Consumer & Shopper

Learning from the Top Greens

Now in its 16th edition, the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, ranks top electronics manufacturers according to their policies to be more ecologically minded. Philips, occupying third place in this edition, has committed to eliminating PVC vinyl plastic and all brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in […]

TV Sales Soar During Year End Festive Period

Consumers in Singapore are buying more and more television sets each year, registering over 80 percent growth in units sold within a span of three years. GfK Singapore retail audit findings on television sales reported over 443,000 television sets being sold in 2010, some 64,000 […]

More Consumers Going ‘Green’ with Household Appliances

Thanks to the economic recovery, increasing spending power of consumers in the region has been a boon to many industries, including the major household appliances sector which has managed to bounce back from its weakened performance of yesteryear. GfK Asia findings across nine Asian markets—Singapore, […]

Popularity of LED Monitors Fast Spreading in Asian countries

Even as the desktop monitor market is already considered to have matured in the constantly evolving PC industry, the introduction of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) monitor panels in the last three years has managed to rejuvenate the sector, creating much buzz in the PC monitor industry […]

Sustainable Packaging

Now in its second year, the Greener Package Award demonstrates the best practices and the greatest innovations in sustainable packaging. The aim is to choose companies based on their capacity to spearhead innovation and to improve the economic efficiency of their programs. The judges consist […]

Smoothies – Consumer Awareness of Health & Well Being

The world market for smoothies is expected to touch US$9 billion by 2015, according the Global Industry Analysts. The primary reasons contributing towards the growth of this beverage market segment are health benefits and taste. Smoothie is a blended, chilled beverage made from fresh fruits […]

Carbon Footprint in Product Labelling

  ALDI, one of the world’s largest grocery chains, together with the environmental group Planet Ark, will be the first Australian business to implement the ‘Carbon Reduction Label’ to inform the consumer of the carbon footprint of a product. A product label could either be […]

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