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Dec 12, 2017, 13:01 ET Mintel announces five global packaging trends for 2018

Mintel, the world's leading market intelligence agency, has today (December 12, 2017) announced five trends set to impact the global packaging...


Dec 07, 2017, 09:00 ET Mintel Comperemedia announces marketing trends for 2018 for the financial services, insurance, and telecommunications industries

Mintel Comperemedia has announced key marketing trends that will impact the North American financial services, insurance, and telecommunications...


Dec 06, 2017, 11:23 ET Mintel announces four US foodservice trends for 2018

Mintel, the world's leading market intelligence agency, has today (December 6, 2017) announced four key trends set to impact the US foodservice...


Nov 15, 2017, 10:45 ET Mintel announces four global beauty and personal care trends for 2018

Mintel, the world's leading market intelligence agency, has today (November 15, 2017) announced four trends set to impact the global beauty and...


Oct 26, 2017, 10:52 ET Mintel announces five global food and drink trends for 2018

Mintel, the world's leading market intelligence agency, has today (October 26, 2017) announced five key trends set to impact the global food and...


Oct 11, 2017, 10:10 ET Mintel announces four key North American consumer trends for 2018

Mintel announced today (October 11, 2017) the four key trends set to impact North American consumer markets over the coming year. With surprises at...


Sep 19, 2017, 12:19 ET Black haircare regimens boost shampoo sales in the US to reach $473 million in 2017

While the natural hair movement has driven sales of styling products in the Black haircare market in recent years, today, consumers are getting...


Sep 15, 2017, 10:00 ET Non-alcoholic beer sheds its stigma: One in four Germans say low/no alcohol beer tastes just as good as regular beer

Oktoberfest will soon draw all eyes on Germany, with the beer tents opening tomorrow (September 16). But as global consumers' interests and...


May 23, 2017, 08:00 ET American Dream unfulfilled: Half of Americans consider themselves "middle class," but only a third are satisfied with their financial situation

Fondly known as the land of opportunity, America's fabric is a complicated weave of varying identities, aspirations and lifestyles and, despite...


Apr 11, 2017, 12:00 ET Moving from screen to voice: One third of Americans interested in digital assistants

As consumer lifestyles become more and more automated, the appeal of digital assistants and the ability to control the home via voice command is...


Jun 09, 2016, 08:00 ET Americans cash in on recession savings in pursuit of experiential activities: Leisure and entertainment markets continue to thrive, while clothing and household care markets take a hit

The improving economy has left Americans with a little extra money in their pockets, encouraging many consumers to increase spending across...


Nov 18, 2015, 11:49 ET 56% of Americans stop buying from brands they believe are unethical

 Ethics have become increasingly important to a company's reputation at a time when public opinion can go viral in an instant. New research...


Sep 10, 2015, 13:48 ET Football frenzy: Half of Americans are professional football fans

With the NFL regular season kicking off today, new research from Mintel reveals that half of Americans are professional football fans (50 percent),...


Jan 08, 2015, 12:17 ET Stepping into action--eighteen percent of exercisers use wearable fitness trackers

 A new year usually brings new resolutions, and getting in shape is often on the list. In general, people exercise because they have...


Nov 18, 2014, 11:17 ET Gluten-free foods surge 63% in last two years

 It seems these days, grocery shelves are exploding with gluten-free choices, due in large part to greater awareness of a gluten-free diet as a...


Oct 23, 2014, 10:22 ET Mintel releases 2015 US consumer trends

 Looking ahead, Mintel's trends analysts Stacy Glasgow and Jenny Zegler discuss the four key US consumer trends identified by Mintel as the...


Sep 22, 2014, 12:02 ET Four in ten Black consumers interested in anti-aging haircare

While Black consumers love trying new products and experimenting with their appearance, they appear to under-index when it comes to...


Sep 09, 2014, 12:27 ET Life of leisure: 30% of Millennial men in Canada look to friends and family for relaxation recommendations

 Helping to affirm the old adage that word-of-mouth is one of the best forms of advertising, new research from Mintel shows that 30% of...


Sep 05, 2014, 09:37 ET #Trending: Mintel identifies three social media trends that are shaping the consumer marketplace

As timely as a tweet and invaluable as a Facebook birthday reminder, Mintel is back again with the latest social media trends update from social...


Aug 19, 2014, 11:54 ET Pucker up: US lip cosmetics market set to reach $1.4 billion this year

 It's not just lip service—according to new research from Mintel, after experiencing a 2% decline from 2011-2013, the lip cosmetics...


Aug 05, 2014, 14:15 ET This isn't your father's pop up ad: Social media brands engage to the tune of $11 billion in ad spend by 2017

When it comes to social networking landscape, advertising is merely one piece of the social media puzzle, but it's a big one. Mintel predicts that...


Jul 25, 2014, 11:43 ET A matter of style and substance: craft beer sales surge 110% as Americans embrace sense of individual style

New research from Mintel suggests that while craft beer drinkers may indeed love the big, bold flavors of their favorite artisanal brew, they also...


Jul 11, 2014, 09:41 ET High-income households flock to warehouse clubs in a quest for quality

 While warehouse clubs may be perceived to be the domain of those looking to stretch a tight budget - new research from Mintel reveals that it...


Jul 01, 2014, 15:28 ET Bye bye frozen American pie: Frozen pies and cakes decline as Americans seek gourmet flavors and snackable indulgences

Few things are more American than baseball, blue jeans and apple pie, just so long as that apple pie isn't frozen. While total retail sales of...


Jun 03, 2014, 14:26 ET Dining out through a filter: 29.2 million Americans have posted a food or drink picture at a restaurant in the past month

Check out any social media feed and it is likely dominated by a core group of consistent regulars: babies, weddings, pets and food. New Mintel...