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Top 10 global consumer trends revealed for 2022 - Euromonitor

Global market research company Euromonitor International has released its anticipated annual global consumer trends report...

19 hours ago

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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...

22 hours ago

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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...

1 day ago

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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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Inflation close to peaking; US consumer pricing reports biggest spike in 40 years

The increase in consumer prices in the US has culminated in the largest annual rise in inflation in nearly four decades...

13 Jan 2022

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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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Bouncing back: Embattled Steinhoff to list America's Mattress Firm

Mattress Firm looks set to reemerge as a publicly-traded company almost six years after it was acquired by Steinhoff, and just over four years after Steinhoff imploded in a billion-rand accounting scandal...

By Sasha Planting 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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SA rum brand Suncamino lands UK distribution deal with 31Dover
SA rum brand Suncamino lands UK distribution deal with 31Dover

The local rum, which is the world's first floral-infused rum, is being introduced to the UK and exclusively distributed by 31Dover...

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...

By Shweta Singh 7 Jan 2022

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Poundland, Pepco CEO Andy Bond to step down

Andy Bond, the chief executive of Steinhoff subsidiary Pepco Group, will step down from his role at the end of March 2022 due to health reasons...

6 Jan 2022

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