, the answer is yes.
Rather than collecting dust, your seldom-used electronics, sports equipment and power tools could be collecting cash. Many people are already cashing in, as participants around the world are tapping into the sharing economy, an emerging global trend that some authorities value at more than $25...
Around the globe, more consumers say they’re feeling confident. In the first quarter of 2014, global consumer confidence returned to a pre-recession level with an index score of 96—the highest score since first-quarter 2007.
2013 was a period of consolidation in Sri Lanka, marked by ripples from a series of corrective measures in 2012 aimed to chill an overheated economy. The indicators are that the worst could be over. As 2013 came to a close, inflation was heading south and the Sri Lankan rupee was relatively stable,...