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18 articles found for market-research:

  • Do Legal Firms Need Market Research?

    Like any other organization, legal firms need to conduct market research to develop a strategic blueprint for their long-term growth plans. Market research allows a legal firm to gain access to data regarding their customers, markets, competition, and the overall external business environment. This allows a legal firm to effectively compete with its peers, as well as retain customers.

  • 8 Things to Look for in a Good Research Partner

    If you're in business, you're at war.

    Odds are you’re also trying to run a lean business, which means you've not got enough manpower to chuck into the trenches.

    When it comes to gathering critical information about the markets, the competitors, or even the feasibility of key business decisions; most firms operating out there have in-house research experts that are a jack of all trades, but masters of none. And this might work in few cases.

    Sometimes though, and this definitely sneaks up on the weary that aren’t wary, you’ll need to spring a little extra for situations that call for specific expertise.

    Your first big decision is whether you want to tackle this internally, or hire a Research Partner. 

  • China’s Car Population May Peak With Regulatory Caps

    Auto sales in China slowed considerably over the nine months leading up to September 2015.

  • International Beer Brands Are Betting Big on Africa’s Untapped Beer Market

    Surging urban populations and better economic tides are good news for a budding African breweries sector; localization and aggressive expansion likely as several international players vie for a slice of the pie. 

  • Oil & Gas Players Need to Weather Serious Regulatory Reforms to Counter Climate Change

    2016 is going to be a year of reckoning for the Oil & Gas industry.

  • Nearly One-third of Saudi Stocks are Trading Below Book Value

    Despite some headway in reducing its reliance on oil, the Saudi economy and stock market is showing signs of stress in the face of declining oil prices.

  • 3 Reasons Why Most European Banks Will Recall Legacy Tier 1 Bonds in 2017

    Commerzbank and Standard Chartered surprised bondholders in November last year when they decided against exercising the call option on high-coupon fixed-rate legacy tier 1 bonds that are due in 2017.

    Their decision could be outliers rather than ominous however, driven largely by factors that aren’t likely to sway most other European banks.

  • MiFID II — Impact on the EU’s Research and Trading Desks

    The European Commission approved the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) in April last year, regulations that are slated for implementation by 3rd January, 2018.

    The directive requires complete unbundling of research costs from trading commissions in order to ensure efficient market performance and transparency, with significant implications for inducement-related considerations among both buy-side and sell-side firms.

  • The Internet of Things (IoT) — Changing the Manufacturing Sector’s Landscape for Good

    Rising consumer demand, increasing technology penetration, and the advent of modern machines are disrupting traditional manufacturing processes, compelling the manufacturing sector to become more autonomous and self-driven.

  • Oral Insulin

    Diabetes is a type of metabolic disorder caused by an insulin imbalance in the body either due to insufficient production of insulin by the pancreas or due to body cells not responding to the insulin that is produced.

  • 3D Printing

    3D printing is a process of creating solid objects, where consecutive layers of materials are set in three dimensions until the desired object is formed according to data fed in the modelling software or from the scan of an existing object.

  • Purchase Price Allocations: What CFOs need to know to get it right?

    Purchase Price Allocation (PPA) is an important component of a merger and acquisition transaction. It entails distribution of the value of the purchase consideration among various tangible and intangible assets (and liabilities) acquired from the target following the merger/acquisition. Residual purchase consideration, if any, is recorded as goodwill in the acquiring company’s books. A fairly complex process, it requires deep domain knowledge, understanding of the business plan, and expertise in intrinsic valuation to ensure all aspects of the analysis have been factored in accurately.

  • Can an Export Promotion Council Become a Catalyst for the Economy?

    An export promotion council (EPC) is established with the objective of boosting a country’s presence in foreign markets and consequently strengthening its economy. EPCs of some emerging countries are unable to meet these expectations due to various reasons. While there is no dearth of local wares that would find a foreign market, certain inefficiencies hold them back. Can EPCs across the globe play a pivotal role in enhancing a country’s exports?

  • Emerging Trends in Beauty Industry in 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world and the way we live. Likewise, the beauty industry is adapting to the new normal. The beauty market, which was growing steadily, saw an initial drop when the pandemic hit, but remained resilient and has now bounced back. New ideas and initiatives are being introduced by big beauty brands to ensure continued consumer interest and loyalty. The beauty industry is now evolving and embracing the new trends brought by the pandemic.

  • Use Cases: Digital Twin in Livestock Farming

    The agriculture industry is confronted with a new set of problems such as shortage of labor, pressure to feed an increasing population, and environmental degradation that are affecting the health of plants and animals and, consequently, agricultural produce. Agtech, entailing application of technology to agricultural operations and processes, is fast emerging as a solution to address these issues. Investment in digitalization in agriculture is lucrative in terms of increasing productivity, process efficiency and animal welfare. One such approach is the digital twin technology, yet to be explored in livestock farming. The use cases mentioned here indicate the technology’s application in livestock farming.

  • Healthy Fast Food: Will This be a Sustainable Trend?

    Fast food has always been associated with terms such as “unhealthy”, “fat-laden”, and “cholesterol booster”. Recently, these concepts are fallings away as a new trend of healthy fast food emerges, catching the fancy of millennials and Gen Z. Rising awareness about consuming healthy meals and promoting an environment-friendly lifestyle are factors prompting a change in consumer preferences. The demand for vegetarian, organic, and vegan options is on the rise; the global pandemic also played a key role in popularizing healthy consumption habits. The fast-food industry is now ready to cash in on this emerging trend.

  • Long-Term Trends Likely to Emerge in TMT Sector as an Aftermath of COVID-19

    COVID-19 has led to increased usage of internet as well as technology, media, and telecom (TMT). As the virus continues to force nations to remain under lockdown, these trends will be long-term and may become part of the “new normal.” While the developed countries already had a large base of online users, they still saw a surge in numbers. The emerging nations are continuing to see a rise and yet have unexplored potential that could lead to further growth.

  • Chemicals 4.0 – An Overview of Potential Digitization Drivers

    Parallel to the industrial revolution, the chemical industry has surged in terms of both production volumes and innovations. The sector’s adaptability to modernization, especially adopting digitization, is a testament to its resilience, irrespective of economic conditions, especially the crisis currently underway globally. Considering the innovations, investor interest, and positive industry estimates, digitization in this sector is expected to increase. Due to the constant need for chemicals across allied and non-allied sectors, the outlook for the chemical industry would continue to be positive. Hence, along with the trending ‘Industry 4.0,’ ‘Chemicals 4.0’ must concord, paving the way for the potential adoption of several digitization drivers.


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  • The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)

    A healthcare application of IoT technologies, the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) represents a new era of personalized healthcare and better living standards the world over.

    IoMT will enable machine to machine interaction, data-driven treatment, devices tailored to individual requirements, as well as intervention solutions that could enable real-time response from remote locations, allowing healthcare providers to save lives now more than ever before.

  • Is the Center of Steel Production Shifting Again?

    A combination of several factors has resulted in developing countries like China and India replacing traditional steel-producing countries such as the US, Japan, and Germany over the past few years.  There's another shift afoot, however, and new global centers of steel production are likely to emerge before long.

  • India Budget 2014-15 Analysis

    When the Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley assumed office earlier this year, he had his task cut out for him.

  • India Budget 2013-14 Analysis

    Given the limited resources at his disposal, expectations from the finance minister were low.