North America Market Research
Mintel provide a range of market reports for North America, across a number of industries and sectors. Available reports can include:
"Several years after the recession, the economy is stronger, and people are beginning to work, to buy and to live more freely again. Unfortunately for retailers looking to make a profit, consumers’ expectations for fair prices have not waned."
- Diana Smith, Senior Research Analyst - Retail & Apparel
"Parents continue to struggle with issues related to sizing and would likely welcome solutions that address this. In-store shopping is preferred over online shopping given that parents often need their children to try on clothes, but online purchasing should become more prevalent in the future."
"While jewelry comprises the vast majority of purchases, watches should gain momentum as consumers’ interest in smartwatches builds. Fine jewelry has a slight edge over fashion/costume jewelry, and diamonds and gold continue to be favored. Although watches and jewelry preferences are highly ...
It is this sheer number of consumers that play a major role in creating demand for the plus size and big and tall clothing markets. The industry will also be supported by growing female and male populations and a strengthening economy.Read More