Mintel in the Media is a weekly review, bringing together a selection of the most high profile press stories showcasing Mintel’s data and analysis from around the world. Highlights from the past week include:

US

CNN: 52% more restaurants to offer gluten-free dishes in 2014-survey. Mintel, a market research firm, said the gluten-free industry grew by 44 percent from 2011 to 2013. It pegs the industry’s size at P10.5 billion.

USA Today: Kosher food, right at your front door. The kosher-certified food market pulled in more than $200 billion of the U.S.’ $500 billion in annual food sales in 2009, according to a Mintel report, and is expected to grow.

Wall Street Journal: The quest for a perfect t-shirt. These days, T-shirts are the most commonly purchased men’s clothing item. Some 83% of 849 men aged 18 and over surveyed said they had bought T-shirts over a recent 12-month period, according to a Mintel report released in May.

New York Times: Getting a Kiehl’s product into a man’s orbit. The market for men’s personal care products grew 15 percent from 2008 to 2013, according to Mintel, a market research firm.

MarketWatch: At $18 a pint, camel’s milk may make you healthy, poor. Alternatives to cow milk — soy, almond, etc. — have become considerably more popular in recent years, with sales climbing by 30% since 2011 to $3 billion, according to Mintel, a market researcher.

Bloomberg Businessweek: St. Paul-based Kemps—with $800M in sales, 1,265 employees—turns 100. Meanwhile, the consumption of ice cream and sherbet is “on a slight decline,” according to a July 2013 report by market researcher Mintel. As measured in dollars, ice cream and frozen novelty sales were flat from 2008 to 2013.

The Washington Post: What is gluten and should you avoid it? Sales of gluten-free products grew 44 percent from 2011 to 2013, according to Mintel. A large share of that growth came from consumers choosing gluten-free products even though they don’t suffer from Celiac disease or gluten sensitivities — the two primary medical reasons to avoid it — because they believe it’s a healthier option.

The Washington Post: Got Milk? From a cow or a plant. Milk alternatives control just eight percent of overall milk sales in the United States, but for the past few years, they’ve represented the fastest-growing part of the dairy market, according to Mintel, Inc., a Chicago-based research firm. Sales of milk alternatives rose to nearly $2 billion in 2013, up 30 percent since 2011, driven in large part by the popularity of almond milk. In that same time period, the entire milk category grew by just 1.8 percent, to $24.5 billion, according to Mintel. Non-dairy milk’s growth is expected to continue outpacing dairy milk’s at least through 2018.

Chicago Tribune: Menswear industry in throes of dynamic era. Menswear sales are expected to grow 4 percent this year to reach $64.7 billion and an additional 20 percent by 2018, outpacing growth in the $151 billion women’s apparel market, which, it is estimated, will grow 2.7 percent this year and an additional 19 percent by 2018, according to market research firm Mintel.

CBS SmartPlanet: How a cosmetology student launched a multi-billion dollar industry. “Fifteen years ago,” Mintel multicultural analyst Tonya Roberts said, “weaves, wigs, and hair extensions weren’t as common and weren’t as acceptable.” That’s changed, she said. Her recent survey of over 1,200 African-American women showed 52% had a weave within the past twelve months. “Based on market research,” Tonya Roberts at Mintel said, “Black consumers may be willing to make sacrifices in other areas to afford that weave. In the long run if they’re using a good quality weave they may not have to get done as frequently and it looks more natural.”

Crain’s Chicago Business: Gluten-free baking mix company win’s Booth contest. The gluten-free food and beverage industry is expected to grow 48 percent to $15.6 billion by 2016, according to market research company Mintel.

Yahoo! Finance: Independent bakeries struggle to stay relevant in gluten-free, Cronut-crazed America. Retail sales of gluten-free foods grew 44% in 2013, bringing in an estimated $10.5 billion, according to market research firm Mintel, which predicts the industry will bring in $16 billion by 2016.

Yahoo! Finance: With national rollout, will Starbucks make wireless phone charging the new wi-fi? A recent study by Mintel revealed that 28 percent of people would stay longer in restaurants if charging stations for electronic devices were available.

The Street: E3: top ten things to watch for. “One of the big criticisms for the Wii U has been a lack of content, and bringing a new Zelda game, and creating interest for a new Zelda game on that platform might help curb that a little bit,” says Mintel games market research analyst Bryant Harland. Nintendo is also expected to feature its next Super Smash Bros., given that it’s always been a high-performing franchise for the company. “Especially for Nintendo, I would expect them to go back pretty significantly on their really, core game titles just because of the Wii U’s lackluster performance.”

Minneapolis Star-Tribune: St. Paul-based Kemps—with $800M in sales, 1,265 employees—turns 100. According to Mintel, frozen yogurt benefits from a “perfect storm of factors,” including yogurt’s growing popularity generally and the health halo on yogurt products. Industry wide, frozen yogurt sales from 2008 to 2013 grew 91 percent, the Mintel report said.

Happi Magazine: Natural personal care is making an impact in all retail channels. Mintel delved into the segments and found that select natural and organic hair care products experienced “tremendous growth” between 2009 and 2012; however, sales are on the decline in the most recent 52-week period. With the exception of sun protection, natural skin care product sales have also risen since 2009.

UK & Ireland

The Sunday Times (Style): Real men go shopping. Mintel’s latest report says the men’s fashion market grew by 4.8% in 2013 to reach £12.9 bn, and it expects it to rise a further 27% by 2018, driven by the booming population of 25- to 35-year-olds.

The Grocer: Can Mary save marge? The home baking market has grown 37% over the last five years to £1.8bn (Mintel August 2013)

Daily Star: Footie Shorts. Eight million Brits, or one in five of the adult population, will have a flutter on the World Cup with spokesman for researchers Mintel saying: ‘Bets for tournament or individual match winners will be the most popular.’

The Guardian: Menswear sales catching up with womenswear, research shows. On the eve of the menswear London catwalk shows, market research firm Mintel suggests the UK market for men’s fashion has grown by 18% in the past five years and is now worth £12.9bn. That figure to reach £16.4bn by 2018.

London Fashion Week: London Collections: Men Facts & Figures. The following brand new industry figures are from Mintel, 2014: The UK menswear market grew by 18% between 2008 and 2013 to reach £12.9 billion in 2013.

Financial Times: Boom or hype? The truth about menswear. The research company Mintel has on Saturday released figures that say the menswear market in the UK grew 4.8 percent in 2013 to reach £12.9bn.

Daily Mail: World Cup fever goes into overdrive as pictures show thousands of houses across England draped in the St George’s Cross. Those most likely to enjoy a World Cup bet are 25 to 34-year-olds, 33 per cent of whom will definitely have a wager, said consumer researchers Mintel.

Independent-i: Retailers’ tie-in hopes are dashed by public apathy. Approximately 40% of people do not plan on watching, or will actively boycott, the event, the study found, while a separate report by analysts Mintel found 52% of Britons were supporting the England team.

The Independent: A taste of money. Between 2008 and 2012 there was a 400 per cent global increase in stevia product launches, according to Mintel.

Belfast Telegraph: Hodgson ‘dampening’ retail hopes. Approximately 40% of people do not plan on watching, or will actively boycott, the event, the study found, while a separate report by analysts Mintel found 52% of Britons were supporting the England team.

AOL Money: ‘Muted’ World Cup consumer response. Approximately 40% of people do not plan on watching, or will actively boycott, the event, the study found, while a separate report by analysts Mintel found 52% of Britons were supporting the England team.

RetailWeek: Father’s Day to boost retail sales by £200m. Father’s Day is expected to boost retail sales by £200m this weekend, according to research body Mintel.

Harpers: World Cup estimated to generate £400 million per match in the UK economy. ‘Major retailers aren’t the only channels expecting an uptick in sales, as a Mintel reports that ‘32% of those intending to watch the World Cup are planning to do so in a pub or bar.”

Independent: Coca-Cola Life will contain a natural sweetener – but how do sugar substitutes measure up? Between 2008 and 2012 there was a 400 per cent global increase in stevia product launches, according to Mintel.

Daily Mail: Half of British parents fail to take their children to the dentist regularly – and only 57% make sure they brush their teeth. Meanwhile, only 57 per cent ensure their children have brushed their teeth properly, the research of 2,000 UK adults by market analysts Mintel, found.

Huffington Post: The Humble Cuppa Has Had a Makeover. Alex Beckett, senior food analyst at Mintel said: ‘Tea has had an increasingly cool image. With many of the nation’s younger consumers having a keener interest in food, as well as quality coffee, this group are more open to discovering the benefits of loose lead, such as the full flavour of the larger leaves.’

Daily Mail: 4 in 10 of us don’t care about England’s World Cup Chances. According to market researchers Mintel, 30 per cent go as far as to say they will not be supporting England, while a further nine per cent say they do not care either way what happens to Roy Hodgson’s side.

Stylist: Step into the light. Suncare sales increased by 10% last year* According to Mintel.Approximately 40% of people do not plan on watching, or will actively boycott, the event, the study found, while a separate report by analysts Mintel found 52% of Britons were supporting the England team.

The Grocer: Tesco and Accolade to launch Finest bag-in-box wines. Mintel research suggests consumer perception of boxed wine have changed, with two in five thinking the quality was now as good as bottled wine.

Financial Times: Bibby Line backs expansion for Costcutter stores. However, with UK convenience store sales growing at 5 per cent a year, according to research firm Mintel, supermarket groups have announced expansion plans of their own.

BBC News Technology: Baby tech: Will new gadgets result in paranoid parents. Retail sales of “baby durables” – the term analysts give to long-lasting goods – are set to increase from $2.6bn in 2012 to $2.9 billion in 2018 in the US alone, according to research firm Mintel.

Brazil

Meio & Mensagem: Copa desperta interesse dos ingleses no Brasil. Pesquisa realizada pela Mintel na Inglaterra apontou que o Brasil é o segundo time na preferência dos torcedores locais que acompanharão a Copa do Mundo. Enquanto 52% dos ingleses afirmam que torcem para a seleção nacional, 17% dizem preferir outras equipes.

O Estado de S. Paulo: Para ingleses, mundial traz beneficios ate 2018 Um estudo da consultoria britânica Mintel prevê que a Copa do Mundo e a Olimpíada devem alavancar o comércio de bebidas, roupas e pacotes de turismo no Brasil pelo menos até 2018.

Exame: Para ingleses, Mundial traz benefícios até 2018. Um estudo da consultoria britânica Mintel prevê que a Copa do Mundo e a Olimpíada devem alavancar o comércio de bebidas, roupas e pacotes de turismo no Brasil pelo menos até 2018.

Estado de Minas: Para ingleses, mundial tra beneficios ate 2018. Um estudo da consultoria britânica Mintel prevê que a Copa do Mundo e a Olimpíada devem alavancar o comércio de bebidas, roupas e pacotes de turismo no Brasil pelo menos até 2018.

R7: Para ingleses, Mundial traz beneficios ate 2018 Um estudo da consultoria britânica Mintel prevê que a Copa do Mundo e a Olimpíada devem alavancar o comércio de bebidas, roupas e pacotes de turismo no Brasil pelo menos até 2018.

Jornal de Brasília: Para ingleses, Mundial traz benefícios até 2018. Um estudo da consultoria britânica Mintel prevê que a Copa do Mundo e a Olimpíada devem alavancar o comércio de bebidas, roupas e pacotes de turismo no Brasil pelo menos até 2018.

Isto é Dinheiro: Para ingleses, Mundial traz beneficios ate 2018. Um estudo da consultoria britânica Mintel prevê que a Copa do Mundo e a Olimpíada devem alavancar o comércio de bebidas, roupas e pacotes de turismo no Brasil pelo menos até 2018.

Brasil 247: Brasil lucrará com a copa até 2018, diz estudo. Consultoria britânica Mintel prevê que a Copa do Mundo e a Olimpíada devem alavancar comércio de bebidas, roupas e pacotes de turismo no Brasil.

Cosmetica News: Alto indice de customizacao impulsiona o mercado de perfumes no Brasil Para os brasileiros, o hábito de usar perfume já se tornou um ritual diário. Dados recentes da pesquisa Mintel apontam que 90% possuem produtos e 84% os usam todos os dias. Esse cenário coloca o País na liderança mundial em vendas e volume no segmento; e a expectativa é que o mercado atinja US$5.1 bilhões em vendas em 2017.

Pequenas Empresas, Grandes Negócios: O mate nosso de cada dia. Ja vai longe que cafeterias eram apenas lugares para tomar café. Segundo a consultoria Mintel, quase 70% dos usuarios consideram cafeterias e locais semelhantes bons espacos para reuniões de trabalho e estudo.

Household & Cosmetics: O envelhecimento da populacao pode impulsionar o mercado de produtos para a pele do rosto. O segmento anti-idade ´é muito importante para o faturamento da categoria de produtos para a pele do rosto no Brasil, sendo responsavel por 59% do valor de vendas em 2012.

EMEA

Cosmetics Design Europe: Mintel: aerosols leading the way in innovation and sustainability. According to the Global Packaging Insights Director for Mintel Dr Benjamin Punchard, although most aerosol providers make environmentally friendly packaging claims in the vast majority of cases, it is often only the pack that is recyclable.

Open PR.de (Germany): MeinAllergiePortal informiert zu Free From-Lebensmitteln. Dort ernähren sich nach Angaben von David Jago, Director of Innovation and Insight des englischen Marktforschungsunternehmens MINTEL, bereits 15 Prozent der Bevölkerung glutenfrei und somit weitaus mehr als die 5 Prozent der Bevölkerung, die an Zöliakie oder einer Glutensinsitivität leiden.  

Ubifrance: Pologne (France): Débouchés pour des collations saines mais goûteuses. Selon Mintel, environ 50% des consommateurs polonais affirment manger régulièrement des chips, des noix et des snacks salés en collation le soir et l’après-midi.

Agro Alimentaire News.com (France): L’innovation laitière en 2013 : gourmandise et snacking au rendez-vous ! Une étude récent de Mintel Group pour le CNIEL analyse les noveaux produits laitiers lancés en 2013 dans les grandes et moyennes surfaces de 49 pays.

TeInteresa.es (Switzerland): Los padres ‘preocupones’ disparan la tecnología asociada al cuidado y control de los bebés. Sólo en Estadoes Unidos, las ventas minoristas de los dispositivos no perecederos pasa el cuidado de bebés, se estima que aumentarán hasta los 2.900 millones de dólares en 2018, desde los 2.600 millones de dólares que dejaron en 2012, según la firma de investigación Mintel.

Finanzen.ch (Switzerland): General Mills, Hain Celestial, Boulder Brands Seeing Green in Gluten-Free Food. Market research firm Mintel said the P10.5 billion industry grew by 44% in sales between 2011 and 2013 alone. And when it comes to size, it should be pointed out that 24% of consumers eat or have someone in their household who eats gluten-free food.

Packaging Journal (Germany): Premiere „Produktinnovation in Glas“: erste Preisträger gekürt. Richard Cope, Senior Trend Consultant bei der Mintel Group, einem großen Trendforschungsinstitut mit Sitz in London, beleuchtete über die Grenzen hinweg weltweite Konsumententrends und zeigte unter anderem zwei Zielgruppen auf, für die spezielle, neue Verpackungen interessant sind: Zum einen die Pendler, die Lebensmittel und Getränke in Verpackungsgrößen für eine Portion zwischendurch konsumieren.

DairyReporter (France): Dairy packaging is changing – how can coding and marking technology keep up? Demand for healthier dairy is one of the major trends affecting product development in the sector today, according to Mintel.

CosmeticsDesign.com (France): Luxury brands need to up their game as launches increase, says expert. According to market researcher Mintel, as luxury skincare launches increase, brands and packaging experts need to work harder to differentiate and show added value.

 

APAC

The Star Online (Malaysia): Cosmetics for men are a growing segment here. A recent study by research firm Mintel says the men’s make-up industry will be worth US$3.2 bil (RM10.3 bil) by 2016. In 1997, the figure US$2.4bil.

Yahoo! India Finance: With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?  A recent study by Mintel revealed that 28 percent of people would stay longer in restaurants if charging stations for electronic devices were available.

新浪大陆新闻 (China): 精致男人审美带来新时代. 男性从来没有像现在这样轻而易举地接触到时尚信息。”Mintel的分析师Matthew Crabbe对《第一财经周刊》说。.

VIVA News (Indonesia): Ini Alasan Bisnis Gadget untuk Bayi Marak. Mintel, sebuah perusahaan riset, memperkirakan penjualan ritel barang-barang teknologi untuk bayi, meningkat dari US$2,6 miliar pada 2012 menjadi US$2,9 miliar pada 2018. Jumlah itu hanya di Amerika.

Yahoo! Malaysia: FiberLove Offers Tips to Get Dad into the Top 3 Percent. A Mintel report found that only 3 percent of men in the United States consume the daily recommended amount of fiber. Accordingly, most fathers can use a fiber boost!

大公網 (Hong Kong): 精致男人审美带来新时代. “有很多的因素在影响人们的观念,更多的旅行、媒体更关注男士时尚、办公室穿着越来越休闲自由等等。男性从来没有像现在这样轻而易举地接触到时尚信息。”Mintel的分析师Matthew Crabbe对《第一财经周刊》说。

The Star Online (Malaysia): How technology is reshaping the way Americans dine. According to market research firm Mintel, 13% of Americans who dined out in the past month and who use social media reported posting a food or drink photo on sites like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Yahoo! Finance Hong Kong: 專家解讀中國經濟數據背後玄機. 克拉布和朋友在2011年將這家公司賣給了英敏特(Mintel Group Ltd.)。

Livemint.com (India): The latest shade of grey. “Hair colour is growing year on year,” says Ritoo Jhha, editor and publisher of the Beauty Launchpad magazine, citing market research firm Mintel’s projection that the Indian hair colour market will grow by 110% by 2016 from a base of $382 million (around Rs.2,290 crore) in 2012.

財經- 新浪網: 專家解讀中國經濟數據背后玄機 (Hong Kong). 克拉布和朋友在2011年將這家公司賣給了英敏特(Mintel Group Ltd.)。

The Telegraph: The Idle Man Puts Men’s Shopping in the Spotlight. There has been a shift in shopping behaviour of young consumers aged 16-24 and they are increasingly buying more clothes online than in store according to Mintel data, April 2013.

헤럴드경제 (Korea): [그린리빙-푸드] 건강한 삶 향한 현대인의 욕망…무섭게 크는 글루텐 프리 시장. 시장조사기관 민텔(Mintel)에 따르면 지난 1년간 600여개에 달하는 ‘글루텐 프리’ 신제품이 출시됐을 정도로 ‘글루텐 프리’ 시장은 최근 기하급수적인 성장세를 기록하고 있다.

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