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Journey Into Celebrations: Dubai Shopping Festival Greets Visitors with Extreme Discounts and Exciting Mall Shows as Part of Annual Retail Bonanza

With a few days left for the 20th anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) that had begun on January 1, 2015 and will end in February 1, 2015, shoppers and tourists have still a lot to see and to shop as DSF exhibits thrilling music shows, offer great discounts and showcase best buys that make Dubai's annual retail bonanza a shopping experience that should never be missed.

Using Radio Frequency Devices to Tighten Skin Is Featured in Latest Video from Dr Barry Lycka

Skin tightening is very popular as patients get older and see their skin become loose and sagging, and they want to do something about it. There are a number of devices and techniques that are available to tighten skin, and using radio frequency (or RF) is one of them. RF devices are featured the latest (28jan15) educational video from Edmonton Cosmetic Dermatologist Dr Barry Lycka.

"Zimbabwe Business Forecast Report Q3 2014" Published

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Recently Released Market Study: Venezuela Consumer Electronics Report Q3 2014

LogoThe push by the government to implement the 'fair price' law in H114, which restricts vendor margins to 30%, has worsened an already weak short - term outlook for the Venezuelan consumer electronics market . The law adds to a hostile business environment and exacerbated existing challenges from currency weakness, and economic, political and security risks that are weighing on purchasing power and consumer confidence. Taking these factors into consideration, BMI forecasts a contraction in the consumer electronics market in 2014 , with all three market segments affected , albeit to different degrees . As the economy is stabilised we believe there is considerable potential in the Venezuelan market , with vendors having opportunities as a result of low device penetration in key categories such as smartphones, tablets and flat-screen TVs .

Made-Up Textile Articles in Saudi Arabia: Industrial Report - New Market Report

LogoMarket sees 8% CAGR from 2007; boosting tourism industry and rising disposable income fuel demand. 67% of local demand served by imports; significance of foreign suppliers gradually declines. Profit margin up to 34% of turnover in 2012; average wage remains stable. Strong concentration in the industry, with four companies generating nearly three-quarters of total turnover in 2012. 10% CAGR in local producers' turnover projected over 2013-2018; other textiles category to develop slightly faster.

Recent Study: New Cars in Colombia

LogoNew Cars in Colombia industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Colombia new cars market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

New Report Available: Concentrates in Tunisia

LogoIn 2013 sales of concentrates fell further, with off-trade volume sales decreasing by 3%, and on-trade volume sales falling by the same amount. This performance was derived from the maturity of the category and the lack of product innovation. In addition, the economic crisis further contributed to the poor performance of concentrates, as Italian consumers, who had lower disposable incomes, reduced or avoided the purchase and consumption of anything which was not considered a necessity.

Report Published: "Herbal/Traditional Products in Egypt"

LogoDue to the warm climate, only 110 days during the year are considered by the Ministry of Energy to be "heating days". This causes consumers to think before purchasing a heating appliance as these are seen as "special needs" appliances. Consumers put a major focus on safety so that the heating appliance would be inaccessible to children. For this reason air conditioners suffice for many consumers.

Global Submarine Market 2014-2024 - New Study Released

LogoSummary The Global Submarine Market 2014-2024 Report, published by Strategic Defence Intelligence, provides readers with a detailed analysis of both historic and forecast global industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of industry leading companies, and key news.

Dairy Food Market in Paraguay: Databook to 2017 - New Market Research Report

LogoDairy Food Market in Paraguay: Databook to 2017" is the result of Canadean's extensive market research covering the Dairy Food market in Paraguay.

New Market Research Report: Incontinence in Canada

LogoThe structure of the population in Argentina is more similar to a developed country than to a developing one, showing a clear trend towards an ageing population. In 2013 the population aged over 65 years already represented 11% of the total against the 10% of the previous 10 years. This trend favoured the development and growth of incontinence products, which over the review period witnessed the strong emergence of new products, brands and varieties.

"Travel Accommodation in the Czech Republic" Is Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoThe performance of both hotels and other accommodation improved in 2012. Current value sales posted by hotels rose by 1% in 2012 and by other accommodation by 2%. Total travel accommodation saw retail value sales growth of 1% in 2012 and reached CZK36.5 billion. Revival of both incoming and domestic tourism volume numbers has been the most important factor impacting the category.

New Market Study, "Retail Tissue in Mexico", Has Been Published

LogoRetail tissue posted positive growth in retail value terms in 2013 at 9%. Nevertheless, it increased by only 2% in volume because of the maturity of its categories, which comprise toilet paper, paper tableware, kitchen towels and tissues. This volume growth rate was similar to the previous year, showing a close relationship to the population growth.

Electronics and Appliance Specialist Retailers in the US - New Report Available

LogoElectronics and appliance specialist retailers recorded a 2% decline in value sales in 2013, suffering from an ongoing extreme situation in the category. Over-establishment has led to severe price competition between chains, which often conducted discounting campaigns and which undermined growth potential, despite growing consumer interest in electronics and appliances. The economic uncertainty in recent years as well as services on the internet listing the cheapest stores for specific products, also made consumers very price aware.

Polishes in Cameroon: New Research Report Available at Fast Market Research

LogoGrowth in polishes is, for the most part, supported by sales of shoe polish. Floor polish is experiencing diminishing growth with increased real estate developments using mostly floor tiles which are cheaper and easier to maintain than wooden floors. Hence, this urban trend is highly inhibiting the stocking of floor polishes by retailers. The competition with other forms of home care products which are more affordable and easier to use, is definitely a strong factor fighting sales in the category.

New Market Report: Wound Care in Peru

LogoUpper and middle-income consumers buy wound care products for their first aid cabinets at home and pay attention to quality. In contrast, low-to-middle-income consumers purchase these products by the unit when needed, focusing on affordable prices.

Air Treatment Products in Indonesia - New Market Research Report

LogoCooling appliances continued to dominate air treatment products in Indonesia during the review period. Given the tropical climate of Indonesia, air treatment products is perceived as a necessity in majority households. Cooling fans nevertheless continued to contribute the biggest volume sales within the category, considering its affordable price if compared to air conditioners. The demand for air conditioners was limited to high- and middle-end households.

Weight Management in South Korea: New Research Report Available at Fast Market Research

LogoWeight management recorded 19% value growth to reach Won 932 billion in 2013. The category was over Won932 billion for the first time following such healthy growth. According to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the obesity rate in South Korea was 24.1% in 2012, up from 21.6% in 2008. As the obesity rate is increasing, weight management also has shown healthy growth over the review period. However, Korean consumers prefer supporting products for losing weight rather than direct ingredients affecting weight loss. As a result, meal replacement sliming and other sliming products recorded value growth of 24% and 17% respectively, but weight loss supplements showed only 6% value growth in 2013. Other sliming products mainly consist of drinks which can boost fat oxidation during exercise.

Just Released: "Primary Systemic Amyloidosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014"

LogoGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Primary Systemic Amyloidosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Primary Systemic Amyloidosis clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Primary Systemic Amyloidosis. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their recruitment status as per the site of trial conduction across the globe. The databook offers a preliminary coverage of disease clinical trials by their phase, trial status, prominence of the sponsors and also provides briefing pertaining to the number of trials for the key drugs for treating Primary Systemic Amyloidosis. This report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GlobalData's team of industry experts.

Beauty and Personal Care in Austria - New Report Available

LogoAlthough Austria continued to face economic stagnation during 2013, this was not enough to dampen the performance of beauty and personal care as the industry continued to register robust value growth, offering manufacturers and retailers strong revenues. The main reasons for this growth were that beauty and personal care products remain an indispensable part of the lifestyles of modern Austrian consumers and extensive marketing support from the leading players. There was noticeable growth in...

Report Published: "Sports and Energy Drinks in Indonesia"

LogoMany sports drinks and energy drinks are positioned as health supplements for active individuals. With better economic conditions and the hectic schedule of urban lifestyles, consumers are turning to sports and energy drinks to boost their stamina. Manufacturers of sports and energy drinks actively promote functional benefits of their products towards health and stamina. Indonesian consumers are still very much influenced by marketing and communication strategies, spurring healthy growth of this category.

Market Report, "Egypt Business Forecast Report Q3 2014", Published

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New Market Research Report: Polishes in Peru

LogoThe polishes category has never been characterised by innovation, with the same products having benefited from stable demand over the long term. For example, the formulation for shoe polish (coloured paste) has remained the same for years. The category has not witnessed a dramatic innovation or "upgrade" in products and sales remained relatively limited.

RTD Coffee in Bulgaria - New Report Available

LogoRising disposable incomes in Peru helped middle and low-middle income consumers to gain access to new categories or increase the frequency of their purchases. Typically, categories such as napkins and kitchen towels were not perceived as necessities by middle and lower income segments. However, busier lifestyles, coupled with rising disposable income levels, encouraged them to seek products such as these, which offered convenience and practicality. In response, manufacturers increased their portfolio of added-value products, such as double-ply and triple-ply toilet paper and highly absorbent kitchen towels.

Market Report, "Beauty and Personal Care in Greece", Published

Logo2013 has been another dramatic year for Greece, with the recession raging, unemployment rates rising and disposable incomes shrinking further. Within this context, beauty and personal care products saw another year of declining volume and, most notably, value sales. However, the decline in volume has been smoother for a number of staple products, such as shower gel, sun protection and toothpaste, which even managed to record positive growth rates, boosted by unprecedented offers and discounts.

New Market Study Published: Betaine Market - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019

LogoBetaine Market by Types (Natural and Synthetic), Applications [Food (Dietary Supplements and Others), Feed, Industrial (Cosmetics, Detergents, and Others)] & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019

New Market Study, "American Express Co in Consumer Finance (World)", Has Been Published

LogoAmerican Express is one of the largest international issuers and operators by card payment value. The company has an established travel service business segment that provides a variety of services for its card members. Within financial products, the company is best known for its charge and commercial cards aimed at affluent consumers and international companies. In 2013, the bank relaunched its online payment platform and increased its pre-paid offerings...