Tesco back on top in Ireland for first time since 2015

The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 20 May 2018, show Tesco reclaiming the top spot on its own for the first time in more than two years with an overall share of 22.3%.  The retailer grew sales by 4.5% – far ...

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Game on for TV manufacturers as FIFA World Cup looms

The latest data on the television market from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech Home reveals the scale of the opportunity open to manufacturers ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as consumers use the football tournament as an excuse to invest in a new device.  Piers Moore, global director at Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, comments: ...

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Premiumisation: The answer to declining consumer spend?

Victoria Aspinall, Client Consultant in Kantar Worldpanel’s Expert Solutions team, explores whether premiumisation is the solution for brands and retailers in an increasingly challenging market: “Premiumisation is a defining trend, and one we see irrespective of where we look in the market. Out of Home, shoppers are switching their purchases to more expensive ...

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The textile market seeks new momentum in France

Kantar Worldpanel published its Référenseigne Scoop FASHION 2018, an overview of the textile market at the beginning of 2018, ahead of the full version of Référenseigne Expert Fashion 2018, which is set for release in October. A textile fashion market seeking new momentum The market now tops €41.2 billion, with a per person ...

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Vietnam FMCG monitor: innovation for growth

The latest FMCG Monitor presents an integrated update on Vietnam's FMCG market, which is expected to grow at +5% in 2018. These are some of the market highlights in April issues: Key Indicators Consumer price index (CPI) increases slightly over the last year. Thanks to the Government’s efforts, CPI kept stable during the ...

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China’s beauty market is seeing rapid growth

The latest Beauty Market Trend Report shows that China’s beauty market is seeing rapid growth, with the skin care and makeup market value increasing by 17% and 30% respectively in 2017, much faster than the 4.3% reported for total FMCG.  Kantar Worldpanel has also released the 2018 Beauty Brand Footprint Ranking, which ...

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