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Mintel is an independent award-winning provider of world-leading market intelligence, delivering robust information, analysis and critical recommendations. Mintel's trusted portfolio of proprietary industry solutions and products has been supporting high profile clients in key sectors such as FMCG, financial services, media, retail, leisure and education for 40 years.

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  • Family Dynamics of Black Consumers - US - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Lifestyle

    110 Pages

    Black families are very different from other families, due in part to household dynamics. Although there has been some improvement over the years in how Black families are depicted in advertising, many ads today are still viewed as stereotypical or not inclusive of the lifestyle of Black families. It’s important now more than ever given the population and spending power growth for...

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  • Shopping Malls - China - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Retail

    104 Pages

    Shopping malls need to offer wider ranges of retail and non-retail outlets, including the familiar outlets people expect them to provide, and the excitement of new and niche products, brands and services. But they must also become easier to navigate and offer a more appealing shopping experience. Increasingly they need to use Big Data predictive analysis to engage more closely with their...

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  • Alcoholic Beverage Mixers and Liqueurs - US - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Alcoholic Beverages

    64 Pages

    Dollar sales of alcoholic beverage mixers declined from 2009-14, settling at just over $315 million. While cocktail culture is in full swing, cocktails experience lower consumption than beer, wine, and spirits.

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  • Consumers and Financial Advice - UK - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Banking

    51 Pages

    The importance of receiving financial advice has never been greater, and it is in the best interests of all parties to fill the advice gap in order to encourage people to become more financially aware and foster a more long-term approach towards savings and investing. This will prove especially challenging considering the economic recovery which the UK is currently experiencing, as credit...

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  • Heart Health - US - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Healthcare

    50 Pages

    About 85.6 million Americans are living with some form of CVD (cardiovascular disease), also known as heart disease, which includes HBP (high blood pressure), heart attack, chest pain, heart failure, and the after effects of stroke. CVD is the leading cause of death in the US as well as globally and has a significant financial impact on more than just sufferers.

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  • Haircare - Brazil - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Personal Care

    70 Pages

    Haircare is the top beauty and personal care category in terms of new product launches in Brazil. Well-known brands of shampoo, conditioners, and hairstyling products operating in the country show steady performances in the market, and consumers are on the lookout for innovative and higher value-added products.

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  • Oral Care - US - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Personal Care

    65 Pages

    Sales within the oral care market remain steady, benefiting from widespread product usage. Opportunities exist in the $7.2 billion category for brands to increase the frequency of product usage, especially through portable oral care products, and a focus on new product innovations within the floss/accessories/tools segment. Additionally, brands can benefit from educating consumers on...

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  • Theme Parks - US - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Travel Services

    54 Pages

    Most theme parks have benefited from increased attendance and guest spending in the past few years, driven in part by a healthy economy and consumers’ desire to spend in experiential categories. Industry leaders drive attendance by regularly unveiling new attractions, many of which are based on popular movies and TV shows, ensuring a built-in audience. Park visitors, looking to make the...

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  • Energy Drinks - US - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Non-Alcoholic Drinks

    74 Pages

    The energy drink and shot category posted stellar gains of more than 50% between 2009 and 2014, thanks to consumers’ needing extra energy for their hectic lifestyles and specific popularity with Millennials. It has recovered from its lowest sales gains in 2013, when the category came under fire for ingredient safety, and is expected to see strong growth through 2019, increasing an...

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  • The Role of Loyalty in Financial Services - US - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Banking

    133 Pages

    Loyalty efforts should not be kept a secret. FS providers can be up front and ask consumers about their loyalty, especially if these firms are providing great customer experiences. Customers who are given the opportunity to make a recommendation will be more likely to do so. Addressing consumers’ concerns by providing solutions to issues (security and technology) helps create a...

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  • Internet Ads: Search, Display and Video - US - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Lifestyle

    56 Pages

    Online advertising revenue is expected to reach $79.6 billion by 2019. Search and video have historically driven the market, but consumers are increasingly ambivalent about advertising and protective of their privacy. This report provides guidance for brands and advertisers in engaging consumers as they become skeptical of marketing claims and increasingly avoid ads.

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  • Sugar and Alternative Sweeteners - US - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Sugar & Supplements

    77 Pages

    The sugar and alternative sweeteners category reached almost $5 billion in 2014, representing growth of only 3% from 2009-14. Sugar’s negative impact on health has impaired growth; however, honey represents the category sweet spot and is indicative of the future natural direction of the market. At the same time consumers are demanding more natural sweeteners, they remain confused about...

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  • Womenswear - UK - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Apparel

    66 Pages

    While women continue to prioritise buying new clothes over other areas of spend, with the womenswear market rising, sales slowed compared with the previous year due to high levels of discounting.

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  • Pub Visiting - UK - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Alcoholic Beverages

    84 Pages

    More one-off promotions, for example, linking into seasonal produce, and enabling consumers to redeem the offer on smartphones rather than with paper vouchers could help to boost usage of promotions.

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  • Womens Facial Skincare - UK - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Personal Care

    65 Pages

    The women’s facial skincare market has seen sales stall in 2014, with the mass market slipping into decline. Changing consumer behaviours, including switching to discount retailers and online channels, are enabling women to save money on their purchases. Meanwhile the prestige market is also suffering as women switch to smart foundations to treat skin issues, and trade down to cheaper...

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  • Family Dynamics of Hispanics - US - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Lifestyle

    113 Pages

    Family unity is important to Hispanics. Tensions caused by different levels of acculturation and levels of English proficiency under the same roof are minimized by the level of attachment that Hispanics have to their families. Even when younger Hispanics look for their own identity, they do it from home as they are not in a rush to live on their own.

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  • Facial Skincare and Anti-Aging - US - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Personal Care

    66 Pages

    Growth in the near-$7 billion facial skincare and anti-aging category is slow, driven by the highly competitive category landscape and continued below-average usage among men and older adults. Also, as skincare staples like facial cleansers offer more comprehensive benefits, specialty skincare segments struggle to grow. While new product development is critical in driving growth and keeping...

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  • Dishwashing Products - UK - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Retail

    119 Pages

    In hand dishwashing, the development of more powerful washing-up liquids that remove the need for excessive scrubbing or the soaking of dishes and pans can help to add value to the market In machine dishwashing, an emphasis on protection and prevention can help build sales.

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  • OTC Analgesics and Cold and Flu Remedies - UK - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Healthcare

    127 Pages

    In 2014/15 the UK cold/flu remedies market benefitted from the seasonal flu vaccine being less effective than usual, resulting in many lapsed users returning to the category. Cold/flu remedy brands could now use this to their advantage, using marketing and product developments to reignite interest in the category.

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  • Children and Teens as Influencers - UK - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Lifestyle

    71 Pages

    Today’s kids and teens crave novelty like no generation before them, owing to the speed of innovation, early exposure to the internet and ubiquitous advertising. Impressionable and fickle, children could benefit from a more balanced perspective on how shopping decisions are made – something that will allow them to grow up into more discerning consumers.

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  • Retirement Planning - US - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Wealth Management

    63 Pages

    There is a retirement planning crisis in this country. Whether because they can’t, they don’t know how, or they don’t know they should, people are not saving what they will need even to be sure they won’t outlive their savings. Tools are available to help, but many people don’t utilize them. There is opportunity for financial institutions and advisers in the...

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  • Consumers and the Economic Outlook: Quarterly Update - UK - April 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Lifestyle

    19 Pages

    Economic improvements are finally beginning to be felt at the consumer level. Falling prices of essentials and rising wages are helping incomes go further and there are indications that people are beginning to relax their budgets and spend on items and experiences that have been out of reach during the years of austerity. However, lessons learned mean that people are still cautious...

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  • Mens Facial Skincare - UK - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Personal Care

    106 Pages

    The high proportion of men describing their skin as neutral presents opportunities in the market for better diagnostic tools and more help for men to identify their skin’s needs and products suited to them. Male-specific expertise is important, with most men choosing and purchasing their own skincare products. Product usage shows that men may be using anti-ageing products...

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  • The Connected Consumer - UK - May 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Telecommunications

    41 Pages

    Effective segmentation and focused targeting strategies through content personalisation are the key to making the benefits of contextual marketing to consumers outweigh the perceived disadvantages, thus boosting acceptance and adoption.

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  • Bread - Ireland - April 2015

    May 2015

    By Mintel

    Bakery Products

    164 Pages

    Consumer interest in healthy baked goods should inspire NPD activity. Incorporating wholegrain as well as ancient grains such as chia and spelt is further likely to enhance the appeal of the category.

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