Alecia Mouhanna

Recent Posts by Alecia Mouhanna:

Weekly Wrap-Up: November 30, 2018

Get back into the swing of things with blog posts from The Freedonia Group, Simba Information, Freedonia Focus Reports, and Kalorama Information.  In addition to market analysis, this week’s round-up includes observations on the state of market research from our CEO and Founder Rob Granader.

Topics: Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: November 16, 2018

Scan through the latest headlines from Packaged Facts, Kalorama Information, and The Freedonia Group. This week, analysts recapped MEDICA 2018 and tackled topics like direct-to-consumer testing, pet insurance companies, the smart home network, and more.

Topics: Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: November 9, 2018

Read on for all the latest from Packaged Facts, The Freedonia Group, Simba Information, and Kalorama Information. This week, our analysts tackled hot topics in durable pet products, global water treatment, kindergarten readiness programs, the booming US side gig market, and much more.

Topics: Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: November 2, 2018

Check out all tthe latest articles from the experts at The Freedonia Group and Kalorama Information.

Read up on precast concrete products, efforts to address climate change, diagnostics, and more.

Topics: Industry Insights

The Amcor-Bemis Merger: 3 Things to Know

The past few years have seen quite a boom in merger and acquisition activity, particularly in the packaging market. For proof of this, look no further than the blockbuster August announcement that Amcor planned to acquire rival packaging firm Bemis in an all-stock transaction valued at nearly US$5.3 billion.

Should the acquisition go through as anticipated, the transaction would create the world leader in flexible packaging, with US$13 billion in combined sales, according to a new acquisition impact report from The Freedonia Group. Here are three things to know about this global packaging game changer.

Topics: Industry Insights Materials & Chemicals The Freedonia Group

Weekly Wrap-Up: October 26, 2018

Catch up on the latest articles from Kalorama Information, Simba Information, The Freedonia Group, and Freedonia Focus Reports. 

Analysts covered a diverse range of topics this week, among them bioprocessing, artificial intelligence, investments in education technology, bed and bath retail, and more.

Topics: Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: October 19, 2018

Check out all the latest articles from Kalorama Information, Packaged Facts, Freedonia Focus Reports, and The Freedonia Group.  Topics this week include IVD devices, M&A activity in the retail pharmacy market, the latest trends in food, plastics, smart technology, and much more.

Topics: Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: October 12, 2018

Catch up on all the latest articles from Packaged Facts, Simba Information, The Freedonia Group, MarketData, and more. 

This week, analysts looked at the coffee industry, finance, education reform, new tariff developments, pet trends, and the self-improvement market.

Topics: Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: October 4, 2018

Check out the latest industry articles from Packaged Facts, Simba Information, Kalorama Information, The Freedonia Group, and MarketsandMarkets.  Topics include the ongoing battle between online and brick-and-mortar retailers, textbook sales, next-generation sequencing in diagnostics, a slew of new tariffs, and more.

Topics: Industry Insights

What’s Driving the Demand for Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors

A forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicting a near- or above-normal 2016 Atlantic hurricane season (after years of below-normal activity) throws the importance of impact-resistant windows and doors — sturdy-framed, multi-pane products designed to withstand violent winds and windborne debris — into sharp relief.   

According to Mariel Behnke, a Construction Analyst with The Freedonia Group, impact-resistant windows and doors account for around 10% of the market for window and doors in value terms. And both products are expected to achieve steady, above-average growth through 2020.
Topics: Heavy Industry Materials & Chemicals Manufacturing & Construction The Freedonia Group Industry Insights