Press Releases From 03/26/2012 Until 05/23/2018

Viewing from to Change Grows Thanks to Its Fusion of Marketing Concepts and Digital Execution

The Internet has changed our lives in every imaginable way, and one of the most significant impacts it has had is on the way we do business. Just twenty short years ago the Internet was largely the domain of hobbyists and computer professionals. Now the Internet is a vital part of the marketing strategy of most businesses, and huge corporations are fighting for attention with more and more interesting and inventive online marketing methods. Gains Reputation for Protecting Websites from Sustained DDos Attacks

DDos (or distributed denial of service) attacks are all too common in today’s Internet landscape. Using an army of slave computers, DDos attackers bombard servers with repeated requests, tying up the computational power and bandwidth and effectively taking them offline for legitimate users. This is a huge inconvenience to individuals, and it can also have a big financial impact on businesses.

Two Outstanding Naples Waterfront Properties Are Available at Pelican Bay

LogoTwo fabulous homes have opened up in the Salerno at Bay Colony subdivision of Pelican Bay. Featuring views of Clam Bay, the Gulf and the Bay Colony’s nature preserves; the Salerno offers luxury living and outstanding value. Naples waterfront property is moving at significantly increased rate, and significantly increased prices for the first time since 2006. These two outstanding Salerno properties perfectly showcase the value of the last few years, while at the same representing extremely lucrative investment opportunities.

"Thermal Power in Kuwait, Market Outlook to 2020, 2012 Update - Capacity, Generation, Regulations, Power Plants, Companies" - New Market Report

LogoThis report gives a view of the country's thermal energy market and provides forecasts to 2020. This report includes information on thermal (coal, oil and gas) installed capacity and generation. It provides information on key trends, profiles of major industry participants, information on major power plants and analysis of important deals. This along with detailed information on the regulatory framework and key policies governing the industry, provides a comprehensive understanding of the market for thermal power in the country. This report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GlobalData's team of industry experts.

"Volcano Corporation (VOLC) - Product Pipeline Analysis" Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoVolcano Corporation (Volcano) is a medical device company, which develops, manufactures and commercializes therapy products including intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and fractional flow reserve (FFR) products. Its product offerings include multi-modality consoles, which offer intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), and functional measurement (FM) capabilities. The company operates its business through two business segments, namely, Medical segment and Industrial segment. The Industrial segment is operated through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Axsun Technologies, Inc., which offers micro-optical spectrometers and optical channel monitors. The company markets its products across the US, Europe, South Africa and Japan regions. It has manufacturing facilities in Rancho Cordova, California and Billerica, Massachusetts, the US. Volacano is headquartered in California, the US.

New Market Study: "Trend and Opportunities in the Italian Personal Accident and Health Insurance Industry to 2016: Market Profile"

LogoIn terms of gross written premium, the Italian insurance industry is the fourth-largest insurance industry in the European region behind the UK, France and Germany. These four countries collectively account for more than XX% of the European insurance industry value in 2011. From 2008 to 2010, the French, German and Italian insurance industries all expanded rapidly, as poor overall economic performance encouraged consumers to seek the financial security associated with insurance products.

New Market Study: "CEO Opinions on Buyer Spend Activity in the Global Construction Industry: Survey Brief"

Logo"CEO Opinions on Buyer Spend Activity in the Global Construction Industry: Survey Brief" is a new report by Timetric that analyzes C-level executives responses to understand how buyer spend activity in the construction industry are set to change in 2012-2013. This report gives you access to the annual procurement budgets, planned change in procurement expenditure, procurement expenditure by products and services, expected changes in regional supplier prices. This report not only grants access to the opinions and strategies of business decision makers and competitors, but also examines their actions surrounding business priorities. The report also provides access to information categorized by company type and sizes.

"Indian Business Traveler Expectations of Key Technologies in Hotels in 2012: Survey Brief" - New Market Report

Logo"Indian Business Traveler Expectations of Key Technologies in Hotels in 2012: Survey Brief" is the result of an extensive multi-industry survey drawn from Timetric's exclusive panel of Indian business travelers. It contains in-depth analysis on Indian business traveler expectations of key technologies in hotels. This report examines new technologies which influence business travelers to choose a particular hotel. Survey results have been presented and analyzed based on age and company turnover.

New Market Study Published: Leather Goods in Mexico - a Snapshot (2012)

LogoLeathergoods in Mexico by Mintel Global Market Navigator provides you with annual year-end market size data, most recently updated in 2012. This market covers travel items, such as suitcases and rucksacks; briefcases; women's handbags;, clothes accessories, such as belts and gloves; and small items, such as purses, wallets and document holders, all made predominantly of leather. It excludes items which do not contain leather or where leather is a minor part of the finished article. Market size is based on all retail sales including direct to consumer and duty free sales including sales tax. Market size for Leathergoods in Mexico is given in %, MXN, USD and units with a minimum of five years' historical data. Market Forecast is provided for five years. Included with this snapshot is socio-economic data for Mexico. Population, Consumer Price Index (CPI), Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Exchange Rates.

New Market Study Published: Polishes in Sweden

LogoThe use of polishes, with the exception of shoe polish, decreased during the whole review period. Less time for household tasks amongst families, a high share of single-person households and use of surface care products or wipes as an alternative are all influencing polish sales negatively. In 2011, use of floor, metal and furniture polish was mainly done by older generations who are familiar with these products.

Weight Management in Italy - New Market Report Now Available

LogoWeight management saw a positive performance in 2011, driven by consumers' desire to lose weight in order to reach their goal of having an attractive, slim body, and also because the correct weight is increasingly associated with health and wellness in the long term. Moreover, consumer demand was supported by a wide offer of high-quality products, as manufacturers are required to meet the standards imposed by the relevant European law (Direttiva Europea 2002/46) for product quality and safety.

Market Report, "Skin Care in Canada", Published

LogoThe skin care category in 2011 consisted mainly of facial care (77% of value sales), followed by body care (20%) and then hand care (3%). These ratios have remained relatively stable throughout the review period. The market grew by 5% in current value terms to reach a size of C$1,597 million, comparing favourably to the value CAGR of 5% during the review period. Growth during the review period however has been declining since 2005 (11%) to a low of 3% in 2009. The downturn in the economy...

New Market Study Published: Depilatories in Canada

LogoIn 2011, retail sales of depilatories realised growth of 4% in current value terms to reach a total of C$199 million (compared to a CAGR during the review period of 7%). In terms of unit volumes, growth in 2011 was just 1%. As the growth in current value was somewhat greater than unit volume growth, this indicates that price increases drove the market in 2011. Product development and marketing (marketing support is strong for leading brands, particularly Venus from P&G and Schick from...

New Market Study Published: Colour Cosmetics in Ireland

Logo2011 saw the emergence of BB (beauty balm) creams in the Irish market, with Laboratories Garnier launching the first blemish balm cream in the country - Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector daily all-in-one BB cream. It is available in 50ml size and comes in two shades, priced at EUR14.99. The product differs from BB creams in other markets in that whitening or brightening claims are not made, which is hardly surprising given the typically fair complexion of Irish people. The manufacturers have opted...

"Eye Care in Switzerland" Now Available at Fast Market Research


New Market Study Published: Calming and Sleeping in Norway

LogoGrowth in constant value terms declined by 12% in 2011. Norwegians tend to prioritise alternative techniques for rest and relaxation before seeking advice from a doctor. The most sought-after remedies to resolve relaxation and sleeping problems are available on prescription.

RTD Coffee in Spain - New Market Report Now Available

LogoRTD coffee increased in off-trade value by 3% and in off-trade volume by 6% during 2011 as value sales increased EUR14 million. The main factor behind this growth was the increasing scope of the distribution of RTD coffee, which stimulated growth in RTD coffee, although this growth was from a very low consumer base. In addition, there were some significant new product launches in RTD coffee during 2011, which served to increase the visibility to this products and led to higher consumer awareness...

Bottled Water in South Africa - New Market Research Report

LogoWhilst there has been nothing noteworthy occurring within South African bottled water in 2011, the category has shown some recovery in growth after the recent economic downturn. Consumers have slowly resumed their spending within the category.

Adult Mouth Care in Ireland - New Market Report Now Available

LogoAlthough difficult economic conditions continued to discourage many Irish consumers from expensive dental visits, which can cost from EUR70 for a standard checkup, and to practice better dental hygiene, it also had the effect of encouraging consumers to purchase less expensive products which were perceived to be better value for money. Many of these products fell outside the scope of adult mouth care in consumer health such as mouthwashes, etc.

"Vending in Switzerland" Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoVending experienced severe pressure from stricter regulations regarding the sale of tobacco products through vending. Since early 2008, different cantons started limiting access to cigarette vending machines. The machines must be placed at a location visible to sales staff so that they can be monitored. Payment must be made using tokens available at the cash desk. However, thanks to an increasingly mobile population and the trend for on-the-go consumption, vending managed to control the...

New Market Study Published: Hong Kong Infrastructure Report Q3 2012

LogoBMI View: Activity in Hong Kong's construction sector has surprised on the upside, despite the general decline in appetite for residential construction and the weakness of the Chinese economy. The government's plan to provide more land for housing appears to have worked, with real estate transactions and residential building construction activity reaching record highs. Combined with the implementation of several large-scale transport infrastructure projects, construction activity in Hong Kong looks set to be more robust than initially anticipated. As a result, we have significantly revised up our 2012 forecasts, with construction real growth of 7.1% anticipated for 2012 (from a previous forecast of 2.3%).

"Ghana Telecommunications Report Q3 2012" Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoIn this quarter's update on Ghana's telecoms market, we have incorporated Q112 data from the National Communications Authority (NCA) and the latest operational and financial data published by some of the country's major telecoms service providers. We also analyse key industry-specific and macroeconomic developments with significant implications for competition dynamics in the telecoms market and our fiveyear forecast, through to 2016, for the mobile, fixed-line and internet sectors.

New Market Study Published: Egypt Retail Report Q3 2012

LogoThe Egypt Retail Report examines the long-term potential of the local consumer market, but flags shortterm concerns about the impact on Egypt's economic outlook of a collapse in fixed investment and exports that is continuing to weigh heavily on the headline GDP growth figure.

Recently Released Market Study: Bahrain Retail Report Q3 2012

LogoThe Bahrain Retail Report examines the long-term potential of the local consumer market, but flags shortterm concerns about the impact on Bahrain's economic outlook of the ongoing political crisis.

New Market Study Published: Zambia Mining Report Q3 2012

LogoZambia's mining sector is set to continue the recovery seen over the last decade. The country had declining copper output throughout the 1990s, but a mixture of low taxes, privatisation and elevated copper prices has seen a substantial boost to investment and output. We expect the value of the mining sector to reach US$993mn by 2016, from US$868mn in 2011, marking an annual average growth rate of 3%.