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Luxury Marketing - China - November 2015
With advancements in digital technology and marketers’ efforts in planning integrated marketing communication strategies, the scope for campaigns for luxury goods or services is seemingly unlimited.
Manned Security - UK - November 2015
Low cost delivery demands continue to push down prices, making competitive contract bids even more difficult for smaller firms in the manned security industry. Larger facilities management companies that can offer customers greater economies have a price advantage, but are also seeing a fall in revenues achieved per contract.
The Importance of Brands in Skincare Purchasing - China - November 2015
In the crowded Chinese market where the quality of products is becoming increasingly difficult to differentiate between and more and more brands have become established, connecting with consumers on an emotional level allows brands to cut through the advertising clutter and build a deeper connection with consumers.
Cinemas - UK - November 2015
Looking ahead, the film slates for 2016 and 2017 are promising but may struggle to match the stellar performance of 2015. Mintel expects slight growth in the market, mainly by virtue of average yield increases with admissions set to remain flat or maybe even show a slight decline during this period.
Consumer Attitudes Towards Private Label Food and Drink - Canada - November 2015
Nearly all grocery shoppers indicate that they include private label in their shopping baskets and store brands enjoy strong quality perceptions among a segment of consumers.
Fast Food - China - November 2015
Online food ordering and delivery service represents an opportunity for fast food restaurants to drive revenue.
Marketing to Teens - China - November 2015
Teenagers’ cyber life is yet to be enriched with more fun and playful products which are healthy but not necessarily (and ideally not) educational.
Insurances - China - November 2015
The insurance market is forecast to grow steadily at a CAGR of 8.4% over 2015-20. The market is quite concentrated and is dominated by the domestic insurance companies.
Yogurt - Brazil - November 2015
Market opportunities go beyond trying to find the “next Greek yogurt” – with so many innovations that can be used in yogurts, the category could rise above the economic crisis and keep consumers’ loyalty.
Defence Industry - UK - November 2015
The government’s commitment to spend the NATO-recommended 2% of GDP on the defence sector until 2020 has allowed the industry to plan its operations going forward. However, the western world’s growing tension with Russia, the global threat of terrorism, and emerging cyber security dangers provide a reminder of the changeable nature of conflict and that all those involved in operations must remain vigilant, flexible, and prepared to enter conflicts when required.
Green, Ethical and Socially Responsible Finance - UK - November 2015
The level of influence that ethical considerations have over consumer selection of financial services products and services is minimal, however, this is beginning to change.
Household Surface Cleaners - US - November 2015
The mature household surface cleaner market has experienced only modest growth in recent years. Still, while consumers continue to take a budget-conscious approach to shopping for household surface cleaners, they place importance on housecleaning and are as interested as ever in products that allow them to clean more quickly and effectively.
Online Gaming and Betting - UK - November 2015
Technology trends and the evolution of player preferences towards instant-outcome opportunities point to a future in which online gaming and betting becomes a faster-paced, product-focused and much more personal experience.
Juice, Juice Drinks and Smoothies - US - November 2015
Total US retail sales of 100% juice, juice drinks, and smoothies are estimated to grow by less than 1% in 2015, continuing the flatlining seen in recent years.
Car Aftermarket - UK - November 2015
The parts replacement market has seen sluggish growth in recent years despite the fact that certain sectors such as tyres have seen prices boosted by rising raw material costs.
Premium and Mass-affluent Banking - UK - November 2015
Banks still have their work cut out to convince most in the affluent and HNW markets that premium accounts are worthwhile or value for money.
Customer Satisfaction in Financial Services - Canada - November 2015
Customer satisfaction is a key determinant of success in the retail financial services market. Overall satisfaction is related to satisfaction with attributes that are relevant to each product category.
Supermarkets - UK - November 2015
The grocery superstores are losing market share and the main focus of this report is to examine why. We think that there are underlying socio-economic changes taking place which allied to the growth of the hard discounters, Aldi and Lidl, is leading to growth in more frequent shopping trips and smaller basket sizes.
Tablets - US - November 2015
Tablet penetration has grown to include more than half of all online adults. Competition for first-time buyers and those seeking an upgrade is heating up, via movement both towards the high-end of the market and the low-end.
Cooking Enthusiasts - US - November 2015
Although the share of Cooking Enthusiasts is stable in 2015 versus 2014, the drop from 2013 indicates a longer-term trend which is also reflected in slight declines in the proportion of people who say they cook three or more times per week.
Pizza Restaurants - US - November 2015
Pizza has a long history in the United States as a favorite dish for diners of all ages. And while pizza restaurants are ubiquitous, there has been a surge in activity in recent years as fast casual pizza restaurants have emerged on the scene and other, established, pizza restaurants are responding to new competition.
Affluent Investing - UK - November 2015
Wealth managers have managed to perform well in a testing investment environment in the last year. However, firms must remain vigilant in order to remain successful and provide returns for their clients.
Hispanics and Shopping for Groceries - US - November 2015
The majority of Hispanics are involved in grocery shopping for their households. Good prices, products they like, and convenient location are factors that influence where they shop.
Ovens and Microwaves - UK - November 2015
Design of ovens and hobs is evolving rapidly with innovations that include sensor-controlled cooking, new functionality and easier cleaning.
Renewable Energy - UK - November 2015
Industry consolidation and rationalisation in the solar PV will be inevitable if proposed FIT cuts are enforced as there will be fewer business opportunities in a stifled market. Larger companies are likely to acquire smaller firms to achieve economies of scale and put them in a stronger position to ride out market turmoil.
The Insurance Purchase Decision - US - November 2015
The insurance purchase decision has significant long-term impact on consumers’ wallets and insurers’ success.
Online Shopping - Canada - November 2015
Despite high engagement, consumers show a strong affinity towards buying products in-store as opposed to online. Limited category engagement may be a contributor as Canadians are primarily buying electronics and apparel online.
Grocery Retailing - US - November 2015
Retailers across channels are battling for a share of wallets and cash registers, creating what might be the most “crowded” segment in retail. Consumers are enjoying these options and fulfilling their grocery shopping needs by bouncing around to multiple stores that most definitely include nonsupermarkets.
Marketing to the Middle Classes - Brazil - November 2015
Middle class consumers are still the target of companies operating in Brazil, who compete among each other for the opportunity to increase their sales volume, especially in difficult times when most consumers are purchasing the same or less than a year ago. Inflation and rising unemployment are holding back consumption.
Prepared Meals and Sides - US - November 2015
Frozen and refrigerated meals and side dishes are convenient, easy, and diverse, all attributes long popular among consumers.
Movie Theaters - US - November 2015
While the slow and stable growth of movie theaters marks a mature industry, studios and theater operators anticipate 2015 to be one of the biggest revenue generating years on record.
Supermarkets and Hypermarkets - China - November 2015
The supermarket and hypermarket sector is trending more towards smaller, community supermarkets at the same time that online grocery shopping is seeing rapid growth and strong consumer uptake.
Black Consumers and Shopping for Groceries - US - November 2015
Currently estimated at about $61 billion, Black expenditures on groceries (including food and drink, general merchandise, and health and beauty items) have been increasing since coming off the 2007-09 recession, though growth from 2012-15 has been moderate.
Designer Fashion - UK - November 2015
Designer fashion brands need to increasingly look at ways of attracting a new younger demographic of Millennials who aspire to buy their brands, without losing the exclusivity that is part of the appeal of owning a designer label.
Soup - US - November 2015
Sales in the total soup category have been flat and are expected to remain flat through 2020. Sales of refrigerated and frozen soups, as well as broths and stocks, are anticipated to grow on account of their less-processed nature and consumers’ interest in cooking.
Health and Fitness Clubs - US - November 2015
Health club revenues have increased substantially since 2010, and due to a general consumer focus on health and wellness, revenues are projected to continue in an upward trend into 2020.
Suncare - UK - November 2015
Usage of suncare protection continues to be dependent on the weather, with value falling across 2014-15 in line with lower levels of sunshine.
Floor Cleaning and Care - UK - November 2015
Continuing innovation combined with a willingness among consumers to pay more for added features or buy secondary products in addition to their main vacuum cleaner have helped to drive strong growth in floor care sales.
Baby Boomers and Finance - US - November 2015
Financial services institutions may be focusing a lot of attention on Millennials, but Boomers are still a very influential group. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Expenditure Survey, Boomers earn an estimated $2.4 trillion each year. This report examines how the Boomers feel about retirement: how much they have saved for it; their plans for how to live it; and their major concerns about retirement life.
Tires - US - November 2015
The tire market is a mix of old and new. While the retail tire market still requires consumers to visit a brick and mortar store, the Internet makes researching both tire brands and repair shops easier than it ever was in the past.
Cheese: Spotlight on Natural - US - November 2015
The $23.2 billion cheese category continues to perform well, boosted by consumer preferences for natural foods and increased snacking occasions.
The Savvy Beauty Consumer - UK - November 2015
Although the economy has entered recovery, savvy shopping behaviours have become engrained in consumers’ minds, and they remain drawn to sales, multi-buys and discount retailers.
Water Filtration - US - November 2015
From 2010-15, US retail sales of water filtration products have fallen nearly 1%, reaching an estimated $807 million in 2015. While sales in the water filtration device segment showed modest growth from 2013-15, sales in the water filter segment dropped sharply.
Personal Care Consumer - US - November 2015
A mature personal care market benefits from widespread product usage of functional items such as oral care and deodorant, while younger women drive growth of discretionary items including facial skincare.
Healthy Lifestyles - UK - November 2015
Whilst prevention of future illness is a major driver of healthier habits, this argument runs the risk of being viewed as ‘nanny state’.
Clothing Retailing - Ireland - October 2015
Despite the Irish economy witnessing high levels of consumer confidence in 2015, value-for-money retailers remain the most popular stores in Ireland.
Facilities Management - UK - October 2015
The facilities management industry has grown strongly both in times of recession and economic growth.
Consumer Attitudes Towards Retail Credit - UK - October 2015
Consumers may tell us that they are unenthusiastic about taking out credit to buy goods, but the evidence suggests that the demand for credit has risen steadily with the economic recovery.
Wine - Canada - October 2015
Canada’s wine industry has experienced growth in value and volume sales in recent years supported by an aging population and a general willingness to spend on quality wines.
Mobile Phones - Canada - October 2015
The challenge for mobile phone brands in today’s landscape is multi-faceted, with maintaining loyalty key among leading manufacturers in the marketplace, as well as offering entry-level smartphones to under-indexing demographics, such as those over 65.
Car Purchasing Process - China - October 2015
Even though the car market in China is experiencing a slowdown of market growth, there are still many reasons (eg government support, people’s aspirations towards better lives and the purchasing power from low tier cities) for both manufacturers and consumers to believe that it will finally shrug off the difficulties.
Marketing to People in their 20s - China - October 2015
The twentysomethings in China are an interesting group to study given the unique family structure they have been brought up in and China’s fast economic development in the last two decades.
Mobile Phone and Tablet Apps - UK - October 2015
The lion's share of app revenue in the UK market comes from free apps with either in-app purchases or in-app advertising.
Cheese - UK - October 2015
On the whole, the cheese category is expected to see only slight volume growth in 2015, largely due to the largest segment, cheddar’s, lacklustre performance.
Bread and Baked Goods - UK - October 2015
Health-related concerns are amongst the key barriers to more frequent usage of packaged sliced bread among infrequent users. Among these concerns, carbohydrates and calorie content are on a par.
Solar Panels - UK - October 2015
With opportunities for large-scale, ground-mounted solar deployment limited due to ROC cuts and proposed FIT subsidy cuts most severely affecting the residential sector, solar companies are expected to increasingly target the largely untapped commercial/industrial sector.
Share Dealing - UK - October 2015
Share dealing appeals to a wider range of people than might be expected. This is the case both in the numbers of people who hold a share dealing account, as well as those who aspire to have an account in the future
Activity and Adventure Travel - UK - October 2015
Consumers are becoming more active on their holidays. Being outdoors in nature, getting fitter and de-stressing are the leading consumer motivations.
Attitudes Towards Lunchtime Foods - UK - October 2015
Wage increases have finally started to outpace inflation. This should translate to a greater willingness to buy lunch out of home more often, to trade up to premium options, and to buy extras such as snacks, drinks and desserts.
Mobile and Tablet Apps - China - October 2015
China’s mobile app market is fast growing and rapidly changing with fierce competition. Chinese consumers are actively downloading and using mobile apps, while relatively few of them have spent money on apps yet.
Aerospace Industry - UK - October 2015
The UK has invested in innovation and built on its established institutional knowledge to ensure a highly developed aerospace sector, enabling it to attract investment both domestically and internationally on high-value work packages.
Seasonal Shopping (Spring/Summer) - UK - October 2015
The Spring and Summer months take a smaller percentage of retail sales than Autumn and Winter but include a number of important events for retailers.
Menu Insights - China - October 2015
Standing out from the crowd is a phenomenon embraced especially by young consumers who are able to project their identity through avenues such as what they buy and eat.
Long-haul Holidays - UK - October 2015
With as many as four in ten long-haul holidaymakers booking more than five months in advance, this provides a great opportunity for holiday companies to make the most of the relationship with consumers, not just through the booking experience but also in the lead-up to the holiday itself, which allows plenty of opportunities for upgrades or add-on experiences such as transport extras or additional cultural visits.
Video Game Consoles (Hardware and Software) - UK - October 2015
After booming in 2014 as a result of sustained hardware sales, the video game and console market is expected to continue to experience strong growth in 2015 and beyond thanks to the recent and upcoming launch of leading AAA titles in the run-up to the holiday season, which is expected to represent the best one for software in recent years.
Poultry and Game Meat - UK - October 2015
There is a need for tangible and easily comparable information on different welfare schemes in the poultry market.
Luxury Cars - US - October 2015
With an economy that is returning to stability and slowly growing again after a prolonged recession, the automotive market, from new cars to used cars to CPO (certified pre-owned) cars, is booming.
Poultry - US - October 2015
Poultry has enjoyed steady sales increases since 2010 with continued growth through 2020, largely based on consumers’ interest in eating better with leaner protein, and due to the increasing cost of beef.
Craft Beer - US - October 2015
As beer sales stagnate, craft is a small bright spot preventing a loss of share to wine and spirits. Mintel estimates craft growth in 2015, and continued growth through 2020, though at a slowing rate.
The Customer Journey for the Home - UK - October 2015
For the future, internet content and dwell time on web pages will be vital metrics for retailers. By encouraging customers to browse for longer on their websites, retailers are more likely to convert browsers into purchasers, even if those customers go on to buy in stores.
Vacuum Cleaners - US - October 2015
There’s an opportunity to make traditional vacuums even more versatile and maneuverable.
Energy Industry - UK - October 2015
Widespread smart meter deployment should offer significant opportunities for energy suppliers - allowing them to offer more innovative and tailored tariffs and products.
Health Supplements - China - October 2015
The health supplements market is forecast to grow at a steady pace thanks to the positive social economic environment.
Healthy Lifestyles - US - October 2015
Though Americans are increasingly aware of health issues, many struggle to make significant changes.
Sandwiches, Subs and Wrap Concepts - US - October 2015
This report explores consumer dining, market and culinary trends in the fast food (QSR) and fast casual segments of sandwich, sub and wrap restaurants.
Attitudes to Advertising - Ireland - October 2015
With a high level of consumers taking steps to avoid promotional content, advertisers could look to strike a new deal with consumers.
White Spirits - US - October 2015
Growth has been small but consistent year-over-year from 2011 to estimated 2015, with low, single-digit growth.
Domestic Tourism - UK - October 2015
London continues to shine brightly as the primary UK tourist destination. However, there is still an opportunity for other major UK cities to highlight their holiday appeal to UK residents by putting far more emphasis on the unique cultural touchstones and experiences that each city offers.
Residential Care for the Elderly - UK - October 2015
There appears to be a three‑tier system in residential care in the UK that looks set to become a two‑tier system in the near future.
Leisure Review - UK - October 2015
Apps are continuing to be a major focus of innovation because they offer the dual benefit of improving the customer’s experience and also providing operators with rich data about their customers’ behaviour and spending patterns
Innovation on the Menu - US - October 2015
Consumers have unprecedented choice when dining out, and all restaurant segments are constantly vying for attention.
Clothing Retailing - Germany - October 2015
The focus of this report is clothing specialists, because these are the dominant players in the sector.
Clothing Retailing - Spain - October 2015
The focus of this report is clothing specialists, because these are the dominant players in the sector. In this report we provide total consumer spending data for clothing, which includes expenditure through all channels.
Clothing Retailing - France - October 2015
The focus of this report is clothing specialists, because these are the dominant players in the sector.
Clothing Retailing - Italy - October 2015
The focus of this report is clothing specialists, because these are the dominant players in the sector.
Pizza - US - October 2015
Retail pizza sales are consistent, if not spectacular, as consumers turn to the options most often out of the need for a convenient, value-conscious option for their families.
Private Medical Insurance - UK - October 2015
Subscription rates continue to fall, as many people are yet to see their disposable income increase enough to make paying for private medical insurance palatable.
Shaving and Hair Removal - US - October 2015
Current sales in the shaving and hair removal category remain sluggish, due to the competitive landscape and value-driven nature of the category. Sales are expected to level off with minimal gains through 2020.
Consumer Payment Preferences - UK - October 2015
The payments market defies all typical negative stereotypes of the financial services sector.
Clothing Retailing - Europe - October 2015
This report series covers the 19 leading economies of Western Europe. In total these countries account for around 95% of all European retail sales, excluding Russia.
Diet Trends - US - October 2015
Consumers are somewhat skeptical about diet products, and instead of purchasing traditional diet-specific products they are turning to a well-balanced diet and products that support it.
Streaming Media: Music - US - October 2015
Streaming music services have become a principle means of listening to music, now accounting for roughly one in three hours spent with music.
The Time-Pressed Consumer - Brazil - October 2015
Brazilians are searching for ways to save time, whether through convenient food options, 24-hour beauty services, multifunctional and quick-to-apply personal care products, or looking for alternatives to avoid traffic congestion and long queues.
TV Viewing Habits - UK - October 2015
Online video aggregators that collate a range of short-form videos to fit specific interests could re-invent the way that viewers discover new content, and create the ideal springboard for mobile viewing.
Lifestyles of Millennials - UK - October 2015
Because all the traditional markers of adulthood are less available to today’s Millennials, they are redefining what it means to be an adult for themselves.
Cookies and Crackers - Brazil - October 2015
The cookies and crackers category has high penetration among Brazilian consumers, with 96% of Brazilians eating any type of cookie/cracker.
Wine - China - October 2015
The wine market is finally showing signs of recovery with importing activities thawing. Domestic brands, on the other hand, are suffering from intensified competition in the mid-range.
Cruises - US - October 2015
Recent growth in the North American cruise market has come primarily from increased frequency of cruising by core cruising consumers, who are largely affluent and 55+, rather than by growing the number of cruisers.
Social Media and Financial Services - Canada - October 2015
Social media is a regularly used platform with 65% of the population visiting these pages daily. Despite active engagement across most categories via this medium, privacy concerns continue to hinder interactions with the financial industry.
Hispanic Cooking Enthusiasts - US - October 2015
Food plays an important role in the life of Hispanics. It is around the table that Hispanics tend to have a good time with friends and family; it is through food that they express their love and keep their culture alive; it is through food that they explore and enjoy what other cultures have to offer.