Caitlin Stewart

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4 Life Science White Papers to Download is a leading provider of business intelligence, offering users access to timely information about hundreds of industries. In partnership with Kalorama Information, provides high-quality research and analysis to key decision makers in life science firms.

Life science market research includes broad topics such as biotechnology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and diagnostics. New and established companies need to be aware of influential changes that may alter how healthcare is delivered and the patient's experience and outcomes. Our white papers and market research reports explain the market sectors and healthcare trends that matter most. Below is a list of our latest white papers with insights into this rapidly changing industry.

Topics: Diagnostics Healthcare Industry Insights

Valentine's Day Consumer Spending Trends and Statistics [Infographic]

Annual consumer spending on Valentine's Day totals 13.2 billion on average, according to the Retail Advertising and Marketing Association. Read our blog post and check out our infographic to learn about the consumer spending trends that help drive revenue on Valentine's Day, including gifting, candy consumption, and other industry statistics.

Topics: Holiday

American Heart Month: Key Facts and Statistics

February is American Heart Month, a time dedicated to spreading awareness of cardiovascular disease, also known as heart disease. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) includes heart attack, arrhythmia, heart valve problems, and the after effects of stroke. CVD is the leading cause of death in the world and in the U.S.

Read on to learn key facts about heart disease and what these statistics could mean for the healthcare industry.

Topics: Healthcare Medical Devices

5 Recent White Papers That Are Available for Download is proud to be the leading provider of business intelligence, offering users access to information about hundreds of industries worldwide. In addition to market reports, offers a variety of free downloadable white papers, eBooks, and slideshares that provide insights into current industry trends.

Businesses face new opportunities and challenges as different trends emerge. Decision makers need to be aware of how all these developments will affect their organization and be flexible enough to alter their strategy to meet evolving technological standards and consumer preferences.

Our white papers and eBooks explain important new trends to help you stay ahead of the competition. Below is a list of five of our latest white papers and eBooks.

Topics: Market Research Strategy Industry Insights

5 Top Trends in the Furniture Industry

During the economic recession, the furniture retail industry was negatively impacted as consumers cut back on non-essential spending, but now there is an uptick in demand. In fact, the U.S. furniture industry has outpaced the U.S. economy in recent years. While the housing market improves and discretionary spending increases, we will see this growth continue. By 2019, the global market for furniture and floor coverings is forecast to reach $695 billion.

Several key industry trends have emerged, as new innovation and shifting consumer preferences influence the demand for furniture. Read on to learn more about the top trends that are shaping the furniture industry.

Topics: House & Home Industry Insights

The Beauty Market: New Forecasts and Trends

The United States is the largest cosmetics market in the world, and its total revenue is expected to exceed 62 billion in 2016. However, the global market is still growing, with opportunities in emerging markets throughout Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe.

The beauty and cosmetics industry can be broken down into smaller segments including make-up, skin care and lotions, hair products, and fragrances and perfumes. Together, these segments form an industry that continues to grow year after year. To learn more about specific segments and find out about new industry trends, read the post below.

Topics: Cosmetics & Personal Care Industry Insights

The Market for Smart Clothing and Textiles

smart_clothing-1.jpgIn 2015, the market experienced a stampede of wearable devices. Consumers had access to some of the newest tech devices that were able to track movement, heartbeats, location, and more. However, many consumers found that these wearables came up short. Costs were high, and expectations for accuracy were not always met. Wearable devices held a 30 percent return rate and high product abandonment after six months.

This doesn’t mean consumers should give up hope. Although our main introduction to wearables has consisted of watches and wristbands, the future is looking even bigger, and is more focused on smart textiles and clothing.

Topics: Apparel Consumer Electronics Industry Insights

Projected 2016 Trends in Manufacturing & Construction

In 2015, the manufacturing and construction industries experienced high growth in profits and innovation. A number of trends gained momentum including the Internet of Things, next-shoring, and an increase in commercial buildings, single-family homes, and manufacturing plant construction.

To sustain and even surpass this year’s growth, companies will need to understand the trends that are expected to impact these industries in 2016. A range of factors such as e-commerce, robotics, security concerns, and green initiatives will influence these industries in the year to come. Read on to learn more.  

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights

5 Technology Trends to Watch in 2016

Advancements in technology have allowed manufacturers to develop and sell devices with the abilities to do just about anything. In 2015, we were introduced to the iWatch, a hoverboard, and 3D printers in our homes, but what’s in store for 2016? Follow along in this blog to learn about five technology trends that will drive the consumer electronics market in the coming year.

Topics: Software & Enterprise Computing Computer Hardware & Networking Industry Insights

Top Toys and Gifts for the Holiday Season

Christmas_toys_trends.jpgChristmas day in my family is still extremely fun because we have a number of children that are still young enough that their faith in Santa Claus hasn’t faltered. They write long wish lists to Santa, and they wake up early on Christmas morning hoping they have received all the toys they want most.

For parents all across the U.S., finding the top gifts with the best deals is crucial for keeping Christmas spending within their budgets. In 2014, 42 percent of shoppers planned on buying toys as gifts. In this blog, we will cover three major presents for children during the holiday season, including toys, electronics, and gift cards.

Topics: Retail Demographics Holiday