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Top 10 global consumer trends revealed for 2022 - Euromonitor

Radical lifestyle shifts motivated consumers to make intentional, mindful and ambitious decisions in 2021. Now, consumers are putting their plans into motion...

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GlaxoSmithKline rejects Unilever's £50bn bid for consumer health unit

GlaxoSmithKline, the owner of Aquafresh, Voltaren and Eno, has rejected a proposal from Unilever to acquire GSK's Consumer Healthcare business...

3 days ago

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Shoppers spent $1.14tn online globally over 2021 holiday season - Salesforce
Shoppers spent $1.14tn online globally over 2021 holiday season - Salesforce

Holiday demand pulled early with 30% of global sales recorded in the first three weeks of November...

13 Jan 2022

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Subscription economy to hit $275bn in 2022: Where's the growth coming from?

The global market value of the subscription economy will grow to $275bn in 2022, rising from $224bn in 2021, a new Juniper Research study has found...

11 Jan 2022

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Toy and entertainment giant Hasbro names Chris Cocks as CEO
Toy and entertainment giant Hasbro names Chris Cocks as CEO

Hasbro, the owner of brands including Monopoly, Play-Doh, Dungeons & Dragons and Peppa Pig, has appointed Chris Cocks as its new CEO, effective 25 February...

10 Jan 2022

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AI shop assistants: Get ready for a world where you can't tell humans and chatbots apart

There are already more than a billion people interacting with businesses via either text or voice-based conversational tools. Conversational commerce is expected to grow to nearly $300bn by 2025 - half of it from chatbots...

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$617m ad value makes Nike most marketed sports brand on social media

In 2021 US sportswear brand, Nike, received $617m worth of social media exposure with 16,236 partners...

5 Jan 2022

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5 ways retailers can create shopper-first experiences in 2022

Digital business transformation leaders at Publicis Sapient have defined the five core trends shaping the future of retail into 2022, along with what brands should focus on to become organisations that put shoppers first...

31 Dec 2021

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McDonald's moves US media buying to Starcom

McDonald's has moved US media buying and planning from Omnicom's OMD to Publicis Groupe's Starcom...

24 Dec 2021

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Iconic Selfridges sold to Thai-led consortium
Iconic Selfridges sold to Thai-led consortium

The Weston family of Selfridges & Co. has sold the British department store operator to a Thai conglomerate Central Group led consortium...

24 Dec 2021

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Nike buys NFT fashion and collectibles startup RTFKT

Launched in 2020, RTFKT is best known for making sneakers and other accessories for the metaverse...

14 Dec 2021

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Louis Vuitton artistic director and Off-White founder Virgil Abloh dies age 41

The visionary designer lost his private battle with cancer and passed away on Sunday, 28 November at the age of 41...

29 Nov 2021

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More shoppers panic buying ahead of festive season - report

New Oracle study finds 66% of consumers are worried that supply chain disruptions will ruin their holiday shopping plans...

25 Nov 2021

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Just 40% of shoppers trust retailers to fulfill orders as promised

Latest Zebra study shows long-term changes to shopper behaviour driving retailers to prioritise improvements in their labour and supply chain capabilities...

22 Nov 2021

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How retailers are going digital-first this holiday season
How retailers are going digital-first this holiday season

The future of retail will continue to be centered around the competition for consumer loyalty in an all-digital world, writes Robbie Kearns of Salesforce...

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The rise of fake e-commerce sites around Black Friday - and how to spot them

FortiGuard Labs has observed an increasing number of scams involving counterfeit websites that "appear" to be legitimate e-commerce sites...

5 Nov 2021

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How big companies are targeting middle-income countries to boost ultra-processed food sales

Ultra-processed foods might not be a familiar term to many people. But it is an emerging, and increasingly dominant type of food in the world...

By Edwin Kwong, Joanna Williams, Phillip Baker, Rob Moodie and Thiago M Santos 22 Oct 2021

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Global e-commerce payment transactions to surpass $7.5tn by 2026

As omnichannel retail momentum accelerates, the value of global e-commerce payment transactions will exceed $7.5tn by 2026, from $4.9tn in 2021...

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The big challenges for supply chains in 2022
The big challenges for supply chains in 2022

Supply chains are facing a complex and unpredictable world in the year ahead...

By Edward Sweeney 14 Jan 2022

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Chanel appoints Unilever veteran Leena Nair as new CEO
Chanel appoints Unilever veteran Leena Nair as new CEO

French luxury fashion house Chanel has named Leena Nair as its new CEO, effective from the end of January 2022...

14 Dec 2021



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