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Emerging Trends in Real Estate in Europe 2017 and beyond

06 Sep, 2017

Emerging Trends in Real Estate in Europe 2017 and beyond

Investors continue to see value in real estate across many parts of Europe. However, return expectations are being scaled down, and the importance of active asset management...

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The Long View: How Will The Global Economic Order Change by 2050?

06 Sep, 2017

The Long View: How Will The Global Economic Order Change by 2050?

We do believe it is possible to trace out the broad shape of economic power shifts over this period....

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In a Half Way Through 2017

07 Sep, 2017

In a Half Way Through 2017

Nearly half way through the year, IMF has raised its projections to 3.5% global GDP growth in 2017 and 3.6% growth in 2018, slightly higher than its outlook going into 2017. Several factors support this view...

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European Hotel M&A Activity in 2016

07 Sep, 2017

European Hotel M&A Activity in 2016

European hotel deal activity reduced by nearly 10% to c. €19bn in 2016 — still the second highest level ever recorded. The UK’s share of total transaction volume fell from c. 60% in 2015 to only 25% in 2016...

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Morgan Analysts Boost Euro Forecast at $1.18 by 2017 Year-end

07 Sep, 2017

Morgan Analysts Boost Euro Forecast at $1.18 by 2017 Year-end

Wall Street’s sentiment on the currency bloc has shifted dramatically over the past few months....

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TOP-10 Alcohol-drinking Countries in Africa

15 Sep, 2017

TOP-10 Alcohol-drinking Countries in Africa

Alcohol consumption is Africa is high, but among the 54 nations; here are the 10 biggest alcohol-drinking countries per person aged 15 and above per annum....

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25 Fastest-growing Apparel Retailers in Europe

15 Sep, 2017

25 Fastest-growing Apparel Retailers in Europe

A number of big European apparel retailers are struggling to maintain growth amid heightened competition. Marks & Spencer, Esprit and Benetton are among the names trying to recapture the attention of shoppers...

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Barcelona: One Of The Best Place To Grow

21 Sep, 2017

Barcelona: One Of The Best Place To Grow

Barcelona has become a key tourist destination and a series of events and conferences planned for 2017 and 2018 as well as a hotel moratorium are expected to drive further growth in Rev PAR, largely through....

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Portuguese Wine Regions in 2016

26 Sep, 2017

Portuguese Wine Regions in 2016

There is a lot to be written about Portuguese wine regions and its wines. During the past few years, Portuguese wines have been gaining ground in terms of exportation and, consequently, reputation....

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How do consumers shop? (Part1)

28 Sep, 2017

How do consumers shop? (Part1)

It’s no secret that in 2017 retailers are facing an increasingly challenging marketplace. How consumers want to shop — in addition to how much they want to spend — are strategic questions with no simple answers...

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How do consumers shop? (Part2)

28 Sep, 2017

How do consumers shop? (Part2)

PwC’s 2017 Total Retail Survey explores global shoppers' buying behavior and paths to purchase. This is the sixth consecutive year we have produced this global survey, which this year tracks shopper feedback…...

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Wine: The Emergence of a New World Order

02 Oct, 2017

Wine: The Emergence of a New World Order

Recent figures in the 2016 report of the International Organization of Wine and Vine (OIV) confirm that the world wine industry is undergoing considerable change. Long-dominant European nations are finding bein...

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Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Trends

03 Oct, 2017

Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Trends

The global luxury market comprises 10 segments, including personal luxury goods, luxury cars, luxury hospitality, luxury cruises, designer furniture, fine food, fine wines and spirits, yachts, private jets and...

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Top 10 luxury companies

11 Oct, 2017

Top 10 luxury companies

The world’s Top 10 luxury goods companies are the same since 2014, with little acquisition activity by the leading companies during the year. The major M&A event — the €50 billion merger of Italy’s Luxottica...

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Lisbon: One Of The Best Place To Grow

12 Oct, 2017

Lisbon: One Of The Best Place To Grow

Following three consecutive strong years in RevPAR growth, we forecast continued growth in Lisbon’s hotel market. Limited new supply and large conferences and events planned in the city are expected to push ADR...

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New Trends Shaping The Alcohol Industry in US

18 Oct, 2017

New Trends Shaping The Alcohol Industry in US

Consumers today want to know more about the history and production methods behind what they drink. They enjoy experimenting across categories and styles. As a result, they are less brand-loyal than ever before...

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Milan: One Of The Best Place To Grow

28 Oct, 2017

Milan: One Of The Best Place To Grow

​Milan is one of the most important Italian cities not only for business but also for international fashion and fairs. The hotel market experienced considerable growth in 2015, driven by the EXPO....

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Madrid: One Of The Best Place To Grow

17 Nov, 2017

Madrid: One Of The Best Place To Grow

As the Spanish economy is expected to continue its recovery and Madrid gains further competitiveness as a major business centre, expectations for the hotel market remain favorable....

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7 Private Equity Strategies

19 Feb, 2018

7 Private Equity Strategies

Private equity is an asset class that involves the use of equity securities and debt to purchase shares of private companies or those of public companies that will eventually be delisted from the public stock...

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Smaller M&A Deals Work Out Better

14 May, 2018

Smaller M&A Deals Work Out Better

The myth that 75% of all mergers fail has long been dispelled. It was based on a statistic related to announcement day effect that failed to capture the reality of corporate value creation....

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What’s gone wrong at the struggling retailer?

16 May, 2018

What’s gone wrong at the struggling retailer?

Baby goods retailer Mothercare says it is finalising a rescue deal with its creditors after years of falling sales and profits....

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Do You Want To Buy a Vineyard in France?

20 Aug, 2018

Do You Want To Buy a Vineyard in France?

Are you nurturing a secret dream of becoming a vigneron in France, just like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie? They bought the Chateau Miraval for a reported $60 million....

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