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Global Window Dressing Market 2015-2019

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Window Dressing Market: GRABER, Hunter Douglas, Kathy Ireland Home by Alta and Newell Rubbermaid

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: BAUHAUS, Bunnings, Carrefour, Homebase, Home Depot, IKEA, Kingfisher, KOMERI, Leggett & Platt, Leroy Merlin, Lowe’s, Menard, OBI, RONA and Walmart

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Motorized window coverings are becoming more advanced. Window coverings can be adjusted remotely and the remote can also control indoor lighting and blind positioning according to pre-set moods set up in the automation app. They can be pre-programed to lower or raise at certain times of the day. They can also by synced with the thermostat, thus automatically changing the positions of the window coverings according to the temperature required inside the house, also saving energy bills. Some of the window coverings have batteries installed and have a battery life of 3-5 years. Some of the blinds can also be adjusted using the touchscreen on a mobile device.”

According to the report, the increased disposable income of households has contributed to the growth of the global economy. Higher disposable income corresponds to greater spending and, hence, permits the purchase of high-quality window dressing products. Increased consumer interest in home decoration has also led to the growth of the global window dressing market. Globalization has led foreign players to expand their businesses and is creating an explosion of product choices for consumers worldwide. Consumers are also opting for luxurious window dressing products. Hence, the increased household disposable income is a major driver that is contributing to the growth of the market.

Further, the report states that safety concerns are affecting the market growth.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.


Next Generation Wearable Technology Business Models, Applications


Wearable technology represents a monumental shift of business practices and even new business models for device manufacturers, content and application providers, and service providers.   Wearable technology today represents an array of products including watches, wristbands, and various clothing items.  While there is not yet a clear winner in terms of product or even product category, what is clear is that the future of wearable technology in terms of implementation and operations will be completely different than today.

We see the future encompassing new business models and use cases that will present both huge challenges and opportunities, which will test alliances between various entities in the value chain including network operators, component suppliers, application developers, and industry intermediaries.  One area of particular interest that crosses many industries is mobile commerce as we see an emerging Wearable Device Commerce (WDC) ecosystem.

This report provides a view into the future of wearable technology with an emphasis on emerging business models and use cases.   All purchases of Mind Commerce reports includes time with an expert analyst who will help you link key findings in the report to the business issues you’re addressing. This needs to be used within three months of purchasing the report.

Target Audience:

  • Augmented reality companies
  • Wireless device manufacturers
  • Wireless infrastructure providers
  • Consumer electronics companies
  • Wearable technology developers
  • Embedded computing companies
  • Regulatory bodies and governments
  • Wireless service providers of all types

Report Benefits:

  • Identify emerging use cases
  • Identify emerging business models
  • Understand the future of wearable tech
  • Understand Wearable Device Commerce (WDC)
  • Understand the future payments with wearable tech
  • Identify notable vendor developments and strategies
  • Identify opportunities for wearable technology in advertising
  • Understand the impact of wearable tech in different industries
  • Understand the implications of “wearable” vs. merely “wireless”

Influential Women in India: the list is unending

Even being equal in terms of population with men in India, women in India still lag behind in terms of facilities provided to them in terms of education, health care, jobs, etc and they have to strive hard to get that. But the picture seems to be changing with women now liberating themselves from irrational traditions and superstitions and getting equally educated as men so that they can also stand on a par with men and even above them.

The women in India are creating their mark everywhere both in professional and public sphere. You name any sector from media & entertainment to business to politics to philanthropy, women and their skills are effective in every sphere. Along with playing her role as an efficient homemaker as well as showcasing her talents outside home, Indian women have proved that they are no less than men.

If we start quoting examples of the influential women in India who prove to be efficient role models as well, the list will be unending. Beginning from Saina Nehwal, the world’s number 5 badminton player, who has been influential in changing the attitude of many towards sports and motivated thousands of young girls to make a career in sports by winning many laurels including the Khel Ratna award.

Kiran Majaumdar Shaw, Chairman and MD of Biocon, was declared as India’s richest women in the year 2004. She started her company with a meagre amount of just Rs. 10,000 and with her efforts made it Asia’s largest biopharma company.

In banking and bourses sectors also, women like Chitra Rama Krishna (MD of National Stock Exchange) or Chanda Kocher (CEO of ICICI bank) have shown incredible dedication to their work and become the top notches in their respective fields.

In terms of earning money also, women are no less. Kareena Kapoor Khan, the most sought after face in Bollywood, is the highest paid female celebrity in the Indian film industry with annual earnings of more than 70 crores in year 2012 via box office and endorsements. As like Anjali Kalan also built on the premise that reading is valuable, capable of stirring emotions and firing the imagination. Whether you’re looking for new market research report product trends or competitive industry analysis of a new or existing market, Aarkstore Market Research Pvt Ltd has the best resource offerings and the expertise to make sure you get the right product every time.

The list of women playing their role doesn’t just end to making money. There are many others like Sudha Murthy, Nita Ambani, Medha Patkar who are making them recognised because of their philanthropic contributions to the Indian society.

Indian Business Travel Accommodation Trends in 2012: Survey Brief


• This report is based on primary survey research of 152 industry professionals in India who travelled at least once in three months. The research was conducted by Timetric assessing its premium consumer panels
• This report provides the reader with a definitive analysis of the outlook for business travel in India and explores how opportunities and demand are set to change in 2012
• This report helps to forecast and understand trends in business travel
• Key topics covered include popular hotel types, hotel selection criterion, finest hotels destinations, preferred modes of hotel selection and key channels for research


“Indian Business Travel Accommodation Trends in 2012: Survey Brief” is the result of an extensive multi-industry survey drawn from Timetric’s exclusive panel of Indian business travelers. It contains in-depth analysis on Indian market trends in hotel accommodation. The report also benchmarks types of hotels business travelers choose, and identifies preferred modes and channels of hotel selection. Survey results have been presented and analyzed based on age and company turnover.


The report features the opinions of hotel industry consumer respondents related to the following:
• Popular hotel types and preferred modes of hotel selection

Reasons To Buy

• Identify popular hotel types with preferred modes of hotel selection and key channels for research to channelize marketing resources for better return on investment

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