866-997-4948 (US-Canada Toll Free)

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. With an expanding...

Show More

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.

With an expanding global presence, our worldwide office locations include London, Chicago, New York, Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney.

Show Less
  • Utility Capital Expenditure - UK - July 2015

    Jul 2015

    By

    Pages

    The approach to infrastructure investment is in transition across the utility industry. Whereas spending was previously mainly output-driven, future investment decisions will be increasingly centred on innovation, asset optimisation and long-term outcomes. Operators will also be challenged by rising pressure from industry regulators to reduce costs for consumers, which highlights the...

    USD 1612View Report
  • Eating Out Review - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    The eating out market continues to grow modestly and has largely held its own as a key area of discretionary expenditure. However, the share of people deeming eating out as their top spending priority shows a downward trend.

    USD 2835View Report
  • Bicycle Accessories - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    There is potential to take wearable technology to the next level, with the development of smartwear. In some sectors this is already a reality – a good example being eyewear. However, there is also scope to develop smart clothing and smart helmets.

    USD 2835View Report
  • Small Business Banking - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    Banks have a larger potential customer base for small business banking products than ever before. However, there are gaps in the market that must be addressed. Convincing sole traders of the benefits of business accounts over personal ones is key to growing account numbers.

    USD 2835View Report
  • Ice Cream - Brazil - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    The investments made in 2014 will continue to have an impact on market growth in the next few years, especially through higher-priced products, such as premium/gourmet ice creams, and/or ice creams with healthy claims.

    USD 3996View Report
  • Snacking in Foodservice - US - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    The limited service specialty snack segment is growing, as consumers continue to snack on-the-go and enjoy the variety of foods and beverages that snack shops offer. Snacking in LSRs (limited-service restaurants) can be healthful or indulgent, but customization is the key focus. Portability and convenience are important in the segment, meaning presentation and packaging also are important...

    USD 3996View Report
  • Haircolor - Brazil - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    The consumer research shows that 24% of Brazilian consumers think that hair colorants damage hair. In addition, 29% of users look for products with minimal odor; however, "scent free" products are still very rare in Brazil. There is space, therefore, for brands to invest in better communications in order to make consumers more confident regarding hair colorants, in addition to developing...

    USD 3996View Report
  • Ceramic Tiles - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    The underlying market conditions are now strongly favourable for ceramic tiles, but substitute materials continue to offset some growth. Ultimately, long-term fashion trends, such as laminate flooring and splash boards, are only partially offsetting the more positive influences of en-suite bathrooms, conservatories and the overall market drivers of house building growth and investment in home...

    USD 2422View Report
  • B2B E-Commerce - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    In absolute terms the B2B e-commerce market it is also growing at a faster rate than the B2C sector. Yet the B2B sector still has major growth opportunity. More than half of companies make purchases through e-commerce, but less than 22% of companies actually make sales through e-commerce.

    USD 1612View Report
  • Ice Cream and Desserts - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    There is no shortage of innovation in the ice cream and desserts market. There is nonetheless plenty of scope to take NPD in new directions to inject even more excitement into the category and grab the attention of experimental “foodie” consumers keen to step outside their comfort zone. Super sour flavours (as seen in the sugar confectionery market), spicy flavours and even savoury...

    USD 2835View Report
  • Hand and Bodycare - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    Body moisturiser sprays have been positioned in the market as an easy-to-use format, with focus on their quick absorption properties. With high usage of the format amongst those concerned about skin irritation, future claims opportunities could focus on reduced risk of aggravated skin from using the format. The men’s market offers opportunities for body oils, particularly as men show a...

    USD 2835View Report
  • Ice Cream - China - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    From fashion to foodservice, the beauty of simplicity is gaining greater momentum in China to help consumers to balance their overwhelming lifestyles. In the case of ice cream, the preference for products to maximise sensory enjoyment is clear as simple flavour and texture are no longer the most important elements to attract the more demanding consumers.  Also, in the future,...

    USD 3990View Report
  • Digital Trends Summer - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    As the UK economy improves, unemployment falls, and more young people find jobs, the outlook for the consumer technology market is promising. Millennials (16-35) remain key adopters of new technology." This edition of Digital Trends examines the trends in consumer technology and digital media in the UK, looking at changes in device ownership and consumers’ purchasing intentions....

    USD 2835View Report
  • Bakery Products - Canada - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    Consumers are very clear about what matters to them when it comes to selecting bakery products and that is freshness. While this is not startling, what is of note is how much other concerns are less important. Gluten-free has garnered a great deal of attention, but when asked consumers rate it as being a low priority behind all other considerations suggesting manufacturers should look to other...

    USD 3996View Report
  • Home, Auto and Travel Insurance - Canada - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    The challenge for home, auto and travel insurers is multi-faceted, with bottom-line results relying on factors such as attracting new customers. Making insurance easier to purchase by simplifying insurance language and providing consumers with easy step-by-step procedures online, along with allowing consumers to choose what coverage suits their needs, will allow for the greater chance of...

    USD 3996View Report
  • Workplace Pensions - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    The workplace pension supply chain has been hit with double-edged reform over the past few years – first with auto-enrolment and now with pension freedoms. The freedoms have drawn due attention from the industry, but more work is needed to plug the advice gap and support savers as they reach retirement. Auto-enrolment continues to pose challenges, as rafts of small businesses are set to...

    USD 2835View Report
  • Magazines - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    With print circulation continuing its decline, magazine publishers are exploring ways of monetising their still powerful brands by diversifying their platform options. Alongside their centrepiece print and digital editions, publishers are focusing on the opportunities presented by apps, websites, e-commerce, events, data-gathering and advertising technology.

    USD 2835View Report
  • Bodycare - China - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    The reason for not using bodycare products is not only related with consumer perceptions but also about the bodycare product itself. In order to encourage females to purchase their initial bodycare products and get in the habit of using them, companies and brands need to do more in terms of product innovation as well as marketing activities. International brands, on the other hand, also need...

    USD 3990View Report
  • Emerging City Destinations in Europe - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    It is in the interest of these cities to position their tourism product upmarket in order to attract a discerning and high-value-adding customer base. All the cities covered in this report certainly offer world-class attractions that would interest the most discerning and well-travelled tourist. However, in order to attract a high-spending ‘upper-crust’ clientele, the...

    USD 2422View Report
  • Term Assurance - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    Consumers want life insurance but only at the right price and as long as it’s easy to access. New technologies and channels can be utilised to re-engage the public, by offering access to affordable products, greater interaction between companies and their customers and, crucially, expert advice.

    USD 2835View Report
  • Travel Retail - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    In most instances the primary reason for visiting travel hubs is not to visit stores: retailing is an added extra as part of a journey. The task for retailers in such hubs is to appeal to consumers in the limited time they spend there and provide retail formats tailored to the way in which consumers travel through each of the distinct hubs. It is crucial that retailers that operate in travel...

    USD 3555View Report
  • Shopping Locations - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    This report aims to clarify what is happening to our retail locations in the face of competition from online retailing. It is not enough to say that online retailing grew by 13% in 2014 to 11.3% of all retail sales and it is therefore gaining share of retail sales because over half of all online sales are through the websites of store-based retailers.

    USD 3555View Report
  • Attitudes towards Sports Nutrition - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    Whilst three in four adults exercise, with six in 10 doing so at least once a week, only 28% of adults eat/drink sports nutrition products. Positioning sports nutrition products as an important part of an ‘everyday’ exercise routine thus offers potential for the market to bring new users into the category.

    USD 2835View Report
  • Loyalty and Trust in Travel Markets - UK - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    This report will help you to uncover opportunities and understand the key issues affecting your market. How? By giving you instant access to analysis and critical recommendations. It will also challenge routine thinking by providing fresh, new perspectives that energizes your thought processes.

    USD 2835View Report
  • Personal Investment Products - China - June 2015

    Jun 2015

    By

    Pages

    Most individual investors in China are not sophisticated yet. This gives financial institutions a good opportunity to provide professional suggestions and help people make better investment decisions. Financial institutions should also lower the minimum investment amount required, simplify the transaction procedures and enrich the meaning of making investments to engage more consumers...

    USD 3990View Report