Global market research company Euromonitor International has released its anticipated annual global consumer trends report.
As omnichannel retail momentum accelerates, the value of global e-commerce payment transactions will exceed $7.5tn by 2026, from $4.9tn in 2021, reveals a new study from Juniper Research.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the owner of Aquafresh, Voltaren and Eno, has rejected a proposal from Unilever to acquire GSK's Consumer Healthcare business for a total acquisition value of £50bn, comprising £41.7bn in cash and £8.3bn in Unilever shares.
In the run-up to Christmas, there was considerable anxiety about shortages of festive food and gifts. Trade friction was already at the core of the Brexit debate, and supply chain issues have been made much worse by the Covid-19 pandemic....
Edward Sweeney 14 Jan 2022
Consumers spent $1.14tn online globally during the 2021 holiday shopping season, compared to $1.1tn in 2020, according to newly-released Salesforce data. Notably, while Cyber Week saw muted digital growth in 2021, early November and late December...
US consumer prices rose to a 40-year high of 7.0%, meeting market expectations and keeping the Fed's current monetary policy trajectory intact.