Mintel in the Media – this week’s highlights – June 21st 2013

June 21, 2013
11 min read

UK:

Reuters:  Royal baby to give almost £240 million bump to British economy. Richard Cope, trends director at market researcher Mintel, expected the duke and duchess’s baby to have a positive impact on consumer spending, which only ticked up 0.1 percent between January-March this year.

The Daily Telegraph: Brits to spend £243m celebrating birth of Royal baby. Richard Cope, trends director at market researcher Mintel, expected the duke and duchess’s baby to have a positive impact on consumer spending, which only ticked up 0.1pc between January and March this year.

International Business Times UK: Royal baby to give almost £240 million bump to British economy. Richard Cope, trends director at market researcher Mintel, expected the duke and duchess’s baby to have a positive impact on consumer spending, which only ticked up 0.1 percent between January-March this year.

BBC: The street with 18 betting shops. He says the machines average profits of around £50,000 each a year – £200,000 per shop. Market research firm Mintel says their revenue surpassed traditional over the counter betting for the first time in 2011/12.

The Sunday Times: The Botox party is over. More than 1m Botox treatments are carried out each year in Britain.

The Guardian: Where pampering pooches is providing business opportunities. According to the latest Mintel Pet Food and Supplies report, sales of dog food reached a record £1bn in 2012, a trend driven by growth in the nation’s treat culture. Perhaps more tellingly, 66% of pet owners admitted to “treating their pet with as much care as they would a child”.

City AM: How to break into the food industry. FOOD is big business. Food and drink is the largest manufacturing sector in the UK, with an annual turnover of £76bn. And it’s the kind of industry where new items, devised and manufactured by small producers, hit the shelves each day. Between 2010 and 2012, Mintel registered a 47 per cent growth in the number of new food and drink product launches in the UK.

Express: John Lewis mans up with new collection. The UK menswear market has grown by 12 per cent in the past five years and is worth £10.4 billion, according to Mintel, which believes that it will have grown by 11 per cent by 2017.

Express: Gear up for cheaper cycling. Figures from the Sport England Active Survey show that our Olympians’ winning ways inspired 200,000 Britons to start cycling regularly while research from Mintel has found that at least four in 10 Britons now use bicycles.

MSN News UK: Brits to spend £243m toasting the birth of the royal baby. Market researcher Mintel sees a signficant “commercial opportunity” with tourists.

AOL Money: Accidents and illness to kill savings. Despite lack of provision for a prolonged period of absence due to sickness or accident, Mintel’s research shows that 34% of consumers would not consider purchasing income protection under any circumstance and that 20% of people who currently don’t own it have never considered why this is.

Metro: Birth of Kate Middleton’s baby will see millions spent on booze, food and tat, expert predicts. Richard Cope, trends director at market researcher Mintel, expected the duke and duchess’s baby to have a positive impact on consumer spending, which increased by just 0.1 per cent between January and March this year.

BBC Scotland: Michelle’s Strutton – senior consumer analyst at Mintel on the UK beauty and personal care market.

BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Wiltshire, BBC Bristol, BBC Three Counties, BBC Somerset: forty five percent of consumers eat breakfast out at least once a week according to work at Mintel research.

BBC Radio 2 Wales, Scotland and England: Richard Perk’s interview on consumer spending.

The Daily Mail: Increasing numbers of us use it, but mouthwash can actually make bad breath even worse. Around 55 per cent of the public use a mouthwash, compared with just over 40  per cent in 2006, according to figures from researchers Mintel.

The Daily Mail: With cycling enjoying a boom, do you need insurance and how do you get the best value cover for your bike – and yourself? Figures from Sports England Active People show that 200,000 people have got in a saddle since Team GB’s Olympic successes and Bradley Wiggins’ victory in the Tour de France and research from Mintel claims that four out of ten Britons have taken up cycling in some guise.

Campaign: A view from the bottom. Back at my desk, I’m knee-deep in TGI, Nielsen and all the Mintel reports I can get my hands on, putting together a document for our newly won client Betfair on the shape of the online bingo market and audience.

Daily Star: Brits plan £200m. spree for father’s day. Think-tank Mintel say millions of dads will get treated to a card and present this Sunday.

ITV News: Mintel’s senior leisure analyst Michael Oliver interviewed on the prospects for the UK cycling market as Brompton releases latest results.

EMEA:

Il Sole 24 Ore (Italy): Londra fa i conti con la nascita del figlio di William e Kate, un erede al trono da 240 milioni di sterline. Secondo Richard Cope – trends director di Mintel, una società di ricerche di mercato – le opportunità maggiori verranno «dai turisti in transito per il regno», oltre che dai numerosi ammiratori di William e Kate che vivono sull’altra sponda dell’Oceano Atlantico.

Kleine Zeitung (Austria): Royales “Baby-Fieber” könnte Millionen Euro wert sein. Richard Cope vom Marktforscher Mintel rechnet mit einem positiven Einfluss für die Tourismusbranche.

Krone (Austria): Royales “Baby- Fieber” könnte 280 Mio. Euro wert sein. Richard Cope vom Marktforscher Mintel rechnet mit einem positiven Einfluss für die Tourismusbranche.

Emirates 24/7: Royal baby to give £240m bump to UK economy. Richard Cope, trends director at market researcher Mintel, expected the duke and duchess’s baby to have a positive impact on consumer spending, which only ticked up 0.1 percent between January-March this year.

Arab NewsRoyal baby to bump up British economy. Richard Cope, trends director at market researcher Mintel, expected the duke and duchess’s baby to have a positive impact on consumer spending, which only ticked up 0.1 percent between January-March this year.

Today’s Zaman (Turkey): Royal baby to give almost $400 mln bump to British economy. Richard Cope, trends director at market researcher Mintel, expected the duke and duchess’s baby to have a positive impact on consumer spending, which only ticked up 0.1 percent between January-March this year. “I think the biggest commercial opportunity is going to be with tourists,” Cope told Reuters, pointing to a 13 percent rise in tourists arrivals in April.

Modaes (Spain): El lujo masculino aumentará su volumen de negocio un 13% hasta 2015. Según se desprende del estudio elaborado por la consultora Mintel, las firmas globales de moda masculina han apostado estos últimos años por crear una red de retail especializada en el hombre. Los mercados preferidos para estas enseñas son los emergentes, donde estas marcas están comenzando a crecer.

 

APAC:

China Daily: Flat-lining UK economy to get royal baby boom. Richard Cope, director of trends at the global market research firm Mintel, says the possibilities abound for using the royal birth to economic advantage. “These kinds of events do raise people’s sense of pride,” Cope said. “It makes them enjoy being British.”

The Hindu: Royal infant may help UK economy. Richard Cope, director of trends at the global market research firm Mintel, says the possibilities abound for using the royal birth to economic advantage. “These kinds of events do raise sense people’s sense of pride,” Cope said. “It makes them enjoy being British.”

Today Online: Royal baby to give S$470-million bump to British economy. Mr Richard Cope, trends director at market researcher Mintel, expected the duke and duchess s baby to have a positive impact on.
Yahoo! Singapore: Dunkin’ to Jump on the Gluten-Free Bandwagon. According to the NPD Group, 30% of U.S. adults opt for gluten-free items. Per statistics, in 2012, more than 200 million restaurant visits included customers who ordered “gluten-free” or “wheat-free” items, considerably up from 2008. According to food service market researcher Mintel, the gluten-free industry is flourishing due to rising health concerns among Americans.
News.co.auRoyal infant may help UK economy. Richard Cope, director of trends at the global market research firm Mintel, says the possibilities abound for using the royal birth to economic advantage.

US:

Bloomberg: Startups, Target Go After the Multiracial Hair-Care Market. According to market research firm Mintel Group, in the three years after Good Hair’s release, sales of chemical relaxers fell more than 30 percent.

Time: Transgender Marketing: 12 Campaigns That Defy Sexual Stereotyping. “Gender targeting may have made sense in the past,” says Fiona O’Donnell, senior analyst of lifestyles and leisure at marketing research firm Mintel. “But cultural norms have shifted, and there’s less of a need for consumers to hold expectations of their gender.”
Huffington Post: Pets vs. Facebook: Dogs And Cats Better For Relationships Than Social Media, Study SaysSocial media analyst at Mintel Gabi Lieberman said that while pet shop owners used to be the go-to for pet owners to learn how to care for their pets, social media has taken over as the means for pet owners to explore and share their pet-related experiences.

MSN Living: 1 in 5 grooms choose bride’s dressLast Wednesday, market research company Mintel released the results of a survey that found grooms now have a more active role in wedding planning.


ABC News: Royal Baby: $400M Economic Bonanza. Possibilities abound, says Richard Cope, director of trends for global market research firm Mintel, for the royal birth to work to England’s economic advantage—in increased spending by tourists, but in domestic sales as well.

CNBC: Royal Baby to Give $400 Milllion Bump to British Economy. Richard Cope, trends director at market researcher Mintel, expected the duke and duchess’s baby to have a positive impact on consumer spending, which only ticked up 0.1 percent between January and March this year.

MSN News: Royal baby worth a bundle to UK economy. Richard Cope, trends director at market researcher Mintel, expected the duke and duchess’s baby to have a positive impact on consumer spending, which only ticked up 0.1 percent between January and March this year.

Brazil:
Valor Economico: Franquia cresce mais que porta a porta. O canal porta a porta continua na dianteira, mas sua fatia na venda de fragrâncias passou de 73%, em 2007, para 66% em 2011. As franquias, por sua vez, passaram de 18% a 27%. Os dados são da empresa de inteligência de mercado inglesa Mintel, criada há 40 anos e que faz pesquisas com o consumidor no Brasil desde o ano passado

Doce RevistaConexão esticada. Relatório da consultoria Mintel sobre o setor brasileiro de balas e derivados indica que o balcão doméstico registrou faturamento de R$ 10,2 bilhões em 2011, contra pouco mais de R$ 8 bilhões em 2007.

Doce RevistaQuanto custa a qualidade. Estudo tirado do forno da consultoria Mintel, exclusivo para Doce Revista, capta que o aumento de preços dos biscoitos no varejo brasileiro não implica “premiunização” da categoria, embora os produtos apresentem melhor qualidade.

Consumidor ModernoEstudo mostra maior intenção de compra e aluguel de imóveis. A classe C brasileira, que prioriza morar bem, quer uma casa maior, mais bem estruturada e decorada, com mobília na cozinha, quarto e sala com espaço para lazer. Por isso, as empresas e marcas de produtos para o lar poderiam incentivar as pessoas desse grupo a fazerem suas residências mais confortáveis e convidativas já que elas passam muito tempo dentro delas”, afirma Sheila Salina, analista sênior de Estilos de Vida da Mintel.

VejaBebê real poderá render US$ 400 mi à economia britânica. Richard Cope, diretor de tendências na firma de pesquisa de mercado Mintel, espera que o filho do duque e da duquesa de Cambridge tenha um impacto positivo no gasto do consumidor, que subiu apenas 0,1% entre janeiro e março deste ano. “Acho que a maior oportunidade comercial será com os turistas”, disse Cope, destacando um aumento de 13% na chegada de turistas em abril.

Exame: Bebê real poderá render US$ 400 mi à economia britânica. Richard Cope, diretor de tendências na firma de pesquisa de mercado Mintel, espera que o filho do duque e da duquesa de Cambridge tenha um impacto positivo no gasto do consumidor, que subiu apenas 0,1 por cento entre janeiro e março deste ano.

G1 (O Globo): Bebê real poderá render US$ 400 mi à economia britânica. Richard Cope, diretor de tendências de mercado da Mintel, esperava que o bebê do duque e da duquesa tivesse um impacto positivo sobre os gastos dos consumidores, que registraram alta de 0,1% entre janeiro e março deste ano.

Época NegóciosBebê real poderá render US$ 400 mi à economia britânica. Richard Cope, diretor de tendências no mercado global da empresa de pesquisas Mintel, diss à AP que as possibilidades não faltam para utilizar o nascimento real de vantagem econômica. “Esse tipo de evento afloram o sentimento de orgulho das pessoas. Faz com que eles gostem de ser britânicas.

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