BREATHE LIFE INTO READY-TO-DRINK TEA BRANDS IN ASIA

BREATHE LIFE INTO READY-TO-DRINK TEA BRANDS IN ASIA

The foodservice sector, which is often the harbinger of what will become a trend in retail packaged food and drinks, is continuing to innovate around flavour, textures and food experiences. Tea trends in the foodservice scene have become some kind of a phenomenon across Asia, opening up opportunities for retail brands to appeal more to consumers […]

YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST: THE RISE OF NON-ALCOHOLIC BEER

YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST: THE RISE OF NON-ALCOHOLIC BEER

Five years ago “Binge Britain” still dominated headlines… It’s amazing how much the alcoholic drinks landscape has changed over the last five years. Back in 2014, it could be summed up by this Daily Telegraph, which warned that Britain’s binge drinking levels are among the highest in the world. In the same year, in what was […]

WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE ASDA – SAINSBURY’S MERGER?

WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE ASDA – SAINSBURY’S MERGER?

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has released the preliminary findings for its Phase 2 investigation into the merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda, and the report throws serious doubt over the potential for any deal to be included. Nicholas Carroll, Associate Director – Retail at Mintel, discusses the implications. “These are provisional findings but they […]

YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST: PREDICTING THE RISE OF THE RENTING ECONOMY

YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST: PREDICTING THE RISE OF THE RENTING ECONOMY

Mintel has been at the forefront of predicting the trends that matter most, calling them early and accurately, over the last 15 years. In our series You Heard It Here First we take a look at some of the predictions that we’ve made and where they are today. In 2011, Mintel created the Trend Why Buy, […]

HOTSPOTS: FEBRUARY 2019’S TOP TRENDS OBSERVATIONS

HOTSPOTS: FEBRUARY 2019’S TOP TRENDS OBSERVATIONS

Hotspots brings you the Mintel Trends team’s top observations on product and service launches from around the world. From a virtual charity run open to anyone in the world to indigenous women climbing the tallest mountain in South America to fight macho culture, find out the most innovative global initiatives happening this month. Women Dishing […]

THE OPPORTUNITY TO CATER TO CHINESE MUMS WITH QUICK MEAL SOLUTIONS

THE OPPORTUNITY TO CATER TO CHINESE MUMS WITH QUICK MEAL SOLUTIONS

In recent years, mums in China have increasingly been time-pressed as they find the sweet balance between family and career. In fact, Mintel’s research on marketing to mums in China reveals that two-thirds of Chinese mums claim they experience being short on time. Most Chinese families are holding onto the tradition that women or moms […]