Tag Archives: Consumer markets

The Chinese Consumer in 2030

The Economist Intelligence Unit has just published the report “The Chinese consumer in 2030.” According to the study, the Chinese consumer has finally come of age. The traditional drivers of China’s economy, investment and exports, are struggling, but the country’s consumers keep spending. Private consumption is now the main driver of economic growth in China, …
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2012 Consumer Markets Scoreboard

The European Commission has just launched the 2012 Consumer Markets Scoreboard. According to the study, EU consumers have once again expressed their dissatisfaction with the performance of some key services markets. Banking, telecom and energy services score particularly low. Markets for investment products, mortgages and real estate services stay at rock bottom for the third …
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Turning global risk into opportunity: Key priorities for consumer company CFOs

Manufacturers and retailers are increasingly focusing on risk in their supply chains, according to KPMG’s study, “Turning global risk into opportunity: Key priorities for consumer company CFOs.” The study examines the findings of a survey of 350 senior finance executives from consumer markets companies around the world. Economic uncertainty was the biggest risk cited by 44 …
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Consumer Markets Scoreboard

The Spanish Foreign Trade Institute (ICEX, for its Spanish acronym) has released a report analyzing investment opportunities in the Chinese retail trade. The report also includes an overview of the development and structure of the country’s consumer market and franchise sector as well as of Chinese foreign trade regulations. The full report is available to …
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Consumer Markets Scoreboard

The fourth Consumer Markets Scoreboard published by the European Commission reveals that investments, real estate services and internet service provision are the three services markets most likely to be failing consumers across the EU. Among the goods markets that scored lowest are the meat market, second-hand cars and clothing and footwear. For the first time, …
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Consumers in Europe 2009. Eurostat

(CC) thinkpanama/Flickr The 2009 edition of the Panorama ‘Consumers in Europe’ presents a comprehensive set of data and related information concerning consumer markets and consumer protection issues within the European Union. The aim of the publication is to bring together the most relevant and useful information for the evaluation and development of consumer policy, not …
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