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Comfort Is The New Mantra Of Footwear Industry

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Footwear’s are inspired by lifestyle! From flamboyantly decorated flip –flops, fabulous high heels to ballet flats footwear, brands are now assuring comfortable fun. Today, local and international manufacturers focus more on insole design, smart leather and custom – manufactured shoe-in-shoe features, dependable and flexible for walking on different surface.



Also, understanding that customers are looking for footwear that offers only pleasure, and no pain brand like ‘Naturalizer’ decided to enter women fashion duty shoe segment to fulfil safety requirements at work. Launched under the name ‘‘Naturalizer@work’, the brand uses patented multi-density foam inserts to ensure more breathability, resilient cushioning, moisture management and more. To carry company’s comfort legacy forward, Naturalizer has paired up with the components company Ortholite. The product would hit the company stores on August 15, 2015 and priced from $99 to $199.

Another, global player in the footwear Converse has f…

R & D To Boost Innovation In The Packaged Food Segment

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Today packaged food brands have become more unequivocal, when it comes to shelf life. Besides this, key market players investing millions in research and development, shows commitment to the segment (processed food market), which strived over a decade amid dynamic buying preferences. Whether it’s about removing artificial flavours or reducing the sodium level in the frozen food, packaged foods are rebooting their chef –inspired food products rather than the diet fare.
To keep pace with emerging trends, Nestle has introduced several changes within its popular frozen range. In June 2015 this global packaged food giant announced plans to do away with artificial flavours. Nestle has invested over $50 million in its R & D center. Other recent product developments include the use of organic ingredients and gluten-free processed foods. Commenting on the advancements, the CEO of Nestle United States, Paul Grimwood said “I’m pleased that Nestle R&D. Solon will enable us to better antici…

Towards achieving the goal of “personalized” medical care in CRPC/HRPCA Therapeutics market

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Prostate cancer is the most dominant cancer affecting men in the United States and castration-resistant prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in North America. According to an estimate by American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer death overall and estimated to be only third most common cause of cancer death among men. Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) is defined as the progression of prostate cancer even after administration of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).
Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) used synonymously with androgen-independent (AIPC) and hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC) and may consists of one or any combination of a continuous rise in serum levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), progression of pre-existing disease, or appearance of new phases of metastases. Recent advances in research technology and high-profile molecular characterization of the disease have led to discovery of ne…

Anti –Counterfeiting Technologies Continue Their Fight Against Fake Clothing And Accessories

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Today, counterfeit clothing and accessories pose a great problem for buyers, retailers and even the regulatory bodies. Furthermore, commenting on the growing counterfeiting cases worldwide, the South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union’s, senior researcher, Simon Eppel said “It hampers economic growth and job creation and leads to greater income inequality. In this way, fraud also jeopardises the economic and industrial policy initiatives of the state.” According to an article published in the “iOL News “over R3 billion loss was recorded in South Africa alone, due to the fake designer clothing and accessories being brought into the nation. In a similar incident, the “Worcestershire News” in their 6 July 2015 edition reported raids carried out on houses linked to fake designer clothing sales on social media platform like Facebook.
Likewise, the “World Customs Organisation”, indicates that fake clothing’s and accessories have cost fashion brands approximately 400,000 job losses. …

The Therapeutic Market For Anti –Inflammation Expands To Promise Relief

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Today, growing concerns over diseases such as arthritis, IBS, respiratory diseases, Psoriasis and more have become the key market drivers for the growth of anti-inflammation therapeutic industry. Furthermore, a report published by “IMS Health “, the total pain management drugs or pharmaceutical industry , in United States alone was valued at $18.2 billion in the year 2012. The existing medications to treat pain, majorly comprises of anti-inflammatory biologics, NSAIDs as well as COX inhibitors. Furthermore, while the NSAIDs are used to treat the mild to moderate inflammation opioids are found useful in treating moderate to severe pain.
A study carried out by “La Merie Publishing”, shows that the total sales of the biologics in figure in 2014 was approximately US$ 141 billion. The same study reveals that the biologic market generated up to US$ 140 in 2013. Similarly, the demand to relief inflammation and pain has gained great momentum with a rise of nearly 12.9 percent for the anti- TN…

Fiber Optic Market Observes Great Momentum in 2015

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Today, whether a business owner is considering, installing a new fiber optic network or repairing an existing system, fiber optic connectors are a must. Furthermore, the rapidly growing demand for high bandwidth, among end-users has been majorly responsible for the expansion of the fiber optic connector sector. Surprisingly, over the past four to five years the fiber optic connector segment has widened the investment pockets with more companies rolling out funds, collaborating and considering mergers and acquisitions. Likewise, the major surprise came in June 2015 with “Furukuwa Electric,” making known its intention to start a new fiber- optic cable manufacturing unit in Morocco. Initially the aforementioned company would aim at supplying fiber optic cables to several telecom giants in countries including Europe and Africa reveals an article on “Morocco  World News “. The same source explained that the company also has plans to manufacture connectors in the near future.
 According to …

Global Colocation Industry To Be Dominated By Retail And Wholesale Hosting Solution

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The growing demand for Cloud technology drives the world colocation market today. According to an article published in the “Data Center Knowledge “the colocation segment is undergoing consolidation with various active participants considering collaboration, acquisitions and mergers. Furthermore, a study conducted by IMS Research firm, the aforesaid market in North America was valued at $ 6.5 billion in 2012. In addition IMS’s research indicates that the colocation industry would increase by $10 billion by the end of 2017. This growth would be visible in both retail as well as wholesale colocation data center services, and shows a strong foothold in the demand for multi-tenant space. In a discussion held at the “Data Center World “, the associate director at IMS Associate, Jason dePreaux explained that the wholesale colocation represented $2 billion of the total in 2012. Jason added that the retailcolocation accounted for the remaining $4.5 billion the same year. “Fierce Telecom” revea…

Growing Concerns Over Diabetes Drives The Continuous Glucose Monitoring Market

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Today, Diabetes is a common, serious, expensive, growing and probably an inescapable public health issue. According to a publication by the “National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion”, around 135 million people in 1995 were diagnosed with diabetes and the number would grow up to 300 million by the end of 2025. Furthermore, many risk factors are associated with the aforesaid disease such as dietary problems, obesity, insulin resistance and more health issues. Several health officials believe diabetes can be avoided in the high -risk category, but people are yet to observe the results of several clinical trials that are pending.
Meanwhile many glucose monitoring systems, the most affordably acceptable technology are undergoing a face lift worldwide. These medical devices can lower the burden of complications by early detection of diabetes. Device manufacturers are now ready to catch -up with an accurate data for continuous glucose monitoring through their invent…

Breakthrough In Technologies To Grow Anti-counterfeit Electronic And Auto Packaging Market

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The counterfeiting of automobiles and electronic parts has rapidly increased over the years and poses a significant threat to the electronic and auto packaging industry.  According to ASIRT (Association for Safe International Road Travel), close to 1.3 million people lose their life, in road accidents every year. In this scenario, one of the leading causes of car crashes arises from the use of fake or counterfeit automobile parts. In 2013 the U.S Federal Trade indicated that the auto counterfeiting industry wouldgenerate approximately $12 billion.
A study carried out by the “Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy “forecasted that the value of fake products including counterfeit automobile parts, estimated at nearly $ 650 billion in 2013, would double by the end of 2015. An article published in the Industry Week magazine, in 2013, mentioned that the auto market suffered an annual loss of 3 billion, whilst the segment of semiconductors witnessed an approximate loss of $75 bil…