From One-size-fits-all to Personalized: How Packaging Manufacturers are Evolving to Meet the Demands of the Modern Consumer

2019-06-10 | Abhishek Sanyal

From One-size-fits-all to Personalized: How Packaging Manufacturers are Evolving to Meet the Demands of the Modern Consumer

Over the years, the packaging industry has witnessed transformational changes and is still undergoing disruption on a large scale. Although it may not seem apparent, there is a lot of thinking that ...

Will GDPR Redefine the Paradigms of Data-driven Marketing?

2018-05-23 | FMI

Will GDPR Redefine the Paradigms of Data-driven Marketing?

In less than 24 hours, the dynamics of mass consumer data collection will undergo a sea change. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – likely to come into effect on May 25 in the ...

How Valuable Insights Can Improve Your Business Performance and Enhance Customer Experience

2018-05-17 | FMI

How Valuable Insights Can Improve Your Business Performance and Enhance Customer Experience

Digital data is growing at an exponential rate and is scattered over the internet. To gain imperative insights, companies across industries are scrolling through different portals and verifying the ...

Flipkart - The Arrowhead for Walmart to Stave Off Amazon’s Conquest of Indian E-Retail Market

2018-05-10 | FMI

Flipkart - The Arrowhead for Walmart to Stave Off Amazon’s Conquest of Indian E-Retail Market

For years, Walmart has been trying to enter the retail market in India. However, the American multinational retail corporation has remained confined to the ‘cash-and-carry’ wholesale ...

Novel Eye-Tracking and Non-Verbal Techniques Can Redefine Scope of Research

2018-05-03 | FMI

Novel Eye-Tracking and Non-Verbal Techniques Can Redefine Scope of Research

Competition in the market research arena is becoming intense with research analysts digging deeper to mine insightful data. As leading companies are striving to lead the global market, they are ...

Smartphone-Based Research Can Be Your Next Business Success Tool

2018-04-24 | FMI

Smartphone-Based Research Can Be Your Next Business Success Tool

Smartphones are becoming an indispensable gadget in our lives today. Individuals prefer recording important updates in their mobile applications and tend to interact more with these devices. ...

Key Strategies to Mitigate Influence of Cognitive Bias in Research Reports

2018-04-19 | FMI

Key Strategies to Mitigate Influence of Cognitive Bias in Research Reports

The market research industry is not immune to the subtle and nuanced impact of cognitive biases. Owing to the nature of the industry, a pragmatic and unbiased approach to research is of paramount ...

Top 3 Cognitive Biases That Can Skew Market Research Outcomes

2018-04-11 | FMI

Top 3 Cognitive Biases That Can Skew Market Research Outcomes

Crucial decision making among investors is mainly based on several market research reports. Investors prefer carefully considering every aspect of the market to weigh the merits of their investments ...

How to Protect your Business from Petya Attack

2017-06-29 | Future Market Insights

How to Protect your Business from Petya Attack

How to protect your business from Petya attack? Follow these tips to safeguard against Petya attack ...

GM in India – The End of an Era (1996-2017)

2017-05-23 | Future Market Insights

GM in India – The End of an Era (1996-2017)

Well, the failure of GM in India can be attributed to a slew of reasons, most notably, a failure to understand the aspirations and motivations of the average Indian buyer ...

WannaCry Ransomware a Wake-up Call that Safeguarding IoT will be a Herculean Task

2017-05-16 | Future Market Insights

WannaCry Ransomware a Wake-up Call that Safeguarding IoT will be a Herculean Task

From the corner office of your office, you will have the power to turn off the air conditioner in your living room. Your driverless car will communicate with GPS to ensure you don’t have to ...

Breakthrough Record on One Rocket, ISRO Makes History with the Launch of 104 Satellites

2017-02-15 | FMI

Breakthrough Record on One Rocket, ISRO Makes History with the Launch of 104 Satellites

With its breakthrough launch of 104 satellites, India grabs a big pie piece of the lucrative commercial market of space. In its major and unprecedented feat not attempted by any other country, India ...

As the Sun Sets on Globalisation, China Positions itself as the New Poster Boy of Free Trade

2017-01-27 | Future Market Insights

As the Sun Sets on Globalisation, China Positions itself as the New Poster Boy of Free Trade

As Europe and U.S. witnessed a period of steady economic growth, the term ‘globalisation’ gained acceptance and reverence. As a trade philosophy, it survived tumultuous and watershed ...

2016 – The Year of Growth, Innovation and Recognition for Future Market Insights

2017-01-02 | Future Market Insight

2016 – The Year of Growth, Innovation and Recognition for Future Market Insights

The year 2016 will always remain special for us. It was the year when we, after cementing our place in the market research landscape, began to push the envelope. It was the year of growth, ...

Nutraceuticals as a Key Health Component for the Elderly

2016-11-21 | Future Market Insights

Nutraceuticals as a Key Health Component for the Elderly

Food supplements or nutraceuticals play a vital role here in providing nutrients to fight against the most common health conditions, which people often develop while ageing. They have become a key ...

Towards a ‘Modi’fied future: India’s checkmate on corruption, black money, and terror

2016-11-11 | Future Market Insights

Towards a ‘Modi’fied future: India’s checkmate on corruption, black money, and terror

The historic announcement of demonetizing the Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 denominations of the Indian currency was a masterstroke by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  ...

Will Triumphant Trump Change the Face of Global Economy As We Know It?

2016-11-09 | Future Market Insights

Will Triumphant Trump Change the Face of Global Economy As We Know It?

Donald Trump’s victory has raised a lot of questions on the future of world and global economy. The world will keenly watch whether Trump goes ahead with his controversial poll promises ...

Theresa May’s India Visit Shows How Badly Britain Needs India in a Post-Brexit World

2016-11-09 | FMI

Theresa May’s India Visit Shows How Badly Britain Needs India in a Post-Brexit World

Theresa May’s visit to India is an attempt to plan ahead for the post-Brexit world. India doesn’t need Britain as badly as Britain needs India ...

Can Jet.com Provide Walmart the Arsenal it Needs to Challenge Amazon?

2016-08-16 | FMI

Can Jet.com Provide Walmart the Arsenal it Needs to Challenge Amazon?

The news that created massive ripples on Aug 8 continues to have an aftereffect on people associated with the North American retail market. The acquisition of Jet.com by Walmart for a whopping US$ 3 ...

The Role of Nutraceuticals in Maintaining Heart Health

2016-07-13 | Future Market Insights

The Role of Nutraceuticals in Maintaining Heart Health

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), around 83.6 million Americans, or one in three adults, suffer from some or the other form of heart disease. Obesity is a global issue today and ...

Innovative Applications of Technical Textiles in Healthcare Industry

2016-07-13 | Future Market Insights

Innovative Applications of Technical Textiles in Healthcare Industry

Technical textile is an umbrella term for a plethora of textiles used not for aesthetics but for function and performance. Simply put, they are high performance fabrics primarily used for non- ...

Impact of Brexit on Global Economy: Opportunities and Challenges

2016-07-07 | Future Market Insights

Impact of Brexit on Global Economy: Opportunities and Challenges

The revolutionary event of Brexit has added uncertainty to the already volatile global economy. It has sent shockwaves to the British and EU economy, and beyond that the global economy.  ...

Functional Foods Market in Asia: Opportunities and Challenges

2016-06-30 | Future Market Insights

Functional Foods Market in Asia: Opportunities and Challenges

Functional food is a food product that provides basic nutrition and has an additional functionality in it. This added bonus in functional foods helps consumer maintain a good health, working as a ...

Demand for Fertility and Pregnancy Rapid Test Kits Growing

2016-06-30 | Future Market Insights

Demand for Fertility and Pregnancy Rapid Test Kits Growing

Rising prevalence of infertility and gynaecological disorders is the other driving factor for growth of global fertility and pregnancy rapid test kits market ...

Medtronic’s HeartWare Acquisition Aimed at Consolidating its Position in the Heart Health Devices Market

2016-06-28 | Future Market Insights

Medtronic’s HeartWare Acquisition Aimed at Consolidating its Position in the Heart Health Devices Market

Every year, over half a million Americans suffer from heart attacks, with stress and obesity being a key precursor in many causes that lead to cardiovascular issues ...

After Yammer Debacle, Microsoft Goes All Guns Blazing, Announces LinkedIn Acquisition for $26.2 Bn

2016-06-13 | Future Market Insights

After Yammer Debacle, Microsoft Goes All Guns Blazing, Announces LinkedIn Acquisition for $26.2 Bn

This is LinkedIn, and unlike Facebook and Twitter, it doesn’t solely rely on advertising revenue, but a robust talent-solutions division (simply put, one that got your current employer to ...

Brexit will be Lose-Lose for both Britain and EU

2016-05-31 | Future Market Insights

Brexit will be Lose-Lose for both Britain and EU

Europe is in midst of uncertainty over the future of Britain’s membership in the EU. The people of Britain have been given the responsibility of making an important decision, as ...

Introducing Mindfulness at Workplace is Beneficial, In Spite of What Critics Say

2016-05-26 | Future Market Insights

Introducing Mindfulness at Workplace is Beneficial, In Spite of What Critics Say

Mindfulness has emerged as a panacea for the corporate world, with a growing body of research suggesting its benefits in reducing stress and building compassiont owards others. At a time when stress ...

Why Pfizer Spent Over US$ 5 Billion for Loss-Making Anacor Pharmaceuticals

2016-05-20 | FMI

Why Pfizer Spent Over US$ 5 Billion for Loss-Making Anacor Pharmaceuticals

Atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema, affects over 18 million people in America alone. Currently, effective treatment for the disorder is limited, with the most promising bet that  ...

A Social Media Upgrade for Businesses and Entrepreneurs

2016-05-19 | Future Market Insights

A Social Media Upgrade for Businesses and Entrepreneurs

How is it that social media helps identify problems for entrepreneurs and manage their products with greater care? Ever since the inception of social media marketing, entrepreneurs who used this ...

Middle East Offers Good Opportunities for Consumer Goods; Residential Water Purifiers, Electronics Accessories, and OLED & LED Displays Witnessing Strong Demand

2016-05-16 | FMI

Middle East Offers Good Opportunities for Consumer Goods; Residential Water Purifiers, Electronics Accessories, and OLED & LED Displays Witnessing Strong Demand

For businesses around the globe, Middle East is a region with stark extremes. Home to some of the world’s largest oil-producing nations, the region has witnessed intermittent wars, political ...

HP’s Mphasis Exit Valued at $1 Bn, Blackstone Outbids Tech Mahindra to Gain 60.5% Stake

2016-03-29 | Future Market Insights

HP’s Mphasis Exit Valued at $1 Bn, Blackstone Outbids Tech Mahindra to Gain 60.5% Stake

In an interview with ‘The Bloomberg TV India’ last month, Mphasis CEO Ganesh Ayyar nonchalantly talked about how he has had to respond to speculations on HP selling its 60.5% stake ...

Abidali Neemuchwala Can Do to Wipro what Vishal Sikka Did to Infosys

2016-01-04 | Future Market Insights

Abidali Neemuchwala Can Do to Wipro what Vishal Sikka Did to Infosys

Abidali Z Neemuchwala, former TCS stalwart and current chief operating officer, will be the next chief executive of Wipro. Mr. Abidali, who spent 23 years at TCS, is widely known in industry circles ...

A Heartfelt Thank You to Everyone for Making 2015 So Special!

2015-12-30 | Future Market Insights

A Heartfelt Thank You to Everyone for Making 2015 So Special!

As 2015 comes to a close and the promise of a happy and prosperous New Year awaits us, it is time for reflection and anticipation. It’s time to look back and relive those moments and reflect ...

Digital India Initiative Can Truly Transform the Lives of India’s Billion-plus Citizens

2015-09-28 | Future Market Insights

Digital India Initiative Can Truly Transform the Lives of India’s Billion-plus Citizens

In July this year, Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, launched Digital India — an initiative aimed at providing internet access to India’s billion-plus population. The ...

Cargill’s Acquisition of EWOS will Help it Consolidate its Position in the Aquaculture Business

2015-08-17 | Future Market Insights

Cargill’s Acquisition of EWOS will Help it Consolidate its Position in the Aquaculture Business

Agricultural behemoth Cargill Inc. has bought Norwegian fish feed producer EWOS for a staggering €1.35 billion (US$ 1.5 Bn). The deal is being seen as an effort by Cargill to expand its ...

Did Moonshot Projects and Antitrust Case Prompt Google to Become Alphabet?

2015-08-11 | Future Market Insights

Did Moonshot Projects and Antitrust Case Prompt Google to Become Alphabet?

Google has a knack of surprising its users, fans, investors, and critics . It has, in the past, launched many products and services that have completely caught tech-analysts off guard. However, its ...

BitTorrent & Onehub Team Up for ‘Hybrid’ Enterprise File-sharing Service

2015-07-24 | Christina Johnsan

BitTorrent & Onehub Team Up for ‘Hybrid’ Enterprise File-sharing Service

BitTorrent Sync has been a handy tool for business workgroups and individual users. Leveraging peer-to-peer technology, it offers an easy way for people to sync and share their files. However, the ...

Facebook Too Wants a Pie of the Booming Online Retail Market, Builds Shops into Pages

2015-07-23 | Christina Johnsan

Facebook Too Wants a Pie of the Booming Online Retail Market, Builds Shops into Pages

Facebook is building shops into pages; aims to get a pie of the lucrative e-commerce market; Google recently announced its buy button ...

Indian Companies Create 91,000 Jobs in America: Is it a Sign of Things to Come?

2015-07-22 | Christina Johnsan

Indian Companies Create 91,000 Jobs in America: Is it a Sign of Things to Come?

A recent report suggesting that India-based companies have created more than 91,000 jobs in the U.S. and contributed to US$ 15 billion in investment, is a testament to the growing influence of ...

Will ‘Purchases on Google’ Threaten Amazon’s Dominance in Online Retail Landscape?

2015-07-21 | Christina Johnsan

Will ‘Purchases on Google’ Threaten Amazon’s Dominance in Online Retail Landscape?

Google’s recent addition of a ‘buy’ button that allows internet users to directly buy a product via search results could well be a pivotal moment in the history of online retail. ...

Immunocore’s Record Fundraising Could well be Just the Tip of the Iceberg in Europe’s Biotech Sector

2015-07-20 | Christina Johnsan

Immunocore’s Record Fundraising Could well be Just the Tip of the Iceberg in Europe’s Biotech Sector

The US led biotech investment wave has finally caught on in Europe, with Immunocore, an Oxford-based cancer drug developer, raising a record US$ 320 Mn in what is being valued as the biggest ...

Disintegration Can Help IT Service Companies Adapt to Changing Market Dynamics

2015-07-17 | Christina Johnsan

Disintegration Can Help IT Service Companies Adapt to Changing Market Dynamics

Symantec’s decision to split into two organisations has caused much furore in the IT security solutions market, with other leading players wondering if it indeed is the way forward to stay ...

Price Control on Medical Devices in Emerging Economies will be Beneficial in the Long Run

2015-07-16 | Christina Johnsan

Price Control on Medical Devices in Emerging Economies will be Beneficial in the Long Run

Governments in developing economies have been mulling the introduction of price control on medical devices for a long time. India, which imports around 75% of its medical devices annually, is ...

Nokia’s Takeover of Alcatel-Lucent Can Help the Company Revive its Fortunes

2015-04-15 | Future Market Insights

Nokia’s Takeover of Alcatel-Lucent Can Help the Company Revive its Fortunes

Nokia Oyj, the Finnish telecommunications giant, has agreed to an all-share takeover of Alcatel-Lucent (ALU), with the deal being valued at a whopping US$ 16.6 Bn. The combined company will become ...

Why Net Neutrality is Really Important for Every Internet User

2015-04-14 | Future Market Insights

Why Net Neutrality is Really Important for Every Internet User

Net neutrality has been a contentious issue in America and Europe, and now India, with over 300 Mn internet users, is witnessing massive online protests over fears that country’s telecom ...

European IT Industry: Challenging Times Ahead in the Wake of Consumerisation of IT

2015-03-11 | Future Market Insights

European IT Industry: Challenging Times Ahead in the Wake of Consumerisation of IT

The European IT industry is restructuring itself in order to adapt to the transformation brought by emerging technologies. The proliferation of smartphones and tablets has brought a sea-change in ...

Infosys Forays into Automation & Artificial Intelligence through its Acquisition of Panaya

2015-02-16 | Future Market Insights

Infosys Forays into Automation & Artificial Intelligence through its Acquisition of Panaya

Infosys Ltd has announced that it will be buying Panaya Inc, a New Jersey-based provider of automation technology. The enterprise value of the cash deal is a whopping US$ 200 Mn. According to Sudip ...

Apple Makes Corporate History: Registers A Record US $18 Bn in Net Profits in a Quarter

2015-01-30 | Future Market Insights

Apple Makes Corporate History: Registers A Record US $18 Bn in Net Profits in a Quarter

Apple’s recent announcement of its financial results for the first fiscal quarter of 2015 has left the entire world awe-struck. Apple, Inc. registered a net profit of US $ 18 Bn in its first ...

Twitter Forays into Indian Market through its Acquisition of Missed Call Marketing Firm ZipDial

2015-01-22 | Future Market Insights

Twitter Forays into Indian Market through its Acquisition of Missed Call Marketing Firm ZipDial

Twitter, Inc. makes its presence felt in the Indian market through its acquisition of Bengaluru-based mobile marketing and analytics company, ZipDial Mobile Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Although Twitter has ...

TCS Layoffs: Could this be the Secret to Success in the Indian IT Industry?

2015-01-21 | Future Market Insights

TCS Layoffs: Could this be the Secret to Success in the Indian IT Industry?

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is India’s largest company by market capitalisation, and is one of the largest private sector employers in the country. A subsidiary of the prestigious Tata ...

Serco Selling BPO Arm - Classic Case of Grapes Turning Sour or Clever Business Strategy?

2015-01-16 | Future Market Insights

Serco Selling BPO Arm - Classic Case of Grapes Turning Sour or Clever Business Strategy?

UK-based outsourcing company Serco Group announced plans to sell its business process outsourcing (BPO) sector in November 2014. This was a part of the company’s long-term plans to focus on ...