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Zara owner Inditex profits rise as quick-trend model pays off

MADRID - Zara-owner Inditex posted a rise in first-half profits Wednesday thanks to what analysts said was a well-honed business model allowing the Spanish group to beat rivals in whisking new trends to the shopfloor.

22 Sep 2016

Tetra Pak 100% Juice Index reflects trend for premiumisation
Tetra Pak 100% Juice Index reflects trend for premiumisation

Globally, consumers see 100% juice as healthy, natural and tasty, according to the Tetra Pak Index, and the shift to all natural juice products is most pronounced in several emerging markets, including Africa. Notably, not from concentrate (NFC) is gaining share from reconstituted, despite its higher price point, reflecting the trend for natural, less processed products, as well as a general trend for premiumisation.

19 Sep 2016