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Kearney’s 2014 Global Retail Development Index

As industrialized countries around the world plateau economically, retailers often look for opportunities in developing countries. But, where should they look? One great source of information is A.T. Kearney. Annually, A.T. Kearney produces a Global Retail Development Index (GDRI). This Index: … Continue reading

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The Hottest Emerging Markets in Retailing

Each year, A.T. Kearney studies the leading emerging retail markets around the world: “The 2012 A.T. Kearney Global Retail Development Index™, the 11th annual edition, finds a wide array of possibilities for retailers seeking to capture an immediate impact and … Continue reading

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Another Attempt to Jumpstart Retailing in India

Matthew Staff, writing for Retail Digital, states that: “India is once again planning to open its doors to foreign investment in its retail industry, following a failed attempt to do so last year. At the time, in December 2011, the … Continue reading

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Competition for Specialty Toy Retailers

According to this video from Euromonitor International, “specialty toy retailers have been slow to embrace online retailing, states Giedrius Daujotas, toys and games research analyst at Euromonitor. With grocery stores in developed markets selling more toys at lower prices and … Continue reading

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Grocery Retailing in Developing Markets

As Euromonitor International reports: “The landscape of grocery retailing is changing with more consumers shopping at modern grocery shops as opposed to traditional stores. However, independent small grocers are still important in many smaller markets.”    

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The Untapped Potential of Sub-Saharan Africa

According to Euromonitor’s Countries and Consumers team, Sub-Saharan Africa is generally considered to be the least economically developed region in the world, meaning that there is overall strong potential for future growth opportunities.  

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Global Pet Care Retailing

Recently, Euromonitor International published Pet Care 2013 and reported that: “Global pet care retail values continue to grow, with emerging markets driving sales as pet humanization continues to spread. More mature markets like the U.S. and Western Europe have seen milder … Continue reading

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