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Topshop and Miss Selfridge enter China

Following news that Topshop and Miss Selfridge are set to enter China via online fashion portal ShangPin.com, Mintel's Director of

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Thought Bubble: Clear packaging sees the light

Thought Bubble is a regular feature on the Mintel blog highlighting multiple viewpoints on one topic from Mintel’s team of

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Electricity infrastructure offers a bright future for civil engineering contractors

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) estimates that a fifth of the UK’s current electricity generation capacity will

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Mintel in the Media - This Week's Highlights

Mintel in the Media is a weekly review, bringing together a selection of the most high profile press stories showcasing

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Giving back and the Ice Bucket Challenge

Mintel Trends has just launched a new trend called Giving Back, which looks at how people are sharing the wealth and creating

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Brazil uncovers the enormous commercial potential of Facebook

Facebook Brazil is quickly expanding its e-commerce portfolio, reconciling social networking and purchase activity. Last month they started testing a

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Thought Bubble: P&G set for change, but what does this mean for the market?

Thought Bubble is a regular feature on the Mintel blog highlighting multiple viewpoints on one topic from Mintel’s team of

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Organic? Hormone-Free? Free Range? What does it all really mean?

The never-ending confusion surrounding the definition of organic is in the coop… the chicken coop, that is. Many consumers who purchase

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Positive event-driven marketing—how credit card issuers can learn from retailers

“Still looking for girls’ rain boots? Here are a few styles to consider,” exclaimed an email from Amazon.com that prominently

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Labelling increases in importance for health conscious Irish consumers

I was invited on the judging panel for the Irish Quality Food Awards, an event that is open to entries

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