Western Europe

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Industry Trend Analysis - Consolidation In Food Delivery: Just Eat Acquires Hungry House - DEC 2017

Further evidence of consolidation in the food delivery sector with Just Eat's GBP200mn deal to acquire Hungryhouse approved by the UK Competition and Market Authority. The deal falls in line with our view of consolidation continuing in the food delivery industry (see 'Five Key Food Services Trends', May 30 2016), with greater competition emerging in this market and players having to meet consum...

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Company Trend Analysis - Diageo Wary Of Brexit Impact On Scotch - OCT 2017

The increased likelihood of a 'soft Brexit' is good news for drinks major Diageo, which had been vocal in its support for the UK to retain its EU membership, due to its heavy reliance on European markets for its Scotch sales. Over the near-term, the company will continue to benefit from the weaker pound sterling since the EU referendum, with greater export opportunities opening up for the...

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Industry Trend Analysis - Ros? Revolution More Than Just A Fad - SEPT 2017

Consumer demand for ros? wine is booming in developed markets, driven by premium labels which are helping to transform the category's traditional image as a cheap, lower-quality offering. Celebrity-endorsements, rising popularity among male consumers and the millennial preference for 'exotic' alcoholic drink imports will help ensure that Provence-style ros? continues to record impressive indust...

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