Plastics producers face a ‘wake-up call’ from both ends of the value chain
22nd November 2020 by

Plastics producers have had a great run over the past 60 years, as demand took off for their product...

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Smartphone sales confirm mid-market of ‘affordable luxury’ is disappearing
15th November 2020 by

Another 3 months, another decline in global smartphone sales. And more pressure on mid-market player...

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Welcome to the New Normal – a look ahead to 2030
1st November 2020 by

10 years ago, I took a look ahead at what we could expect in the next decade, as discussed last week...

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If you don’t want to know the future, look away now
25th October 2020 by

Next week, I will publish my annual Budget Outlook, covering the 2021-2023 period. It will highlight...

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The Top 5 pandemic paradigm shifts
28th June 2020 by

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the fundamental changes which were already underway in global ...

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Hertz goes bankrupt as non-essential consumer demand disappears
24th May 2020 by

The US Federal Reserve has now spent $7tn bailing out Wall Street. But it couldn’t save the 10...

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Smartphone sales head into decline as affordability becomes key
10th May 2020 by

The smartphone sales decline accelerated in Q1, as Strategy Analytics report: “Global smartpho...

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China’s plastic ban and recycling launch marks end of ‘business as usual’ for plastics industry
26th January 2020 by

Paradigm shifts start slowly at first, and it is easy to miss them. But then one day, they suddenly ...

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Automakers face stiff headwinds in big emerging markets
19th January 2020 by

Brazil, Russia, India and China disappoint as manufacturers face investment demands of EVs © Bloomb...

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Portugal shows the way to climate neutrality by 2050
24th November 2019 by

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will do”. The Irish proverb’...

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