Capgemini’s Board of Directors decides to co-opt Laura Desmond as Director

Capgemini’s Board of Directors decides to co-opt Laura Desmond as Director

The Board of Directors of Capgemini SE, meeting on December 5th, 2018, decided to appoint by co-optation[1] a new director, Laura Desmond, following a proposal by the Ethics and Governance committee chaired by the Lead Independent Director. Laura Desmond is Founder and CEO of Eagle Vista Partners, a strategic advisory and investment firm focused on marketing and digital technology […]

A BALANCING ACT: INDULGENT AND HEALTHY SNACKING

A BALANCING ACT: INDULGENT AND HEALTHY SNACKING

At the Mintel Big Conversation Mumbai last week, Mintel’s team of local expert analysts discussed how India’s growth and development have resulted in a shift in consumer lifestyle and the ways in which this shift is percolating into the eating habits of Indian consumers. Latest research from Mintel shows that majority of Indian consumers snack at […]

CATERING TO CHINESE PARENTS’ FOOD SAFETY CONCERNS

CATERING TO CHINESE PARENTS’ FOOD SAFETY CONCERNS

A decade after China’s infant milk formula (IMF) safety scandal, Chinese parents are becoming more confident about the safety of baby food products. Indeed, Mintel’s latest research on China’s IMF sector reveals concerns over the safety of food products among Chinese parents dropped 14 percentage points between 2013 and 2018. Although Chinese parents are more relaxed about […]

TASTE OF LONDON 2018: WE TRY SOME OF LONDON’S MOST POPULAR RESTAURANTS

TASTE OF LONDON 2018: WE TRY SOME OF LONDON’S MOST POPULAR RESTAURANTS

Taste of London is the definitive showcase of London’s best restaurants, top chefs and leading food and drink brands. The ‘Festive Edition’ took place at Tobacco Dock over 15-18 November, and a group of passionate Mintel ‘foodies’ attended to sample some of the most exciting dishes that London has to offer. Dishes we were most looking forward to […]

DATA HACK UNLIKELY TO BREACH MARRIOTT GUESTS’ TRUST

DATA HACK UNLIKELY TO BREACH MARRIOTT GUESTS’ TRUST

Marriott announced last week that it had suffered a massive data breach, affecting over 327 million Starwood guests. Hackers made off with personal guest data such as addresses, emails, passport and credit card numbers. While the data breach is certainly high-profile, especially as Marriott continues to struggle with its Marriott Rewards-Starwood Preferred Guest integration, it’s not […]

DEMISE OF TOYS “R” US CREATES OPPORTUNITIES IN TOY CATEGORY

DEMISE OF TOYS “R” US CREATES OPPORTUNITIES IN TOY CATEGORY

The departure of the nation’s largest toy store, Toys “R” Us, will undoubtedly impact the competitive landscape of the category. With the closing of Toys “R” Us stores, it could be assumed that interest in toys has declined, but the opposite appears to be true. Not only have sales increased but it’s possible there’s a larger interest in […]