Sarah Schmidt

Sarah Schmidt

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Weekly Wrap-Up: October 6, 2017

Check out our curated list of blog posts that highlights the latest market research and industry news. This week, we feature articles on construction & building products, textiles, diagnostics, education, food & beverage, and software.

Topics: Industry Insights

Functional Foods Boost Product Appeal in the Dairy Case

Consumers are not only looking for free-from products that eliminate pesticides, chemicals, and toxins from their diets, they are also seeking nutrient-dense foods that offer additional health benefits. In response to growing demand, many different companies are incorporating funtional foods into their product lines.

Topics: Food & Beverage Packaged Facts Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: September 22, 2017

It was a busy week for our research analysts at The Freedonia Group, Freedonia Focus Reports, Simba Information, and Packaged Facts. 

Catch up on their latest blogs with our weekly round-up, and check out a new guest post from MarketsandMarkets on a game-changing technology in the telecom industry.

Topics: Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: September 15, 2017

Each week we round up the latest market research blogs to bring you fresh data and insights from industry analysts. Today, we highlight articles on the e-commerce giant Amazon, clean label trends in the dairy industry, technology usage in classrooms, factors boosting immunoassays, and other timely topics. 

Last but not least, we also share a new downloadable presentation covering the top players in the U.S. pet market.

Topics: Industry Insights

Clean Label Trend Sets a New Norm for Dairy Products

Increasingly people want the freshest and most natural products made from the fewest ingredients without artificial additives — and the dairy aisle is no exception.

Consumers are closely examining nutrition labels and factoring them into their purchase decision, often favoring clean-label foods and beverages made with natural and organic ingredients. 

Topics: Food & Beverage Packaged Facts Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: September 1, 2017

See our latest article round-up, bringing you the latest market research data and analysis across a broad range of industries. This week's posts explore the markets for housing, craft beer, Texas sand, IVD, and education products.

Plus, check out our recent media coverage in The New York Times, Marketplace, CNBC, and other top publications.

Topics: Industry Insights in the News: Summer 2017 Highlights

In the last two months,'s publishing divisions were cited in a broad range of publications including The New York Times, Marketplace, and CNBC.

Scroll through our recent press hits below. To access additional information about a particular subject, click the link to view the related report page.

Topics: Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: August 25, 2017

Read the latest analysis on leading brands such as Harley-Davidson, Whole Foods, and LEGO Education.

Plus, learn about innovative companies in molecular point-of-care. If you're interested in IVD, don't miss the new feature page covering the in vitro diagnostics market which includes helpful charts, infographics, and more.

Topics: Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: August 18, 2017

As technology changes and consumer preferences shift, the competitive landscape enters a state of flux. This week's blog posts explore several dynamic markets including paving asphalt, dairy and dairy alternatives, and natural food coloring.

Two additional posts discuss the role of disruption and include tips for navigating a volatile market.

Topics: Industry Insights

Tracking Disruption and Innovation Across Multiple Industries

Disruptive innovation has the power to transform the market landscape and topple industry giants. Take Kodak, Blockbuster, or Borders as examples.

In hindsight, disruption may seem inevitable. But charting the course of technological innovation and predicting its impact in real time is complex and challenging.

Topics: Industry Insights