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Dec 13, 2013, 10:53 ET Mintel reveals top five social media trends shaping the marketplace this quarter

As the year comes to a close Mintel offers its latest quarterly update from social media analysts Gabi Lieberman and Lizz Martinez. They have once...


Dec 04, 2013, 10:49 ET Over half of young men now use facial moisturizer, reports Mintel

Men might not like to admit that they have a skin care regime, but according to new research from Mintel, you might find your man stealing some of...


Nov 22, 2013, 09:38 ET Almost a third of drivers write down driving directions, reports Mintel

As the country gears up for a busy travel season with Americans crowding the roads to be with loved ones, it's likely that many will need some help...


Nov 19, 2013, 11:27 ET Mintel's senior retail and apparel analyst comments ahead of Black Friday

Ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Mintel's senior retail and apparel analyst Ali Lipson examines the impact for US retailers this holiday...


Nov 11, 2013, 10:43 ET Multi-generational parents outspending their counterparts, but feel less included in advertising

In recent years it's become clear that the word "family" doesn't have to mean a mother, father and 2.5 children. Some families are multi-generational ...


Oct 28, 2013, 10:35 ET Nearly a third of consumers are worried about the safety of their personal information in loyalty programs

Enrollment in loyalty programs is on the rise across all retail categories, but soaring participation in retailer loyalty programs does not...


Oct 14, 2013, 11:10 ET More than a quarter of Americans eat gluten-free foods to help them lose weight, reports Mintel

With the recent FDA ruling on gluten-free labeling standards, the popularity of gluten-free foods shows no signs of slowing down, and according to...


Oct 07, 2013, 11:30 ET Bucking the trend--high-income shoppers visiting dollar stores, reports Mintel

Dollar stores are popping up all over the US, but it's not just discount shoppers taking advantage of these discount prices. According to new...


Sep 26, 2013, 12:08 ET Nail products used by 92% of teen and tween girls, reports Mintel

Teen and tween girls are big business for beauty and personal care manufacturers, and according to recent Mintel research, nail products are a "must...


Sep 19, 2013, 09:00 ET One-third of underemployed Americans have had to take a job at a lower skill level, reports Mintel

High underemployment may be the new normal in America as a new report from Mintel reveals some 31% of Americans describe their current employment...


Sep 18, 2013, 12:09 ET Mintel identifies five new social media trends ahead of Social Media Week 2013

In the latest of a quarterly series, Mintel's social media analysts, Gabi Lieberman and Lizz Martinez, have identified five new trends in online...


Sep 11, 2013, 09:59 ET One in four US households feel their debt causes significant stress in their lives, reports Mintel

While US consumers continue to recover from the recession, it seems that for many, economic difficulties have left their legacy. Indeed, new research ...


Sep 04, 2013, 01:29 ET Hair relaxer sales decline 26% over the past five years, reports Mintel

While hairstyle trends change throughout the decades, the one constant is hair styling and product launches being big business. But new research from ...


Aug 21, 2013, 11:23 ET BB Cream product launches in US increase nearly 50% since 2012, reports Mintel

The color cosmetic category has grown slowly over the years (a mere 13% increase from 2008-13); however inspiration from the Asian market might be...


Aug 19, 2013, 10:44 ET Teen theme park visitation on the decline, reports Mintel

As a new school year looms on the horizon, many American households might be trying to squeeze in one last trip to the amusement park before it's...


Aug 15, 2013, 11:30 ET Mintel shares how parents will be saving this school year

Whether you're excited or apprehensive about the new school year, you're almost certainly wondering how much it will cost you. Parents across the...


Aug 12, 2013, 09:53 ET More Than One-Third Of Americans Consume Meat Alternatives, But Only A Fraction Are Actually Vegetarians, Reports Mintel

Only a few years ago, tofu, tempeh and seitan were barely known in the culinary world. Now, they are on grocery store shelves across America and...


Aug 07, 2013, 11:37 ET Americans enter the ice age - iced coffee goes beyond summer-only appeal

Coffee may have been traditionally enjoyed steaming hot, but new research from Mintel reveals the habit for a "hot cup of joe" is changing as...


Jul 31, 2013, 10:51 ET US consumers still believe they are cutting back - despite spending more across all consumer categories, reports Mintel

New research from Mintel reveals that of the 13 key consumer markets in America today, the only two categories for which consumers claim that they...


Jul 22, 2013, 03:01 ET Mintel social media series identifies top five trends in online consumer marketplace behavior

The Internet, including social media, is increasingly at the heart of everything people do, changing the way consumers interact with one another and...


Jul 18, 2013, 12:42 ET Multiple-benefit, brand trust and free-from products help to grow facial skincare market, reports Mintel

Time and money never seem to be in abundance, so when it comes to facial skincare needs, the majority of Americans are looking for multi-functioning...


Jul 12, 2013, 11:11 ET Mintel's New Products and Consumer Insights Pavilion returns to the IFT Food Expo

World renowned for helping companies innovate and stay ahead of the market, market intelligence leader Mintel is continuing to evolve its presence at ...


Jul 12, 2013, 02:54 ET Three in four mobile web users exposed to ads as mobile share of internet ad sales quadruples 2010-12, reports Mintel

As the nation becomes ever more connected, the advertising space brands buy into has never been more important. And proving the value of the mobile...


Jul 01, 2013, 11:33 ET Celebrate the Fourth of July with some sizzling stats from Mintel

It's safe to say that we are in the thick of barbecue season, and Americans love their grills. To commemorate the warm weather and the upcoming...


Jun 20, 2013, 12:52 ET Almost a quarter of Americans only eat hot dogs during the grilling season, reports Mintel

With the good weather and the first day of summer tomorrow it's safe to say that barbecue season is in full swing. And while grilling favorites like...