Press Releases

February 1, 2016

In 2015, the UK spirits and liqueurs market was estimated to have grown by 1.9% year-on-year. While value growth in the sector is positive, annual growth rates have been tumbling in recent years — with a 9.4% rise in 2011 to serve as a comparison — as a result of...

January 21, 2016

20,000 pairs of shoes lined the streets of Paris in November 2015 as a show of a symbolic march against climate change, with everyone from the Pope to Vivienne Westwood offering their favourite dress shoes or heels to the cause. With every colour, fabric, style and brand imaginable decorating the pavements, heels have reached new heights, used...

January 21, 2016

In 2015, the market for fruit juices, energy and juice drinks is estimated to have declined in value by 0.6% year-on-year, and by 0.8% in volume terms according to a recently published report by market intelligence provider, Key Note. Decline in the...

January 21, 2016

According to Airlines 2016, a new Market Update produced by market research and business intelligence provider Key Note, the financial performance of major airlines based in the UK improved noticeably between 2010 and 2014,...

January 14, 2016

Betting and gaming are popular recreational activities that are enjoyed by more than half of the British population every year. Indeed, recent Government figures reveal that expenditure on recreational games of chance in the UK — covering lotteries, scratch cards, betting and gaming — increased year-on-year between 2010 and 2014, rising by 31.1...

January 14, 2016

According to Exhibitions & Conferences, a new Market Update from business intelligence provider Key Note, the exhibitions and conferences market is an important segment of the UK events market. The two sectors of the market...

January 14, 2016

Nowadays bathrooms have become spa-like havens offering an escape from the rest of the world. Close the bathroom door and hop into the bubbles of a roll-top tub or Jacuzzi bath, and for half an hour or so you can escape the screaming children or the piles of paperwork on the other side of the door and be transported to a luxurious sanctuary....

January 14, 2016

Commercial Insurance, a new Market Report from Key Note Ltd, discusses the march of technology and the effect this is having on the...

January 14, 2016

After years of deliberation, the Davies Commission — which was set up to explore airport expansion options in the south east of England — finally revealed its preference to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport. At the time of the revelation, the Prime Minister (PM) indicated that a final decision would be taken by the Government no later...

January 12, 2016

According to Ready Meals 2015, a new Market Report from business intelligence provider Key Note, the ready meals market continued to expand in 2014, seeing its value rise by 5%. Growth has been a result of several factors; externally it has...

January 12, 2016

According to Access Control, a new Market Report from market intelligence provider Key Note, the UK market for physical access control systems grew in value by an estimated 4.1% in 2014. The sector saw strong growth off the back of...

January 12, 2016

According to Sauces & Spreads 2015, a new Market Report from market intelligence provider Key Note, the UK sauces and spreads market continued to expand in 2014, rising by 3.4% from the previous year to total £1.17bn. Growth has been driven by...

January 12, 2016

Following years of lobbying by the Good Thinking charity and sceptics in the medicine world to get the treatment ‘struck off’, the Government has conceded and, in November 2015, Department of Health ministers agreed to conduct a review into homeopathy and its place within the already stretched NHS budget. Homeopathy has long been the subject of...

January 12, 2016

European business travellers — and the businesses that typically foot the charge for their mobile phone bills — received welcome news in October 2015 when it was announced that data roaming charges within the EU would finally be abolished, following years of negotiations. Although the ban is set to come fully into force from 15th June 2017...

December 23, 2015

The public healthcare system in the UK has been under severe pressure in recent years as the NHS has been asked to make major efficiency savings. The rate of growth for the healthcare budget has slowed substantially while demand has risen, driven by the UK’s growing and increasingly ageing population. There have been numerous media reports...

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