Market Access

A booming organic sector

The 2018 edition of the study “The World of Organic Agriculture” (data per end of 2016) published by FiBL and IFOAM shows that the positive trend seen in the past years continues: Consumer demand for organic products is increasing, more farmers cultivate organically, more land is certified organic

Potential of Natural Beauty Market

Now new market analysis released by Persistence Market Research has shown that with the year-on-year growth in organic beauty, the global market should be worth just under $22bn by 2024. Those figures suggest approximate growth of 8-10% per year.

Distribution of home decor and gifts in the US

With its annual consumption of USD 13 billion, the US is one of the biggest home décor and gift markets in the world. In recent years, the exportation of home décor and gift items from Vietnam to the US has been increasing but until 2011, the market share of this product group 

New trends in the EU for home decor & textiles

In coming years, we can expect changes in the social patterns of EU, with a rising middle class in Eastern European countries, the growing importance of CSR- certified products (Corporate Social Responsibility) and more demand for personalized/simplified

Changes in the world handicraft market

The global market for home accessories is estimated to be at least US$ 100 billion according to a study done by US Aid on the “Global Market Assessment for Handicrafts”. The United States of America remains the largest importer of the home accessories with a total value of US$ 67

Key retailers in the global handicraft market

Discounters/mass retailers are high-volume, fast turn-over “big-box” stores that sell a variety of merchandise (sometimes including groceries) at lower than conventional prices. Checkout is centralized and service is kept to a minimum. These companies import the majority

Latest trends in Europe for home decor and home textile

The latest CBI trend and market analysis for home decoration and home textiles in Europe spots four main trends: (1) In search of identity (individuality, originality, living in a certain style, emotional connection by storytelling); (2) Rebalancing of the global economy (rise of emerging markets, emerging markets as destinations, 

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