Weekly Wrap-Up: February 8, 2019

Scan through this week's headlines from The Freedonia Group, Packaged Facts, and more. Analysts dug into topics related to residential roofing, the EU's common agricultural policy, the relationship between online shopping and pet food, the lawn and garden market, and retail clinics.

Topics: Industry Insights

3 Key Ways Walgreens Is Advancing the Market for Retail Clinics

In 2018, the U.S. retail health market continued to adapt and change. While much of the recent news cycle has been dominated by talk of the mega-merger between CVS (operator of the MinuteClinic) and Aetna, another key industry player – Walgreens Boots Alliance – has been quietly growing its already expansive network of partnerships with regional health systems and other entities.

Topics: Healthcare Industry Insights

4 Trends to Watch in the Gardening and Landscaping Industry

Demographic shifts and lifestyle changes are creating new opportunities in the gardening and landscaping industry, according to Jennifer Mapes-Christ, manager of the consumer & commercial products team at The Freedonia Group.

Topics: House & Home Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 1, 2019

The polar vortex hasn't stopped the hardworking analysts from Packaged Facts, The Freedonia Group, Freedonia Focus Reports, and Simba Information from delivering scorching hot market analysis.

Check out this week's topics, which include demographic trends in consumer wealth, pet tech, the aviation market, packaging,  and more.

Topics: Industry Insights

Phytogenics: An Innovative New Trend in Animal Feed

Feed phytogenics, sometimes also referred to as botanicals or phytobiotics, are plant-based feed additives utilized in animal nutrition. They are derived from herbs, spices, and extracts (such as essential oils). According to many leading players in the industry – including Delacon, Cargill, and BIOMIN – phytogenics are key solutions for conventional and antibiotic-free animal nutrition.

Topics: Materials & Chemicals Industry Insights

7 Growing Industries to Watch in 2019

You know the saying: New year, new market opportunities!

After a chaotic 2018 — a year defined by tariffs and trade wars, unprecedented merger and acquisition activity, stock market volatility, and murmurings that a new recession is brewing — finding the next big industry can be a real challenge.

Topics: Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

Weekly Wrap-Up: January 18, 2019

It's been a busy start to the year for Marketresearch.com!

Be sure to catch up with this week's headlines from Packaged Facts, Freedonia Focus Reports, and Kalorama Information, including the latest analysis on the financial services market, ramifications of the federal government shutdown, local bans on certain plastics, the Sears bankruptcy proceedings, and more.

Topics: Industry Insights

Blood Glucose Test Strips to Reach Record Sales Due to Global Diabetes Epidemic

In 2021, the global market for blood glucose test strips will be worth $12.93 billion, its highest ever level, a new report from the Business Research Company shows.

Topics: Healthcare Medical Devices Industry Insights

Sears Bankruptcy Highlights Competitive Retail Environment in 2019

Update: As of January 16, Sears and ESL Investments appear to have reached an agreement to keep the company in business and stores open for now. Be sure to subscribe to our blog for ongoing insights and analysis on new developments in this story.

Is this the end of the road for one of the oldest retailers in the US?

Topics: Retail Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: January 11, 2019

With so much going on in the news lately, it can be hard to keep up.  Take a moment to check out the latest headlines from The Freedonia Group, Freedonia Focus Reports, Simba Information, and Kalorama Information.  This week, hot topics included developments in activated carbon, a resurgence in polyethylene, beverage trends, the federal government shutdown and education funding, reports from the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, and more.

Topics: Industry Insights