Industry Reports

Q2 2019
While restaurants continue to be challenged by declining traffic and increasing labor costs, same-store sales rebounded to show a 1.1% increase in May and provide a cautiously optimistic outlook for the industry, according to TDn2K’s Black Box Intelligence. Additionally, t
Q2 2019
The E-commerce & Internet Retailing market has experienced substantial growth with sales increasing at an average rate of 15.8% year-over-year (YOY) since 2009, according to the US Census Bureau. Favorable macroeconomic tailwinds during th
Q2 2019
US outdoor activity has been robust in recent years, as consumers with heightened levels of disposable income pursue activities that promote healthy lifestyle trends.
Q2 2019
Robust US pet expenditures, fueled by pet humanization and the subsequent heightened demand for food and health products that promote pet lifespan extensions, are expected to continue in 2019.
Q2 2019
More than one million restaurant locations exist in the US today and competition for customers is fierce. At the same time, operators are navigating a challenging shift in consumer preferences.
Q2 2019
Sustained growth in disposable incomes has propelled discretionary spending and provided solid growth fundamentals for the Personal Care Products & Services Industry.
Q2 2019
Market volatility at the end of 2018 increased uncertainty among investors and set the stage for a diminished outlook in 2019. Supporting investor caution are uncertainties regarding trade talks between the US and China and the possible slowdown in global economic growth.
Q1 2019
In our latest coverage report for the Pet & Animal Care Industry, we explain how humanization within the industry has been a leading catalyst for growth in the market.
Q1 2019
In 2018, consumers nationwide continued to shift preferences toward products and activities that promote healthy and active lifestyles. A significant result of these shifts was the permeation of natural, organic, and better-for-you (BFY) products into the diets of US households. Numerous US states indicated that approximately 90% of households bought organic food & beverage products regularly, with the lowest level of organic consuming households falling to approximately 70% in certain states, according to the most recent Organic Trade Association survey.
Q1 2019
The Personal Care Products & Service industry has seen significant shifts in consumer preferences, in tandem with the entire Consumer Products market. Companies that have leveraged these shifts by providing consumers with personalized experiences and natural & organic options have not only driven strong sales but have also attracted strategic and private equity interest in the merger & acquisition (M&A) market.

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