Asia

Mercadona and Lidl succeed in China without having stores

Mercadona and Lidl succeed in China without having stores

The products of Mercadona and Lidl have become so popular that they no longer sell only in Spain, but end up in countries as far away as China, where the supermarket chains do not have any physical store. But those who sell the products are neither the companies nor their suppliers, but customers who choose […]

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 […]

SPICE UP THE INSTANT NOODLE MARKET

SPICE UP THE INSTANT NOODLE MARKET

Southeast Asia’s instant noodle market is one of mixed performance.More mature markets such as Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia are growing at slow rates, while lesser developed markets like Cambodia and Myanmar are rising strongly from a low base, according to Mintel estimates. In Thailand, the instant noodle market has been described as a ‘mature market’ […]

INDIAN FOOD DELIVERY PLATFORM SWIGGY CELEBRATES

INDIAN FOOD DELIVERY PLATFORM SWIGGY CELEBRATES

Swiggy, one of India’s largest food delivery platforms, has redefined Santa Claus’ identity by comparing the Christmas icon with its female delivery partners in the company’s latest advertising campaign. The advertisement showcases how Swiggy’s delivery partners, just like Santa, travel great distances and work tirelessly to deliver items—food in this case—to thousands of people nationwide. The […]

The Bachelor’s day in China boosts Alibaba’s sales for the year

The Bachelor’s day in China boosts Alibaba’s sales for the year

Sales for the Day of the Bachelor boosted the profits of the Alibaba Group, registering a 9.47% increase in its net profits for the first nine months of the fiscal year. On the 2018 Bachelor’s Day, one of the Chinese traditions celebrated on November 11, Alibabá had sales of 213.55 billion yuan in a 24-hour […]

Majid Al Futtaim mall operator acquires a new location in Oman

Majid Al Futtaim mall operator acquires a new location in Oman

As part of Majid Al Futtaim’s strategy to increase the company’s total investment in the sultanate to OR705 million by 2020, The company has announced the final opening of its fourth shopping and leisure destination in Oman. The opening of City Centre Suhar was initiated by a ribbon-cutting ceremony where many important faces attended the […]

More than 100 million plastic bags at 7-eleven in one month

More than 100 million plastic bags at 7-eleven in one month

CP All Public Company, the operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores in Thailand announced earlier the intentions to reduce and, eventually, eliminate the use of single-use plastic bags at all the stores throughout the country. The company has announced that it has been working on this program of encouraging their customers to reject the use of […]

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