Weekly Wrap-Up: December 21, 2018

wrap-up 12/20/18Catch up on all the latest headlines from The Freedonia Group, Packaged Facts, Simba Information, and Kalorama Information.  This week, analysts dove into topics related to alternative transportation, the rise of online grocery shopping, changes in college course materials, in vitro diagnostics trends, and more.

Two-Wheel Diversification: The E-bike & Scooter Revolution

With e-bikes and scooters more popular than ever, major automakers like GM and Ford are looking to capitalize on the trend.

Food Trend to Watch: Retailers Create Online Marketplaces, Collaborate with Local Producers

According to Online Grocery Shopping in the U.S., 2nd Edition, a report from Packaged Facts, partnerships between independent grocers and major retailers like Amazon and Walmart may be the key to instilling consumer trust in the online grocery shopping process.

College Course Materials Undergoing Change in Format, Pricing and Distribution

Shifting demands and requirements from students, instructors, and educational institutions have prompted an evolution in college course materials.

Smartphones and IVD: Early, But Getting There

When it comes to harnessing the combined technological power of in vitro diagnostics and smartphones, product developers are getting closer but have not yet achieved full potential.

IVD in 2019: Eight Out-of-the-Box Predictions

Based on our Kalorama Information's 2018 research, check out these eight little-discussed trends in IVD that are expected to unfold in 2019.

Top 6 Things to Know About the U.S. Fertility Clinics Industry

According to a new report from Marketdata, the fertility clinics industry in the United States is booming, with infertility services expected to top $7 billion by 2023.

What's Driving Global Growth in the Nano Satellite Market?

The global nano satellite market is expected to grow at an accelerated rate of 13.43% through 2023. What are the keys to sustaining demand in this rising worldwide industry?

Key Factors Driving the Laparoscopy & Endoscopy Devices Market

Demand for minimally invasive surgical procedures is booming, spurring growth in laparoscopy and endoscopy devices, especially in a few critical medical fields.

3 Important Candy Industry Trends to Watch in 2019 & Beyond

Per two new reports from Packaged Facts, US consumers love a sugar rush. Check out a few of the key factors expected to influence the chocolate and non-chocolate candy markets going forward.

Topics: Industry Insights