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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.

Political uncertainties are driving European HNW wealth offshore

By GlobalData Financial Services

Wealth managers have to understand the reasons why High Net Worth (HNW) investors want to channel their assets offshore, and design their service propositions accordingly. In Europe, this means risk mitigation has to become a more prominent theme in a provider’s international investment offering, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

Flexible packaging needs to work on its premium credentials and sustainability to capture market share from glass packaging

By GlobalData Consumer

Flexible packaging has quickly become a popular choice among consumers and consumer goods producers due to its cost efficiency and convenience. However, lack of sustainability and low premium appeal are hindering the growth of the flexible packaging segment, signaling a need for manufacturers to invest in addressing these issues, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

North America elbow replacement market to hit $29.5 million by 2023

By GlobalData Healthcare

The North American elbow replacement market, which covers Canada, Mexico, and the US, is set to grow from $23 million in 2016 to around $29.5 million by 2023, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.6%, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

The importance of megacities in the contemporary economy

By GlobalData Technology

As the urban population continues to increase, there is a significant increase in the number of ‘megacities’ on the planet. GlobalData’s latest city data reveals that in 2025 there will be 41 megacities globally, including 12 in China and six in India.

Data center services are a strategic focus area for telcos in sub-Saharan Africa

By GlobalData Technology

Telecommunications companies (telcos) in the sub-Saharan Africa region, which have traditionally focused on voice and data connectivity, are increasingly looking to expand their enterprise services portfolio and transition towards offering IT services, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

New product trends for a New Year: 10 trends to watch in fast-moving consumer goods in 2017

By GlobalData Consumer

Ugly is beautiful, cold is hot, and alcohol is healthy: trends from the world of fast-moving consumer goods that reflect the upside-down innovation expected to roil the consumer marketplace in 2017. These are just three of 10 hot new trends GlobalData unit expects to change the course of packaged goods innovation and marketing in the New Year.

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