Global Beer Market – Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts, 2012 – 2018

Beer, an alcoholic beverage, is made through the process of fermentation and brewing of starch from malted barley. This industry involves production, distribution and sale of beer in the market. The beer market consists of retail sales of bitters, ales and stouts. It is categorized into four categories – low/no alcohol beers, premium lager, specialty beers and standard lager.

This market is valued according to the retail selling price of the products and also includes certain taxes.  Three prominent brewers in this sector are South African breweries’ Miller, Anheuser-Busch and Molson Coors brewing company. These three companies generate 90% of profit from the beer market. Beer attracts the largest share among alcoholic beverages.
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The global beer market was valued at USD 104,978.3 million in 2010 and is expected to reach USD 137,458.9 million in 2015 with a CAGR of 6.3% during the 2010-2015 periods. This market has registered a mature and moderate growth rate in Europe and the US market. But the growth is average in other countries like China, Thailand, Nigeria and India. Some of the major challenges faced by this market is the increasing consumption of wine, spirits and other alcoholic drinks. Europe holds the largest market share in the beer industry and is continually growing.
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The global beer market is primarily driven by various factors such as increasing disposable income levels, promotion and marketing activities of beer market, increasing beer consuming population and improvements in the quality of beer. This market is highly affected by various factors such as seasonality, tax rates and duties, climatic conditions, demographics, rules, regulations and other government policies, health effects, consumption of various substitute products and high investment in beer market and supply chain infrastructure.
Beer industry is facing major challenges from increasing rate of unemployment, increase in fuel prices, and constrained consumer spending. However, with recovery from global financial crisis in past, and reduction in unemployment, beer industry is expected to witness considerable growth in upcoming years.
The beer market can grow through various promotion activities, increasing population and with new inventions in products.  The beer market is coming up with innovative launches in formulation and is following a trend of sustainability, introduction of premium brands and health consciousness.
Market Segmentation
  • Light Beers
  • Premium Beers
  • Imported Beers
  • Popular Beers
  • Superpremium Beers
  • Malt Liquors
  • Malternatives
  • Ice Beers
  • Non-Alcoholic Beers
Some of the key players dominating the market are Carlsberg Breweries A/S, Asia Pacific Breweries, Yanjing Brewery, Tsingtao Breweries, Anheuser-Busch InBev, apporo Breweries,  Asahi Breweries, Molson Coors Brewing Company,  Heineken N.V., Grupo Modelo and Kirin Brewery.
This market research report analyzes important market segments, and major geographies. This report is a complete study of current trends in the market, industry growth drivers, and restraints. It provides market projections for the coming years. It includes analysis of recent developments in technology, Porter’s five force model analysis and detailed profiles of top industry players. The report also includes a review of micro and macro factors essential for the existing market players and new entrants along with detailed value chain analysis.
The major regions analyzed under this research study are North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Rest of the World.
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Wearable Technology Market – Global Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share And Forecast, 2012 – 2018

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Wearable Technology Market  Global Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecast, 2012 2018,” the global wearable technology market stood at USD 750.0 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 5.8 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 40.8% from 2012 to 2018. North America is expected to maintain its lead position at 43.0% of the global wearable technology revenue share in 2018 followed by Europe.

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Wearable technology market is in early stage of evolution with growing adoption in various end-use segments such as fitness and wellness, healthcare and medical, industrial and military and infotainment sectors. Wearable fitness and wellness products include smart clothing, activity monitors, sleep sensors and others; whereas the infotainment segment includes smart watches, smart glasses and heads-up displays among others. On the other hand, products like continuous glucose monitors (CGM), drug delivery, and wearable patches are being predominantly used in healthcare and medical sector. Hand worn terminals, heads-up displays and other such products are being used in the industrial and military settings.

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Among all the wearable technology end use segments, the healthcare and medical segment held the largest revenue share followed by fitness and wellness in 2012. However, in 2018, the infotainment segment is expected to surpass the fitness and wellness segment driven by robust growth of smart watches and smart glasses. The healthcare and medical segment accounted for about 35.1% of the overall wearable technology market in 2012 primarily due to the rising aging population and increase in diabetic population.

Wearable technology is driven by factors like compactness, portability and easy use along with the multi-functionality and increasing applications of these products in various sectors. The increasing adoption of such technically advanced products among youth coupled with increasing demand for real time and actionable data will also fuel the growth of the wearable technology market. However, factors including high price and lack of consumer awareness are expected to hinder the market growth.

North America led the wearable technology market growth with high adoption rate and better consumer awareness in the region. The North America region contributed over 2/5th of the global wearable technology market revenue and will consolidate its lead position during the forecast period. Europe and Asia Pacific region will collectively account for about 49% of the market revenue by 2018.

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Global Prebiotic Ingredients Market Is Expected To Reach USD 4.5 Billion Globally by 2018

A new market report titled “Prebiotic Ingredients (FOS, GOS, MOS, Inulin) Market for Food & Beverage, Dietary Supplements & Animal Feed – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, and Forecast, 2012 – 2018,” by Transparency Market Research  observes that the prebiotics demand was worth USD 2.3 billion in 2012 and is estimated to reach USD 4.5 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 11.4% between 2012 and 2018. Europe is the global revenue leader in prebiotics and dominates the demand for these products.

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The global demand for prebiotic ingredients was dominated by inulin, accounting for over 40% of the overall market in 2011. However, mannan oligosaccharides (MOS) are expected to be the fastest-expanding of all prebiotic ingredients, growing at a volume based CAGR of 10.3% between 2012 and 2018.

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With respect to application areas for prebiotic ingredients, food & beverages, dietary supplements and animal feed are the major markets where prebiotic sales have seen tremendous potential. Prebiotic demand for food & beverage applications is expected to reach USD 3.7 billion in 2018. Dietary supplements, although a more recent trend, have also picked up pace in the past few years and prebiotic ingredients find applications in food supplements, nutritional supplements, infant formulae and specialty nutrients, all of which are well established markets in the present scenario. Analysis shows that the infant formulae market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.3% between 2012 and 2018.

The most recent application for prebiotics has been in the animal feed sector as pet food has become a highly lucrative market of late thus providing a larger consumer base for prebiotic ingredients. Prebiotic demand for animal feed applications is expected to cross 70,000 tons by 2018.

This research study analyzes the prebiotics market from a global perspective, understanding market dynamics, segmenting the market on regional and application levels while providing estimates and forecasts for each. The report strives to provide a holistic picture of supply and demand characteristics of prebiotic ingredients by providing historical data from 2009 and a forecast of market numbers until 2018 along with analysis of revenues and volumes.

The prebiotics market by ingredients is dominated by naturally derived ingredients such as fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), inulin, mannan oligosaccharides (MOS), and others. Synthetically derived ingredients are as yet few in number and they are generally termed as galacto oligosaccharides (GOS). These ingredients are incorporated into food and dietary supplements that are then consumed by human beings and animals, thus helping to enhance their gut health. These markets have been segmented based on volumes and revenues and have been analyzed for market stability and growth.
Major application sectors include food and beverages, dietary supplements and animal feed. Dairy products, cereals, baked food, fermented meat, dry food and other such market segments have been analyzed in the food and beverages application segment. Dietary supplements have found popularity only in the past ten years or so and are subdivided into food supplements, nutritional supplements, specialty nutrients and infant formulae. Animal feed has not yet been fully developed and explored and hence the main focus of manufacturers in animal feed is in research and development of sustainable products. Prebiotic ingredient demand for animal feed is expected to reach USD 429.

Global Footwear Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, and Forecast, 2012 – 2018

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Footwear Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, and Forecast, 2012 – 2018 ” the global footwear market was worth USD 185.2 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 211.5 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 1.9% from 2011 to 2018. In the overall global market, Asia Pacific is expected to maintain its lead position in terms of revenue till 2018. Asia Pacific is expected to enjoy 30.1% of the global footwear market revenue share in 2018 followed by Europe.

The global footwear market is experiencing a stable growth rate due to changing fashion trends. This market has exhibited sustainable development owing to driving factors such as rising demand for innovative designs, growing awareness about healthy and active lifestyle, rising population and disposable income levels, and rise in retail culture.

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The athletic footwear market  is expected to grow at a CAGR of 1.8% from 2011 to 2018 to reach USD 84.4 billion by 2018. Non-athletic footwear is the largest market segment and is expected to grow at a faster CAGR as compared to the athletic footwear segment. Various fashion trends in the market such as demand for innovative designs and styles, and celebrity endorsement is driving the non-athletic footwear market.

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This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the global footwear market and its sub-markets over the next six years. The report provides extensive analysis of the industry, current market trends, industry drivers and challenges for better understanding of the market structure. The report has segregated the footwear industry in terms of products, consumer groups, retail distribution and geography. We have used a combination of primary and secondary research to arrive at the market estimates, market shares and trends. We have adopted bottom up model to derive market size of the global footwear market and further validated numbers with the key market participants and C-level executives.

This report highlights the industry with the following points:
  • Definition, estimates & forecast of footwear product market from 2011 to 2018
  • Analysis of product segments for footwear product market with historical data and forecast
  • Trends and forecast for four geographic markets, namely North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and RoW based on segments of footwear product market
  • Profiles of major market participants for better understanding of their contributions

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