CHINESE CONSUMERS CLOSER TO HERITAGE

CHINESE CONSUMERS CLOSER TO HERITAGE

In celebration of China’s Lantern Festival (19 February), Beijing’s Forbidden City, now known as the Palace Museum, was illuminated for two nights on 19-20 February, putting on an astounding light show for visitors. For the first time in 94 years, the UNESCO world heritage opened its doors to the public for night visits, drawing massive […]

6 TRENDIEST BEAUTY AND PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

6 TRENDIEST BEAUTY AND PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

At the Home and Personal Care Ingredients (HPCI) Exhibition and Conference India 2019, Mintel will shine the spotlight on the major trends set to shape the global beauty and personal care industry in 2019 and beyond. Visit us at Mintel Innovation Zone (Booth 161) where we will showcase some of the most interesting product innovations from across the globe […]

Frozen Food Day: Anuga Frozen Food places the focus on frozen food

Frozen Food Day: Anuga Frozen Food places the focus on frozen food

6 March 2019 is Frozen Food Day. The culinary public holiday was introduced in 1984 by the American President, Ronald Reagan, as “Frozen Food Day” to pay tribute to the services of the frozen food industry in the USA. In the meantime, the birth of frozen food is recognised internationally too, hence this year the […]

NINE IN TEN BRITS SHOP ON AMAZON

NINE IN TEN BRITS SHOP ON AMAZON

Amazon is the retail phenomenon which started in a garage and now, nearly a quarter of a century later, new research from Mintel reveals that almost nine in ten (86%) Brits are Amazon users/shoppers*. Highlighting the ongoing popularity of the retail giant, according to Mintel, more Amazon shoppers have increased their shopping (21%) with the retailer than […]

Top 5 Ways Market Research Supports the M&A Playbook

Top 5 Ways Market Research Supports the M&A Playbook

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) can be complicated and fraught with challenges. Properly executed M&A can be the catalyst of a growth story and market research is an essential tool at all stages of the M&A lifecycle. Deep knowledge of the players, the industry and forecast patterns can make the difference between success and failure in […]

The Casino Group has completed the sale of 26 hypermarkets

The Casino Group has completed the sale of 26 hypermarkets

Following the agreements signed with funds managed by Fortress Investment Group in January 2019, the Casino Group announces that it has completed the sale of 13 Géant Casino, 3 Hyper Casino and 10 Supermarkets Casino properties, valued at €501 million. In this context, Casino received €392 million, thus achieving the initial target of €1.5 billion […]

Cooperation at eye level: why the Lidl cooperation with Bioland offers long-term opportunities for all

Cooperation at eye level: why the Lidl cooperation with Bioland offers long-term opportunities for all

Since the start of the cooperation with Bioland, the leading association for organic farming in Germany and South Tyrol, in October 2018, Lidl is bringing high-quality and domestic Bioland products on a broad basis to society through the gradual conversion of the organic range. The prerequisites for this development are producers and producers who operate in […]

Simply electrifying everywhere: 400 E-charging stations at Lidl branches until March 2020

Simply electrifying everywhere: 400 E-charging stations at Lidl branches until March 2020

• Germany-wide charging infrastructure for electric vehicles • Largest charging station network in the German food trade  Lidl is investing in the nationwide expansion of electromobility: within one year, around 400 Lidl branches will be equipped with charging stations for electric vehicles, where customers can refuel electricity from renewable energies. This will make Lidl the operator of […]