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Rx-to-OTC Switch Forecasting Model

New Data Shows Plenty of Room for Innovators of All Sizes in OTC Market

The over-the-counter drug market is heating up as consumers turn increasingly toward self-medication in an effort to minimize out-of-pocket healthcare costs. With increasing competition from private-label products, blockbuster switches, and somewhat unconventional entries into the OTC drug business, new data reveals that while innovation doesn’t necessarily equate to superb business performance, there is plenty of room for players of all sizes and shapes in the nonprescription drugs market. More…Continue reading
Can Russia shake its dependence on energy exports?

Can Russia shake its dependence on energy exports?

Russia boasts an abundance of energy reserves, which make up a significant proportion of the country’s total commodity exports. Along with metals and other precious commodities, oil and gas exports are key contributors to the growth of the Russian economy. While energy exports generated rapid economic growth before the recession, Russia paid dearly for this dependence duringContinue reading

U.S. Market for Janitorial Cleaning Products

Competitive Dynamics Favor Ample Opportunities in the U.S. Janitorial and Housekeeping Cleaning Products Market

Consumption of janitorial and housekeeping cleaning products by commercial and institutional facilities in the United States have reached an estimated $3.6 billion in end-user dollars in 2010. The market has been affected by the economic recession, but is forecasted to grow by an average annual rate of 3.5% to reach more than $4.2 billion in 2015. Continue reading