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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…
Chicago, IL, October 26, 2004 — According to Mintel’s recent research, the $44.5 billion red meat industry posted an 18% increase in sales between 2002 and 2004, and a 39% increase since 1999. Sales have been robust due to the explosion of popularity of the Atkins diet in 2003, which…
Chicago, IL, October 18, 2004 — Exclusive research from ” Checking: Portals to Profitability, ” the latest report from Mintel’s new finance series, reveals that the most common reason consumers select their bank is branch location. In response, banks are adding branches at an unprecedented pace.Mintel’s own consumer research found…
Latest research from Mintel finds British mums keeping a close eye on their children’s leisure time. While mums carefully limit the amount of time their children spend playing computer games or watching television, it seems that Britain’s men are taking more of a ‘hands off’ approach, when it comes to…
With the summer holidays now a distant memory and the dark nights setting in, latest research from MINTEL shows that the quintessentially English holidaymaker is facing extinction. Not only has the archetypal package holiday lost out to the more modern independently booked trip, British adults now look for more than…
Chicago, IL, September 28, 2004 — According to Mintel’s recent research, Americans are drastically behind in the consumption of fish and seafood in comparison to other parts of the world. Americans each eat an average of 15.6 pounds of fish and seafood per year, compared to 82.9 pounds of chicken…
According to latest research from MINTEL British women seem most likely to grow old gracefully, accepting the natural signs of ageing. Amongst the French, Germans, Spanish and British, it is British women, who are by far and away the least likely to use anti-ageing or anti-wrinkle creams. Today, just over…