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2012-08-16 06:24:14

CHICAGO, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's summertime, and entertainment options for the ever-growing US Hispanic population are endless. The latest research from Mintel shows that cost is the primary driver in how Hispanics decide to enjoy their leisure time. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120222/CG58099LOGO) "Due to financial restraints, Hispanics are enjoying more in-home activities rather than spending their discretionary funds on out-of-home paid events," says...

2012-08-16 06:23:18

CHICAGO, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the total amount of foreign fast food outlets in China set to break the 50,000 mark this year, up from 48,477 in 2011 and 36,037 in 2006, and 44% of Chinese consumers saying that they plan to spend more on fast food in the coming year, the potential for the sector is clear. However it seems that there is further opportunity for operators wanting to tap into this lucrative market, as new research from Mintel reveals that Breakfast is still the...

2012-08-15 10:23:32

CHICAGO, Aug.15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite financial woes, Americans are smiling ... and when they smile, they want their teeth looking as bright and white as possible. However, consumers don't seem to be interested in costly professional whitening options. According to new research from Mintel, only 10% of those looking for brighter smiles took a seat in the dreaded dentist chair for a professional whitening service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120222/CG58099LOGO)...

2012-07-16 10:24:56

CHICAGO, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy eating has come to the forefront of many minds over the past several years with help from the First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move program and TV shows like The Biggest Loser, not to mention the extensive media coverage regarding the country's growing obesity problem. Indeed, this increased interest in healthy eating is highlighted by new research from Mintel which reveals that just over two-thirds (67%) of Americans choose healthier foods to...

2012-07-13 06:22:33

CHICAGO, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While the Eastern promise presented by Chinese consumers has become universally acknowledged in recent years, out of the increase of power and prosperity in China, a new middle class sector has emerged, creating with it even more opportunities for those brands prepared to tap into their changing tastes and preferences. Indeed, new research from Mintel into the emerging middle class in China reveals that booming interest in technology is set to create an...

2012-06-28 06:26:29

CHICAGO, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SourceLink, a top 5 largest privately held CRM/Direct Marketing Agency, announces today the release of MORE, an innovative campaign solution that gives lenders the ability to reach prime mortgage refinance prospects by utilizing direct mail and personalized campaign microsites while maximizing return on marketing investment and significantly lowering acquisition costs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110711/CL33332LOGO) Lenders...

2012-06-13 06:23:03

CHICAGO, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the largest beer market in the world and it seems that when it comes to its importance for manufacturers, there will be no half measures--as latest research from Mintel reveals that China's beer market grew by 29% in volume terms in the five years to 2011, to reach an all-time high total volume of 50 billion liters for the first time in 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120222/CG58099LOGO) Furthermore, the market also grew 63% in...

2012-06-13 02:25:00

SHANGHAI, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Chinese consumer market­place is quickly growing more segmented and mature, with an increasing number of consumers in top tier cities demanding higher quality products--and willing to pay a premium for them. While at the same time, in smaller but rapidly expanding cities and rural areas where price still rules, the choice of available prod­ucts has dramatically increased. In stark contrast to last year's results, both...

2012-06-04 10:21:43

CHICAGO, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one in three adults in the US today are defined as Millennials, (consumers aged 18-35) and this group could be a lucrative target for financial services companies. While Millennials are known for their willingness to adopt new technologies, they still value brick-and-mortar financial institutions, as latest Mintel research finds that 31% of 18-34-year-olds who switched banks in the past 12 months did so for more convenient branch locations,...

2012-06-04 06:26:06

NEW YORK, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New York-area residents will soon find out that Chinese medicine and exercise practices offer hope for those struggling to lose weight. The television program Qi Gong for Weight Loss(TM) uses the ancient mind-body exercise of Qi Gong, or what some call "Chinese yoga," and will be coming this month to public television stations in the New York metro area. Qi Gong for Weight Loss will premiere Tuesday, June 5 on THIRTEEN, and will continue to air...