Weekly Wrap-Up: October 6, 2017

WeeklyWrapUp.pngCheck 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.

Acquisitions Highlight Growth for Custom, Luxury Windows & Doors

Increasing demand for custom and premium windows and doors has spurred some leading manufacturers to achieve growth through acquisitions.

Sustainability & Synthetics: The Nonwovens Industry Harnesses the Best of Both Worlds 

To balance consumer demand for sustainability with the performance advantages of synthetics, some nonwovens manufacturers are turning to composite blends and other alternative materials.

Malignant Mesothelioma: Another Job for Liquid Biopsy

Mesothelioma is a difficult form of cancer to treat because of late detection. New non-invasive liquid biopsy approaches could help.

Trump Targets Expanding Access to Computer Science Education

To educate students and support the future economy, President Trump directed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to devote at least $200 million in grant funds per year to promote K-12 STEM education.

The Affordable Textbook Act Is Reintroduced

The Affordable College Textbook Act is designed to help college students better manage costs by making textbooks easily accessible to the public for free.

The Rapid Rise of Retail Cloud Computing

As retailers work to shift gears and deliver omnichannel experiences, the retail cloud market will experience rapid  growth. 

New Augmented Reality Apps Change the Way People Use Smartphones

With the release of augmented reality apps and new AR technology from Apple and Google, there will be a seismic shift in how people shop online.

The Global Fingerprint Sensor Market to Near $13 Billion by 2023

The demand for fingerprint sensors has increased in various end-use industries, and the future growth potential of this market looks attractive. 

A New Grocery Age Not Just for Natural Grocers

The Amazon/Whole Foods marriage marks the tipping point in a shift that is already underway in food retailing.

Functional Foods Boost Product Appeal in the Dairy Case

Functional foods can give health-conscious consumers an added incentive to buy, and a variety of dairy companies have embraced the trend.

the dairy industry

Topics: Industry Insights