Sarah Schmidt

Sarah Schmidt

Recent Posts by Sarah Schmidt:

What’s New in Healthcare Markets? Kalorama Information Shares Its 2017 Research

Life sciences tends to be a source of competitive and investor interest, because of its potential role in fighting disease and increasing human health. We asked one of our publishers, Kalorama Information, to talk about its recently published market studies. The publisher noted the following areas of health care.

Topics: Diagnostics Healthcare Kalorama Information Industry Insights

Forecasting Methods to Use During Periods of Volatility & Disruption

The last decade has been filled with unexpected events, from the global financial crisis to Brexit to the election of President Donald Trump. The reputations of polling companies have taken a public beating, and data gathered from surveys, interviews, and focus groups may fall under increased scrutiny as a result.

Given the current climate of volatility, how can consumer insight professionals, research analysts, and marketers choose the right forecasting methods and make meaningful predictions with confidence?

Topics: Market Research Strategy How To's

Weekly Wrap-Up: July 21, 2017

Are you looking to keep up with new industry trends and up-to-the-minute market research? 

Check out this week's weekly wrap-up for information on health care, telecom, the cruise industry, banking, roofing, and much more.

Topics: Industry Insights

5 Top Trends to Watch at AACC 2017

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) is about to host its 69th Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, which will take place from July 31 through August 4.

According to the AACC website, the expo showcases a variety of cutting-edge technology with more than 200 new product introductions each year. With so much happening in the field, what should attendees expect to see?

Topics: Diagnostics Kalorama Information

Market Research Weekly Wrap-Up: July 14, 2017

Check out the latest insights and analysis from leading market research publishers. This wrap-up features new blog posts on a number of dynamic markets:

  • Meal kit delivery services
  • Global probiotics
  • Plumbing fixtures
  • Indonesian IVD
  • 5G, AI, IoT, and data analytics
Topics: Industry Insights

Probiotics Market to Hit $71948 Million by 2025

The global probiotics market is expected to rise at a CAGR of 7.30% between 2017 and 2025, according to a recent report by Inkwood Research. The market is forecast to grow to $71948 million by 2025.

Probiotics are thought to increase the amount of beneficial bacteria in the body and improve immunity and digestive health. Probiotics appear in a wide variety of products — including food and beverages, supplements, and animal feed.

Topics: Food & Beverage Industry Insights

Market Research Weekly Wrap-Up: July 7, 2017

Stay on top of new research and market insights with our blog round-up. This week, we highlight a variety of interesting topics:

  • Pharmaceutical packaging innovation
  • Hot-button issues in the HVAC industry 
  • The evolving U.S. chocolate market
  • New teaching methods and educational resources
  • Pet ownership trends

Topics: Industry Insights

6 Key Facts About the Chocolate Industry

It’s no secret that chocolate holds widespread appeal. Chocolate is a popular impulse buy, and you can find tempting displays of chocolate nearly everywhere — from the candy aisle in supermarkets to the checkout lane of department stores.

Chocolate is often a favorite flavor of American consumers, and ongoing research continues to demonstrate the health benefits of chocolate, further boosting its appeal.

Topics: Food & Beverage Industry Insights

Market Research Weekly Wrap-Up: June 30, 2017

Keep up with the latest market insights, and discover new research on the following:

  • Acquisitions in water treatment chemicals
  • Window manufacturing design trends
  • Metal stamping and auto production
  • Truck and van sales
  • Marketing strategies to promote dairy products
  • Apparel industry trends
  • Global spa industry forecasts
  • Analysis of the IVD market in Brazil
Topics: Industry Insights

The Growth of the Global Spa Industry

You can find spas in strip malls, high-end resorts, and fitness centers.

Some spas are simple facilities with not much more than a massage table, while others are luxurious destinations that draw travelers from around the world.

Topics: Travel & Leisure Industry Insights