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Big Data and AI set to transform healthcare by helping to drive innovation, grow revenues and increase operational efficiencies in 2019, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Healthtech will rise to prominence in 2019 as Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) become a transformational force in healthcare, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Aortic stent graft global market to reach $4.5bn by 2028

By GlobalData Healthcare

The global aortic stent graft market is expected to reach $4.5bn by 2028, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.4% between 2018 and 2028, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report, ‘Aortic Stent Grafts’ reveals that Asia Pacific will be one of the fastest growing regions...

Telcos seek alternative approaches to enter the saturated mobile financial services sector in Europe

By GlobalData Financial Services

Mobile Financial Services (MFS) in Europe have grown rapidly over the last five years, due to the proliferation of mobile applications and relatively high smartphone penetration, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Superabsorbents global market projected to reach $427.8m by 2028

By GlobalData Healthcare

The global superabsorbents market is expected to reach $427.8m by 2028, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.5% between 2018 and 2028, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report, ‘Superabsorbents’ reveals that the Middle East & Africa will be one of the fastest growing regions at...

Global hip and knee replacement market set to be worth $20.4bn by 2028, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

The hip and knee replacement markets are worth approximately 25% of the global orthopedics market, growing steadily at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 2.6% between 2018 and 2028, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Jennifer Ryan, Medical Analyst at GlobalData comments, “The market is driven mainly by the growing patient...

Black Friday did not deliver the November boost that UK retailers desperately needed, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

The heavy and prolonged period of discounting around Black Friday failed to boost overall retail spending in the UK in November as GlobalData’s total retail index fell by 6.9 points versus October, driven down by a decrease in instore spending. IMAGE FOR PUBLICATION: Please click here for enlarged chart The company’s latest report ‘UK Monthly Spend...

Pneumatic compression therapy global market projected to reach $624.3m by 2028, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

The global pneumatic compression therapy market is expected to reach $624.3m by 2028, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.9% between 2018 and 2028, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report, ‘Pneumatic Compression Therapy, Global Outlook, 2015-2028’ reveals that North America will be one of the...

Value of online returns to rise to £5.6bn by 2023, driven by clothing & footwear

By GlobalData Retail

Online returns will increase by 27.3% over the next five years to £5.6bn, but this rapid growth represents a lower return rate as online spending will rise even faster, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) market expected to reach $4.3bn by 2028, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

The Implantable Cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) market is expected to reach approximately $4.3bn by 2028, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.1%, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report: ‘Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Devices – Cardiovascular Market Analysis and Forecast Model’ states that Asia Pacific will be...

Integrating Amazon Alexa into healthcare could lead to better patient engagement and increased compliance with treatment regimens

By GlobalData Healthcare

By utilizing its Alexa devices and apps, Amazon has the potential to bring more patient-focused care to help people with chronic disease management such as diabetes and heart failure, connect their health data with medical professionals, and enable integration with other devices and apps, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Eli Lilly’s $2bn deal highlights the increased focus on anti-tau therapies for Alzheimer’s disease

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the news (12th December 2018) that AC Immune and Eli Lilly have signed a collaboration agreement to research and develop tau aggregation inhibitors for the potential treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD), and other neurodegenerative diseases,

Competition in Multiple Sclerosis market set to increase with launch of new pipeline drugs and entry of new generics

By GlobalData Healthcare

The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) therapeutics market has entered an exciting phase, with an upsurge of available treatment options and several promising late-stage pipeline products offering diverse mechanisms of action (MOAs). The launch of 12 new therapies will drive growth in the MS space, provide more options for patients, and stimulate further competition, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

A hard Brexit would wipe £2.3bn off the non-food retail market in 2019, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

Low consumer confidence and inflated food prices would see the UK non-food retail sector £2.3bn worse off in a hard Brexit scenario compared to a Brexit based on the Withdrawal Agreement, according to GlobalData’s Brexit and the Impact on Retail report. Karla Rendle, Senior Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers...

New gene therapy could help address motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

One of the unmet needs in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the treatment of motor complications; the ability of new gene therapy to form new neural pathways connecting the subthalamic nucleus (STN) of the brain to the motor cortical regions may potentially help address this gap in the market, says GlobalData, a leading data...

Five cosmetic trends that transformed the industry in 2018

By GlobalData Consumer

The cosmetics industry saw some game-changing trends and innovations in 2018. Iliyana Mesheva, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, identifies five key trends:

Electrophysiology will remain a highly competitive and dynamic market in the future

By GlobalData Healthcare

Electrophysiology has recently become of great interest in the medical devices field. While currently relatively small at USD$4.6bn in 2018, it is expected to consistently grow at an extremely high compound annual growth rate (CAGR) rate of 4.60%, leading to a market size of USD$5.8bn by 2023, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics...

Global atopic dermatitis market set to reach $18.3bn by 2027

By GlobalData Healthcare

The atopic dermatitis market is expected to grow from $6.4bn in 2017 to $18.3bn in 2027 across the seven major markets (7MM*) at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.1%, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Second failure of AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi + tremelimumab combination in two months significant setback for the combination, but not the company

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the news (Friday 7 December) that the combination did not improve overall survival versus standard-of-care chemotherapy in metastatic head and neck cancer previously treated with platinum-based chemotherapy, it appears AstraZeneca’s investment may not pay off,

UK online spend on non-food will top £48bn by 2020, accounting for over a quarter of retail spend

By GlobalData Retail

With online retail spend set to rise 7.5% this year while offline spend inches up just 1.0%, UK consumers are set to spend more online this Christmas than ever before. Almost 80% of the UK population shopped online in the last 12 months, with online shopper penetration driven by younger consumers – over 95% of...

Pharma companies may miss crucial EU drug packaging deadline in event of a no-deal Brexit

By GlobalData Healthcare

Many EU and US pharma companies are unaware that if a no-deal Brexit is reached between the UK and the EU, they will need to meet a crucial EU export administration deadline by March 29, 2019, a regulatory expert has confirmed.

Mobile 5G to be commercially launched in MENA in 2019, reaching 15.8 million subscribers in 2023

By GlobalData Technology

The Middle East & Africa (MENA) will see the adoption of commercial mobile 5G services in 2019, on par with the US and a number of leading countries in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia have already announced live 5G network launches...

A Netflix-style SVoD platform for live sports can exist, but faces high hurdles, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

Live sports are an essential part of any Pay-TV package, and are one of the key reasons why many people have not yet cut the cord and gone exclusively over the top (OTT). However, if a Netflix-style sports-oriented subscription video on demand (SVoD) service came along, cord-cutting could rise even more, says GlobalData, a leading...

GSK’s acquisition of Tesaro does not guarantee a firm foothold in the oncology space, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the news (Monday 3 December) that GSK has struck a deal to purchase Tesaro for $5.1bn, Paul Jeng, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the company’s prospects in oncology: ‘‘Although the acquisition of Tesaro bolsters GSK’s oncology program with Zejula, an approved PARP inhibitor for treatment of...

Over a quarter of millennials use credit options to buy clothing & footwear online, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

An increase in the number of retailers offering ‘try before you buy’ payment methods is driving up the use of credit options amongst young consumers buying online, with 26.3% of online clothing & footwear shoppers aged 16-34 using credit options such as ‘try before you buy’ in the past 12 months, according to GlobalData, a...

Marriott can learn lessons from data breach to become industry leader on cybersecurity, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Following Marriott’s announcement of a data breach affecting up to 500 million people, Nick Wyatt, Head of Tourism at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on how the company can turn the disaster into a positive: “Marriott cannot afford for this to happen again and so must now invest very heavily...

Wearable technology could expand electrophysiology market to $2.6bn by 2028, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the news that Apple recently announced that 400,000 participants were enrolled in the Apple Heart trial, a study aimed at screening atrial fibrillation, Sheryl Tang, Medical Device Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on the impact of this on the electrophysiology market: “Wearable technology is quickly advancing into...

83% of UK healthcare professionals now say the UK WILL NOT be an attractive destination for healthcare research and manufacturing after Brexit

By GlobalData Healthcare

Healthcare industry professionals around the world have confirmed that the UK will not be as attractive a destination for research and manufacturing after Brexit in the latest survey from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Amazon’s new software to analyse digitized patient records could have manifold impact on healthcare

By GlobalData Healthcare

Amazon’s latest effort in healthcare to sell a new HIPAA-eligible machine learning-based software that can pull out and analyse patient data from chaotic electronic medical records (EMRs), could have considerable impact in reshaping the industry by overcoming current hurdles that impede successful application of Big Data in healthcare, according to GlobalData, a leading data and...

Future regulatory pressure to address obesity could be eased by Kellogg’s traffic light labelling, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Following the news that from January 2019, Kellogg’s are to adopt the traffic light labels to show fat, sugar and salt levels in its products, Tom Vierhile, Innovation Insights Director at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “FMCG companies are under increasing pressure to head off government efforts to regulate or...

Thomas Cook needs to rethink its pricing model, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Following Thomas Cook’s recent announcement of disappointing results, Nick Wyatt, Head of Tourism at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the company’s performance: “Thomas Cook’s reasoning for their disappointing results illustrates the need for a rethink of their pricing policies. At the moment, travellers believe they can get a great...

Kellogg’s respond to consumer demand for transparency with traffic light labelling

By GlobalData Consumer

Following the news that from January 2019, Kellogg’s are to adopt the traffic light labels to show fat, sugar and salt levels in its products,

New targeted therapies and combination regimens will transform the hepatocellular carcinoma market by 2026, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

The hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) pipeline is highly active and evolving, and while Bayer’s and Merck/Eisai’s respective tyrosine kinase inhibitors Nexavar (sorafenib) and Lenvima (lenvatinib) are likely to dominate in the next few years, they will lose market share after 2020 in the eight major markets (8MM*) due to the emergence of checkpoint inhibitors, according to...

Soft drinks with mental health benefits are a missed opportunity in North America

By GlobalData Consumer

Mental health is a pressing concern around the world with many consumers turning to health enhancing ingredients to help relieve a range of conditions including stress, anxiety and insomnia. Whilst the food and beverages industry is awash with products that deliver on health, wellbeing and energy, mental health related new product development (NPD) has lagged...

Dental implants market projected to reach $5.9bn by 2028

By GlobalData Healthcare

The global dental implants market is expected to reach $5.9bn by 2028, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.9% between 2018 and 2028, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report, ‘Dental Implant Devices, Global Outlook, 2015-2028’ reveals that Asia Pacific will be one of the fastest...

Majority of pharma professionals now say Brexit will have a negative impact on the UK healthcare sector

By GlobalData Healthcare

Negative sentiment amongst healthcare professionals about the impact of Brexit on the UK healthcare sector has increased over the last 3 months, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

TRUSTECH 2018: AI is revolutionizing payments, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Financial Services

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become the latest hot topic in payments, but where other hyped themes like mobile payments and cryptocurrency have not lived up to their potential, the possibilities of AI seems to be real – and big players are racing to get ahead in a revolution that seems to be happening right now;...

Soft drinks with mental health benefits are a missed opportunity in Europe

By GlobalData Consumer

Mental health is a pressing concern around the world with many consumers turning to health enhancing ingredients to help relieve a range of conditions including stress, anxiety and insomnia. Whilst the food and beverages industry is awash with products that deliver on health, wellbeing and energy, mental health related new product development (NPD) has lagged...

Opioid Use Disorder Market set to grow from $1.8bn in 2017, to $4.8bn in 2027, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

The Opioid Use Disorder Market (OUD) is forecast to experience solid growth over the next 10 years; growing from $1.8bn in 2017, to $4.8bn in 2027 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.3%, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. According to GlobalData’s latest report, ‘Opioid Use Disorder (OUD): Opportunity Analysis and...

Global chronic lymphocytic leukemia market set to reach $9.2bn by 2027

By GlobalData Healthcare

The chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) market is expected to grow from $7.7bn in 2017 to $9.2bn by 2027 across the seven major markets (7MM*) at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.8%, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report: ‘Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia‘, states that the main driver of...

Millennials are driving the market for non-alcoholic beer in the UK

By GlobalData Consumer

The importance of health and wellbeing among millennials remains crucial to the projected rise of non-alcoholic beer consumption in the UK, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

UK shoppers hold back spending online in October 2018, in anticipation of Black Friday

By GlobalData Retail

Instore spending drove a moderate 2.6 point increase in GlobalData’s total retail spend index as many consumers in the UK began their Christmas shopping, persuaded by retailers starting to promote gifts and partywear. However, online spending decreased as shoppers held back in anticipation of the Black Friday deals in November, according to GlobalData, a leading...

Failing to engage with sole traders is holding back insurers in SME market

By GlobalData Financial Services

The UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) insurance market registered a 3.6% growth in 2017, but remains flat in recent years, despite the number of businesses in the UK continuing to grow year-on-year, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

US wireless carriers to extend Black Friday deals in 2018

By GlobalData Technology

US wireless carriers have already begun advertising Black Friday deals but they are not exclusive to this day or even the shopping weekend, as many of these offers will continue into December, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. These promotions come with a commitment that matches (or extends) the old two year contract....

Halloween proved a treat for retailers as 51.5% of UK consumers spent on the occasion

By GlobalData Retail

The US-originated Halloween occasion is becoming more popular in the UK with over half of consumers spending on Halloween in 2018, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Appetite for US imported retail occasions is stronger than ever, with GlobalData also forecasting a 3.1% increase in Black Friday spend this week. The company’s...

Goldman Sachs tops GlobalData’s ranking of global M&A financial advisers in Metals and Mining for Q2 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

Goldman Sachs has made it to the top of the latest mergers and acquisitions (M&A) league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the Metals and Mining industry for Q2 2018, compiled by leading data and analytics company GlobalData.

Morgan Stanley leads Oil & Gas sector in GlobalData’s M&A financial advisers ranking Q2 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

Morgan Stanley has claimed the top position in the latest Oil & Gas Industry M&A financial advisers M&A league table for Q2 2018, compiled by leading data analytics company GlobalData.

JP Morgan dominates construction and real estate sector in GlobalData’s Q2 M&A financial adviser rankings

By GlobalData Financial Services

JP Morgan has dominated the latest construction and real estate industry financial advisers M&A league table for Q2 2018, compiled by leading data analytics company GlobalData.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch leads power sector in GlobalData’s Q2 M&A financial adviser rankings

By GlobalData Financial Services

Bank of America (BofA) Merrill Lynch has claimed the top spot in the latest power industry financial advisers M&A league table for Q2 2018, compiled by leading data analytics company GlobalData.

Morgan Stanley leads GlobalData’s global M&A financial adviser league table in the Metals & Mining Sector for Q3 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

Morgan Stanley has topped the latest M&A league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the Metals & Mining industry for Q3 2018, compiled by GlobalData, a leading data analytics company.

Internet of Things Predictions for 2019, according to GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

As 2018 comes to a close, Cyrus Mewawalla, Head of Thematic Research at GlobalData, offers his predictions on five big tech themes associated with the Internet of Things in 2019: The automated home – As more home appliances get connected, competitive power will shift from device manufacturers to the IoT cloud software platforms controlling these...

Personal care brands can target the 38% of global consumers who associate natural ingredients with high quality products

By GlobalData Consumer

Globally, brands must convey strong quality credentials in order to justify pricing; particularly those positioned at a premium, as well as attract customers to their products in an increasingly competitive marketplace, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Goldman Sachs tops GlobalData’s global M&A financial adviser league table in the Consumer Sector for Q3 2018

By GlobalData Consumer

Goldman Sachs has topped the latest M&A league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the Consumer industry for Q3 2018, compiled by leading data analytics company GlobalData. The bank led the competition by deal value, with 11 deals worth a total $21.2bn, including the industry’s top value deal – Amcor’s acquisition of Bemis for...

Morgan Stanley leads GlobalData’s global M&A financial adviser league table in the ICT Sector for Q3 2018

By GlobalData Technology

Morgan Stanley held the top rank in the latest M&A league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the ICT sector for Q3 2018, compiled by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The bank took the top spot driven mostly by its top deal – Broadcom’s acquisition of CA Technologies for $18.9bn –...

Beauty and the booze to drive advent calendar spend, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

55.6% of UK consumers surveyed stated that they intend to purchase at least one advent calendar this year, up from 53.4% last year, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.  While chocolate advent calendars remain the most popular type purchased, with 73.6% of advent calendar shoppers stating their intent to purchase this product, this...

Fermented drinks lead Twitter consumer beverage influencers discussion, says GlobalData Influencer Platform

By GlobalData Consumer

Fermented drinks continue to gain traction in the beverages market driven by growing disposable incomes, rapidly evolving lifestyles and health conscience millennial consumers looking for less sugary and low alcoholic beverages, says  leading data and analytics company, According to GlobalData’s ‘Consumer Beverages Influencer Analytics Platform’, beer, wines, sugary drinks and fermented drinks emerged as the...

L’Oréal’s presence in Asia will continue to grow, supported by €1,794.2m worth of sales in Q3 2018, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Following L’Oréal’s announcement of their best quarter in 10 years mostly supported by Asian growth, Aleksandrina Yotova, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, offers her view on the future of the company:  “Western Europe remains L’Oréal’s biggest market with €1,855.9m worth of revenue in Q3 2018, which only highlights the importance of the company’s strategy to return...

Non-small cell lung cancer market projected to be worth $14.6bn by 2024, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the recent spate of approvals in both small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the treatment landscape is becoming increasingly difficult to navigate for both physicians and patients, highlighting the need for better education, access, and infrastructure to support physicians’ and patients’ choices of the optimal therapies, says GlobalData, a...

Black Friday set to be worth £10.4bn in the UK in 2018

By GlobalData Retail

Black Friday sales are forecast to grow faster than the UK retail market in Q4 2018, as the promotional period draws in spend from before and after the event. Zoe Mills, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Spend during the Black Friday period will account for 10.5% of...

Significant advances in diabetes medicine have been made, but many unmet needs remain, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Advances in diabetes medicine, such as  anti-diabetic oral medications, incretin therapies, and novel insulin formulations have been made over the past century, but many  unmet needs remain for this complex and difficult-to-treat disease, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. World Diabetes Day (14th November) aims to improve awareness of hyperglycemia (the major hallmark...

Amazon HQ split reflects its sheer size and scale and offers a workable solution for future expansion

By GlobalData Retail

After over a year of speculation and a contest in which major cities have vied for Amazon's favor, the technology behemoth has finally chosen New York City and Northern Virginia as the locations for its new headquarters.

Commercial prospects for immuno-oncology development across oncology indications in untapped cancer types or in combinations, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Immuno-Oncology (IO) development is booming across the 8MM*, with IO agents being investigated in most cancer types, in combination or alone, representing a huge commercial opportunity for established players and novel developers alike, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData’s latest report, ‘Immuno-oncology Development Trends and Opportunities’ combines research with a global, cross-specialty...

Six new obesity drugs set to launch by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

Multiple big pharma companies are developing new anti-obesity drugs, including Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, and AstraZeneca and six drugs are expected to launch by 2026, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The current obesity market is rather sparse, comprising of only six FDA approved drugs on the US market, two EMA approved drugs...

Global glioblastoma market set to reach $1.4bn by 2027

By GlobalData Healthcare

The glioblastoma (GBM) market is expected to grow from $662.0m in 2017 to $1.4bn in 2027 across the eight major markets (8MM*) at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5%, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report: ‘Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2027’ states that...

AO makes smart (phone) move, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

The announcement this morning on AO World’s acquisition of Mobile Phones Direct highlights the online electricals specialist’s continued expansion plans as it attempts to steal market share from Dixons Carphone, Zoe Mills, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: ‘‘AO World has been focused on shrugging off consumer perceptions...

Modest Christmas cheer for UK retail with £99bn ‘golden quarter’ sales forecast

By GlobalData Retail

While it has been a year of retail failures, profit warnings and store closures so far, the ‘golden quarter’ offers retailers the opportunity to gain sales from consumers who are finally ready to prioritise shopping. But low consumer confidence and confusion over Brexit will inhibit big-ticket spend, and trading down to value retailers is becoming more widespread, due to the rapid store expansion of players such as B&M and Home Bargains.

JP Morgan dominates GlobalData’s ranking of global M&A financial advisers in the financial services industry for Q3 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

JP Morgan topped the rankings in the latest mergers and acquisitions (M&A) league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the financial services industry for Q3 2018, compiled by leading data analytics company GlobalData.

Moschino’s flamboyant designs will hold limited appeal among H&M’s customer base

By GlobalData Retail

Ahead of tomorrow’s (8 November) launch of H&M’s collaboration with Moschino, Kate Ormrod, Lead Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view:

Clothing and footwear spend via online-only retailers is set to soar 67.4% over the next five years reaching £7.5bn in 2023, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

Clothing and footwear spend via online-only retailers is set to soar 67.4% over the next five years reaching £7.5bn in 2023, outpacing growth in the sector online (forecast to be 40.3%) and accounting for over one third of online clothing and footwear sales by 2023, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s...

Number of ZTE phones in US prepaid market fell 48% in 2018 due to political pressure, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

Once a leader in the US prepaid market, ZTE is disappearing from US prepaid operator shelves due to its troubles with the US government, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company GlobalData’s pricing tracker, ‘Handset Pricing and Promotions, Web, U.S.’, shows that the number of ZTE smartphones on prepaid operator shelves fell 48% from...

Citi leads GlobalData’s ranking of global M&A financial advisers in the Oil & Gas sector for Q3 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

Citi leads the latest mergers and acquisitions (M&A) league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the Oil & Gas sector for Q3 2018, compiled by leading data analytics company GlobalData.

Goldman Sachs tops GlobalData’s ranking of global M&A financial advisers in Healthcare for Q3 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

Goldman Sachs has topped the latest mergers and acquisitions (M&A) league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the Healthcare industry for Q3 2018, compiled by leading data analytics company GlobalData.

Goldman Sachs dominates GlobalData’s ranking of global M&A financial advisers in Retail for Q3 2018

By GlobalData Retail

Goldman Sachs has dominated the latest mergers and acquisitions (M&A) league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the Retail industry for Q3 2018, compiled by leading data analytics company GlobalData. Goldman Sachs, an American bank, raced to the top in terms of deal value, with an impressive six deals worth a total $10.6bn....

Radical changes are needed for Avon’s business model to be a success

By GlobalData Consumer

Following Avon’s recent announcement of a Q3 net sales decline, Theodore Delimaris, Associate Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the company’s future: “Avon is captive of its direct-selling business model, based on which it is inherently difficult to achieve significant results in a short period of time....

Apellis’ temporary pose on APL-2 for Geographic Atrophy could threaten its first-to-market position, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following a voluntary pose in dosing patients with geographic atrophy (GA) in Apellis’ Phase III GA program, due to observed cases of non-infectious inflammation in patients treated with APL-2 last month, Edit Kovalcsik, Managing Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on the foreseeable competition of two companies for...

Apple focuses investor attention on services, platform strength and future profits as it stops revealing unit sales

By GlobalData Technology

Following yesterdays announcement (Thursday 1 November) that Apple will no longer reveal their unit sales figures,

Pancreatic cancer treatment heads in promising direction, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Despite the disappointing history of drug development in pancreatic cancer, the current therapeutic pipeline and clinical development is headed in a promising direction, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Drug development has been highly challenging and replete with failure stories of pipeline agents investigated in pancreatic cancer, despite treatment algorithms being dramatically...

Global NASH market set to reach $18.3bn by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

The total size of the non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) market across the 7MM* is set to grow from $138.4M in 2016 to $18.3bn in 2026 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 63%, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton leads GlobalData’s top 20 global M&A financial adviser league table for Q3 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton leads the latest M&A league table of the top 20 legal advisers globally for Q3 2018, compiled by GlobalData, a leading data analytics company.

Citi tops GlobalData’s top 20 global M&A financial adviser league table for Q3 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

Citi has topped the latest M&A league table of the top 20 financial advisers globally for Q3 2018, compiled by GlobalData, a leading data analytics company.

Global installed base of smart speakers to surpass 200 million in 2020, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

The global installed base for smart speakers will hit 100 million early next year, before surpassing the 200 million mark at some point in 2020, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report: ‘Smart Speakers – Thematic Research’ states that nearly every leading technology company is either already producing a...

GlobalData’s Thematic Summit Autumn 2018: Gaining competitive advantage through digital transformation

By GlobalData Technology

GlobalData’s Thematic Summit Autumn 2018: Gaining competitive advantage through digital transformation Digital transformation is the subject of GlobalData’s Thematic Summit Autumn 2018, at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London, on Thursday 22nd November. The summit will examine the role of the following four specific disruptive technologies in delivering real and sustainable business change: artificial intelligence (AI);...

Folate intake upper limit removal will have no significant impact on hydrocephalus shunting market

By GlobalData Healthcare

Whilst the welcome news that a recent study by Queen Mary University of London and the School of Advanced Study at the University of London has concluded that the current upper limit for folate intake is not justified by scientific evidence and should be removed, this measure will have limited impact on the hydrocephalus shunting market, according to GlobalData a leading data and analytics company.

Ten years on, Bitcoin now has no relevance to payments, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Financial Services

Ten years to the day from Bitcoin’s creation by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto, the purpose of the cryptocurrency’s current role in the global economy is far removed from the vision of a global digital currency beyond the reach of government regulation laid out in Nakamoto’s 2008 paper, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company....

Wealth managers should stop making excuses and adopt blockchain, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Financial Services

It has been 10 years since the first blockchain was conceptualized and yet confusion persists, with wealth managers lagging behind when it comes to adopting the technology says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Attending the recent Money20/20 event, Heike van den Hoevel, Senior Wealth Management Analyst at GlobalData says, “Bring a panel of...

Mondelez’s launch of a specialist SnackFutures team is another important step towards innovation in wellbeing snacks, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Following the announcement of Mondelez’s new SnackFutures team, Will Grimwade, Associate Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the company’s future: “Mondelez’s recent Q3 results have been greeted with approval from investors and the latest announcement that they are launching a SnackFutures Innovation Hub in November to target key...

Apple advances its efforts to make iPad Pro a proper computer, while giving consumers what they want in a long-awaited update to the MacBook Air, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

Following Apple’s event in Brooklyn, NY yesterday (Tuesday 30th October) where the company announced a completely new iPad Pro tablet and long-awaited updates to the MacBook Air, Mac Mini. Avi Greengart, Research Director for Consumer Platforms & Devices, at GlobalData a leading data and analytics company, attending the event, offers his view on these key...

Brexit investment freeze from AstraZeneca will be short-term, but impact on UK pharma sector remains unclear

By GlobalData Healthcare

AstraZeneca has announced that it will be freezing investment in its UK operations until greater clarity is provided over the outcome of Brexit. The company is a major contributor to the country’s healthcare sector, and so this announcement represents a major setback, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

All treats and no tricks as Halloween retail creeps up to almost half a billion pounds, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

This year Halloween will be a treat for retailers, with the event forecast to be worth £491m in 2018 (up 2.1% on last year) as consumers invest in the spooky occasion, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Halloween clothing and costumes remain the greatest opportunity for retailers to capitalise on this occasion, with...

Money20/20: Wealthfront’s freemium tool shows how robo-advisors can capture market share from incumbents, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Financial Services

At Money 20/20 in Las Vegas, Wealthfront announced it is opening up its Path financial planning service to anyone for free. The freemium service is currently in beta and will be available by the end of this year. Heike van den Hoevel, Senior Wealth Management Analyst at GlobalData, who is attending the conference commented, “Our...

Business rates relief offers no reprieve for UK’s suffering retail chains

By GlobalData Retail

The £900m extension to small business rate relief gives an estimated 500,000 independent shops a boost but does nothing for the long list of struggling retail chains who were hoping, for once, that they would have their tax burden reduced.

Money20/20: The newly launched UltraFICO Score set to broaden access to credit

By GlobalData Financial Services

Experian, FICO, and Finicity have launched a new credit score that leverages account aggregation technology and distribution capability, tapping into consumer-contributed data such as checking, savings, and money market account data, observes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. A consumer grants permission to contribute information from banking statements – including the length of time...

Tech Firms, Food Retailers, and NGOs Collaborate to apply Blockchain to global food supply chains, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

From coffee and fish to wine and olive oil, blockchain, a digital ledger technology, is being applied to global food supply chains in ways that promise to benefit producers, distributors, retailers and consumers, says GlobalData a leading data and analytics company. Cross-industry collaboration has emerged as the dominant model for successful applications of blockchain to...

Money20/20: Wealth managers need more conversational chatbots as a quarter of millennials use chat applications when talking to their investment providers

By GlobalData Financial Services

Chatbots are not a new concept. However, by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), they have come a long way. As they will continue to mature, it won’t be long before the technology tackles the wealth management space and becomes the go-to solution for the younger generation says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

43.3% of consumers spent on summer products this year due to heatwave, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

The prolonged heatwave in the UK and major sporting events boosted spending on summer items such as outdoor and gardening products, BBQ food and holiday clothing, with consumers judging Tesco to be the retailer that had promoted its summer ranges the best, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report ‘Summer in...

Ambient commerce offers consumers a new way to shop, will boost retail spending on IoT technology to $5.3bn, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

Ambient commerce is an important use case for the Internet of Things (IoT) and promises to be a game changing retail technology, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. According to the  latest report from GlobalData’s Thematic Research Team, ‘Ambient Commerce’ – which combines  technology with the physical space associated with retail stores...

Money 20/20: Fintech providing creative solutions to engage the unengaged

By GlobalData Financial Services

Selling highly commoditized products, the world’s big banks and wealth managers are facing low levels of customer engagement, while new fintechs have been able to grow their customer bases rapidly, observes GlobalData a leading data and analytics company.

Medtronic’s market dominance under threat as Adagio Medicals cryoablation catheter successfully treats its first patients, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the recent announcement that Adagio Medical, Inc. have successfully treated their first patients with its new One Shot+ cryoablation catheter, Sheryl Tang, Senior Analyst for Medical Devices at GlobalData, offers her view on what this means for the market: “The cryoablation market is set for disruption as Adagio Medical, Boston Scientific and a number...

US mobile carriers promote retail stores to complement their online presence, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

Many US wireless carriers are expanding their retail footprints, not just via traditional brick-and-mortar locations, but also through experiential concept stores as well as on-the-fly pop-up and mobile sites, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report: ‘Wireless Carriers Are Extending Their Retail Footprints, Complementing Clicks with Bricks’ explores the...

Biometrics set to replace password-only banking by 2019 in bid to tackle fraud, observes GlobalData

By GlobalData Financial Services

Allowing for increased customer convenience while adding additional levels of security, multi-faceted biometric applications will soon be the norm, putting an end to password-only, observes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Heike van den Hoevel, Senior Wealth Management Analyst at GlobalData comments, “Biometrics is a key theme at the 2018 Money 20/20 conference in...

AI is the future of banking

By GlobalData Financial Services

Money 20/20 is the world’s largest fintech event which is taking place in Las Vegas over the next 4 days – 21-24 October 2018. The event attracts industry experts and entrepreneurs from around the world to share and discuss the latest trends shaping the financial services industry. Heike Van Den Hoevel, Senior Banking Analyst at...

Personalization and growing investment into new technologies support P&G’s strategy in Q1 2019, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Following the release of P&G’s first quarter results, Jamie Mills, Senior Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “P&G’s 2019 first quarter results showcase overall net sales of $16.7 billion remaining in line with 2018 first quarter sales. The company’s beauty brands remain a strong driver of growth, however,...

Amazon’s UK investment demonstrates demand for AI technologies, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

Following today’s news (October 19, 2018) that online retail giant, Amazon, has created thousands of new technology jobs in the UK, Brad Shimmin, Service Director for Technology and Software at GlobalData, offers his view on this expansion: “Amazon’s increased investment in highly valued skill sets in the UK and elsewhere not only reflects the importance...

Restaurants use new technologies to grow ingredients on site to appeal to 70% of consumers’ desire for localism

By GlobalData Consumer

By producing ingredients onsite using advanced technology in hydroponics and aeroponics, restaurants can meet consumers’ desire for localism to an even greater degree than locally sourced products, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. According to GlobalData’s Q4 2017 consumer survey, 38% of consumers consider locally produced products to be healthier, 70% think they...

Denmark will see 5,000 new millionaires by 2022

By GlobalData Financial Services

Currently there are nearly 20,000 high net worth individuals in Denmark and thanks to the country’s strong economic performance, this number will increase by nearly a quarter by 2022, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report: ‘Wealth in Denmark: Sizing the Market Opportunity’ reveals that the value of investable...

Nestlé capitalizes on growing demand for healthy and naturally functional hydration, as its coffee business thrives, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Following the release of Nestlé’s third quarter results, Melanie Felgate, Senior Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Nestlé’s third quarter results showed continued positive organic growth performance for the group of 2.8%, with solid performance in powdered and liquid beverages – particularly coffee – contributing significantly. “In its...

Ground-breaking report sheds new light on UK’s best performing shopping centres

By GlobalData Retail

GlobalData’s newly released ‘Top 50 UK Shopping Centres Report, 2018’ is the first of its kind to take into account the requirements of both tenants and shoppers, to provide a comprehensive view on the UK’s top shopping centres. Through a combination of consumer and B2B research, the new report provides a 360⁰ view on the UK’s leading shopping centres, underpinned by data from landlords, property experts and, most importantly, shoppers.

Unilever recording respectable growth amid rising threat of private labels and discounters marks a win for the company, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Following today’s (18 October 2018) announcement of Unilvever’s Q3 2018 results, Ronan Stafford, Lead Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the company’s current progress: ‘‘Unilever’s ability to raise prices and still record respectable growth is a good win for the company as the threat of private labels...

57% of UK consumers say chocolate tax would stem consumption compared to 74% globally, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Following the introduction of a levy on sugary soft drinks in the UK earlier this year, it has been reported that similar measures could potentially be introduced for chocolate and confectionery as soon as 2020. However, a tax on chocolate and confectionery might be less impactful at altering consumption habits than the government would hope,...

Express Scripts excluding Ajovy from 2019 coverage affects the drug’s future prospects, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Teva could breathe a sigh of relief when the FDA gave their migraine drug, Ajovy (fremanezumab), the nod in late September but they have been dealt a blow as Express Scripts have excluded the drug from their 2019 formulary, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. A report by GlobalData, PharmaPoint – Migraine, states...

IBM and SAP lead cloud-based enterprise AI platform market, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

IBM and SAP stand out as leaders in the market for cloud-based enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) platforms, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s new report: ‘Cloud-based Enterprise AI Platforms: Competitive Landscape Assessment’ states that IBM and SAP offer a full suite of AI capabilities and features, function- and industry-specific tools,...

Contactless rise puts cash under pressure, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

Following Worldpay’s announcement today (16 Oct) that contactless overtook chip & PIN for in-store card payments this year, Sam Murrant, Senior Analyst in Payments at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on role of contactless cards in the UK: ‘‘Contactless card holding and usage has been on a meteoric upward trajectory...

Home fixed wireless broadband emerging as early 5G use case, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

Operators racing to beat their competitors to 5G mobile services are, in some markets, using residential fixed wireless access (FWA) service to demonstrate leadership and boost their 5G credibility, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report: ‘5G Fixed Wireless – An Early 5G Use Case’ states that 5G FWA...

Claire’s out of touch with today’s young shoppers, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

Following today’s news (Monday 15 October) that Claire’s is mulling UK store closures, Kate Ormrod, Lead Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: ‘‘Having continually lost relevance in the jewellery and accessories market, the news that Claire’s is seeking to rid itself of stores is no surprise – with...

Superdry is the next in a long line of brands to be hit by House of Fraser’s woes, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

Following today’s news (Monday 15 October) that Superdry has announced a profit warning, Sofie Willmott, Senior Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on the chain’s current challenges: ‘‘Following news in the last few weeks that Quiz, Coast and Ted Baker have all been hit by the downfall of...

Sears’ demise calls for change in management, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

Following the news that US retailer, Sears, files for bankruptcy: Neil Saunders, Managing Director of GlobalData Retail, comments: “Today is a day that will live in retail infamy. That a storied retailer, once at the pinnacle of the industry, should collapse in such a shabby state of disarray is both terrible and scandalous in equal...

Cannabis research starting to pay dividends in the UK after Govt ruling, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following today’s announcement (12 October) from Sajid Javid, UK Home Secretary, that physicians can now prescribe cannabis oil to patients from 1st November, Rahael Maladwala, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, offers his view on this landmark ruling: “This new rule shows that the global surge in the use of medicinal cannabis is demonstrating positive results and...

Coast yet another victim of struggling department stores

By GlobalData Retail

Following yesterday’s news (Thursday 11 October) that Karen Millen bought womenswear retailer Coast out of administration,

Gilead deal with NHS brings personalized cancer treatment closer to UK patients, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

The recently announced Gilead deal with the NHS which will allow some adult NHS patients suffering from large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) to gain access to its CART-T cell therapy, Yescarta, will place the UK among the first countries in the world to offer this new generation of personalized medicine to cancer patients, observes GlobalData, a...

Family travel to increase by 25% by 2022, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

The outbound family travel market will grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.6% from 300 million trips in 2017 to 376 million in 2022*, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report, ‘Key Trends in Family Travel’ highlights that family travel accounts for 30.8% of outbound tourism...

Almost 90% of UK consumers would use deposit scheme as grocers rethink war on plastic, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

Grocers should consider introducing more widespread deposit and return schemes instead of waiting for government action, since 88.9% of UK consumers stated that they would be likely to use a scheme as environmental concerns move higher up their agendas, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. IMAGE FOR PUBLICATION: Please click here for chart:...

Dunkin’ Donuts’ coffee rebrand to target 42% of consumers that visited a coffee or tea shop in the past week, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

In its 2017 annual report, Dunkin’ revealed its most valuable products according to consumer demand, were hot coffees, out-of-home drinks and iced coffees, instead of their core baked goods range, observes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. In line with this, GlobalData’s latest report, ‘Top Trends in Hot Drinks 2018 – The latest trends...

Novo Nordisk’s NN9924 has potential to become new market leader in GLP-1RA space within the next decade, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Novo Nordisk’s NN9924 is on track to become the first-to-market oral GLP-1RA within the next decade, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The growth in the GLP-1RA space will be heavily driven by agents that confer glycemic benefit, weight loss, and cardiovascular (CV) benefit, and increased patient compliance. In anticipation of GLP-1RA market...

World Mental Health 2018: A long way to go but the future looking brighter for patients, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

World Mental Health Day 2018 (10th October) is a time for reflection and education; the treatment of mental health disorders has improved drastically and the stigma associated with these indications has been stripped away considerably. However, there is still a long way to go to address the gaps in the market, says GlobalData, a leading...

Copiktra Wins FDA Approval in FL, CLL, and SLL, but its commercial prospects are limited, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following Verastem’s Copiktra (duvelisib) accelerated approval for the treatment of third-line follicular lymphoma (FL) in September 2018, as well as its standard approval for third-line chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL): Arshad Ahad, Oncology and Hematology Analyst GlobalData, offers his view on its commercial prospects: “Copiktra may have trouble gaining commercial traction...

Next-gen HNWs will boost demand for sustainable investing, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Financial Services

US millionaires demand for sustainable investments is the lowest demand level of any service in the US wealth management market, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. According to GlobalData’s 2018 Global Wealth Managers Survey, although 90% of US providers interviewed have socially responsible investments in their HNW proposition, the demand they experience...

£1.5bn spend freed up for retail survivors in 2018

By GlobalData Retail

The UK non-food retail sector has become reliant on the demise of weaker operators to maintain growth for the survivors, according to GlobalData a leading data and analytics company.

Hadoop powerhouses Cloudera and Hortonworks join forces to fight the cloud

By GlobalData Technology

Following the announcement that Cloudera and Hortonworks are to merge in a deal worth $5.2bn, Brad Shimmin, Service Director at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on this important merger: “Big data platform heavyweights Cloudera and Hortonworks have agreed to an all-stock merger of equals, leaving the market with only a...

CPhI Worldwide Madrid to feature contributions from Fiona Barry and Peter Shapiro from PharmSource

By GlobalData Healthcare

This year’s CPhI Worldwide pharma event taking place in Madrid (9-11, October 2018) and organized by UBM (part of Informa plc) will feature expert panel discussions moderated by Fiona Barry and Peter Shapiro, Editors at PharmSource, a GlobalData company.

Supermarkets remain the nation’s choice for back to school products

By GlobalData Retail

The grocers’ ability to use heavy discounting and promotions has cemented their position as the go-to destination for back to school products, according to GlobalData a leading data and analytics company.

Goldman Sachs’s Marcus account set to disrupt the UK deposit market as 67% of savers say interest rate drives provider choice

By GlobalData Financial Services

Following the recent announcement that Goldman Sachs is to offer their ‘Marcus by Goldman Sachs’ savings account to members of the public in the UK,

Africa & the Middle East set to have the fastest growing fibre broadband segment globally to 2023

By GlobalData Technology

Fibre optic access lines in Africa and Middle East (AME) is expected to grow by a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 19% between 2018 and 2023, making it the fastest growing region globally, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Western Europe and Latin America will be growing by a CAGR of...

CMA identifies 463 overlaps between ASDA and Sainsbury’s, but this itself does not derail merger

By GlobalData Retail

Following today’s (Thursday 27 September) publication of the CMA’s phase 1 decision on the merger of ASDA and Sainsbury’s, Patrick O’Brien, UK Retail Research Director at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “While the CMA has signalled that there is the threat of substantial lessening of competition in 463 areas across...

Over half of surveyed executives rank self-optimizing networks and AI assistants as top growth AI use cases in the telecom industry

By GlobalData Technology

Self-diagnostics and self-optimization for mobile networks were identified as one of the telecoms Artificial Intelligence (AI) use cases with the highest growth potential over the next two years, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData’s report: ‘Artificial Intelligence Adoption, Usage & Investment Trends in the Telecoms Industry’ found that 61% of respondents...

FDA Programs under further scrutiny as new JAMA study criticizes the breakthrough therapy designation, observes GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

The FDA’s Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) recently came under fire in a study published in JAMA in July by three researchers at Yale. The authors maintain that contrary to the beliefs of stakeholders, including physicians and the general public, some of the pivotal trials used to support the BTD were missing elements of a rigorous...

Knowledge about current contraceptive options is still a problem in highly developed countries, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Women in the US are still not fully aware about the available choices of contraceptives and receive outdated or incorrect counselling as their general providers are not familiar with currently available options, particularly the long-acting reversible methods, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. September 26 marks World Contraception Day (WCD), which aims...

Pay-TV penetration in Africa and the Middle East set to grow faster than all other major regions to 2022

By GlobalData Technology

Africa and the Middle East (AME) pay-TV household penetration is expected to outpace all other major regions between 2017 and 2022, increasing from 16% in 2017 to 23.2% in 2022, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. According to GlobalData’s report: ‘Pay-TV Market Trends and Opportunities in Africa & the Middle East’ the...

Imfinzi EU approval will add to the escalating competition of PD-(L)1 inhibitors, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following AstraZeneca’s announcement on 25 September 2018 that the European Commission approved its PD-L1 inhibitor, Imfinzi (durvalumab) as monotherapy for the treatment of locally-advanced, unresectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults whose tumours express PD-L1 on ≥1% of tumour cells and whose disease has not progressed following platinum-based chemotherapy and radiation therapy, Edit Kovalcsik,...

New tools from IBM and Google reveal just how hard it is to build trust in Artificial Intelligence, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

The unseen dangers inherent in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are proving the importance of IBM and Google’s diverse approach to this multifaceted problem, Brad Shimmin, Service Director at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his perspective on this important issue, “Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already changed the way consumers interact with technology and the...

As the myth around coconut oil benefits collapses, the food industry needs to change its recipes, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

The once acclaimed superfood ‘coconut oil’ has been exposed as a health myth, observes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Once claimed to induce weight loss, boost your metabolism and provide energy, lower cholesterol and even treat digestive system diseases, coconut oil has been discovered to be harmful. The fact that coconut oil is...

Cybersecurity is the most important emerging technology for businesses, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

Cybersecurity is the most important emerging technology for businesses globally, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report, Global Emerging Technology Trends Survey 2018, based on a survey of more than 1,500 companies, states that cybersecurity was identified as the most important emerging technology by more than half of all...

Limited access to novel therapies could hinder effective personalized cancer treatment in the UK, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

NICE recently rejected NHS funding of Kymriah for DLBCL despite recognizing that the drug has significant clinical benefits. As a result, patients with DLBCL in the UK could now potentially lose out on receiving life-saving treatment, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Following the EMA approval of Novartis’ Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel) for refractory/relapsed...

Sainsbury’s mega-merger with ASDA set to create the UK’s largest retailer with a 22.6% share of the grocery market, despite Sainsbury’s mid-year slump, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

The boom in summer sales which aided a 2.4% increase in net sales at ASDA (12 weeks to end of June), saw Sainsbury’s retail sales grow only 0.8% (16 weeks to end of June); for grocery, this falls to 0.5% – dangerously below the level of food and grocery inflation of 3.1% for Q2 2018,...

Coca-Cola’s acquisition of Costa Coffee is set to take over supermarket shelves, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Coca-Cola’s acquisition of Costa Coffee offers the opportunity to turbo-charge the brand’s retail operations, and become a mainstay of supermarket shelves worldwide, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Ronan Stafford, Lead Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, comments, “With Costa Coffee operating in many of the world’s largest retail markets for hot coffee, Coca-Cola will...

NHS victory over Bayer and Novartis could have significant impact on UK ophthalmology sales, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following a High Court case won by twelve NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in favor of prescribing the significantly cheaper anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF), Avastin (bevacizumab), over Novartis’ and Bayer’s licensed anti-VEGF eye drugs, Edit Kovalcsik, Managing Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on the likely outcome...

UK pension providers will benefit from technological advancements, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Financial Services

Pension providers should utilise modern technology to provide easier access to pensions and help consumers save by making it easier to keep track of the status of their pension as currently, 35.4% of UK individuals under state pension age have never reviewed their pension, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Danielle Cripps,...

With Alzheimer’s treatment stalled, promising pipeline drugs and a shift in perception could be key to tackling the disease, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

As World Alzheimer’s Day approaches (21 September) with the aim of raising global awareness and understanding of the issues faced by people affected by dementia it’s timely to reflect that no new drug for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been approved in the past 16 years, despite more than 400 clinical trials and billions of dollars...

Number of respiratory conditions will continue to rise if UK air pollution goes unchecked, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

The number of people suffering from respiratory indications and the severity of those already suffering from the various diseases is expected to increase if air pollution in the UK goes unchecked, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. According to GlobalData’s reports: ‘PharmaPoint: Asthma’ states that the prevalence of asthma in the UK hovers...

Tesco back on the front foot with Jack’s in battle with discounters, but a more aggressive store opening schedule expected

By GlobalData Retail

On Tesco’s attempt to tackle the rise of the discounters with the opening of discount store Jack’s

Regeneron’s supplemental biologics license application of Eylea for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy could slow its downfall, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following Regeneron’s announcement that the FDA has accepted to review a supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) of Eylea for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, Edit Kovalcsik, Managing Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on the impact of this indication expansion on the Eylea market; “Regeneron’s Eylea (aflibercept), a vascular...

Global smart meter market expected to reach $10.4bn by 2022

By GlobalData Energy

The global smart meter market is estimated to reach $10.4bn by 2022, driven by rising emissions, domestic energy resource constraints, ageing infrastructure and the growing demand and cost of electricity, says GlobalData a leading data and analystics company.

Tokyo leads GlobalData company based financial ranking of top 25 global cities

By GlobalData Financial Services

Japan’s Tokyo beat Beijing, Paris, London and Seoul to the No.1 position in leading data and analytics company GlobalData’s, company based financial analysis of 25 global cities in 2017. In its latest research, the company considered the 25 cities with the highest GDP globally and assigned them their ranking based on the total revenue generated...

Things starting to look up at Teva after fremanezumab gets FDA nod, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following Friday’s announcement that Teva’s prophylactic migraine treatment, fremanezumab, received FDA approval, Rahael Maladwala, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on why fortunes are starting to brighten for a company which has experienced its fair share of problems recently: ‘‘Teva will breathe a sigh of relief after the...

Syphilis will remain a global burden in the next decade with an estimated 1.2m incident cases by 2027

By GlobalData Healthcare

Syphilis continues to be a global disease burden with a high and growing number of new cases each year with an estimated 1.2m incident cases forecast by 2027 in the 16 major markets (16MM*), according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Lactalis’s acquisition of Aspen’s infant formula division boosts its potential in Chinese market, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following Lactalis’s €740m (US$860.1m) purchase of South African-based pharma giant Aspen’s infant formula division, Fiona Dyer, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “After baby milk brands were tainted by a salmonella infection scandal earlier in the year, Lactalis is seeking to win over several-times-bitten Chinese consumers by acquiring...

Top 25 global consumer packaged goods companies by market cap Q2 2018, researched by GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies by Market Cap (Mcap) for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 (Q2) ), compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2018 (Q1), have been analyzed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis...

Top 25 global pharmaceutical companies by market cap Q2 2018, researched by GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global pharmaceutical companies by Market Cap (Mcap) for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 (Q2) ), compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2018 (Q1), have been analyzed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis revealed a number...

Top 25 global technology companies by market cap, Q2 2018, researched by GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global technology companies by Market Cap (Mcap) for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 (Q2) ), compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2018 (Q1), have been analyzed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis reveals a number...

Top 25 global banking institutions by market cap Q2 2018, researched by GlobalData

By GlobalData Financial Services

The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global banking institutions by Market Cap (Mcap) for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 (Q2), compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2018 (Q1), have been analyzed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis revealed a number of...

Approval of Keytruda in Europe for first-line use with chemotherapy in lung cancer strengthens the use of PD-1 inhibitors as backbone therapy, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following FDA approval in August, this week (wk comm 10th Sept) the European Commission (EC) also approved Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD)’s PD-1 blocking antibody, Keytruda (pembrolizumab), for use as a first-line therapy in combination with Eli Lilly’s Alimta (pemetrexed) plus platinum chemotherapy, for patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have no...

Acorda needs strong marketing strategy to maximize Inbrija’s potential, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the ruling that Acorda’s patents for Ampyra are invalid, Rahael Maladwala, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the impact this will have on the company’s portfolio positioning: “Ampyra, approved for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), has been the lead asset in Acorda’s portfolio for the...

Oil & gas, metals & mining, and construction are top performers in latest business sector performance analysis 2017, researched by GlobalData

By GlobalData Financial Services

In its latest research, leading data and analytics company GlobalData analyzed the total revenue and profit change of 10 core business sectors that it tracks, based on the performance of the top 25 publicly traded companies in each sector (2017 vs. 2016). Of the 10 sectors, oil & gas, metals & mining, and construction emerged...

JD Sports buoyed by expansion abroad, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

Following today’s release of JD Sports H1 figures for 2018/19, Amy Higginbotham, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Although international markets bolstered JD Sports’ performance in H1 2018/19 boosting total revenue to £1,846.3m, its resilient UK business delivered strong growth with sales rising 6.1%, accounting for 51.9% of group revenue. JD...

Prepaid wireless carriers will launch more promotional offers during 2018 than they did in each of the past two years, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

Competition among U.S. prepaid mobile service providers has once again heated up. *2016 saw the top five prepaid carriers make numerous promotional service offers to attract new customers, but the total number of offers declined during 2017. However, increased marketing activity has set the stage for the overall number of promotional offers in the prepaid...

Horlicks could provide an Indian tonic for Coca-Cola, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Following Coca-Cola’s acquisition of Costa Coffee for £3.9 billion, the company has also been linked with a move for GlaxoSmithKline’s Horlicks brand. Ronan Stafford, Lead Analyst at GlobalData Consumer, comments: ‘‘India loves Horlicks, particularly as a breakfast drink for children and gaining access to this market would be a big win for Coca-Cola. India is...

Debenhams reaction to press speculation fails to address concerns, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

Following today’s (Monday 10 September) release from Debenhams in relation to media speculation over its future, Patrick O’Brien, UK Retail Research Director at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: ‘‘Debenhams statement reacting to media speculation over its future has singularly failed to address investor concerns. While trying to give reassurance with...

Over a quarter of consumers influenced by local gastronomy in their holiday destination choice, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Globalization, coupled with a shift in cultural and economic influence from West to East and the boom in travel flows around the world, is resulting in consumers becoming increasingly familiar with and enthusiastic about different food cultures, according to GlobalData a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData’s latest consumer survey for Q3-2018, reveals that 27.6%...

Apple’s iPhone looks poised to accelerate its U.S. prepaid market penetration, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

At Apple’s ‘Gather Round’ event on Sept. 12, we can expect to see numerous new devices, with rumors indicating the unveiling of multiple new iPhone models. This should be good news not only for postpaid wireless brands but prepaid brands as well, where the iPhone has built a strong following, according to GlobalData, a leading data...

Asia-Pacific dominates estimated US$4.3tn global net profit pool, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Financial Services

Asia-Pacific (APAC) held the maximum share of the estimated US$4.3tn global net profit pool in 2017, while Europe witnessed the highest company net profit growth, according to a new study from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The study, based on a sample size of 36,000 global companies across a number of core sectors...

JP Morgan tops GlobalData’s global M&A financial adviser league table in the Retail Sector for Q2 2018

By GlobalData Retail

JP Morgan has topped the latest M&A league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the retail industry for Q2 2018, compiled by leading data analytics company GlobalData. The bank led the competition by deal value, with five deals worth a combined $21.5bn, including the industry’s highest value deal – Walmart’s proposed acquisition of...

Goldman Sachs tops GlobalData’s ranking of global M&A financial advisers in Consumer Industries for Q2 2018

By GlobalData Consumer

Goldman Sachs has emerged as the top financial adviser for the consumer industry in the latest mergers and acquisitions (M&A) league table for Q2 2018, compiled by leading data analytics company GlobalData. The American investment bank held an edge over other advisers, both in terms of value and volume, with $37.3bn and 19 deals respectively,...

Morgan Stanley tops GlobalData’s ranking of global M&A financial advisers in ICT for Q2 2018

By GlobalData Technology

Morgan Stanley led the competition of top 10 M&A financial advisers for the ICT industry in the latest league table for Q2 2018, compiled by leading data analytics company GlobalData. The bank held a clear lead over other advisers both in terms of value and volume, with $118.4bn and 23 deals, respectively for the quarter,...

Morgan Stanley tops GlobalData’s M&A financial adviser league table for financial services deals, Q2 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

Morgan Stanley has topped the latest M&A league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the financial services industry for Q2 2018, compiled by leading data analytics company GlobalData. The bank lead the competition by value with 10 deals worth $44.4bn in Q2 2018, followed by JP Morgan with eight deals worth $27bn and...

Migraine becoming less of a headache but there are still unmet needs to address, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Whilst the prognosis for migraine patients has never looked brighter, there are still unmet needs to address says GlobalData a leading data and analytics company, as this years Migraine Awareness Week (2-9 Sept), sets out to educate the public about the condition and reduce the stigma for patients. According to GlobalData’s report, ‘PharmaPoint: Migraine –...

The sky is the limit for Novartis’ CAR-T therapy Kymriah after approval for NHS use in paediatric leukemia patients, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the announcement that the NHS have accepted the revolutionary new Novartis CAR-T therapy, Kymriah, for children with leukemia, Rahael Maladwala, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on how this will impact the oncology market: “There is significant hype behind this therapy, as it offers a personalised approach...

Evolus back in the Botox biosimilar race, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the announcement that the FDA have accepted Evolus’ BLA resubmission for their Botox biosimilar, Rahael Maladwala, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on what this could mean for pharma company: “Evolus had their previous BLA submission rejected by the FDA in May 2018 due to concerns over...

Merck & Co can expect strong sales of Doravirine-based Drugs after Double-Approval, but not Blockbuster Status, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the announcement that Merck & Co has been granted FDA approval for two HIV drugs, Delstrigo (doravirine / lamivudine / tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) and Pifeltro (doravirine), Thomas Moore, Senior Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: ‘‘This approval comes at a good time for Merck & Co, which...

UK medical devices industry faces uncertain future as it struggles to accommodate regulatory change in the headwinds of Brexit, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

For medical devices, Brexit is coming at an inopportune time says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. EU Directives are currently transitioning to a new Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR), which is already having a profound impact on the medical devices industry and on the availability of medical devices to...

Coca-Cola acquisition of Costa Coffee provides a route into projected US$34.2bn retail hot drinks market in China, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

As Whitbread announces (Friday 31st August) it is to sell its Costa Coffee chain to Coca-Cola in a £3.9bn deal, Jonathan Davison, Beverage Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his verdict on the breaking news: “This move will have appealed to Coca-Cola for two reasons. The most apparent is the potential...

Consumer trend towards beauty brands with a commitment to mitigating their environmental impact to be explored by GlobalData’s Lia Neophytou at Packaging Innovations 2018

By GlobalData Consumer

The Beauty Forum at Packaging Innovations 2018, which takes place in London (September 12th), will unveil the latest innovations and trends occurring in the dynamic packaging industry. The shift toward sustainability will be a key topic of focus at the event, while the potential for plastic-free packaging will also be explored. Lia Neophytou, Associate Consumer...

Smartphones can get even bigger if vendors are willing to risk it

By GlobalData Technology

The original iPhone launched in 2007 with just a 3.5-inch display. Since then, phones have grown dramatically and Samsung’s new Note9 features its largest screen yet, at 6.4 inches. There are limits to how large phones can get, but some vendors are going to push the envelope further, according to GlobalData, a leading data and...

WH Smith’s market share under threat from new entrants

By GlobalData Retail

Following this mornings (Thursday 30th August) release of WH Smith’s pre-close statement, Zoe Mills, Retail Analyst for GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her perspective on the company’s results: “WH Smith continues to lead the UK stationery market but its 10.5% share is being eroded by new, more inspirational specialists, as well as...

Washington State developing drugs to combat nicotine addiction is a step in the right direction

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the announcement that Washington State University are developing drugs to treat nicotine addiction, Rahael Maladwala, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on what this could mean for the addiction market and if this research could be used in other addiction indications: “Scientists at Washington State University recently...

PepsiCo’s purchase of SodaStream a sign of big beverage industry’s plastic waste worries, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Consumer

Anyone looking for proof that the beverage industry is worried about the “war on plastic” got it on August 20th when PepsiCo announced an agreement to purchase Israel-based SodaStream International for the hefty price of $3.2 billion, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. That price represents almost a one-third premium over the carbonated...

BIOplus 2018 : Game-changing insights and the latest research on immune checkpoint inhibitors for cancer therapy from GlobalData’s Fern Barkalow

By GlobalData Healthcare

BIOplus 2018 which takes place in Seoul next month (September 6th – 7th), will reveal the latest global intelligence in biotech and healthcare developments, focusing on game-changing insights to help bio companies grow their business. Fern Barkalow, PhD, Healthcare Director of Oncology and Hematology at GlobalData will join a presentation panel on the subject of...

No-deal Brexit plans will affect the Foodservice, Technology, Financial Services and Pharma Industries

By GlobalData Financial Services

Following the release of 24 Government papers (Thursday 23 August 2018) covering the likely impact of a no-deal Brexit,

IT budgets shifting to spend more on digital twin enabling technology

By GlobalData Technology

New research from GlobalData reveals a significant shift toward Artificial Intelligence (AI) and big data platform spending among IT practitioners. Brad Shimmin, Service Director at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on this finding and the future of digital transformation: “If the last few years has shown anything it’s that the...

Government technical papers indicate UK will be forced to relinquish control of pharma regulations to Europe in case of a ‘No-deal’ Brexit

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the publication by the UK government (Thursday 23 August 2018) of 24 technical papers covering the likely impact of a no-deal Brexit, including five papers covering the healthcare sector, the pharmaceuticals industry now has some guidance on how to prepare for this eventuality and to some extent greater certainty over what to expect after Britain leaves the EU.

Comcast’s addition of Amazon Prime Video further positions Xfinity X1 as a go-to video hub

By GlobalData Technology

Following the news that Comcast has agreed to launch Amazon Prime Video on Xfinity X1 starting later this year, Tammy Parker, Senior Global Telecom Consumer Services Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her views on the agreement: “This is the first time Amazon’s Prime Video app has been integrated into a...

Global cosmetics players driving growth through premium brands, a strong digital platform and millennial appeal

By GlobalData Consumer

Premium beauty and cosmetics brands are growing market share and sales revenues as they increase their appeal with millennial consumers though innovation and a stronger digital platform, says GlobalData a leading data and analytics company.

Coca Cola counters PepsiCo’s acquisition announcement with new packaging revamp news of its own

By GlobalData Consumer

Following Tuesday’s (21 August 2018) launch by Coca-Cola of a £5m campaign to promote a new unified packaging redesign for its original and Zero Sugar variants,

One less hurdle for scientists to navigate as gene editing in animals is viewed positively by majority of the American public

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the release of poll results from Pew Research Center regarding public opinion on gene editing in animals, Rahael Maladwala, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on how a good public perception of gene editing could remove barriers that have held back research in the past: “A recent...

Estée Lauder’s strong sales performance driven by millennial-focused brand acquisitions, positive sales in China, and premium product innovation

By GlobalData Consumer

Following today’s (20 August 2018) release of Estée Lauder’s Q4 2018 results,

PepsiCo’s purchase of SodaStream has potential to combat both sugar and plastic challenges

By GlobalData Consumer

Following today’s (20 August 2018) news that PepsiCo has purchased SodaStream for $3.2bn,

T-Mobile’s ‘Un-carrier’ customer care move hints at its forthcoming pay-TV strategy

By GlobalData Technology

Following yesterday’s news (Wednesday 15 August) that T-Mobile USA is overhauling its customer care with a human-centered approach called ‘Team of Experts’, Tammy Parker, Senior Technology Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Promoting strong customer support as an Un-carrier feature hints at part of T-Mobile’s planned strategy for challenging...

Amazon could be a partner rather than a threat to UK Insurers with potential comparison site launch

By GlobalData Financial Services

Following today’s news that Amazon is considering launching a UK insurance comparison site,

Wesfarmers’ acquisition of Homebase led to its market share dropping from 7.7% to 4.8% in five years

By GlobalData Retail

Wesfarmers’ disastrous acquisition of Homebase and the announced closure of nearly a fifth of its 250 stores have led to Homebase losing 2.9 percentage points of the DIY market, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. In the years before Wesfarmers’ acquisition, Homebase was streamlining its store estate and introducing more homewares lines to...

Drastic changes needed at House of Fraser to entice shoppers back

By GlobalData Retail

To give House of Fraser the best chance of survival, Sports Direct and its owner Mike Ashley must make drastic changes to both its product proposition and store environment to entice shoppers back says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. This will require significant investment – something which the chain has been starved of in recent years.

JP Morgan tops GlobalData’s Top 20 global ranking of financial advisers in Healthcare M&As

By GlobalData Financial Services

JP Morgan led the pack of the top 20 global financial advisers for the Healthcare industry in the latest mergers and acquisitions (M&As) league table for Q2 2018, compiled by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Orilissa Endometriosis drug uptake will be restricted

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the recent approval of AbbVie’s Orilissa (elagolix) by the FDA, the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) highlighted uncertainties about the oral pain relief medication’s long-term safety and clinical benefits, as well as cost-effectiveness over available alternative treatments.

Mike Ashley must transform House of Fraser to make it a success

By GlobalData Retail

Following today’s news (Friday 10 August) that Sports Direct has purchased House of Fraser for £90m,

Samsung’s Galaxy Note9 is a technical powerhouse, but is too similar to the Note8 – and too expensive – to grow market share

By GlobalData Technology

Following yesterday’s news (Thursday 9 August) from Samsung’s Unpacked event, Avi Greengart, Research Director for Consumer Platforms and Devices at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the Galaxy Note9, Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Home, and new partnership with Spotify: Galaxy Note9 “The new Galaxy Note9 has top-of-the-line specs along with extras...

There has been a negative shift in Brexit sentiment in the UK healthcare sector, finds GlobalData

By GlobalData Healthcare

There has been a negative shift in sentiment in the way that members of the UK healthcare sector perceive Brexit, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report: ‘Brexit and the Healthcare Industry’ found that in July 2018, 37% of those from the UK healthcare industry believed that the UK...

North Americans are the least informed about GDPR in Pharma

By GlobalData Healthcare

North Americans were the least likely to say that they feel informed about the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) out of those surveyed in the global pharmaceuticals industry, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report: ‘GDPR in the Healthcare Industry’ states that only 54% of North...

‘No Brexit’ is the preferred, but not the most likely outcome of Brexit for the Pharma industry

By GlobalData Healthcare

Reversal of the referendum result is indicated as the best outcome of Brexit for the healthcare industry out of those surveyed in the pharmaceuticals industry, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report: ‘Brexit and the Healthcare Industry’ states that 48% of participants across the US, UK, and EU felt...

Stagnating Tim Hortons brand remains a challenge for Restaurant Brands International following Q2 results announcement

By GlobalData Retail

‘‘While there are positives to take from Restaurant Brands International’s Q2 earning release, they do little to allay the fears of investors who feel the firm is struggling to turn around the stagnating Tim Hortons brand. The company needs to be more innovative and introduce something which can really attract the attention of consumers or resign itself to playing second fiddle to rivals.

P&G needs to mitigate impact of growing production costs to drive earnings forward despite showing positive net sales growth in Q4 results

By GlobalData Consumer

‘‘P&G’s fourth quarter results indicate positive net sales growth of 3%. However an increase in costs of 9% in its supply chain has served to reduce net earnings compared with the same period in 2017. The company will need to reduce its supply and manufacturing overheads or consider increasing its prices to mitigate the impact of growing commodity costs experienced across the consumer goods landscape on its bottom line.

Epic Games bypassing Google Play store and offering Fortnite directly to Android users is not the start of a trend

By GlobalData Technology

Following the news that Epic Games, the maker of the popular game Fortnite: Battle Royale, will not distribute the game via Google Play store when it becomes available on the Android platform later this summer, Lynnette Luna, Principal Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on the issue: “Google is...

Virgin Care take advantage of creaking NHS as the company picks up £2bn worth of contracts in the last 5 years

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the news that Virgin has been awarded up to £2bn worth of NHS contracts in the last five years,

US banking giants top GlobalData league table for Q2 deals activity

By GlobalData Financial Services

Morgan Stanley topped the deals activity league table for the second quarter of 2018, according to latest deals advisors research by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Top twenty ranking of law firms by deal activity revealed

By GlobalData Financial Services

US law firm Sullivan & Cromwell was top of the tree in terms of global deals activity in the second quarter of 2018, according to a new league table compiled by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

GDPR has had a greater impact on R&D in healthcare compared to other industries

By GlobalData Healthcare

R&D departments in healthcare organisations have felt a significantly higher impact due to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) than in other sectors, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report: ‘GDPR in the Healthcare Industry’ finds that, whilst most business departments have been affected similarly regardless of which sector...

Merck and InnoCore collaboration could be a step forward for biologic drug delivery

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following today’s (Friday 3 August) announcement of Merck and InnoCore’s collaboration, Rahael Maladwala, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on what this might mean for biologic drug delivery: “One of the biggest environmental unmet needs in the pharmaceutical market is a lack of compliance. Whether this is due...

Card infrastructure is showing its age

By GlobalData Financial Services

Following the news (Thursday 2 August) that NatWest debit cards were unusable for two hours this afternoon, Sam Murrant, Senior Payments Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the future of card-based payments: “The payments industry is increasingly moving towards an assumption that we will pay for everything electronically...

Interest rate rise is another unwelcome dampener on retail spend

By GlobalData Retail

Following today’s (Thursday 2 August) increase in UK interest rates, Patrick O’Brien, UK Retail Research Director at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “While the Bank of England believes that the UK economy is in strong enough shape to withstand an interest rate increase, UK retailers will be scratching their heads,...

A dramatic shift in the treatment paradigm in lung cancer is on the horizon

By GlobalData Healthcare

As part of World Lung Cancer Day 2018, Volkan Gunduz, PhD, Senior Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the changing lung cancer treatment landscape: ”The lung cancer treatment landscape is currently undergoing a notable reduction in the clinical development of chemotherapies and a significant increase in the...

Launch of Aimovig signals the start of a boom in the European migraine market

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the launch of Novartis’ anti-migraine drug, Aimovig, in Europe, Rahael Maladwala, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the potential growth of the market: “The calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) monoclonal antibody class has generated significant excitement among headache specialists since posting promising efficacy results in early stage...

Takeda will be looking to Shire’s drug pipeline to bolster future sales after disappointing Q1 results

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the announcement of a significant dip in first-quarter operating profit for Takeda, Thomas Moore, Senior Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the company’s future: “Takeda’s first-quarter operating profits took a 49% hit year-on-year, and represent the weakest first quarter profit in the last three years. Looking...

Merck KGaA looking to become a key player in the multiple sclerosis market as the FDA accept Mavenclad for review

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the announcement that the FDA have accepted Merck KGaA’s resubmitted application for Mavenclad, seven years after the original application, Rahael Maladwala, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the company’s current progress: “Merck KGaA have placed themselves in a strong position in the multiple sclerosis market with...

Cash is not dead yet

By GlobalData Financial Services

Following the announcement (Friday 27 July) that there will be a review for cash access after a surge in digital payments, Sam Murrant, Senior Payments Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the future of cash payments: “Cash in the UK is by no means as dead or dying...

Apple v Pepper elevated to US Supreme Court where developers seek acknowledgement

By GlobalData Technology

Following the news in June that the US Supreme Court decided to hear the ongoing antitrust case of Apple v Pepper, software developer groups have been helping publicize what promises to be a pivotal case on determining application ownership in the future. Charlotte Dunlap, Principal Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers...

Nestlé volume growth in the first half of 2018 driven by on-trend new products, sales to China and positive core category performance

By GlobalData Consumer

Nestlé’s half year results show continued positive volume growth performance for the group in H1 2018, although relatively weak pricing growth indicates a greater need for Premiumization to build value in the long-term.

Facebook growth is beginning to stall and the future lies in Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger

By GlobalData Technology

Following yesterday’s news (Wednesday 25 July) of Facebook’s lower-than-expected Q2 earnings: Lynnette Luna, Principal Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on Facebook’s current challenges: “Facebook’s missed expectations on revenues and user growth and management’s warning that revenue growth rates would decelerate in the next two quarters, likely reflect more...

ZTE needs to split up and rebrand

By GlobalData Technology

The US government has allowed ZTE to resume buying US technology and get back to business, but it cannot be business as usual, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Quorn’s investments in vegan foods is further evidence that veganism successfully captures consumers’ secondary dieting concerns

By GlobalData Consumer

Following yesterday’s news (Monday 23 July) that Quorn is to invest a further £7m in R&D to create more vegan products, Will Grimwade, Associate Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, suggests this is indicative of a wider trend: “Quorn’s decision to continue to orientate their new products towards the vegan market is...

Pay-TV operators in the Americas look at OTT video opportunities to offset client loses

By GlobalData Technology

Pay-TV penetration in the Americas is set to decline through 2022 due to ongoing cord-cutting trends in North America, where an increasing number of households are swapping their traditional pay-TV subscriptions for over-the-top (OTT) alternatives, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Tesco’s new discount chain is a risky response to Aldi and Lidl

By GlobalData Retail

Following speculation that Tesco is to launch a new discount fascia in the UK to compete with Aldi and Lidl, Thomas Brereton, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the fascia’s potential: “The possibility of Tesco opening a discount fascia in a bid to neutralize the growing threat...

Despite strong growth, Domino’s remains at risk from delivery aggregators

By GlobalData Consumer

Following the release of Domino’s Pizza Q2 2018 results, Peter Ramshaw, Foodservice Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: “Domino’s second quarter 2018 financial results saw the company record its 98th consecutive quarter of positive international same store sales growth and the 20th consecutive quarter of positive domestic same store sales growth....

New players in the MVNO segment to boost competition in the Peruvian mobile market

By GlobalData Technology

Over the last few years, the Peruvian telecoms regulator OSIPTEL has been introducing a series of measures to boost competition in the mobile communications market, including the ongoing reduction of mobile termination rates (MTR) and the introduction specific regulation aimed at facilitating the entry of mobile virtual network operator (MVNOs) in the market, according to...

Continued evolution of product portfolio is crucial for Unilever to return to pricing growth

By GlobalData Retail

‘‘Unilever’s second quarter results indicating strong volume growth, but weak pricing growth, shows how the company needs to keep evolving its brand portfolio to increase its exposure to premium personal care categories and emerging markets.

The ‘Biosimilar Action Plan’ is another FDA move designed to chase value based pricing

By GlobalData Healthcare

On Wednesday (18 July) the FDA unveiled the ‘Biosimilar Action Plan’ (BAP), which aims to promote the development and accessibility of biosimilars in the US healthcare market. Rahael Maladwala, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on what this means for the price of branded biologic molecules: “We believe...

J&J’s HIV therapeutic Symtuza on track for US launch in 2018 after FDA approval

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following the news (Tuesday 17th July) that J&J’s HIV therapeutic, Symtuza, has been granted marketing approval by the FDA, Tom Moore, Senior Healthcare Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “This news puts J&J’s Symtuza on track to launch in the US later this year, where it is predicted to...

Personalized medication is becoming an increasing possibility for patients, due to the use of newly developed algorithms

By GlobalData Healthcare

A long sought after objective of healthcare is to ensure that each patient receives tailored treatment for their medical situation; and now, with the use of big data and newly developed algorithms this is starting to look like a genuine possibility for patients, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. A study conducted at...

Walmart’s move to Microsoft Azure more about AI dominance than cloud reach

By GlobalData Technology

Following the news (Monday, 16 July) that Walmart had entered into a five year strategic partnership with Microsoft that would see the retail giant shift its business to both Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365, Brad Shimmin, Technology Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the real drivers underscoring this...

Positive Phase III results in high-risk patients expected to support FDA review process for Roche’s Xofluza

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following yesterday’s news (Tuesday 17th July) that Roche has announced positive top-line results from its Phase III trial for influenza drug, Xofluza, Tom Moore, Senior Healthcare Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “Xofluza is forecast to reach annual sales of $600m by 2024. Although the drug is on track...

Global venture capital funding grows in the higher value and early stage bands at Q1 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

Global venture capital investments have continued to pour into higher value bands, marking a second straight quarterly rise for the segment in Q1 2018, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The >$500m-$1000m band witnessed a significant 191% rise from an average of 2.75 investments registered in the previous four quarters to 8...

Exploding levels of public debt in developed economies could force some governments to declare bankruptcy, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Financial Services

The sovereign debt levels of developed countries have risen to an alarming level in recent years, posing a serious threat to their economic prospects, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The debt to GDP ratio in developed nations in 2017 was 380% compared to over 200% in the developing nations according to data...

Top 25 Global Technology Companies by Market Cap (Q1 2018)

By GlobalData Technology

The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global technology companies by Market Cap (Mcap) between the last day of Q1 2018 and the last day of Q4 2017 have been analysed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed day vs day (31 Mar 2018 vs 31 Dec 2017) analysis reveals a number of interesting insights.

As Amazon’s acquisition of PillPack sends shockwaves across the pharma industry, GlobalData publish their Top 25 Global Pharmaceutical Companies analysis by Market Cap

By GlobalData Healthcare

The prospect of Amazon entering the pharma industry with the acquisition of PillPack will be a troubling development for pharma executives around the globe.

Top 25 Global Banking Institutions by Market Cap Q1 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global banking institutions by Market Cap (Mcap) for the quarter ending March 31, 2018, have been analysed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis revealed a number of interesting insights.

Positive Phase II data for Eisai and Biogen’s BAN2401 supports Amyloid precursor protein as a therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s

By GlobalData Healthcare

Following today’s news (Friday 6 July) that Eisai and Biogen have achieved positive top-line results in their Phase 2 trial for BAN2401 in Alzheimer’s patients,

Humdrum sales increase shows why Sainsbury’s needs ASDA – and the sooner the better

By GlobalData Retail

“While Sainsbury’s focuses on getting its pending merger with ASDA past the CMA for the end of 2019, day-to-day retail operations continue – and as the first quarter numbers show, performance is far from impressive. While all key metrics are at least positive, a 0.2% growth in retail like-for-like sales sits far behind the recent results of competitors Tesco (+2.1%) and Morrisons (+3.6%) over a comparable period.

Tesco – Carrefour tie-up to focus on own-brand to fight Aldi and Lidl

By GlobalData Retail

Following today’s news (Monday 2nd July) that Tesco has entered into a strategic partnership with Carrefour

Multi-price retailing not enough to save Poundworld

By GlobalData Retail

Following today’s news (Monday 11 June) that Poundworld has collapsed into administration,

House of Fraser’s drastic plan to halve its store portfolio is essential, but will not guarantee its success

By GlobalData Retail

Following today’s news (Thursday 7 June) that House of Fraser is to dramatically reduce its store numbers,

UK based pharma professionals not anticipating staff relocations after Brexit but EU and US colleagues not so sure

By GlobalData Healthcare

In a recent survey of global healthcare professionals into the impact of Brexit on the Pharma industry, most participants working for UK-headquartered companies did not expect staff relocation's because of Brexit.

Tesco looks to defend its grocery share and consolidate operations as non-food website closes

By GlobalData Consumer

Following the news of Tesco’s planned closure of its loss-making non-food website, Tesco Direct,

M&S to lose its decades long status as the number one clothing retailer to Primark

By GlobalData Retail

Following today’s announcement ( Tuesday 22nd May ) that M&S are to close over 100 stores by 2022 as their ‘radical transformation plan continues at pace’,

Amazon wins ‘Best UK Retailer Award’ for the first time

By GlobalData Retail

Amazon has won a hat trick of GlobalData Customer Satisfaction awards, including the most prestigious Best Retailer category, as shoppers vote for its great prices, service and convenience.

Takeda chases after its largest deal yet

By GlobalData Healthcare

Takeda’s possible $65B takeover of Shire could be the largest deal value in pharma this year, says GlobalData a leading data and analytics company. This is the Japanese company’s fifth attempt at merging with Shire, clearly highlighting Takeda’s readiness for this move. Notably, this deal is significantly larger than Takeda’s acquisition of Millennium in 2008 (for $8.8B), Nycomed in 2011 (for $13.7B), and Ariad in 2017 (for $5.2B).

Top 25 Global Pharma Companies by Market Cap (end of 2017)

By GlobalData Healthcare

The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global Pharma companies for the year 2017 have been confirmed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis reveals a number of interesting insights. The pharma sector’s 2017 v 2016 year on year performance inevitably created a mixed picture,...

Top 25 global consumer packaged goods companies by market cap (end 2017)

By GlobalData Consumer

The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies for the year 2017 have been confirmed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis reveals a number of interesting insights. Nestle, Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) remained in...

Top 10 Global Venture Capital Investors investing more money on fewer deals in 2017

By GlobalData Financial Services

An analysis by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company of the investment activity of the top 10 global venture capital (VC) companies in 2017, reveals that collectively they are investing more money on fewer deals when compared to the average numbers for 2013-2016. IMAGE FOR PUBLICATION: Please Click Here: ‘Global Top 10 Venture Capital...

Top 25 Global Technology Companies by Market Cap (end of 2017)

By GlobalData Technology

Top 25 Global Technology Companies by Market Cap (end of 2017) The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global technology companies have been revealed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis reveals a number of interesting insights. Apple, Alphabet and Microsoft maintained their dominance of...

Top 25 Global Banking Institutions by Market Cap (end of 2017)

By GlobalData Financial Services

The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global banking institutions for the year 2017 have been confirmed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis reveals a number of interesting insights. The top nine players in 2016, based on market cap, maintained their place in the...

All top 25 global economies set for growth in 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

All of the top 25 global economies are set for growth in 2018, achieving an average growth rate of 2.8%, according to recent forecasts by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. IMAGE FOR PUBLICATION. Please click link for chart: ‘Key Macroeconomic Indicators Forecast for 2018’ The top 3 fastest growing economies will be India, China...

Easter sees rise in leisure activities while chocolate egg purchases fall

By GlobalData Retail

A recent analysis of Easter UK consumer spending by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, has revealed a number of insights to help retailers increase sales during the Easter holiday period.

Ageing and low fertility rate behind labour force shortage in Europe

By GlobalData Financial Services

As the ageing population rises and fertility rates fall across Europe the continent faces an increasing labour force shortage, according to a recent analysis by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

‘Potential chewing gum tax heavy handed’

By GlobalData Consumer

Following the announcement in the Spring Statement of the consultation on what can be done to reduce the use of single use plastics - which could potentially include chewing gum,

Marginal uplift in the economy won’t save struggling retailers

By GlobalData Retail

The data does point to a slightly better near term picture for retailers though, with inflation falling leading to an increase of 1.2% in real household disposable income in 2018.’ On the perennial problem of business rates though, the only help was the bringing forward of the next revaluation to 2021, which will be little help to struggling retailers about to be hit by increased rate bills next month.’’

Top 10 Global Venture Capital Investors investing more money on fewer deals in 2017

By GlobalData Financial Services

An analysis by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company of the investment activity of the top 10 global venture capital (VC) companies in 2017, reveals that collectively they are investing more money on fewer deals when compared to the average numbers for 2013-2016.

US digital businesses attracted the highest VC funding in North America during 2006-2017

By GlobalData Financial Services

According to research by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, US digital businesses have emerged as the most attractive sector for venture capital (VC) investment in North America during 2006-2017, with four out of the top five VC funded firms representing a digital business model.

General surgery market is set to reach $21.6bn by 2024

By GlobalData Healthcare

The general surgery market is forecast to grow steadily moving into the next decade. The market was valued at $14.6 bn in 2017 and is expected to reach a value of $21.6 bn in 2024, increasing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.7%, according to according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

4,000,000 UK consumers stopped buying fashion accessories in 2017

By GlobalData Retail

The share of UK clothing shoppers that purchased accessories fell from * 50.6% in 2016 to 40.9% in 2017, equating to four million fewer consumers and £390m in lost revenue, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Toys R Us collapse due to its failure to compete with Smyths more than Amazon

By GlobalData Retail

While the narrative about the sad demise of Toys R Us focusses on how it was killed by the Internet, data shows that the rise of multichannel player Smyths caused even more damage than Amazon.

Systems integration contracts dominate IT services deals in India, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Technology

System integration contracts now dominate the IT services landscape in India following steady growth in recent years, according to leading data and analytics company GlobalData. The company’s ‘IT Services Contracts Database’ reveals that this type of contract accounted for nearly half (48%) of the all IT services deals in the country during 2017.

10 FMCG trends to watch out for in 2018

By GlobalData Consumer

2018 is shaping up to be a year of contradictions in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market. Healthy junk food is emerging as a snack food trend, but consumers are also re-discovering indulgence via a counter-trend called sweet revenge that celebrates all that is sweet according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. These are two of ten new trends that the company expects to influence packaged goods innovation and marketing in 2018.

Late-stage CKD-induced comorbidity therapeutics market to reach $10.5bn by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

Sales for chronic kidney disease (CKD)-induced hyperparathyroidism (HPT), hyperphosphatemia (HP), and hyperkalemia (HK) therapeutics were estimated to be $4.2bn across the seven major markets (7MM*) in 2016. This is expected to grow to $10.5bn in 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 9.5%, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Active millennials are being priced out of skiing and golf holidays

By GlobalData Consumer

While millennials desire active holidays more than any other generation, financial limitations mean that fewer of millennials are participating in particular types of sporting holidays, such as golf and skiing, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Valentine’s Day 2018: Consumers say Tesco does the best job at promoting Valentine’s day deals

By GlobalData Retail

According to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, Tesco remains number one in terms of promoting Valentine’s Day offers in 2017, with its wide range and convenient offer appealing to the masses.

Valentine’s Day 2018: Are we losing that lovin feelin

By GlobalData Retail

According to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company almost half of consumers did nothing over Valentine’s Day last year and this increased by 2.5ppt on 2016.

Valentine’s Day 2018: Cost conscience consumers to cut fine dining on Valentine’s Day

By GlobalData Retail

According to GlobalData,a leading data and analytics company, over half of consumers forked out for a Valentine’s Day meal at a fine dining restaurant last year, up 5.0ppts on 2016. However the company believe that this trend is set to change in 2018 as consumers look to balance their budgets with more affordable dining options.

Need for supportive care in oncology will increase during the next decade

By GlobalData Healthcare

The need for effective supportive care in oncology will increase in the next decade as patients continue to live longer and cancer progresses to become more like a chronic disease. This includes the need for chemotherapy-related conditions, as chemotherapy will remain the backbone of cancer therapy for the foreseeable future, observes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Discounters poised to increase share of £1 billion valentine’s day

By GlobalData Retail

Although UK sales on Valentine’s gifts and cards are set to achieve the £1 billion mark this year, growth is expected to slow on 2017 as shopping at discounters for the occasion becomes more prevalent.

World Cancer Day: What will 2018 mean for cancer research and treatment?

By GlobalData Healthcare

The theme of this year’s World Cancer Day held on 4th February of “We can. I can.” aimed to reinforce the public message that all individuals and groups can play their part in reducing the global burden of cancer. Indeed in recent years many events have involved collaborations between traditional drug developers, cancer treatment professionals and those of varying disciplines. Examples include the IBM Watson supercomputer which is helping physicians make treatment decisions and the development of other databases such as ASCO’s CancerLinQ which assists oncologists in monitoring and analyzing patient data.

Melanoma sales are projected to rise to $5.5bn in 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

The value of the melanoma market was estimated to be $3.3bn across the seven major markets (7MM*) in 2016. This is expected to grow to $5.5bn in 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.3%, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Global glaucoma market to reach $3.8bn by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

The total glaucoma market was estimated to be $2.6bn across the seven major markets (7MM*) in 2016. This is expected to grow to $3.8bn in 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.1%, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

UK click & collect sales set to soar 55.6% to 2022

By GlobalData Retail

Click & collect continues to rise rapidly in the UK, outpacing growth in the online retail channel, with click & collect sales forecast to account for 13.9% of total online spend in 2022, 1.9 percentage points higher than in 2017, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

UK town centre sales declined to £108.3bn in 2017, but spending will grow 0.2% in 2018

By GlobalData Retail

The UK town centre retail market has been in decline since 2015, but it is forecast to rise 0.2% in 2018 and will continue to grow out to 2022, with sales in the town centre market being driven by convenience goods particularly in the food & grocery sector. However, the town centre retail market will underperform against the overall growth of total physical retail sales in the UK over the next five years, which will be driven by retail parks and supermalls, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

The UK food and grocery convenience market will grow by 22.0% by 2022

By GlobalData Retail

The UK food and grocery convenience market will grow 4.1% in 2018, outperforming the total UK food and grocery market by 0.9 percentage points (ppt), according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Health trend boosts UK cookware sales amid popularity of food delivery apps

By GlobalData Retail

More UK shoppers prepared a meal at home during the last 12 months - rising from 78.3% in 2016 to 83.8% in 2017 - as interest in healthy eating continued to grow according to new research by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Multiple sclerosis disease-modifying therapies market to reach $25 billion by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

Sales for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) were estimated to be $19.1 billion across the seven major markets (7MM*) in 2016. This is expected to grow to $25.3 billion in 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 2.9%, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Toys R Us UK stores rejuvenation is the key to future growth

By GlobalData Retail

While Toys R Us hopes that shutting 26 stores as part of a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) can stop it falling into administration, the only way it can save itself is by rejuvenating the rest of its tired portfolio says GlobalData a leading data and analytics company.

Yakult shows how breaking with tradition can attract new consumer segments

By GlobalData Consumer

Long-established brands like Yakult have demonstrated how to win consumer attention by being open-minded during product development, accommodative to changing consumer trends and bold enough to take risks in breaking brand tradition, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData’s latest report ‘Success Case Study: Everyday Yakult Probiotic Dairy Drink’ draws attention to...

Singapore’s pharmaceutical market value to reach $1.15 billion by 2021

By GlobalData Healthcare

Singapore’s pharmaceutical market is expected to expand from $903 million in 2016 to $1.15 billion by 2021, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Shoppers set to spend over £10bn in this year’s Black Friday bonanza

By GlobalData Retail

Spend during the Black Friday period, defined as Monday 20-Monday 27 November 2017, is forecast to grow 3.8% on 2016 (Monday 21-Monday 28 November 2016) to £10.1bn, accounting for 10.4% of total Q4 spend. Although growth is forecast to slow year-on-year, we expect more retailers to take part in the event this year in an attempt to stimulate the waning demand they have faced over September and October.

Bright future for products and services improving sleep quality

By GlobalData Consumer

It is well known that sleep quality has a vital baring on our overall health and wellbeing, as GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, reviews what products and services will be prominent in this space, beyond over-the-counter drugs, and who is likely to benefit from them?

Flexion’s Zilretta poised to shakeup knee osteoarthritis marketplace

By GlobalData Healthcare

Flexion Therapeutics recently announced the FDA approval of Zilretta, (triamcinolone acetonide [TA] extended-release injectable suspension) for the treatment of pain associated with moderate-to-severe knee osteoarthritis (OA). This is a segment of the patient population that GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, expects to significantly drive the value of the market over the next 10 years.

Gilead’s Kite Pharma acquisition leads GlobalData’s Q3 2017 deals analysis

By GlobalData Healthcare

A recent analysis by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, identified the top 10 pharma companies by deal value for quarter 3, in 2017, revealed a number of key insights.

Amazon poised to disrupt UK insurance

By GlobalData Financial Services

Amazon is currently recruiting insurance professionals in London to join a new team looking to disrupt the insurance market in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Meat without animals NPD to hit shelves in 2021

By GlobalData Consumer

A growing number start-ups are trying to make meat without animals, with a view to addressing concerns about animal welfare and the carbon footprint of meat. However, Chris Lo, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, reports that new products will not be ready to hit shelves until 2021.

Multi-channel bank users are most at risk of defecting in 2017

By GlobalData Financial Services

Consumers who use multiple channels to interact with their bank are most likely to switch, according to research by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Consumers shop early this Christmas to save money

By GlobalData Retail

Retailers are merchandising their Christmas ranges even earlier this year to meet consumer demand for early Christmas bargains on essentials like Christmas trees, decorations and lights according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

The global negative pressure wound therapy market set to reach $1.3bn in 2024

By GlobalData Healthcare

The global negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) market, valued at $1.2bn in 2017, is expanding at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 2.1% and is forecast to reach $1.3bn in 2024, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Disposable NPWT devices are expected to increase at a CAGR of 8.3% during the forecast period.

Melanoma to significantly increase in the US adult population

By GlobalData Healthcare

The diagnosed incident cases of melanoma of the skin in men and woman, ages 18 years and older in the *7MM, are forecast to increase from 165,651 cases in 2016 to 206,717 cases in 2026, at an Annual Growth Rate (AGR) of 2.48% according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Believe it or not, AI needs people to succeed

By GlobalData Technology

Advancements within the AI field of machine learning allow computers to learn without being explicitly programmed. User friendly tools may put the power of artificial intelligence (AI) into people’s hands, but without the right specialists to light the way there’s no guarantee of success according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Rising overpopulation is likely to hinder food standards around the world

By GlobalData Consumer

Population continues to rise globally, especially in the UK, exacerbating concerns over food standards. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK population is expected to increase by 3.6 million (5.5%) over the next ten years to 2026, with the 70 million mark being surpassed by 2029. This increase is more pronounced in births, rather than deaths; 46% of the growth is projected to result from more births.

Macron must do more to bring French Wealth home

By GlobalData Financial Services

In France people with estates worth above €1.3m ($1.37m) are currently subject to wealth tax at rates varying from 0.5 percent to 1.5 percent of net assets. This generally unfriendly tax environment has been driving assets out of the country.

High inflation rather than strong volumes will drive Christmas spend this year

By GlobalData Retail

Non-food retailers will continue to struggle this Christmas with sales expected to show year-on-year growth of only 1.2% in the fourth quarter. Volumes are forecast to fall by 0.1% as price rises, which came into play as result of the weakened pound, will discourage cash strapped consumers from shopping over the seasonal period.

Marijuana is driving innovation in food and drink markets

By GlobalData Consumer

Cannabis-infused drinks are set to become more widely available. Investment in the marijuana market is increasing as legal recreational use of the drug becomes more widespread, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Insurability scores set to be a key trend in 2018

By GlobalData Financial Services

A trend that is on the verge of taking off in the insurance industry is the introduction of an ‘insurability score’, which is effectively a credit score for insurance customers, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Venezuela’s emerging pharmaceutical markets threatened by economic and political turmoil

By GlobalData Healthcare

Venezuela is one of the emerging pharmaceutical markets in South America, with a major dependence on imports. However, economic and political turmoil along with inefficient patent laws and drug pricing policies are major barriers according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

UK health & beauty market set to reach £27bn as it outperforms all other sectors

By GlobalData Retail

Despite the prolonged doom and gloom on the UK high street, waning consumer confidence, and restricted budgets, the health & beauty sector has far from lost its appeal. Indeed UK consumers will be prepared to pay even more over the next five years, with annual spend per head forecast to rise by £73 to £487, and the market reaching £26.7bn by 2022 according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

46.2% of toys & games will be sold online by 2022

By GlobalData Retail

The UK toys & games market will grow 16.2% over the next five years, reaching a total value of £4.9bn, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

44% of Americans would struggle to find $400 to pay for an emergency

By GlobalData Financial Services

The four day Money20/20 event which took place in Las Vegas recently, featured presentations and discussions from leading company’s Cognizant, American Express, Intuit, IPsoft, Bank of America, HSBC, and Capital One exploring the customer experience and how technology can help improve the way in which financial providers serve their users.

Non-small cell lung cancer has largest number of clinical trials in Australia and Globally over the last 5 years

By GlobalData Healthcare

A recent analysis of clinical trial activity in Australia by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, revealed that 3,199 clinical trials across all diseases and phases took place in the country between January 01, 2012 and December 31, 2016. Non-small cell lung cancer had the largest number of clinical trials overall in Australia, a pattern reflected globally.

Global oil & gas market shrinks by 13.6% in 2016 as low crude oil prices push down revenues

By GlobalData Consumer

MarketLine’s latest market report: ‘Global Oil & Gas’ reveals a declining market trend in 2016 as the price of crude oil pushed down profits of the major players.

Fashion boosting the £481m UK consumers will spend on Halloween this year

By GlobalData Retail

Challenging retail market spooks fashion retailers into participating in Halloween

16-24 year olds driving growth in the UK household storage market

By GlobalData Consumer

Young people aged 16-24 are driving growth in the UK household storage market, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. A large portion of these consumers are in the rental market, and seeking inexpensive storage products to de-clutter their homes and maximise their living space.

71% of European consumers see the importance of living an ethical or sustainable lifestyle

By GlobalData Financial Services

Sustainability and ethics have grown in importance to European consumers over the past five years, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Banking in the midst of a technology driven revolution which could cost a third of banking jobs by 2040

By GlobalData Financial Services

The four day Money20/20, event is currently taking place in Las Vegas – 22-25 October 2017. Money20/20 is the world’s largest marketplace for ideas, connections and deals in Payments and Financial Services, and on day two it turned its attention to the future outlook of the banking sector.

US Millennial’s’, saving more and keeping a tight control on their finances over the last 12 months

By GlobalData Financial Services

The four day Money20/20, event is currently taking place in Las Vegas – 22-25 October 2017. Money20/20 is the world’s largest marketplace for ideas, connections and deals in Payments and Financial Services, and on day two it turned its attention to the financial habits and attitudes of millennials in the US.

DCIO teams stand out from the crowd with GlobalData’s RPV Lead Generation Tool

By GlobalData Financial Services

In today’s ever changing financial services landscape where asset managers are finding it harder to get the attention of financial advisors, GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics, says that its lead generation tool can help asset managers grow their Defined Contribution-Investment Only (DCIO) business.

Supermalls set to outperform physical retail growth, as focus on leisure and food service attracts millennials

By GlobalData Retail

The UK Supermalls market is forecast to rise 7.2% over the next five years, outpacing growth in physical locations, forecast to be 5.0% (across non-food sectors), according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

New clinical trials of monoclonal antibodies have grown 115% in the last ten years

By GlobalData Healthcare

New clinical trials of monoclonal antibodies (mAb), have grown 115% globally over the ten year period 2007–2016 according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The most prominent increase, 26%, occurred in 2015.

Department stores and fashion retailers must consider delivery subscriptions to counter threat of Amazon Prime

By GlobalData Retail

Department stores and traditional clothing & footwear retailers are losing market share to online pureplay retailers, and must look to follow their lead into delivery saver schemes according to GlobalData, a leading data and analystics company. This will encourage their customers to shop more frequently and keep the retailer at the forefront of consumers’ minds.

AI to have a hugely beneficial impact upon society

By GlobalData Financial Services

Las Vegas, a city where money talks like nowhere else on earth is hosting the annual Money20/20 event over the next 5 days - 22-25 October 2017.

Crohn’s Disease diagnosed incident cases set to increase in the 7MM to 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

The burden of diagnosed Crohn’s disease (CD) is expected to grow between 2016 and 2026 in the seven major markets (7MM) *. Epidemiologists from GlobalData, a leading data and analysis company, forecast an increase in the number of diagnosed incident cases, most notably in the US and Japan. The chart below presents the expected changes in the 7MM from 2016 to 2026.

Taiwan’s Pharmaceutical Market Value to Reach $2.44 billion in 2021

By GlobalData Healthcare

The pharmaceutical market in Taiwan is estimated to reach $2.44 billion in 2021, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

The pet insurance market broke the £1bn mark in gross written premiums for the first time in 2016

By GlobalData Financial Services

The UK pet insurance market has continued to see significant growth, with gross written premiums (GWP) increasing by 7.1% to £1,045m in 2016, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Indonesian Pharmaceutical Market Value to Reach $10.11 billion by 2021

By GlobalData Healthcare

Indonesia’s pharmaceutical market is the largest market in the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) and is expected to reach $10.11 billion by 2021, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Crohn’s disease market growth to 2026 fuelled by interleukin inhibitor and anti-integrin therapy launches

By GlobalData Healthcare

The global Crohn’s disease (CD) market valued at $9.2 billion in 2016 is set to reach $13.4 billion by 2026, a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 3.8%, across the * 7MM according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Alzheimer’s disease market set for double-digit growth with forecast sales of $14.8Bn by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

The global Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) market worth $2.9Bn in 2016 is set to reach $14.8Bn, rising at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 17.5%, across the * 7MM by 2026 according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Russia’s Pharmaceutical Market to Reach $36.61 billion by 2021

By GlobalData Healthcare

Russia’s pharmaceutical market is one of the fastest growing in the world and is expected to reach $36.61 billion by 2021, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

AI set to revolutionize retail banking, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Retail

For retail banks looking to differentiate themselves in an increasingly crowded marketplace, providing an enhanced digital customer experience is now an essential component of winning and retaining customers. The sector is increasingly looking to artificial intelligence (AI) to achieve this and is now on the cusp of a digital services revolution, with machine learning, natural language processing, and predictive analytics all set to turn retail banking into a data-driven industry.

Osteoarthritis 7MM market set to be worth $3.5 billion by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

The Osteoarthritis (OA) market is expected to increase from $1.6 billion in 2016 to $3.5 billion by 2026 in the seven major markets, * 7MM at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.1%, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Global Eco-tourism takes off with 35% of holiday makers now likely to book an eco-holiday

By GlobalData Consumer

According to GlobalData, a recognized leader in business information and analytics, the climate change imperative and the rise of responsible travellers is creating a compelling business case for sustainable tourism.

Online event to reveal six packaging innovations making waves for FMCG Brands

By GlobalData Consumer

With the recent announcement by the Scottish Government of plans to introduce a deposit on return scheme for plastic bottles and cans and a number of the high profile environmental campaigns highlighting the issue of plastic packaging waste, packaging of all kinds have gained a high profile in the news and become a very topical subject over the last 12 months.

Global migraine market set to be worth $8.7 Billion by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

Global migraine sales are expected to grow to $8.7 billion by 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.3% across the seven major markets * 7MM, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics. The US will continue to dominate the market with a 77% share of total sales by 2026 followed by Germany (5.6%) and Italy (5.2%).

Healthcare-Associated Gram-Negative market to be worth $3.6 billion by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

The global marketplace for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) caused by Gram-negative bacteria across the seven major pharmaceutical markets * (7MM) is projected to exceed $3.6 billion in sales by 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.8% from 2016–2026, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Solar eclipses all other new types of electricity generation in 2016 to become the world’s favourite

By GlobalData Technology

Solar has become the world’s favorite new type of electricity generation, with more solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity being installed than any other generation technology according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Sepsis & septic shock market to be worth $5.9 billion by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

The sepsis and septic shock space across the seven major pharmaceutical markets (7MM) of the US, 5EU (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK), and Japan is set to grow from $2.8 billion in 2016 to $5.9 billion by 2026, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.9%, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Asia Pacific e-commerce market out performs Europe and North America

By GlobalData Consumer

New findings from GlobalData’s, Consumer Payments Insight Survey reveal the extent of Asian consumers’ demand for mobile apps, smartphones and digital wallets when purchasing online.

HNW Expats in Canada still going strong years after visa closure

By GlobalData Financial Services

New findings from GlobalData’s recently published, ‘Wealth in Canada: HNW Investors 2017’ report, reveals that expats accounted for almost 1 in 5 High Nett Worth (HNW) investors in Canada in 2016.

Amazon deal will revolutionise the online food retail sector

By GlobalData Retail

The shareholder-approved Amazon-Wholefoods deal gives the company a sizeable bricks-and-mortar presence in food retail with the ability to revolutionise online grocery shopping, and leading retailers are well aware that they are under threat.

Discount retailers to grab a further £9bn of consumer spend by 2022

By GlobalData Retail

The UK Discount Retail market is set to grow by 36.1% reaching a total value of £32.5bn by 2022 according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Brexit woes for UK mortgage market as lending slows, says GlobalData

By GlobalData Financial Services

An analysis of the UK mortgage market by GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics, has confirmed that the market started to show signs of slowing down in 2016. Faced by the headwinds of Brexit and a slowing economy, GlobalData’s Global Retail Banking Analytics tool has revealed that while gross advances in H1 2016 were £22bn higher than during the same period in 2015, lending in H2 was flat year-on-year.

Nephrology and Urology Devices market growth predictions drive $57 billion investment

By GlobalData Healthcare

The latest report on the Nephrology and Urology Devices market from GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics, has highlighted how an explosion in diabetes and hypertension combined with aging populations is driving investment to meet patient needs. Leading companies in this field, principally from Europe and North America, have invested over $42 billion in mergers and acquisitions and nearly $15 billion in capital raisings over the last 3 years.

WEBINAR: Key Ingredient Trends in FMCG – What Consumers are Saying in 2017

By GlobalData Consumer

Primary research results from GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics, have revealed that the presence of natural ingredients would make 46% of consumers globally choose one brand over another when shopping.

Global Clostridium difficile infections market to approach $1.7 billion by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

The Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs) space across the seven major markets of the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK and Japan, is set to grow from just under $630 million in 2016 to almost $1.7 billion by 2026, representing a compound annual growth rate of 10.2%, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Hemophilia A and B market to welcome newcomers as established companies fall behind

By GlobalData Healthcare

The hemophilia A and B market, which is set to approach $8 billion by 2026, will see a substantial number of newcomers capture market share from established companies, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

85% of Indian enterprises increasing their ICT budgets in 2017

By GlobalData Technology

India’s strong economy, which remains the fastest-growing major economy in the world, has prompted its enterprises to increase investments pertaining to information and communications technology (ICT), with 85% of survey respondents willing to increase their ICT budgets in 2017, compared to 75% in 2016, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Asia-Pacific pedicle screw-based dynamic stabilization systems market to surpass $19 million by 2023

By GlobalData Healthcare

The pedicle screw-based dynamic stabilization systems space across the seven major Asia-Pacific (APAC) markets of Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and Taiwan, is set to rise from $12.5 million in 2016 to $19.2 million by 2023, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3%, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Millennials are the most experimental consumers, with seniors least likely to try new products

By GlobalData Consumer

The older we get, the less likely we are to want to experiment with novel flavors and fragrances, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Hemophilia A and B market to approach $8 billion by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

The combined market value for hemophilia A and B across the seven major countries of the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK and Japan is set to rise from $6.7 billion in 2016 to almost $8.0 billion in 2026, representing a compound annual growth rate of 1.8%, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Private banks in Australia need to up their game to seize the expat opportunity

By GlobalData Financial Services

The wealthy expat community in Australia is an attractive opportunity for wealth managers. However, increasingly stringent investment requirements under the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) mean that private banks have to work harder to compete successfully in countries with more favorable immigrations conditions, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Asia-Pacific drug delivery devices market set to leave North America behind by 2026

By GlobalData Healthcare

The drug delivery devices market in North America (United States, Canada and Mexico), which comprises approximate 50% of the global market, grew at a compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 2.6% from 2010 to 2016. However, the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region showed a highest growth with a CAGR of 3.4% during the same period, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Reforms are driving pension savings and changing how pensions are taken in the UK

By GlobalData Financial Services

The UK’s pre- and post-retirement pension markets have recently seen some of the biggest legislative changes for a century, which have begun to drive growth in pension savings and change how individuals are choosing to access their pension pots, according to the latest report by GlobalData.

Airports offer a $38 billion bright spot for retailers facing an otherwise harsh market environment

By GlobalData Retail

Travel retail, particularly in airports, is currently a bright spot in the retail world. GlobalData’s latest report reveals that spending in airports hit $38 billion globally in 2016, and is set to grow by 27% to $49 billion by 2021.

Brazil’s highly attractive pharmaceutical market to approach $30 billion by 2021

By GlobalData Healthcare

The Brazilian pharmaceutical market is set to grow from $25.3 billion in 2016 to $29.9 billion in 2021, representing a compound annual growth rate of 3.5%, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Pet food innovation mimicking human trends of snacking and clean eating

By GlobalData Consumer

A majority of pet owners tend to liken their animals’ needs to their own, meaning recent consumer developments such as ‘clean eating’ and snacking trends are being integrated into the diets of cats, dogs, and other popular pets, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Singapore’s pharmaceutical market set to break $1 billion mark by 2019

By GlobalData Healthcare

The pharmaceutical market in Singapore is set to rise from $948 million in 2017 to around $1.2 billion in 2021, and will first exceed the $1 billion mark in 2019, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Older consumers yet to be convinced by the benefits of smart-tech solutions

By GlobalData Consumer

While 73% of millennials find the concept of controlling home appliances using their smartphones appealing or very appealing, less than half of over-55s share this sentiment, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Amazon’s $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods shakes up grocery industry

By GlobalData Retail

Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods gives Amazon a serious presence in the grocery market and a platform for future growth and expansion. For Whole Foods, Amazon is potentially the answer to some – but not all – of its issues.

Expansion of FinTech in Private Banking

By GlobalData Financial Services

FinTech companies are beginning to make their mark on the global financial services market.

Consumers now more concerned about mental wellbeing than physical fitness

By GlobalData Consumer

Driven by increasingly digital lifestyles and a more holistic understanding of health and wellbeing, the demand for products that address health beyond diet and fitness is growing, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

What does the UK election result mean for retail?

By GlobalData Retail

The party manifestos offered little other than more pain for retailers, but the uncertainty arising from the election result threatens to damage the industry more than any policy could.

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) market will see strong growth to 2026, hitting $2.85 billion

By GlobalData Healthcare

The venous thromboembolism (VTE) space across the seven major markets of the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK, and Japan, is set to rise from $1.95 billion in 2016 to around $2.85 billion by 2026, representing a strong compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.87%, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

UK election poll: Aldi and Lidl shoppers want Conservative victory

By GlobalData Retail

As part of GlobalData’s regular Consumer Sentiment Tracker, we conducted a survey in the run-up to the election to discover the voting intentions of supermarket shoppers.

Product personalization and lifestyle choices now more important than traditional consumer demographics

By GlobalData Consumer

Lifestyle-focused consumers are increasingly seeking products personalized to their individual preferences rather than those corresponding to traditional demographic stereotypes, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Rising obesity in young people boosting £5 billion UK plus size womenswear market

By GlobalData Retail

One in every £5 spent on womenswear in 2017 will be spent on plus size garments, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

UK retail parks will grow faster than high streets to 2022

By GlobalData Retail

The UK retail parks market is expected to grow by 13.8% between 2017 and 2022, with the sector set to outperform the high street, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.