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Wanted: flexible travel insurance policies

Insurers need to find the middle ground between annual and single-trip policies and develop travel insurance products that are more flexible to meet consumer needs, in order to tap into parts of the market that are not fully exploited.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Aug 2014
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Banks must simplify overdraft charges

The UK overdraft market has seen declining lending volumes for a number of years due to falling customer use and a tougher regulatory stance. Banks must simplify overdraft charges to reverse this trend.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Aug 2014
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Bubble tea: a fad or the new trend on the UK high street?

Bubble tea is trendy around the world. It was firstly introduced during the 1980s in Taiwan, and it arrived in the UK in 2011 with Bubbleology. The drink has been known for years in the US, but it was not until recently that it came to Europe. What people like about bubble tea is its originality (it is a drink that is also chewable) and the wide range of flavor combinations that it offers.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Aug 2014
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Mexico: craft beer is gaining momentum

Despite the dominion established by the Grupo Modelo/Cuauhtemoc Moctezuma duopoly, the Mexican beer landscape has undergone a shift in the past five years, with craft beer experiencing unprecedented growth, especially in populated cities like Tijuana, Mexico City, and Guadalajara. Supported by recent legislative changes, the category could see serious expansion from its current niche position.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Aug 2014
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TfL no game-changer for contactless

Transport for London (TfL)'s decision to open its closed-loop transport payments system to other contactless form factors will have a minimal impact on wider UK contactless acceptance.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Aug 2014
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Westpac engages mobile users with augmented reality

From September 2014, Westpac's mobile app users will be able to view account information just by holding their bank card in front of their smartphone's camera. This technology could make financial management much more engaging for consumers.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Aug 2014
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Mass affluent programs key in Germany

HNW entrepreneurs are big business for wealth managers in Germany. However, building relationships early on during the wealth accumulation phase is key in the increasingly competitive wealth market.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Aug 2014
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Big Six will double profits - but politics is to blame

The UK's Big Six energy suppliers will double their profits over the next 12 months according to Ofgem's recent Supply Market Indicator report. The primary reason for this is a drop in wholesale gas prices.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Aug 2014
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PLA Innovation of the Week: a new skin cream that erases underarm dark marks

Regular hair removal can cause the appearance of embarrassing and unsightly underarm dark marks. Now there is a way to eliminate these. Dove True Tone underarm dark mark eraser is the first skin cream of its kind, a night cream designed to remove underarm dark marks that works while you sleep. New in the UK, this product is the Datamonitor Consumer Product Launch Analytics innovation of the week.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Aug 2014
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Mortgage providers left vulnerable

While banks and building societies have become much more cautious since the crash of 2008, they remain vulnerable to mortgage customers without insurance in place.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Aug 2014

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