Posts tagged with ‘market research’

  • Growth continues for East Europe water coolers

    By Vending International on July 18, 2016
      The East European water cooler market edged up towards 2.0 million units installed at the end of 2015, a rise of just 0.5% on 2014, according to a new report from specialist consultancy Zenith International. Water sales volumes through bottled water coolers and dispensers/pumps also increased by 0.5% to 2.2 billion litres. The share of water sales through coolers […]
  • China’s bottled water market growing

    By Vending International on January 5, 2016
    China’s bottled water consumption rose by 9% in 2014 to 69 billion litres, according to a new report from leading food and drink consultancy Zenith International. The market’s value has increased 91% since 2010 and reached over $22 billion in 2014.   The leading brands are Nongfu Spring, Master Kong from Ting Hsin, Wahaha, C’estbon from Hua Run and Ganten. […]
  • EVA publishes new consumer report

    By Vending International on June 4, 2015
    The European Vending Association has published a report looking into consumer habits in relation to the Office Coffee Service (OCS) and vending industry. The report is a valuable tool to enable vending companies to evaluate their offering to consumers, to compare if it matches consumer expectations in 2015 and for the coming years. The report identifies the main drivers, barriers, […]
  • Vending features on ‘You and Yours’ on Radio 4

    By Vending International on May 26, 2015
    Aired on 20 May 2015, the show is now available on BBC iPlayer. The producer opened the feature with some research from Euromonitor’s report into vending – that vending machines took £490m last year and sales were up 6% from the year before.  He added that this was surprising considering cigarettes have been removed. A spokesperson from Euromonitor added that […]
  • New research from Huhtamaki gives insight into UK takeaway hot drinks market

    By Vending International on May 20, 2015
    Leading global packaging specialist Huhtamaki is always keen to share its knowledge with customers, and in order to further understand the use of disposable cups within beverage services found on the UK high street, Huhtamaki commissioned independent research into consumer attitudes towards takeaway hot drinks.  The research shows that 80% of the UK population purchase takeaway hot drinks, 85% of […]
  • Britain becoming nation of ‘social media shoppers’

    By Vending International on April 15, 2015
    What are the implications for vending? – 44% of social media users hope to receive discounts and rewards for following shopping brands online –  Shoppers  voted for ‘card-only checkouts’ as being the next big technological step they’d like to see from grocery retailers Future Thinking, the business intelligence research consultancy, has revealed the findings of the 2015 Shopper Barometer, an […]