Weekly Wrap-Up: March 15, 2019

weekly wrap-up 3/14/19Scan through the latest headlines from Marketresearch.com's publishing brands, where this week's topics included retail-ready packaging, the roofing industry, the weight loss market, tips on leveraging market research, and more.

Grenfell Tower Tragedy Prompts Siding Regulation Changes

The aftermath of the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire sparked a slew of building regulation changes, both within the United Kingdom and worldwide. 

Low Cost, Premium Image: Retail-Ready Packaging Taking over a Store Near You

According to a new study from The Freedonia Group, demand for retail-ready packaging in the US is forecast to reach $7.9 billion in 2023 as brick-and-mortar stores increasingly look to cut costs to be more competitive with online retailers.

28 Resources Covering the Roofing Industry

The ongoing recovery of the U.S. building market has had a notable impact on a few of the key construction sectors covered in-depth by The Freedonia Group, including the roofing industry.

Top 9 Things to Know About the Weight Loss Industry

The total U.S. weight loss industry hit a new peak in 2018, growing 4% to $72 billion, as the largest diet companies shift strategies and change ownership. 

3 Tips for Using Industry Research to Your Advantage

One of the many challenges of running a successful business is that markets change. Here are 3 ways to use industry statistics to your advantage.

Meet Kent Furst, Industry Study Manager

Get to know Kent Furst, who has written 50 industry studies on a wide variety of topics during the last 14 years at The Freedonia Group. Kent, who currently manages a group of analysts who focus on the chemicals industry, has been quoted in  The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, as well as various trade journals. 

Topics: Industry Insights