Solutions in Action

Find out more about how our Custom Solutions team has helped our clients in the past from our Thought Leadership and Case Studies below

Examples of Thought Leadership

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Thought Leadership Paper: Futureproofing DTC strategies

After reaching new heights in the pandemic, with many crashing down soon after, direct-to-consumer (DTC) specialists are entering a new era.

‘The Great Volatility’ Macro Supercycle

Higher interest rates, stubborn inflation, physical disruption from climate change, supply chain stress and an unpredictable geopolitical situation are all factors creating an era of significant macro instability that GlobalData is calling ‘The Great Volatility’.

What is the impact of historically high inflation on the UK consumer landscape?

The average UK consumer is experiencing a severe cost-of living crisis as inflation surges to a forty-year high and the price of goods continues to rise.

What is the impact of China’s Zero-COVID lockdowns on economic activity, consumer goods and the foodservice industry?

While wanting to protect the country from being overwhelmed by Omicron, China’s adherence to a Zero-COVID policy is resulting in a significant economic downturn.

The Sugar Challenge – Past, Present and Future Outlooks within Beverages

Growing consumer concern regarding health and wellbeing has increased the focus on reducing sugar consumption.

Project Case Studies

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A leading US industry organization wished to understand the dairy market opportunities in Japan.

The organisation works to increase the demand and sales of its members products

A leading healthcare company uses a ‘demand spaces’ approach to strategic planning

The company wanted to measure competitor activity and intensity to determine where it should compete in the future

A global ingredients supplier to the foodservice industry gains strategic recommendations to help a key QSR customer

The recommendations helped to identify additional markets in which to expand its global footprint.

Forecasting the value contribution of the key megatrends at a category level that impacted the client’s brands

The analysis was carried out using GlobalData’s proprietary forecast modelling techniques

UK-based Home & Leisure retailer runs a customer ‘share of wallet’ tracker service

The tracker service covers a variety of non-food retail categories and several tailored shopper segments​

Leading food manufacturer gains key information, data and insights about their key competitors

The analysis included details about their competitor's organisation, strategy and tactics and how they help them to succeed in local and global markets

Forecasting for growth…factoring in consumer trends and market drivers to predict their impact on sales

Country forecasts produced for the Beer, Cider, Spirits and Soft Drinks categories.

One of the world’s largest dairy manufacturers gains key insights

The company wished to understand the growth opportunities and threats for mozzarella cheese over the coming years.

Global soft drinks company gains key market insights from GlobalData’s proprietary quarterly tracker

The company wanted to understand the performance and drivers of key competitors, categories and sales channels in the APAC region

Leading materials provider gains key demand insights from GlobalData value chain analysis

GlobalData assists a leading materials provider’s strategic planning process by delivering an in-depth value chain analysis​

Forecourt retailer gains valuable insights from GlobalData Foodservice Tracker

GlobalData Foodservice Tracker provides Argentinian forecourt retailer with visibility on the market performance of key QSR Burger and QSR Coffee Shop operators and other key insights ​

Leading LATAM food and beverage manufacturer for the Foodservice industry, gains cut through innovation recommendations and a client-facing presentation to help drive sales​

Our client set challenging growth targets for their business which comprises a diverse portfolio of proprietary and global brands.​

Leading packaging company gains key market expansion insights in the MEA region for acquisition portfolio

Following an acquisition of a smaller company, our client wanted to understand the size of the prize for their expanded portfolio, across a number of key FMCG categories.

360º Insights Feeds Delivered On Client’s Content Portal

Our client, a global cloud service provider wanted a host of content feeds covering company, industry and competitor insights to be...

Forecasting – Patient-Based Forecasting-pharma

GlobalData supported a top 10 pharmaceutical client evaluate and compare the potential of a specific therapy...

Customer insights for a well known home furnishings retailer

A well known home furnishings retailer wanted to know what they should do to sell more fitted kitchens to their shoppers..

Competitor price comparison for a major apparel retailer

A major apparel retailer wanted to understand how their prices across a range of products compared to those of rivals.

Understanding the feasibility and likely returns

A department store wanted to explore the commercial feasibility of expanding into new countries, and understand the likely returns.

Understanding competitor store development patterns

A mass merchant wanted to understand the likely pattern of store development by rival players and its impact on their business.

Automotive Aftermarket– Identification of market potential of online sales channel

GlobalData developed an interactive model, which included estimation of total market size and share of online...

Competitor Profiles and Benchmarking

A multinational alternative payments service provider wanted to benchmark its financial performance on a quarterly basis against key...

Card Processor and Acquirer

Our client wanted to understand market size, growth potential, market adoption, key market drivers and regulatory and legal ...

Payment processing company

This project integrated the client’s requirements into GlobalData’s existing annual consumer survey (2018-2020),...

A Global Technology Giant

The client wanted an in-depth study to identify the key factors driving the adoption of smart city products in the GCC states.

A Global Provider of a Geosystems Solutions

The client wanted to segment, size, assess growth potential and gain insights into the competitive environment of the Australian machine controls market.

Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering Market Leader

Client wanted us to help study the geotechnical and foundation engineering market in a few countries in South Asia with an idea to develop a market entry..

Brewer – helping a brewer to diversify its product portfolio

To provide a UK brewery with an assessment of which beverage categories it should enter, in order to help it expand its portfolio beyond beer and cider.

Benchmarking growth for a leading US beauty retailer

One of the leading beauty retailers in the US wanted to benchmark their own growth against public and private retail competitors.

Helping a fuel retailer develop a foodservice and grocery concept

A fuel retailer focused on developing a foodservice and grocery concept in order to drive sales and loyalty, by stealing ...

Understanding how online shopping changes the way

A grocery retailer wanted to understand how online shopping was changing the way in which consumers used their physical stores. ...

Leading health and wellness company’s global...

With plans to grow their product portfolio, a well known health and wellness company operating in the weight management, ...

Forecasting – Event-driven Forecasting Tool

GlobalData supported the client with a tailored demand-based forecasting tool

Opportunity Assessment – Diagnostics Market Landscaping

Providing specific recommendations on client’s clinical and marketing strategy

Market & Product Strategy – Clinical Trial Benchmarking & Strategy

Providing specific recommendations on client’s clinical and marketing strategy

Commercial Insurance Broker

The regulatory body in the market our client operates in conducts regular audit checks to ensure brokers conduct business with vetted insurance partners.

Global Insurer

The client wanted an in-depth analysis of the insurance market in 25+ countries in LATAM, APAC, and EMEA focusing on growth rates ...

Tailored webinars Client: Global Law Firm

The client was running a series of seminars for its employees to provide them with knowledge about trends and developments in industries ...

Sizing the IVD Market

An international IVD device manufacturer required a better understanding of the Canadian molecular IVD market in order to inform its M&A strategy there.

Global manufacturer across multiple markets

The client wanted to formulate its strategy and identify future opportunities within the medical devices market

Major Medical Technology Company

Client approached us to investigate key market segments within the infusion pump market for key geographies.

Mining Equipment Manufacturer in South East Asia

The client was manufacturing a new telescopic handler and wanted to understand the market for their tyre-handler attachment.

A Supplier of Dispersions, Resins & Additives

The client required intelligence on ground support systems in underground mines around the world, including type of backfilling, shotcreting and the types of rock bolts being used.

A South Korean Contractor

The client wanted to maximize business development opportunities in the gold mining industry.

Global Oil provider – Oil & Gas Pipeline Market Assessment in the GCC region

A large global oil company has chosen GlobalData to help them with a study focused on crude oil, natural gas, NGL...

European Liquefied Gas Shipping company

The client wanted us to help with their shipping strategy for LPG and Ethylene, including size of vessels for each port and market size for each product.

Engineering arm of a leading Japanese company

Project Assessment Construction / Petrochemical

Engineering arm of a leading Japanese company

Our client wanted a feasibility study for natural gas pipelines – assessing current and potential natural gas supplies in Indonesia.​

Opportunity Assessment for a Packaging Manufacturer

With core markets showing signs of decline and increased competition, the client was looking to assess the market and packaging demands across a range of categories.

New Product Research for a Beverages Manufacturer

Beverage manufacturer – helping a beverage manufacturer develop a new product offering

Viability of a New Plant for a Raw Material Manufacturer

A raw material (PET) provider wanted to assess the market viability of a new plant in a key geographical region.

R&D landscape, prioritization and strategies

GlobalData authored a detailed report for a client to support their R&D decision marking process and strategies

AI-based Clinical Decision Making Tools

A year long engagement to support a key client looking to launch a number of AI-based decision making support tools...

Real-World Evidence (RWE) Tracker

A Big Pharma client was interested in running analysis to understand competitor real-world evidence (RWE) activities psoriatic arthritis (PsA)​.

Solar Company Competitive Analysis

The client wanted to benchmark its operational and financial performance against its competitors to identify areas of improvement.

Power/Wind Turbine/Cable Company & Competitive Analysis

The client wanted to gain insight into the wind turbine and internal cable markets as well as to map cable suppliers for nacelle and tower to the wind turbine manufacturers.

Manufacturer of Power Equipment in Croatia

The client wanted to understand the future potential for Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) for 10 target countries in the Central and Eastern Europe for a 10 year period

Thought Leadership Asset – Building a Resilient Utilities Infrastructure

GlobalData authored this report for a major Telco detailing the impact of severe weather systems on the Utilities Infrastructure in North America.

Always-on Customized Competitive & Sales Intelligence Program

Our client, a leading APAC telecom service provider, was looking to deploy a Sales Enablement program to provide learning and skills...

Tailored webinars

The client wanted to co-host thought leadership webinar to promote the use of its collaborative technology solutions to wealth management...

Cancer Cell Therapy KOL Research

Research to support the development of a pre-clinical asset

Giving companies a competitive edge in a hyper competitive market

With sales solutions becoming more vertical focused, companies need to train sales teams to understand the target market.

Card Processor and Acquirer

A leading acquirer and processor of premium cards in Northern Europe wanted to assess the size and growth of the market, activity levels ...

Specialist Banking Group

A specialist banking group client sought to better understand its current market share and future growth opportunities of the UK investment ...

Business Insight – Cancer Cell Therapy Development Landscape

Understanding the current preclinical and clinical development landscape of cellular therapy for oncology and...

Leveraging GlobalData IC to develop vertical specific sales training

GlobalData developed and presented a multi day training series to tier 1 telco senior sales team providing insights on current trends and challenges, impact ...

Assessing Emissions Outlook for a Major Utility

Utility-1 has set targets of achieving a 50% reduction in emissions intensity by 2030 compared to 2019 levels, with a 27% reduction targeted by 2025.

Estimating Scope 1 and 2 Emissions

For mines without on-site power generation the vast majority (approx. 95%) of scope 1 emissions arise from the use of diesel in trucks, excavators and other mining equipment.

Power Opportunity Assessment

The client wanted to assess the existing regulations with regards to the emissions of harmful gases across the GCC states as well as gather a comprehensive list of all existing and planned plants.

How is ESG transforming packaging in the beverages..

The beverages sector has already been re-shaped by increasing corporate and consumer consciousness of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues around packaging.

Opportunity Identification – leading specialty Biopharma

Asset screening and prioritization for strategic in-licensing opportunities in oncology

Top Biotech Company

The client was preparing to launch a novel 5-HT3 anti-emetic into the chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) market in the US, EU5 and Japan, and needed to know ...

Data Analytics –Actionable insights, recommendations, and supporting...

GlobalData developed a comprehensive report on major trends in the media and entertainment space, enabling the client to strategize if and how to enter into the market

Opportunity Assessment for a CPG Manufaturer

Food Company – helping a consumer packaged good manufacturer to size the opportunities across the different countries in LatAm.

Consumer Insights for a Tobacco Company

Tobacco Company – supporting a tobacco producer to understand the consumption of these type of products across the Caribe region.

Sourcing “waste” feedstocks for biodiesel production

An oil major needed to source waste raw materials – used cooking oil, tallow, and a range of other feedstocks designated as waste...

Oil Palm Plantation - Valuation

Oil Palm Plantation – valuation of the company prior to sale

Sugar producer - Feasibility Study of Investment in Asia

To assess the feasibility of a greenfield sugar mill to supply domestic and export markets in the region. To identify the optimum location...

Food Dressings Market Sizing for Foodservice Channels

A local market leader of food dressings in Australia who is also GlobalData’s client for IC database wishes to understand the market...

Premature and Routine Baby Milk Channel Study

Premature infant formula is an important component to nurture premature babies in hospitals. An infant formula giant wishes to gain further...

Future Adjacency Spaces for Growing Up Milk

A international milk manufacturer with specialty in baby/ toddler milk is looking at the closest market adjacencies (by market), and the...

Soft Drinks Manufacturer

Soft Drinks Manufacturer – helping a soft drinks brand to de-risk by pivoting into new and emerging categories.

Soft Drinks Manufacturer – helping a soft drinks brand to expand internationally

To provide a soft drinks manufacturer with a clear and quantified assessment of which markets it should enter, and why, as part ...

Beverage Association – helping to quantify ...

To quantify and track the consumption of sugar in beverages by all consumers within a defined region. The approach followed allowed...

International growth strategy for leading brewer

A multinational brewer wanted to build a growth strategy based on diversification of portfolio and international expansion.

Market entry into the ASEAN region

A leading European food and beverage company wished to understand opportunities for market entry into the Asia-Pacific region.

Demand Space Forecasting and Portfolio Alignment

A global Spirits company wished to better understand drinking occasions across its top 10 markets to ensure alignment of its portfolio...

Brewer – helping a brewer to fully identify the importance ...

The objective being to access pinpointed markets with new product ranges to drive incremental profitable sales

Was mindful of how the pressures of the pending recessions ...

The client has a strong presence in the premium alcoholic beverage sector. Planning for the likely tightening of budgets across many markets across the globe became ...

5G2C Success Scorecard Analysis, A Pioneering Strategic Study ...

GlobalData authored this first of its kind internal report for a multinational telecommunications equipment company in providing insights to 5G...

Market Sizing On The Next Transformational Level

With COVID, geo-politics, delays and shortages in the supply chain, companies are looking to diversity manufacturing, creating more vertically integrated supply....

Oil & Gas - Upstream Asset Valuation and Analysis

The client wanted to know the intrinsic values of assets under existing fiscal terms, and identify the asset values ...

Oil&Gas/NG Opportunity Assessment

Our client wanted a feasibility study for natural gas pipelines – assessing current and potential natural gas supplies in Indonesia.

Steel Market Sizing And Forecasting

The client wanted to assess the steel plate market through 2022 in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

A Global Provider of a surgical medical devices

The client wanted to segment, size, assess growth potential and gain insights into the competitive environment of the Global Robotic Surgical Systems market.

Opportunity Assessment-Prioritization Tool

An international Pharma company BD groups wanted to conduct an R&D asset prioritization exercise, to guide strategic...

Prioritization Tool

An international manufacturer commissioned GlobalData to ascertain partnering opportunities within the Respiratory sector in China.

Communication Supply Chains Market Study

GlobalData authored this internal report for a government statutory authority within the Communications portfolio which summarizes...

5G Core Competitive Analysis – Strategic Report

GlobalData authored this internal report for a multinational telecommunications equipment company in providing insights to 5G,...

B2B Connectivity market analysis for potential Growing Industries

GlobalData led a multi region market study for a multinational telecommunications equipment company in market...

Digitization and Sustainability

GlobalData conceptualized and executed a 5-piece article which encapsule into a campaign where topics like technological...

Identifying key strategic opportunities for Enterprises

GlobalData partnered with a multinational information technology company that provides business consulting, information technology...

5G Network Slicing Study

GlobalData partnered with a leading Australian-based telecom operator to analyze the potential and market opportunities with regards to 5G network slicing.

Market Sizing & Forecasting – B2B Addressable Market

GlobalData measured the market size, market forecast and share of select B2B telecom markets, providing quantitative breakdown...

Market Entry Strategy in the Telecom Construction

A leading global construction contractor has been evaluating the diversifying into telecom infrastructure and solar energy ...

A Large Multinational Telecoms Provider

The client launched a mobile solution for police forces but in order to support its marketing and product development efforts,...

Leading Global Networking Equipment Vendor

With Cloud services increasingly being purchased by non-IT roles, Client found the need to communicate the business value of its solutions to people in non-technical roles.

Multinational IT Systems Integrator

The client wanted GlobalData to test a hypothesis that recent change in the regulation of the Japanese financial services ...

A Customer Interaction Solution Provider

The client wanted to understand and explore new sales opportunities that exist in the short, medium and long term across the UK central government.

Market Sizing of the Cloud Numbers Market

To explore and expand into evolving markets, GlobalData was commissioned by the client to identify revenue streams for 5 identified services...

Leveraging GlobalData IC to develop vertical specific sales training

Sports and Entertainment, Oil and Gas, Utilities and most recently Professional Services to educate and enable client IT sales team.

Cross-vertical White Paper Case Study

Thought Leadership asset highlighting key retail trends and describe how select technologies act as enablers for....

A Global Technology Company

The client was seeking to align their go-to market approach regionally and locally to the reality of each market as well as...

UK Investment Platform Focused on Alternatives

Our client required a thought leadership piece on private equity with which to engage venture capital firms potentially willing to ...

Large UK Based Systems Integrator

The client company wanted to reposition itself as a thought leader in the digital transformation space.

Leveraging GlobalData IC to develop vertical specific sales training

GlobalData developed a series vertical focused of sales training sessions – Oil and Gas and Utilities with the goal of educating...

White Paper outlining the dynamics of multi-channel retail

GlobalData authored this report for the client detailing the developments and future of multi-channel retail in September 2020.

eCommerce – White Paper outlining the dynamics...

A eCommerce client is coming under increasing pressure to prove to legislators worldwide that it does not act in a manner that is anti-competitive.

Know your competitor

A core offering from GlobalData, compete cards arm sales teams with actionable, current data on key competitors making a difference in this...

Oil&Gas/Upstream Company & Competitive Analysis

Client: A leading US-based independent E&P company

Oil&Gas/Upstream Opportunity Assessment

Client: Upstream Arm of Global Oil & Gas Major

Oil&Gas/Upstream Market & Product Strategy

Client: An offshore regulatory body

Mining/Energy Recovery Devices​

Client: Manufacturer of Energy Recovery Devices

Mining/Energy Recovery Devices Opportunity Assessment

Client: Manufacturer of Energy Recovery Devices

Oil&Gas/ Steel/Aluminium Market Sizing And Forecasting

Client: A Japanese Metals Producer

Opportunity Assessment Information Technology / Digital Twin

The client wanted to understand the global market for the IT infrastructure market and within that Digital Twin market in the Energy sector.

Services Market & Product Strategy

Client: A Subsidiary of South Korean EPC company

Water/AEC Market Sizing & Forecasting

Client: A Prominent Desalination and Wastewater EPC

Opportunity Assessment

Client: A UAE large family owned group

AEC Opportunity Assessment

Project Assessment Construction / Petrochemical

AEC Opportunity Assessment

Client: A Leading MEP Services Company

Equipment Opportunity Assessment

Client: A Global Supplier of Air Conditioning Products

Building Materials/PS Market & Product Strategy

Client: A Prominent Regional Private Equity firm

Project Assessment Construction / Petrochemical

The client wanted to understand the overall projects market in GCC in particular to understand the current and upcoming petrochemical capacities in the region.

Opportunity Assessment Information Technology / Digital Twin

The client wanted to understand the global market for the IT infrastructure market and within that Digital Twin market in the Energy sector.

Project Assessment Construction / Petrochemical

Client: Leading Chemical Company

Opportunity Assessment for an IBD Asset in 7 International Markets

Fast turnaround engagement with a top pharma to assess the market potential and opportunity in 7 international markets (China, Korea, Japan, Russia, Brazil and Mexico)...​

Global Pharmaceutical – Supporting R&D focus and strategies

GlobalData authored this report for a global pharmaceutical client to support their R&D decision marking process...

Indication Prioritization and Development Planning

Our client needed a comprehensive assessment of the clinical and commercial potential of several indications for a preclinical asset to...

Medium size European pharma Company

The client was preparing to launch a novel 5-HT3 anti-emetic into the post operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) market in the US, and...

Top 5 Japanese Pharma Company

To validate commercial potential and support product development, a large pharmaceutical company required an independent assessment of...

Custom Digital Landscapes

GlobalData supported a top pharmaceutical company understand the competitive digital Landscapes for HCV in 8 Major...

Business Analytics – product launch readiness tracker

Competitive strategy development in cardiovascular disease market

Client: Major Medical Technology Company

A Japanese Big Pharma client requested fast turn around on Key Opinion Leader (KOL) thoughts on high-priority competitor abstracts...

COVID-19 & sCAP Landscape Assessments

Our client’s key pipeline agent is in development for treatment of COVID-19 and severe community acquired pneumonia...

Business Analytics – Competitive Intelligence Tracking

GlobalData supported the client with a year-long continuous tracking of key strategic ID indications to ensure...

Product Strategy Workshop

Competitive strategy development in cardiovascular disease market

Market Landscape – Oncology in China

Commercial, regulatory and infrastructure landscape in China for a Top 10 pharmaceuticals client

Determining KOL Remuneration Rates

A global medical device company wanted to develop a dependable method to determine current and future remuneration rates for their...

Segmenting the ENT Endoscope

An international medical device company needed to understand the market dynamics of the ear, nose, and throat endoscope market...​​

Palliative Care Company​​

A Palliative Care company was looking to gain a stronger understanding of the medical cannabis market in the US and learn how it would support their new device.

Global surgical manufacturer​

The client wanted to understand the current and potential market size of the surgical energy market in the United Kingdom, Spain and Germany...​

KOL Deep Dive: Global Cell & Gene Therapy Market

As part of a multi-stream project for a global leader in the CGT industry, this project was undertaken to understand the latest trends...

Advocacy Organization

We worked with a leading international advocacy organization dedicated to realizing the promise of regenerative medicines and advanced...

Marketing Enablement Support To Generate Leads

Our client, a multinational technology conglomerate, commissioned Globaldata to develop an external facing thought leadership...

Market Landscape for 10 oncology indications in the US and EU​

A global Pharma company wanted to understand the current treatment and level of unmet need across 10 oncology indications in both...​

Oil&Gas/Upstream/Stranded/Flared Gas Company And Competitor Analysis​

Client: Japanese Oil & Gas Product Manufacturer

Project Assessment Construction / Petrochemical

Client: Leading Chemical Company

Data Analytics –Actionable insights, recommendations, and supporting...

GlobalData developed a comprehensive report on major trends in the media and entertainment space, enabling global analytics software, solutions and services organization to...

Solar Company Competitive Analysis

The client wanted to benchmark its operational and financial performance against its competitors to identify areas of improvement.

Software Innovation & Insight

The client wanted to assess the current preference for insourcing BIM managers and, within that, understand the potential...

AEC/Power Opportunity Assessment

The client wanted to assess the current preference for insourcing BIM managers and, within that, understand the potential...

Energy Storage Opportunity Assessment

The client wanted to understand the market potential, applications and impact of energy storage in emerging markets.

Solar Opportunity Assessment

The client wanted to understand the trends regarding 60 vs. 72 cell modules and the outlook for premium modules.

Renewable Energy Market & Product Strategy

The client wanted to determine the attractiveness of select countries by assessing their renewable energy policies.

Renewable Energy/Wind OEM Market & Product Strategy

The client wanted to understand the global and regional supply chain infrastructure for wind gearboxes in target markets.

Power Equipment Market & Product Strategy

The client wanted to understand the market potential for the telecom power market in South East Asia.

Power Market & Product Strategy

The client to formulate a market entry strategy in the power rental market in Myanmar and Vietnam.

A large Japanese Oil & Gas Firm

The client wanted to know the future opportunities in the upstream sector globally for targeted IOCs.

An EPC giant working with an African NOC

The client required a petrochemical market analysis and forecasts for 2019-2050 to support commercial understanding ...

Brewer – Supporting the client to conduct an analysis...

The client set out to achieve identify all key trends & the implications the had on their business plus ensure the consistent use ...

Brewer – Supporting the client to conduct an analysis...

The client set out to achieve identify all key trends & the implications the had on their business plus ensure the consistent use ...

Helping a soft drinks brand to expand internationally

To provide a soft drinks manufacturer with a clear and quantified assessment of which markets it should enter, and why,as part of ...

Payment Systems Developer

GlobalData supplied a bespoke secondary research project for this report, sizing real-time payments in 30 markets as well as ...

Real-world evidence (RWE)

Client requested a project to assess how its competitors are generating & using real-world evidence (RWE) data to support ...

AEC Opportunity Assessment

The client was evaluating their entry into Data Center contracting business in the UAE.They wanted a complete assessment of the market with recommendations.

Custom Solutions Insights

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Time running out for packaging companies, as EUDR set to come into force at the end of the year, observes GlobalData

The countdown continues to 30 December 2024, when *most companies based in the EU or who supply goods to the EU must be compliant with the new EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR).

Innovation helping food and beverages industry reduce rigid plastics in product packaging, observes GlobalData

Packaging and consumer goods companies are accelerating their efforts to adopt new innovative materials and processes to replace plastic in product packaging to help meet their plastic reduction goals

RTD iced-coffee demand driven by Millennials and Gen Z as a third say they are “high coffee spenders”, says GlobalData

Younger generation's exposure to a wider range of flavors and tastes at an early age is boosting Millennials and Gen Z adoption of RTD speciality-iced coffee drinks

"Best of British" messaging grows in popularity as Co-op and Waitrose become latest retailers to launch dedicated website sections, says GlobalData

Co-op and Waitrose join Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, and Ocado with dedicated “Best of British” sections on their websites as over half of consumers say they will buy groceries online over the next three months

Five key trends in the LATAM food and beverage market emphasize the power of social media and controlled indulgence in 2024, says GlobalData

The emerging trends in Latin America's food and beverage market offer strong growth opportunities in social shopping, catering to health-conscious consumers and providing superior quality and value

Cash-strapped consumers are looking for quality, affordable, multifunctional dairy and dairy alternative products, says GlobalData

As consumers are looking for affordable quality dairy products in 2024, key category trends will be led by targeted health, healthy snacking, and value skepticism

As the luxury market softens brands and retailers could turn to younger generations and international travelers in search of growth, says GlobalData

As sales of luxury goods soften following a pandemic-era surge, with core consumers now cutting back on their spending, luxury brands and retailers will have to work harder for growth and look for new opportunities

UK night club closures reveal changing Gen Z behavior as one-fifth say they are socializing less outside the home, says GlobalData

As Gen Z spending power grows each year with the cohort expected to account for *27% of the global workforce by 2025, it's unsurprising that many food and beverage brands are pivoting towards the evolving needs of this generation.

Winning more Boomers spend could be the key to recovery for John Lewis and Waitrose after announcing 11,000 jobs cuts

While Millenials and Gen Z are often viewed as the key growth segments, Boomers are still big spenders, and there are things more traditional retailers like John Lewis and Waitrose can do to keep winning their spend.

Beverage brands should support traditional retailers transition to a hybrid business model in developing countries

As traditional retailers in India account for over two-thirds of beverage sales, the industry has much to gain by supporting their transition to an offline/online business model as competition intensifies

Mexico’s premiumization trend offers brand growth opportunities despite economic pressures

As high inflation leads Mexican consumers to switch to mainstream and discount products Nestle and Preferred Popcorn show there is still a premium opportunity

FMCG leaders strive to reduce virgin plastic as consumer pressure grows

Major FMCG players are making virgin plastic reduction a key target as 75% of consumers indicate a preference for environmentally friendly packaging.

Plant-based meat faces first real test of resilience as leading players hit by category slow-down but sector outlook remains positive, says GlobalData

Following a period of sustained double-digit growth, a boom in retailer listings and glowing public and media...

Lack of uniform CBD regulations in the US continues to hold back beverage industry investment, as a third of US consumers say CBD has a positive impact on health

The US FDA’s plans to work with Congress to craft a new uniform regulatory pathway for CBD-infused products will be welcomed by the beverage industry and consumers, but when will this happen?

As retail theft forces shop merchandising back to the 1920s, is the modern store concept under threat?

Retailers need a multifaceted approach to overcome theft and shrinkage and ensure a secure and enjoyable shopping experience for all.

Cobots are accelerating packaging innovation as industrial robot sales set to reach £45.1 billion by 2030, according to GlobalData

The growth of digitization in food and beverage production processes has enabled cobots to offer new manufacturing capabilities with the automation of previously difficult to automate processes.

The rise of the Hermit Consumer continues to stall foodservice recovery in 2024

A new type of consumer has emerged from the post-pandemic recovery. Referred to as the ‘hermit consumer’, they are staying in more and going out less with continued implications for foodservice.

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