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LT Organics Launches Campaign to Donate Portion of Proceeds to Cancer Charity

Argan Oil has been making headlines for quite some time due to its cosmetic rejuvenation benefits; however, recently conducted testing noted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information indicates this substance may also hold potential in the world of cancer treatment. In honor of this discovery, Lizzie Brewis of LT Organics has launched the company's campaign to donate a portion of its Argan Oil product sales to North Carolina based charity, Vs. Cancer Foundation.

TraceGains Announces Addition of Production Specialist Hilary Burr as Growth Continues

TraceGains, the leading automated supplier, compliance, and regulatory document management solution for the food supply chain, announced the addition of Hilary Burr, TraceGains' Production Specialist. Burr will be working to help create and manage the company's visual brand.

Dairy Food Market in Guam: Databook to 2017 - New Market Report

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

Market Report, "Confectionery Market in Lesotho: Databook to 2017", Published

LogoConfectionery Market in Lesotho: Databook to 2017" is the result of Canadean's extensive market research covering the Confectionery market in Lesotho.

New Market Research Report: Rice in Indonesia (2014) - Market Sizes

LogoRice in Indonesia by Mintel Global Market Navigator provides you with annual year-end market size data, most recently updated in 2014. This market covers all rice consumption including all packaged and unpackaged white and other rice. Market size is based on retail and non-retail sales. Market size for Rice in Indonesia is given in IDR and tonne with a minimum of five years' historical data. Market Forecast is provided for five years. Included with this snapshot is socio-economic data for Indonesia. Population, Consumer Price Index (CPI), Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Exchange Rates.

Market Report, "Czech Republic Food & Drink Report Q3 2014", Published

LogoDuring 2013 the Czech Statistical Office recorded continued improvements in consumer confidence levels, which should in turn start to be reflected in private consumption and household spending during 2014. We expect real GDP growth to return to the Czech economy from 2014 onwards, with our country risk team forecasting real GDP growth for the first time in two years. The only foreseeable potential risks to GDP growth would be as a result of further deteriorating growth within the country's eurozone neighbours, which seems unlikely at this time.

"Bleach in Lithuania" Is Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoIn 2013, the customer base for bleach continued to decline in Lithuania. The category continued to face intensifying competition from the development of laundry care products with whitening effect and stain removers. The major consumer profile for bleach is income-sensitive customers, in particular elderly people and those living in rural areas. The younger generation perceive bleach as old fashioned and a damaging product not only to belongings, but also to health and the environment. The category is associated with economy products and is of little interest to new players.

Korea Gas Corporation - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report - New Market Report

LogoMarketLines' Korea Gas Corporation Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments report includes business description, detailed reports on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestments, capital raisings, venture capital investments, ownership and partnership transactions undertaken by Korea Gas Corporation since January 2007. These reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organization to sustain its competitive advantage.

New Report Available: Apparel and Footwear Specialist Retailers in Colombia

LogoOver the review period brands, such as Zara and Mango, brought the concept of fast fashion at affordable prices into the country and this has been widely accepted by consumers. This has thus motivated the arrival of new players as well as changes in the strategies of locals. Forever 21 arrived in late 2012 with low prices contributing to ignite competition as it appeals to a wider group of consumers seeking to wear the latest trends without spending too much. Local companies, such as Permoda, reinforced their strategy of multi-brand format and introduced more unusual and daring designs, such as Cueros Velez, which is expanding its Nappa brand, which offers products made of a combination of leather and other materials making them affordable to those who like Velez leather products and their quality but who are unable to afford them. The democratisation of fashion is likely to continue gaining ground in Colombia during the forecast period, not only in adult clothing, but also in children's clothing.

Recently Released Market Study: Soft Drinks Market in Libya: Databook to 2017

LogoSoft Drinks Market in Libya: Databook to 2017" is the result of Canadean's extensive market research covering the Soft Drinks market in Libya.

Recently Released Market Study: United States Metals Report Q3 2014

LogoBMI View: We maintain a modest though positive outlook for the US metals sector over our five-year forecast period . Our constructive US macroeconomic outlook underpins our view that metal production and consumption should see modest growth . However, we anticipate total production and consumption levels will remain below pre-crisis levels through 2018. For 2014 , we expect the country's improving economic outlook, particularly in the construction , oil & gas, and automotive sectors , will drive the sector .

Vietnam Shipping Report Q3 2014 - New Report Available

LogoLatest GDP figures show that the Vietnamese economy grew by 5.0% year-on-year (y-o-y) in Q1 2014, and we believe that our 2014 real GDP growth forecast of 5.9% remains in sight. Indeed, we believe that increased macroeconomic stability, combined with pro-growth policies will help the economy accelerate from 2013 levels. Key downside risks to this view include a faster-than-anticipated slowdown in China, as well as the stalling of the country's reform drive. With China being Vietnam's second top export partner, behind the US, such a slowdown would have a detrimental effect on Vietnam's shipping industry.

Market Report, "Thermal Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles", Published

LogoThermal Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the thermal power market in Italy.

New Market Report: Philippines Telecommunications Report Q3 2014

LogoBMI View: The Philippine s telecoms market is somewhat limited by low consumer incomes . H owever , with large subscription growth opportunities , operators continue to grow rapidly , as their strategies remain focus ed on building subscriber bases . Over the medium term , we believe that operators may face difficulties transitioning to strategies that focus on increasing revenues from new services , such as fibre and LTE broadband . There is still growth potential, with penetration only just over 100% , leaving operators some time before pressure will build on their existing strategies . An additional factor which should insulate operator financial performance is that t he shared ownership of two of the market's operators has yet to have a negative impact on pricing for subscribers . However, BMI sees the potential for long - term implications from reduced competition.

Market Report, "Surface Care in Macedonia", Published

LogoSurface care in Macedonia maintained stable growth in 2013. Overall surface care achieved 4% current value growth to reach sales of MKD321 in 2013. Volume sales, achieving an average of 1%, also remained positive across most types of surface care with the exception of scouring agents and window/glass cleaners which declined marginally in 2013 in retail volume terms.

RTD Coffee in the Philippines - New Market Report

LogoThe local RTD coffee category continues to cater to a niche of young urban consumers who want alternative soft drinks products to stay awake and refreshed during the day. Total volume sales of RTD coffee inched up by 2% in 2013, supported by the expansion of chained convenience store networks in the Philippines. It should be noted that convenience stores are among the biggest distributors of RTD coffee. Imported brands are making their way through convenience stores, especially those that are located in business hubs. By the end of 2013, the RTD coffee category in the Philippines was worth Ps327 million.

Now Available: Railway and Tramway Locomotives and Rolling Stock in Saudi Arabia: Industrial Report

LogoThe market expanded nine-fold over the review period, to reach a value of SR1.1 billion in 2012 with demand fuelled by investments in the rail infrastructure. Saudi Arabia does not have a local industry and imports account for 97% of the market's value in 2012. Saudi Arabia plans to invest SR365 billion in rail infrastructure by 2040. The industry is expected to reach turnover of SR71 million in 2018 as imports will continue to account for the lion's share of the market.

"Super Premium Beauty and Personal Care in Romania" Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoTaking advantage of an expanding consumer segment, value sales of Romanian super premium beauty and personal care escalated by 2% in current terms in 2013, thus recording RON176 million. While in Western countries, growth rates are marginal (due to saturation, Romania still offers huge potential with highly-unexploited product areas.

Market Report, "Vacuum Cleaners in Turkey", Published

LogoVacuum cleaners in Turkey continued to record steady growth with a 6% increase in volume sales in 2013. As one of the steadiest categories in consumer appliances, vacuum cleaners has strong competition between a large number of domestic and international brands, and across all price bands. Growth in the average unit price (14% in 2012 and 11% in 2013 in current terms) resulted in higher value growth compared to volume growth. While some players focus on the lower end of sales, targeting lower-income consumers, some players, such as Senur Elektrik Motorlari San ve Tic, invest in innovation and design to capture a strong position in the category.

Now Available: Indonesia Infrastructure Report Q3 2014

LogoWe expect growth in Indonesia's construction and infrastructure sector to continue to slow down in 2014 and underperform growth seen in 2012 and 2013. This quarter, we have revised down our near-term forecasts for Indonesia's construction sector due to the growing possibility for a significant change in political leadership in Indonesia and the lack of policy certainty that comes with this change. We are forecasting construction growth in 2014 to reach 5.9%, down from our previous forecast of 6.3%. Our bearish near-term outlook can also be attributed to the limited scope for government capital spending to increase, higher borrowing costs, declining purchasing power for companies, and bottlenecks in project execution.

Report Published: "Mexico Insurance Report Q3 2014"

LogoThe latest results of the leading insurance companies in Mexico, both in the non-life and in the life segment, confirm that the main trends are positive. Secular trends mean that volumes are growing in most lines and sub-sectors. Premiums are also being boosted by product innovation on the part of the leading players themselves. In general, pricing is disciplined: a number of the majors emphasised how they have reduced claims and expense ratios through 2013. The positive trends should continue through the forecast period. . Both the non-life and the life segments are seen by leading multi-national insurance companies as opportunities which are too large or too rapidly expanding to ignore. In the swifter growing non-life segment, especially, it is possible to identify long-term trends which should support the growth in premiums. These include: the general expansion in financial services; the growth in consumerism and; initiatives to reduce the numbers of uninsured motor vehicles. Rapid expansion in private health spending through the forecast period should underpin strong growth in health insurance premiums. This is an opportunity for both the non-life and the life companies that are active in Mexico.

Kenya Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report Q3 2014 - New Market Research Report

LogoThe growing Kenyan population will support the growth of the country's pharmaceuticals and healthcare industry. While fertility rates have dropped over the last decade, from 5.0 births per woman in 2003 to 4.4 births per woman in 2013, we note that these figures are well above developed state fertility rates. In 2009, the EU-27 average stood at 1.59 live births per woman. However, we note that the country's young population will act as a limiting factor for pharmaceutical demand, presenting a challenge to drugmakers. In 2013, the median age of the population was 18.8 years and by 2050 this will increase marginally to 25.5 years.

Just Released: "Thailand Oil & Gas Report Q3 2014"

LogoBMI View: Thailand remains driven by a strong oil and gas demand which far outweigh domestic production. With no scope for the country to become self sufficient, it will be critical to develop the necessary gas import infrastructures and to maximise the country's below ground potential. With declining oil and gas reserves and with several delays already affecting the planned 21st licensing round, we expect while oil and gas production will increase slightly in the medium-term, the long-term trend remains one of stagnation or decline.

New Market Study, "Grocery Retailers in Venezuela", Has Been Published

LogoGrocery retailers recorded low dynamism in 2013 with a slight decline in value growth once inflation is stripped out. Regulatory requirements, product shortages and deteriorating demand imposed limits on company strategies. Dealing with external factors made it difficult to expand and innovate.

Market Report, "Soft Drinks Market in Bolivia: Databook to 2017", Published

LogoSoft Drinks Market in Bolivia: Databook to 2017" is the result of Canadean's extensive market research covering the Soft Drinks market in Bolivia.

Just Released: "The Future of the Spirits Market in China to 2018"

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"Blood Substitute Partnering 2009-2014" Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoThe Blood Substitutes Partnering 2009-2014 provides understanding and access to the blood substitutes partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies.