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Will the beauty app revolution change the way we shop?

An explosion of beauty apps in 2014 presents a new way to engage with beauty shoppers and increase experimentation with

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If It Doesn’t Have Checks Is It Still A Checking Account?

A new survey of 2,500 random consumers by the American Bankers Association confirmed what banks had long suspected: that 65%

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Thought Bubble: Blue Cross and State Farm partner up for a common goal

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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The 3 key factors brands are using to gain prepared meal market share in India

Health, gourmet and convenience space is highly valued by the Indian consumer in today’s fast paced life. This highlights opportunities

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Mintel in the Media – this week’s highlights, 16th October 2014

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

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Cutting through the billing clutter

Let’s face it—telecommunications bills are typically complicated, confusing, and frustrating for consumers. Providers of wireless, TV, Internet and other telecommunications

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Waste not want not: The rubbish dinners making diners feel green

Skipchen is a restaurant in Bristol that sources its ingredients from supermarket skips as well as using foraged supplies and

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The Great British Bake Off: How cake brands can enjoy a slice of the action

With the more than 12 million people watching the 2014 final of The Great British Bake Off, it is clear

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Consumers take control as customisation in beauty grows

The recent launch of L’Oréal’s Makeup Genius app hit the headlines as a fantastic way of guiding women to the

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For laundry detergent, getting smaller could be the way to grow

A few months ago, major competitors in the home laundry category announced their support of Walmart’s goal to cut 25%

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