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Latest research from MINTEL finds a definite air of caution amongst this year’s Christmas shoppers, as they tentatively get ready for the festive season. While last year well over half (54%) of British adults said that they ” usually spend more than they plan to ” at Christmas, this has…
Chicago, IL, December 7, 2004 — Americans eat an average of 4.6 times a day, according to exclusive research from Mintel. Adults age 18 to 34 are significantly more likely than any other age group to snack three or more times per day in addition to their regular meals. Due…
Latest research from MINTEL finds that a truly British institution – the local fish and chip shop – ranks as Britain’s favourite place to eat. Indeed, in three months alone, as many as half of Britons visited one. This traditional fayre is closely followed by a meal down the local…
Latest research from MINTEL shows that the British are finally injecting some true style into their choice of bedroom attire. Today just one in three (32%) adults claim that ” comfort and fit is more important than style ” and it also seems that money is no object when it…
Latest research from MINTEL shows that the food retail market across Europe is no longer being driven forward by sales of food, but by sales of an ever-increasing selection of non-food products. Across 19 European countries sales through all food retailers climbed by almost 16% between 1999 and 2003, to…
The foodservices market in Ireland is booming, consumption of food and beverages outside of the home and supermarket in 2003 was valued at €5.7billion and with the Christmas rush just around the corner, the foodservices industry is bracing itself for one of its most profitable trading periods. That’s the findings…
Over the years, fruit juices have had many guises from being the ” must have ” starter of the 1970s to a sludgy concentrate served with a full English. Now latest research from MINTEL shows a new era for fruit juices, as Britain’s increasing demand for high quality, natural and…
Chicago, IL, November 17, 2004 — Online trading has grown an outstanding 1081% in the past seven years, according to a new report from Mintel. In 1997, online trading had a sizeable niche following in the retail sector with an estimated 3.1 million retail accounts established in the US. By…
Chicago, IL, November 15, 2004 — According to a new report from Mintel on the Retail Banking industry, only half of the US Hispanic population are bank customers. This presents banking institutions with a relatively untapped market in comparison to other demographic groups. With nearly one in five Americans not…
Chicago, IL, November 12, 2004 — According to a new report from Mintel on teen consumers, teen spending was valued at $175 billion in 2003 and is on the rise. The estimated spending power of teens, those age 12 to 17, is expected to top $190 billion by 2006, a…
Latest research from MINTEL introduces generation SYLO, heralding a new way of life for today’s over fifties. Generation SYLO are Staying Younger LOnger by refusing to succumb to the image of the older consumer associated with their parent’s generation. In particular, British men over fifty are refusing to let go…
Latest research from Mintel finds the majority of British simply don’t like shopping. Today, almost six in ten (57%) shoppers aim to get what they want and get away as quickly as possible. In fact, just 16% of British actually view shopping as an enjoyable pastime and women are only…