BRITISH LIFESTYLES

The Times: After years of struggle and insecurity, we’re kinder, calmer and smiling again. The findings come in a lifestyles survey conducted by Mintel, the retail analyst. Ina Miskavets, senior analyst at the company, said the end of the downturn had allowed people to raise their sights, rather than simply focus on hanging on to their job and making ends meet.

Metro: We’re strapped for cash, but family life is better…Spending quality time with loved ones is the top priority for 43 per cent of British adults. Source: Mintel

AOL Money UK: Survey reveals ‘increased optimism’. London tops the regions for sentiment about life opportunities, where 34% of people believe they have had more opportunities than average, Mintel’s British Lifestyles report reveals.

Daily Mail: Forget money..health, family and well-being are our top priorities. Recession has put an end to greed is good culture says study.  Mintel’s senior lifestyles analyst Ina Mitskavets noted how the recession means we are now not only more aware of the importance of healthy finances, but also relationships. She said: ‘We’ve seen that most consumers have learned how to cope with the reality of economic austerity and adjusted their household spending accordingly.

MSN UK: Survey reveals increased optimism. Mintel senior lifestyles analyst Ina Mitskavets said: “While London tops the tables for consumer optimism, the other regions of the UK are not that far behind.

Travel Weekly: Recovery to release pent-up travel demand, says Mintel. The UK economic recovery is producing a release of pent-up demand for holidays, according to market analyst Mintel.

Express & Star: Survey reveals increased optimism. More than eight in 10 consumers believe they have had at least as many or more opportunities in life compared with the average Briton – suggesting a “new outlook on life” following the downturn, according to a report.

BRAZILIAN LIFESTYLES

Estadao: Consumo crescera em media 7,2% ao ano, diz Mintel. Apos registrar crescimento medio de 11% ao ano entre 2008 e 2012, o consumo de familias brasileiras tende a se manter num ritimo menos acelerado ate 2018, concluiu estudo da empresa de inteligencia de mercado Mintel.

O Globo: Apos euforia, consumo do brasileiro fica mais seletivo. O novo perfil de consumo do brasileiro: ele fará compras moderadas, estará mais propenso a poupar ou a reduzir o “aperto” no orçamento que fez em 2013, tentando planejar melhor os gastos. Os dados estão no relatório “Estilos de vida dos brasileiros 2014: mudanças no hábito de consumo”, da consultoria Mintel.

UOL: Brasileiro quer cuidar de aparência, família e bolso em 2014, diz pesquisa. O consumidor brasileiro quer usar o ano de 2014 para se cuidar mais, trabalhar menos e pagar dívidas, mostra relatório divulgado nesta quarta-feira (21) pela empresa britânica de pesquisa Mintel.

UOL: Brasileiros gastam menos com lazer e mais com comida e roupa, diz pesquisa. Os brasileiros gastaram mais com alimentação, roupas e outras necessidades em 2013, reduzindo as despesas com lazer, férias e móveis para casa. Essa é uma das conclusões de um relatório divulgado nesta quarta-feira (21) pela Mintel, empresa britânica de pesquisa de mercado.

Época Negócios: Consumo crescerá em media 7,2% ao ano, diz Mintel. Em relatório sobre o estilo de vida dos brasileiros, a Mintel concluiu ainda que as famílias estão mudando seu perfil de consumo. Depois de um período de crescimento nas vendas de bens duráveis, como itens de linha branca, agora a cautela é maior.

Folha de S. Paulo: Como o brasileiro esta gastando seu dinheiro extra. De acordo com pesquisa realizada pela Mintel, empresa global de inteligência de mídia, cerca de 62% dos entrevistados com mais de 55 anos declararam passar os dias da semana dentro de casa e, consequentemente, desejam mantê-la limpa e perfumada.

Extra: Apos euforia, consumo do brasileiro fica mais seletivo  É um amadurecimento do processo de compra. Com o freio no consumo ano passado, foi preciso refletir sobre hábitos de compras. A meta é tentar manter categorias conquistadas, fazendo escolhas mais acertadas — explica Sheila Salina, analista da Mintel à frente da pesquisa no país, que será divulgada hoje, em paralelo a relatórios em China, Reino Unido e EUA.

Diario do Grande ABC: Consumo crescerá em média 7,2% ao ano, diz Mintel.

Em relatório sobre o estilo de vida dos brasileiros, a Mintel concluiu ainda que as famílias estão mudando seu perfil de consumo. Depois de um período de crescimento nas vendas de bens duráveis, como itens de linha branca, agora a cautela é maior.

BOL Noticias: Brasileiros gastam menos com lazer e mais com comida e roupa, diz pesquisa.

Os brasileiros gastaram mais com alimentação, roupas e outras necessidades em 2013, reduzindo as despesas com lazer, férias e móveis para casa. Essa é uma das conclusões de um relatório divulgado nesta quarta-feira (21) pela Mintel, empresa britânica de pesquisa de mercado.

Estado de Minas: Pesquisa mostra que brasileiro deve se endividar menos e evitar ‘compra por impulso’ Após registrar crescimento médio de 11% ao ano entre 2008 e 2012, o consumo das famílias brasileiras tende a se manter num ritmo menos acelerado até 2018, concluiu estudo da empresa de inteligência de mercado Mintel.

UOL Economia: Brasileiro quer cuidar de aparência, família e bolso em 2014, diz pesquisa. O consumidor brasileiro quer usar o ano de 2014 para se cuidar mais, trabalhar menos e pagar dívidas, mostra relatório divulgado nesta quarta-feira (21) pela empresa britânica de pesquisa Mintel.

Eletrolar: Após euforia, consumo do brasileiro fica mais seletivo. O novo perfil de consumo do brasileiro: ele fará compras moderadas, estará mais propenso a poupar ou a reduzir o “aperto” no orçamento que fez em 2013, tentando planejar melhor os gastos. Os dados estão no relatório “Estilos de vida dos brasileiros 2014: mudanças no hábito de consumo”, da consultoria Mintel.

Epoca Negocios: Consumo crescera em media 7,2% ao ano, diz estudo. Após registrar crescimento médio de 11% ao ano entre 2008 e 2012, o consumo das famílias brasileiras tende a se manter num ritmo menos acelerado até 2018, concluiu estudo da empresa de inteligência de mercado Mintel.

Administradores: Consumidor brasileiro esta mais cauteloso, revela pesquisa. De fato, uma nova pesquisa da Mintel – o primeiro relatório da empresa a abordar todos os setores do mercado consumidor brasileiro ao mesmo tempo – revela que este tem sido um ano de “consumismo cauteloso” em que o brasileiro está gastando com o básico, como pequenos itens para a casa, em vez de produtos mais valiosos.

Diario de Pernambuco: Como crescera em media 7,2% ao ano, diz Mintel. Após registrar crescimento médio de 11% ao ano entre 2008 e 2012 o consumo das famílias brasileiras tende a se manter num ritmo menos acelerado até 2018, concluiu estudo da empresa de inteligência de mercado Mintel.

Yahoo Brasil: Consumo crescera em media 7,2% ao ano, diz Mintel. Após registrar crescimento médio de 11% ao ano entre 2008 e 2012, o consumo das famílias brasileiras tende a se manter num ritmo menos acelerado até 2018, concluiu estudo da empresa de inteligência de mercado Mintel.

US LIFESTYLES

Bloomberg Businessweek: Consumers ready to break free from recession habits, report says. “People are looking toward the future and being more optimistic,” said Fiona O’Donnell, category manager of lifestyles and leisure at Mintel and the lead author of the report, which surveyed 2,000 adults about their spending across 16 consumer categories. “They are looking to treat themselves as opposed to monitoring every penny that goes out the door.”

Chicago Tribune: Consumers ready to break free from recession habits, report says. After years of pinching pennies, U.S. consumers are ready to grab a drink, hit the road and permit themselves indulgences they had been restricting during the recession, according to a report from Chicago-based market research firm Mintel.

QSR Magazine: Report: consumer expenditures surpass $10 trillion. “In 2014, it appears that America has finally stopped holding its collective breath, waiting for the other economic shoe to drop,” says Fiona O’Donnell, category manager of multicultural, lifestyles, and leisure at Mintel. “After five years of slow but steady growth, Americans have passed the tipping point of prolonged economic worry and have cautiously accepted that things are better. Confidence in personal finances has allowed consumers to think about the future and look forward rather than linger over the past.”

USA Today: Report: consumers going back to spending ways. Consumers’ interest in spending, not saving, is coming back with a vengeance as spending on consumer items has topped $10 trillion for the first time, even surpassing pre-recession levels, according to an analysis by market research firm Mintel.

NASDAQ: Report: consumers going back to spending ways. Video coverage, click to watch.

Happi Magazine: Buy this. And that. And that. Americans have put The Great Recession behind them for good and they need a vacation, according to the latest data from Mintel.

CNBC: Americans becoming more “self” and “spend”-centered as consumer expenditures surpass $10 trillion for the first time. Mintel forecasts that total US consumer expenditures will grow by 20% from 2013-2018 to reach $12,025 billion.

Travel Agent Central: Americans more likely to spend as consumer expenditures surpass $10 trillion for the first time. In their report, American Lifestyles 2014, Mintel predicts that total U.S. consumer expenditures will grow by 20 percent from 2013-2018 to reach $12,025 billion, with categories such as leisure and entertainment, vacations and tourism, technology and communications and alcohol on premises to show the greatest increases.

Food Product Design: Consumer spending hit $10 trillion in 2013. A newly released report from market researcher Mintel found consumers are breaking free from their recessionary habits and spending more on consumer goods, should be music to the food and beverage industry.

Chain Store Age: Study: consumer spending passes $10 trillion. Renewed consumer spending is in line with pre-recession trends and consumer optimism is higher than it’s been in years. In 2013, Mintel estimates that personal consumption expenditures on consumer goods reached $10 trillion for the first time.

HispanicAd.com: Americans becoming more “self” and “spend”-centered. Mintel’s annual comparative audit report, American Lifestyles 2014, suggests that renewed consumer spending is in line with pre-recession trends and consumer optimism is higher than it’s been in years.

Travel Market Report: Report: Americans taking more vacations. The consumer research firm Mintel predicted that vacation spending will grow by 27% between 2013 and 2018, while total consumer spending will increase 20% over the same period.

Happi Magazine: Buy this. And that. And that. Americans have put The Great Recession behind them for good and they need a vacation, according to the latest data from Mintel.

Food Product Design: Consumer spending hit $10 trillion in 2013. A newly released report from market researcher Mintel found consumers are breaking free from their recessionary habits and spending more on consumer goods, should be music to the food and beverage industry.

And in other news…

UK

Convenience Store: Examine your spirit levels. According to Mintel’s senior drinks analyst Chris Wisson, the spirits category is set to keep growing in value, too, following a small blip. ‘Following a small decline in the aftermath of the recession, value sales in the white spirits and ready-to-drinks (RTDs) market have posted positive growth since 2011,’ he says.’

Daily Star: Pub Grub Surge. Food now rivals booze when it comes to persuading people to go to the pub, says a report by market researcher Mintel.

SourceWire: Biggest Football Party in the World. According to Mintel almost three quarters, 71% of UK adults, are planning to watch the World Cup, and that includes more than 60% of women.

BBC News Magazine: Even Ulan Bator has Irish pubs. “It’s an issue of supply and demand – Irish pubs are doing well in places like Toronto where they are seen as upmarket places to go,” says Chris Wisson, drinks industry analyst with Mintel.

Morning Advertiser: A hazardous journey. Research by Mintel released in April 2013 told us that 43% of pubgoers spent less in pubs and bars in the preceding 12 months compared with the year before it, while only 8% spent more.

Morning Advertiser: Take heed of the hip crowd. Interestingly, coconut water has been a surprise success in the drinks industry in recent years, according to reports from Mintel. However, its take-up in pubs is yet to be exploited and that’s where there could be some more gains.

Cosmetics Design Europe: The ‘natural’ look hits hair styling sales in the UK. UK consumers wanting the ‘natural’ look has seen sales of styling products stall, increasing just 0.3% between 2012 and 2013 to reach a value of £294 million in 2013, says Mintel.

Morning Advertiser: Food drives pub visits for 46% of customers. One in five UK adults visit the pub weekly and food is becoming more important for people choosing to visit the pub, according to a report called Pub Visiting UK published by food and drink research firm Mintel.

Convenience Store: Spirits & Pre-Mix. According to Mintel’s senior drinks analyst Chris Wisson, the spirits category is set to keep growing in value, too, following a small blip. ‘Following a small decline in the aftermath of the recession, value sales in the white spirits and ready-to-drinks (RTDs) market have posted positive growth since 2011,’ he says.

Business of Fashion: Burberry Goes Solo in Perfume Challenge with Amazon Deal. Attractive products may not be enough, said Vivienne Rudd, a director at researcher Mintel in London. Burberry will also need a bigger retail presence, which could stretch its finances, Rudd said.

DIgital Look: M&S reports drop in annual profit as clothing sales fall – UPDATE. At least some other analysts were of a similar opinion, with Richard Perks from Mintel voicing his skepticism on the recent improvement in M&S’s fashion sales in remarks to Bloomberg TV.

World Advertising Research Center: Brewers focus on diversity. “Last year’s campaign reinforced the problems that pushed the beer category into decline in the first place,” Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, told Marketing Week. “It promoted mainstream lagers and reinforced the category’s laddish connotations because of the use of generic terms like refreshing.”

Mail on Sunday: Going (goo goo) gaga for gourmet! Baby purees made with kale and wild Alaskan salmon score a hit with health-conscious parents. Natural supermarkets reported a 63 per cent rise in organic baby food sales from 2011 to 2013, according to the market research firm Mintel.

Which? Conversation: Do antibacterial products beat hand washing? And with UK consumers spending £239m on multipurpose germ-killing cleaning products last year according to Mintel it’s an expensive business.

Marketing Week: Beer chiefs change tack for fresh ‘Let there be beer’ push. Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, says the “generic” campaign “”failed” to win round drinkers because it adopted the same type of advertising themes that defined the category in the 90s and early noughties.

The Times: Sauce labels to be taken with a pinch of salt. A third of consumers say that sugar and salt content influences their decision over which sauce to buy, according to a report, Table Sauces and Seasoning, published by Mintel last December.

The Press: New five-year strategy for city group. The move follows a strategic review of the group’s brands, and is supported by the findings of the Mintel Convenience Stores Report (April 2014) which reports that Costcutter Supermarkets Group’s multi fascia strategy offers a ‘competitive advantage’ over rivals.

The Sunday Times: ‘Healthy’ sauces are too salty by half. ed salt and sugar as factors influencing their purchase of one table sauce over another, according to a report, Table Sauces and Seasoning, published in December by Mintel.

The Grocer: Molson Coors is ‘proactively managing’ Corona stock due to a looming UK shortage. However, Mintel senior drinks analyst Chris Wisson said similar world beer brands such as Sol and San Miguel, were also in strong growth. As many beer drinkers often switch between brands, these were well placed to capitalise should Corana go off shelf.

British Baker: Crack the cookie code. Volume sales remained almost flat, reaching 559 million kg in 2013; market research company Mintel attributes the stronger value than volume growth to the continuous pressure the market is facing from cost inflation, as well as NPD in added-value areas such as health, convenience and premium ingredients.

Bdaily: Costcutter reveals new brand strategy. The group’s new brand portfolio approach is supported by the findings of the Mintel Convenience Stores Report (April 2014) which reports that Costcutter Supermarkets Group’s multi fascia strategy offers a ‘competitive advantage’ over rivals.

International New York Times: What women are buying. A study on jewelry purchases by the market research firm Mintel, conducted in 2012, showed that more than half of the 2,000 women who took part bought jewelry simply to treat themselves.

Food Manufacturer: Bakers respond to gluten-free growth. Gluten-free food launches grew 170% in the five years from 2009 to 2013, according to Mintel.

The Times: Coeliacs: are you one of the hidden half-million? The gluten-free market, which includes everything from biscuits to bread, pasta and pizza bases, has experienced double-digit growth over the past five years and is set to exceed £500 million a year in the UK by 2016-17. And that is a conservative estimate given the recent explosion in the US market (currently worth more than $10 billion a year according to Mintel) where surveys suggest 1 in 4 young adults now consumes some form of gluten-free product as a result of marketing and celebrity endorsement.

Financial Times: Sandwich chain Eat plans expansion with £40m refinancing. While people cut back on grabbing a sandwich from a store during the recession, consumers – especially younger ones – are now starting to bring in packed lunches less often, according to a survey from research group Mintel.

The Economist: Asian grocery markets. Weird things go mainstream. Americans have developed greater appetite for cooking and eating Asian foods, too. In 2012 non-restaurant sales of Asian foods topped $1.5 billion, according to Mintel Group, a market-research firm.

The Grocer: Get ready for kick off. According to a Mintel 2014 report on consumer trends ‘the World Cup is going to make us fall in love with all things Brazilian.’

The Guardian: Dixons and Carphone Warehouse look to exploit Internet of Things. Mintel senior trends analyst Richard Cope says everyday objects will increasingly have “digital identities”. “Sensors are turning ‘dumb’ everyday objects into perceptive machines.” The toothbrush for example sends a critique of your brushing style to your phone.

Convenience Store: Ideas to help you make a pretty penny. According to research commissioned from Mintel exclusively for the National Convenience Show 2014, the market is fairly flat – with health and beauty value sales in the impulse channel down by 0.4% year on year.

Proactiveinvestors.co.uk: Roger Bootle: Britain could become the forth largest economy in the world within decades. “Nestle now has proper competition just at a time when they’re struggling,” Jonny Forsyth, an analyst at Mintel, said in a phone interview. “They should be worried.” Nestle declined to comment on the new company.

Reuters.co.uk: Zalando closer to breakeven as it gets $5 billion listing. Online sales of clothing and footware are growing fast, rising to about 9.9 percent of the European market in 2013 from 8.6 percent in 2012, according to market research firm Mintel.

Mail On Sunday: Porridge is Pret’s bestseller: £2.35 pots of breakfast favourite is chain’s most popular item in 2013 after 9,000 bowls a day are sold. A recent report, by the retail analysts Mintel, found the value of porridge sales have nearly doubled over the last six years to nearly £250 million a year.

Financial Reporter: Buy to let in a post-MMR landscape. Mintel’s buy-to-let-specific report in March revealed a 21% increase in the number of buy-to-let loans in 2013, compared to 2012.

Packaging News: Multiples find their own voice. Mintel’s global packaging analyst Viktorija Gnatoka argues that some retailers have made significant inroads with their own label packaging, particularly in areas such as the development of environmentally friendly packs.

BBC – Food: How the UK fell in love with Chinese food. Traditional Chinese restaurants have been struggling to compete with set-price pan-Asian buffets and modernised, specialist Chinese restaurants, according to a 2013 report by market researchers Mintel.

Financial Times: An appetite for the greater good.

EMEA

FinanzNachrichten.de (Germany): Americans becoming more ‘self’ and ‘spend’ centered as consumer expenditures surpass $10 trillion for the first time.  Mintel’s annual comparative audit report, American Lifestyles 2014, suggests that renewed consumer spending is in line with pre-recession trends and consumer optimism is higher than it’s been in years.

Cosmetics Design North America (France): Evolved Brazilian consumers are injecting vitamins into their own shampoos. Mohamed Omer, global personal care analyst at Mintel revealed the latest trend prior to the NYSCC’s Suppliers Day in New Jersey last week.

Bakery and Snacks (France): Health properties of cinnamon drive demand. UK food businesses had increased their use of cinnamon in products such as baked goods, pastries and confectionery, Laura Jones, global food science analyst at Mintel, told FoodManufacture.co.uk

Cash (Switzeland): Nestle vor «sehr realer Bedrohung». “Nestle bekommt jetzt echte Konkurrenz – ausgerechnet in einer Zeit, in der sie zu kämpfen haben”, sagte Analyst Jonny Forsyth von Mintel in einem Interview mit Bloomberg News. “Sie sollten sich Sorgen machen.

T-Portal (Croatia): Ideal Radiance za trodimenzionalnu blistavost kože. …neujednačenog tena postao je, prema izvještaju grupe za istraživanje tržišta Mintel iz 2012., jedan od važnijih kozmetičkih problema žena te…

Cosmetics Design North America (France): Sensorial packaging ‘central’ to skin care routine experience. Speaking at the event, analyst from market research firm Mintel, Emmanuelle Moeglin, highlighted the food trend, which she believes is set to be particularly big in the fragrance sector.

4-Traders: DSM (France) : Launches award-winning protease enzyme range to do more with protein in food. Moreover, the awareness of protein intake has gone mainstream with a recent report* saying that over half of Americans are looking for more protein in their diet. *Mintel.

El Mundo (Spain): Picoteo mas saludable. Mercado creciente. Un estudio de la consultora Mintel asegura que el mercado de los snacks creció en Europa un 63% entre los años 2008 y 2012.

Die Welt (Germany): Nestle vor ‘sehr realer Bedrohung’ – Kaffeegeschäft unter Druck. “Nestle bekommt jetzt echte Konkurrenz – ausgerechnet in einer Zeit, in der sie zu kämpfen haben”, sagte Analyst Jonny Forsyth von Mintel in einem Interview mit Bloomberg News. “Sie sollten sich Sorgen machen.”

Finanzen.ch (Switzerland): Why Nintendo May Never Recover. “It’s a snowball effect,” said Mintel analyst Bryant Harland. “Being behind in hardware doesn’t just affect the consumer audience. It also impacts third-party developers and their support for the console. If gamers don’t actually have content to play, then it’s going to be a problem. It’s kind of a big deal.”

4-traders: ASOS (France) : Zalando closer to breakeven as it eyes $5 billion listing. Online sales of clothing and footware are growing fast, rising to about 9.9 percent of the European market in 2013 from 8.6 percent in 2012, according to market research firm Mintel.

Beverage Daily (France): ‘So a man walks into Starbucks and shouts: ‘Mine’s a pint!’’. Mintel’s global drinks analyst Jonny Forsyth suggests as much in a company blog post that dissects a move that Starbucks has trialled in 26 US test markets over the last three years, but plans to extend to 40 stores nationwide by the end of 2014.

Swissinfo.ch (Switzerland): Nestle Challenge Grows After $5 Billion Mondelez Merger: Retail. “Nestle now has proper competition just at a time when they’re struggling,” Jonny Forsyth, an analyst at Mintel, said in a phone interview. “They should be worried.” Nestle declined to comment on the new company.

US

USA Today: Chocolate chip salad dressing? But he won’t have an easy go of it, predicts Lynn Dornblaser, new product guru at the research firm Mintel. ‘They may have an interesting idea, but they need to not call it salad dressing,” she advises. “Chocolate and salad do not go together.” Dornblaser would be a most unlikely candidate for yet another salad dressing that Rubin says Saladshots might try: cotton candy.

National Public Radio: Need a small business idea? Don’t pick what’s hot. The market for gluten-free foods, estimated at $10.5 billion in 2013, is expected to grow to more than $15 billion by 2016, according to market research company Mintel.

National Public Radio: Sensitive to gluten? A carb in wheat may be the real culprit. According to Mintel, a market research company, sales of gluten-free products reached about $10.5 billion in 2013. And the company expects them to rise to $15 billion annually by 2016.

Bloomberg Businessweek: Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen trying new focus. The explosive growth of single-cup sales, which increased 148 percent between 2010 and 2011, is forecast to slow to between 10 and 11 percent from 2016-2018, according to Mintel. “New users are entering the segment, just not at as rapid a rate as seen from 2008-2012,” according to a Mintel report on the state of the coffee industry. “… the single-cup segments growth pace, while still impressive, is slowing, suggesting that it is not welcoming new users at the pace shown in previous years.”

New York Times: Red velvet cake: from gimmick to American classic. Between 2012 and 2013, the number was down to 12 percent, said Marcia Mogelonsky, a director in the food and drink group at Mintel, a global marketing research company. “There is a limit to the red-velvetization potentials in different categories,” she said. “Red Velvet wine, for example, is an effort that may not lead to more product launches.”

New York Times: What women buy when they treat themselves. A study on jewelry purchases by the market research firm Mintel, conducted in 2012, showed that more than half of the 2,000 women who took part bought jewelry simply to treat themselves.

Fox Business: The little beet that could. According to market research company Mintel, sales of gluten-free products in 2013 were estimated at $10.5 billion; by 2016 it is estimated the category will yield more than $15 billion in annual sales.

NASDAQ: Report: consumers going back to spending ways. Video coverage, click to watch

NBC News: Ch-ch-ch-chia: not just for pets anymore. It’s a trend that appears to be escalating. Market research company Mintel says that more than half of the new food and beverages including chia seeds in the past five years were rolled out just last year, and nearly half of last year’s chia-containing launches were in the United States.

ABC News: Need a small business idea? Don’t pick what’s hot. The market for gluten-free foods, estimated at $10.5 billion in 2013, is expected to grow to more than $15 billion by 2016, according to market research company Mintel.

Today.com: Ch-ch-ch-chia: not just for pets anymore. The majority of new foods containing chia seeds are snack or energy bars, but the trendy ingredient is making its way into everything from beverages to baby food, Mintel global food science analyst Stephanie Pauk said via email.

Today.com: Baby’s first quinoa? Companies wooing back moms with superfoods. It’s also predicted that, with the recovering economy and birthrates, more parents will be willing to buy baby food versus making their own—Mintel predicts baby food and snack sales to grow 30 percent from 2012 to 2017, to reach $2.2 billion.

Yahoo! Finance: Rate survey: Credit card interest rates remain stuck at 15.01 percent. Analyzing data from the market research firm Mintel Comperemedia, Credit Suisse found 0 percent promotional offers are becoming increasingly popular with credit card issuers. For example, in April of 2014, issuers mailed 279 million credit card offers featuring a 0 percent APR on purchases — up from 254 million offers the year before.

Yahoo! News: Jane says: even vegans will enjoy these ‘meats’. Mintel, a market research firm, reports that sales of meat alternatives grew 8 percent from 2010 to 2012, when sales hit $553 million.”

Financial Times: A taste for the greater good. Americans’ appetite for healthier food has upended the snack-bar market, with sales of so-called nutrition bars rising 34 per cent to $2.2bn last year, according to Mintel. The privately held company’s bar sales more than doubled to $109m in 2013, according to Mintel, the consumer researcher.

Brazil

Beauty Packaging: Forty-somethings Drive the Braziian Anti-Aging Market.  The anti-aging segment is very important for the overall revenue in the facial skincare category in Brazil, being responsible for 59% of value sales in 2012, according to Mintel GMN.

Valor Economico: Gigante do cafe sera vice-lider no Brasil. “A Nestlé agora tem uma concorrência propriamente dita, justamente no momento em que enfrenta dificuldades”, disse Jonny Forsyth, analista da Mintel, em entrevista por telefone. “Eles deveriam se preocupar”.

Exame: Nestlé tem mais desafios após fusão de US$ 5 bi da Mondelez. “A Nestlé agora tem uma concorrência propriamente dita, justamente no momento em que enfrenta dificuldades”, disse Jonny Forsyth, analista da Mintel, em entrevista por telefone. “Eles deveriam se preocupar”.

O Globo: Água de coco inunda mercado americano e já alcança a Europa Entre 2008 e 2012, os lançamentos nesse segmento cresceram 540% naquele país, de acordo com dados da consultoria Mintel. Em dez anos, saíram das prateleiras do pequeno varejo de produtos naturais para grandes supermercadistas, como Walmart e Costco, até a Amazon.com.

Revista Cafeicultura: Nestlé tem mais desafios após fusão de US$ 5 bi da Mondelez. “A Nestlé agora tem uma concorrência propriamente dita, justamente no momento em que enfrenta dificuldades”, disse Jonny Forsyth, analista da Mintel, em entrevista por telefone. “Eles deveriam se preocupar”. A Nestlé preferiu não comentar sobre a nova companhia.

Women’s Health: O que é mixologiste? Mixologiste é o cruzamento, cada vez mais frequente, entre beleza e tecnologia. Fonte: departamento de Beleza e Cuidados Pessoais da Mintel.

Supermercado Moderno: Consumidores Maduros gostam de limpar a casa. De acordo com pesquisa realizada pela Mintel, empresa global de inteligência de mídia, cerca de 62% dos entrevistados com mais de 55 anos declararam passar os dias da semana dentro de casa e, consequentemente, desejam mantê-la limpa e perfumada.

APAC

Detik.com (Indonesia): Biji Chia, Bijian Kuno Kaya Antioksidan Dan Omega-3. Based on reports Mintel research institute, in 2011 there were 72 chia products sold in the market and 28 food products made ​​from chia seeds released in 2012.

中国时尚品牌网 (China): 男鞋销售增速加快 全球零售商获利. 市场调查公司Mintel预测今年美国市场的男鞋这一块会产生203亿美元的销售额,在2016年这一数字会到达225亿美元。这比照2006年153亿美元的数字,不得不说是一个巨大的飞跃。

The Telegraph (India):  Americans becoming more ‘self’ and ‘spend’ – centered as consumer expenditures surpass $10 trillion for the first time. Mintel’s annual comparative audit report, American Lifestyles 2014, suggests that renewed consumer spending is in line with pre-recession trends and consumer optimism is higher than it’s been in years.

Industry Sourcing (Hong Kong): 全球男鞋零售商获利 以运动鞋最火 . 市场调查公司Mintel预测今年美国市场的男鞋这一块会产生203亿美元的销售额,在2016年这一数字会到达225亿美元。这比照2006年153亿美元的数字,不得不说是一个巨大的飞跃。

聪网制鞋网 (China): 男鞋市场成大热 全球零售商大获利. 市场调查公司Mintel预测今年美国市场的男鞋这一块会产生203亿美元的销售额,在2016年这一数字会到达225亿美元。这比照2006年153亿美元的数字,不得不说是一个巨大的飞跃。

Nhip Cau Dau Tu (Vietnam): Nhip Cau Dau Tu: Thực phẩm châu Á hút hàng ở Mỹ. Bản thân người Mỹ cũng ngày càng thích ẩm thực và thực phẩm châu Á. Năm 2012, doanh số bán thực phẩm châu Á (không tính nhà hàng) đã đạt mức đỉnh 1,5 tỉ USD, theo hãng nghiên cứu thị trường Mintel Group.

华声在线健康 (China) : 夏日防晒霜 你选对了吗. 中国人自古就崇尚以皮肤白皙为美。根据全球知名市场调查公司英敏特的调查,中国市场防晒化妆品的表现非常抢眼。近5年来,防晒化妆品的销售额达到了年均18.2%的增长,2012年销售额接近50亿元。

天津网(China) : 夏日防晒霜,你选对了吗: 中国人自古就崇尚以皮肤白皙为美。根据全球知名市场调查公司英敏特的调查,中国市场防晒化妆品的表现非常抢眼。近5年来,防晒化妆品的销售额达到了年均18.2%的增长,2012年销售额接近50亿元。

Yahoo! Finance India: Need a small business idea? Don’t pick what’s hot. The market for gluten-free foods, estimated at $10.5 billion in 2013, is expected to grow to more than $15 billion by 2016, according to market research company Mintel.

第一食品网 (China): 工业化大生产和味道之间的鸿沟将被不断缩小 中餐标准化成为可能 中央厨房 连锁餐饮发展之路. 据专业的调研公司MINTEL的数据统计,在北上广一线城市有75%的消费者选择在快餐店吃午餐,同时在中式快餐与西式快餐的选择中,消费者对中式快餐种类、口味、营养等方面的青睐度远胜于西式快餐。

东北网: BBC (China)英国人偏爱辣系中国菜 普遍认为中餐更健康.  文章称,中式和印式餐厅在英国均属最受欢迎之列,但是这两类餐厅在经济衰退时期遭到的打击也最大。根据市场调研公司明特尔(Mintel)在2013年发布的报告,传统中式餐厅一直在与固定定价、遍布亚洲的自助餐厅以及更加现代化、专业化的中国餐厅进行激烈的竞争。

マイライフニュース (Japan): 資生堂、メークがお湯で落とせる化粧下地「フルメーク ウォッシャブル ベース」の新CMに片岡愛之助さんを起用、歌舞伎メークもサッと落とせる点をアピール. この世界初(Mintel Japanデータベース内:2012年8月 資生堂調べ)の機能が話題を呼び、2013年度セルフ化粧下地で売り上げシェアNo.1(インテージSRIセルフ化粧下地市場 2012年3月~2014年3月累計 アイテム別金額シェア)を獲得したという

金融界 (Trad.): BBC (China)英國人偏愛辣係中國菜 普遍認為中餐更健康. 根據市場調研公司明特爾(Mintel)在2013年發佈的報告,傳統中式餐廳一直在與固定定價、遍佈亞洲的自助餐廳以及更加現代化、專業化的中國餐廳進行激烈的競爭。

新浪新聞: BBC (Taiwan)英國人偏愛辣系中國菜 普遍認為中餐更健康. 根據市場調研公司明特爾(MIntel)在2013年發佈的報告,傳統中式餐廳一直在與固定定價、遍佈亞洲的自助餐廳以及更加現代化、專業化的中國餐廳進行激烈的競爭。

Reuters India: Zalando closer to breakeven as it eyes $billion listing. Online sales of clothing and footware are growing fast, rising to about 9.9 percent of the European market in 2013 from 8.6 percent in 2012, according to market research firm Mintel.

Business Standard (India): Nestle challenge grows after $5-bn Mondelez merger. “Nestle now has proper competition just at a time when they’re struggling,” Jonny Forsyth, an analyst at Mintel, said in a phone interview. “They should be worried.” Nestle declined to comment on the new company.

Washington Post: Need a small business idea? Don’t pick what’s hot. The market for gluten-free foods, estimated at $10.5 billion in 2013, is expected to grow to more than $15 billion by 2016, according to market research company Mintel.

The Economist: Weird things go mainstream. In 2012 non-restaurant sales of Asian foods topped $1.5 billion, according to Mintel Group, a market-research firm.

Chicago Tribune: Restaurant show spotlights gluten free trend. And according to Mintel Group, sales of gluten-free foods and beverages rose 17.3 percent from 2012 to $10.5 billion in 2013 and are posed to hit $15.6 billion in 2016.

Seattle Times: Red velvet cake: from gimmick to marketing craze. Between 2012 and 2013, the number was down to 12 percent, said Marcia Mogelonsky, a director in the food and drink group at Mintel, a global marketing-research company.

Advertising Age: Mamma Mia! Americans finally embrace gelato. Gelato, as of 2013, still had a relatively low consumer penetration rate of 15% and is mostly popular with upper-income consumers, as well as younger buyers, said Beth Bloom, a food and drinks analyst for Mintel. But all the elements are there for future growth, including an “artisan treat feel” that more consumers are seeking, she said.

TheStreet: Why Nintendo may never recover. “It’s a snowball effect,” said Mintel analyst Bryant Harland. “Being behind in hardware doesn’t just affect the consumer audience. It also impacts third-party developers and their support for the console. If gamers don’t actually have content to play, then it’s going to be a problem. It’s kind of a big deal.”

Beverage Daily: So a man walks into a Starbucks and shouts: mine’s a pint! Bethany Wall, foodservice analyst at Mintel, writes in the blog that Starbucks wants to balance the lower check averages of ‘to go’ orders demanded by ever busier patrons, with Starbucks Evenings program—backed by community events like poetry readings—encouraging consumers to linger and spend more.

San Francisco Chronicle: Homemade baby food biting into sales. Mintel, a global research firm, says the $5.4 billion baby food and drink sector saw a 10.3 percent drop in sales between 2007 and 2011 and will continue to decline unless new product innovation can save it.

San Francisco Chronicle: Hot or cold, Americans crave coffee. The U.S. coffee house and donut shop industry has grown 15 percent between 2007 and 2011 as other segments in the restaurant industry have struggled, according to Huffington Post and a Mintel study.

Tampa Bay Times: As TV options proliferate, it’s again time to consider cutting pricey cable cord. That’s more than the average household spends on clothing or electricity, says research firm Mintel Group.

Orlando Sentinel: Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen trying new focus. In the U.S., sales of single-cup coffee have skyrocketed from $132 million in 2008 to an estimated $3.1 billion last year. The segment is expected to reach $5.3 billion by 2018, according to market-research provider Mintel Group Ltd. Meanwhile, packaged roasted coffee’s market share has fallen from 67 percent in 2011 to an estimated 52 percent in 2013, Mintel said.

MediaPost Marketing Daily: Mom’s thoughts featured in LG appliance campaign. A March Mintel report on the sector shows a 5% increase in sales last year due in part to renovations, housing starts and moving. The firm, whose conclusions are based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data and Mintel’s own Consumer Expenditure Survey, sees the trend continuing from $14.2 billion last year to $16.4 by 2018.

The Globe and Mail: Losing control: Nintendo’s long fall in the gaming wars. “Why buy a dedicated gaming device when smartphones can do the same thing?” Mintel analyst Bryant Harland said. “A casual audience is going to be asking why they should buy something that can only play games.”

Beauty Packaging: Novel material and energy claims stand out in beauty. Indeed according to Mintel’s research, half of U.S. beauty consumers view sustainable practices as important.

QSR Magazine: Fresh bytes. Mintel data and insight featured on QSR’s YouTube channel.

CreditCards.com: Rate survey: Credit card interest rates remain stuck at 15.01 percent. Analyzing data from the market research firm Mintel Comperemedia, Credit Suisse found 0 percent promotional offers are becoming increasingly popular with credit card issuers. For example, in April of 2014, issuers mailed 279 million credit card offers featuring a 0 percent APR on purchases — up from 254 million offers the year before.

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