New Market Report: Akzo Nobel NV in Home and Garden (World)
Akzo Nobel NV is the global leader in home paint. The company is geographically diverse with a strong presence in both emerging and mature markets. In 2012, it announced the divestment of its North American business to PPG Industries Inc. Going forward Akzo Nobel NV intends to grow organically with a particular focus on Europe and emerging markets. Strong brand management and emphasis on eco-premium products would strengthen the company in the future.